BRIDAL STYLIST/SALES ASSOCIATE

 

Couture Bridal of Maryland is a bridal boutique that seeks to redefine the couture bridal experience by embodying a quaint, yet luxurious atmosphere. Our goal is to help every bride-to-be and all the important women in her life find the perfect ensembles to compliment their unique, personal styles, and provide an intimate and personalized experience.

We are looking for a Bridal Stylist/Sales Associate who is passionate about the fashion & bridal industry. This part-time position is 15-30 hours/week and weekend commitment is required. Our ideal candidate is self-motivated and results-driven with the ability to develop relationships with customers and co-workers. Previous retail or sales experience preferred.

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Achieve and surpass sales goals,
  • Ensure the highest standards of client service are maintained at all times,
  • Maintain the selling floor and merchandise,
  • Ensure compliance with all company policies, procedures and directives,
  • Ability to ask appropriate questions to quickly assess a customer's needs,
  • Demonstrate a high level of energy and the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.  


QUALIFICATIONS:

1+ years sales experience in a similar high end related field preferred. Strong interpersonal and communications skills both verbal and written. Able to speak effectively in interpersonal situations. The ideal candidate will be knowledgeable, confident, and customer service oriented. Strong independent work ethic, excellent time management skills, and organizational abilities. Computer proficiency, ability to use a POS system. High School Diploma or GED required.

 

BRIDAL Reta─▒l STORE MANAGER

 

The Bridal Store Manager position is the lifeblood of our store and will have a hand in running the day-to-day operations of a busy and thriving bridal boutique. This role will see you working hands on with our brides from the beginning of their shopping journey, until the day they walk out with their gowns ready to say “I do”!  You will also be an integral member of the management team while ensuring the daily operations of business run smoothly. We are looking for a rockstar with solid sales, management and people skills!

 

DUTIES:

  • Manage and monitor store appointment and employee schedules to ensure proper coverage and room availability,

  • Train, coach and supervise sales consultants, including observing and assisting as needed to close the sale,

  • Constantly communicate with and advise the owners to keep them informed of the needs of the store and staff, 

  • Manage, delegate, and participate in all front of the house functions, including all front desk functions, communications, and customer facing activities,

  • Manage, delegate, and participate in all back of the house functions, including receiving orders, managing inventory and sales metrics,

  • Manage the showroom floor to ensure an an exceptional experience for all who enter,

  • Model expected behaviors, and ensure the operational and sales performance of the store is meeting and exceeding company goals.

 

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Experience in a leadership position in a sales or service environment,

  • Experience managing a showroom with the highest standard of attention to detail,

  • Ability to build and maintain strong relationships with customers and staff,

  • Strong sales acumen with a focus on customer service (luxury brand or bridal strongly preferred),

  • Demonstrated experience in leading a team with the ability to train, manage performance and develop individuals to achieve excellent sales results,

  • Ability to prioritize, delegate and manage multiple tasks and projects at one time,

  • There is extensive product knowledge to be learned, so your standard of commitment and work ethic is essential,

  • Ability to learn quickly and improve upon systems, processes and procedures,

  • Ability to use technology to communicate with customers and process sales, 

  • Impeccable presentation and communication skills,

  • Ability to handle stressful situations with tact, diplomacy and the highest level of customer service,

  • Must love working with women and have a knack for making people feel invited, comfortable and beautiful.

 

This is a FT exempt position. Working a set schedule of Tuesday - Sunday (38-40 hours/wk) with Mondays and Thursdays off.

 

To Apply:

Please submit your resume and a cover letter indicating your salary requirements to info@couturebridalmd.com.