Jewelry Retail Sales - Temporary

Country :
USA
State :
New York
County :
New York County
Town :
NEW YORK
Category :
Retail
Contract type :
Temp/seasonal
Availability :
Part time
Salary :
$13-$18 doe & commission
Years experience :
2 to 5 years
Starting date :
December 5

Company description

Beth Macri is an award winning design firm located in downtown Manhattan founded in October 2012. Designing with advanced architectural technologies and working with NYC’s finest jewelry craftsman, Beth Macri creates architecturally derived forms with an heirloom quality.

Job description

NYC based jewelry designer, Beth Macri, is looking for temporary retail sales associates for an upcoming Holiday pop-up shop off of the Bowery, near the Lower East Side.

Beth Macri is an award winning design firm located in downtown Manhattan founded in October 2012. Designing with advanced architectural technologies and working with NYC’s finest jewelry craftsman, Beth Macri creates architecturally derived forms with an heirloom quality.

We are looking for outgoing and poised individuals to join us for 3 weeks in December to work as temporary retail associates. This temporary retail location with be open from December 5 - December 23 . Working hours will be determined by the availability of the hired temporary associates, however you can expect to work at least 24-32 hours a week. Salary is $13-$18 per hour depending on experience, with the opportunity to earn commission on every jewelry item you sell.

Profile

Tasks and responsibilities include :
  • Set up and clean up of the store.
  • Arriving punctually (30 minutes before store opens) and staying to assist in clean up/breakdown after the store closes each day.
  • Learning our product lines inside-and-out. * Some training at our downtown office will be required in the weeks leading up to the pop-up shop.
  • Assisting customers with their shopping on the sales floor.
  • Light housekeeping (sweeping at the end of the night, cleaning displays, polishing jewelry with a cloth).
  • Ringing up sales and package purchases in gift boxes and shopping bags.
  • Helping with inventory when needed.
  • Being an ambassador of our brand and an extension of our team.

As a temporary retail associate you should :
  • Be warm, friendly, and confident greeting and helping customers.
  • Be poised and professional in all situations, including busy and stressful times.
  • Have retail experience (jewelry experience preferred).
  • Interested in helping customers create something unique and one-of-a-kind.
  • Want to work with your hands at times (stringing necklaces that you help customers put together).
  • Feel comfortable demonstrating our product - our jewelry is multi-faceted and needs a bit of storytelling to sell.
  • Be reliable. We are a small team who will also be working the store alongside you. Your role is integral to the functioning of the pop-up shop. Those with flakey, wishy-washy, always-late personality traits need not apply.

Experience in fashion and/or jewelry strongly preferred.
 

Specific needs

***YOU MUST HAVE AVAILABILITY DURING THE WEEK AND ON WEEKENDS THROUGHOUT DEC 5-23.***

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***PLEASE NOTE*** THIS IS A TEMPORARY POSITION.