VERA BRADLEY DESIGNS Store Associate in WEST DES MOINES, Iowa
Support and maintain the integrity of the Vera Bradley "experience" through exceptional customer service, upholding store image standards, maximizing sales and assisting in store operational needs.ESSENTIAL DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES (Note: Other duties may be assigned)To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Engage the guest and enhance her Experience through product awareness and team sellingTreat all Vera Bradley employees and guests with respect and maintain a positive work environmentDrive store results through add on selling and conversion that meet the guest's wants and needsMaintain Vera Bradley brand standards through assistance in visual merchandising excellenceHelp to maintain a clean, organized and inviting environment for the customerMaintain organization of stock roomAbility to accurately process transactions in an professional mannerComply with all established company policies and proceduresProcess sales transactions utilizing POS systemEDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCEHigh School graduate preferredPrior retail experience strongly preferredExperience with retail POS system a plusKNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIESThe requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Polite and professionalExceptional sales skillsExcellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skillsProactive, adaptable with the ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines in a fast paced environmentAvailable to work a flexible schedule including nights and weekendsStrong team playerENVIRONMENT and PHYSICAL DEMANDSThe environmental and physical demands described here are representative of those an individual must meet to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Constant walking and standing; frequent bending, stooping and reachingMust be able to work with strong fragrances and scents in the form of eau de toilette, burning candles, bath and shower gel, body lotion, hand cream and bar soap throughout the work day.Strong sensory skills, such as good eyesight, good hearing, and dexterityConsistently lift 10-35 lbs; occasionally lift up to 55 lbs with the ability to push or pull more than 55 lbs.For more information, please click the following links:Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law (in English)Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law (in Spanish)If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment application process, please send an e-mail to . Please include the accommodation you are requesting and your contact information. Reasonable accommodations are considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation and other EEO/Affirmative Action issues will be responded to from this e-mail address.Equal Opportunity Employer/Vets/DisabledVera Bradley is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Affirmative Action Employer.