Career Openings

PLAZA CUSTOMER SERVICE
AMERICAN APPAREL
ATHLETA
BCBG
BRIGHTON COLLECTIBLES
COACH
COURTYARD MARRIOTT
EDDIE BAUER
EVEREVE
HAMPTON INN & SUITES
J CREW
KATE SPADE
KENDRA SCOTT
MADEWELL
MICHAEL KORS
MOOSEJAW
PANDORA
PAPER SOURCE
PLAZA VALET
RUSSELL STOVER CHOCOLATES
SOFT SURROUNDINGS
SPERRY
ST. JOHN
SUNGLASS HUT
SUR LA TABLE
TALBOTS
TEAVANA
TERRASI LIVING & SCANDIA HOME
TOMMY BAHAMA
VINEYARD VINES
THE WALKING COMPANY
vomFASS
WEST ELM
XXI FOREVER
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COUNTRY CLUB PLAZA

Part Time Customer  Service Representative 

The Infoplace USA® Customer Service Representative’s primary role is to ensure that every customer  visiting the Customer Service Booth receives the highest quality services  available.

Primary hours are evenings and weekends, 15 – 20 hours per week.

Duties:

  • Interact with and provide directional information to customers
  • Answer inbound calls to the customer service booth
  • Provide information concerning mall events and activities
  • Process gift card transactions
  • Assist customers with various ancillary purchases
  • Provide information regarding local attractions, transportation and dining
  • Gift Wrap

Qualifications:

  • Strong customer service orientation
  • Previous cash handling experience
  • Outstanding communication skills
  • Professional appearance and presence
  • Ability to work within a team environment
  • Strong work ethic
  • PC knowledge (Word, Excel etc.)

For more information contact Kathy Perkins  816-753-0100 or stop by Customer Service to complete an application.  Customer Service is located at 4750 Broadway, Kansas City, MO 64112

SOFT SURROUNDINGS

Soft Surroundings is seeking  Part Time Sales Associates. We provide competitive pay, generous employee discount, profit sharing potential and an opportunity to work with a successful and growing company.

Responsibilities include: 

  • Ensures that customers receive the best possible service, including suggestive selling and assistance as needed.
  • Contributes to achievement of sales plan.
  • Efficient and accurate cash register and computer operations, etc.
  • Maintains and demonstrates strong sales skills by maintaining high UPT and ADS statistics.

Qualifications:

  • High School Degree or equivalent
  • 1+ year of retail experience
  • Strong computer skills
  • Team player with initiative
  • Excellent customer service, sales and communication skills
  • Time management, multi-tasking and organizational skills
  • Proven ability to increase sales and store profitability
  • An understanding of our customer, primarily women 35 and over

Apply for this position by visiting www.softsurroundings.com/careers and selecting this Country Club Plaza/Kansas City, MO position.

Soft Surroundings, at Country Club Plaza in Kansas City, MO is seeking a Part Time Stock Coordinator. We provide competitive pay, generous employee discount, profit sharing potential and an opportunity to work with a successful and growing company.

Responsibilities:

  • Accurately      and promptly receive shipments and determine whether merchandise is to be      back stocked, needs assembly or is damaged
  • Oversee      all aspects of the stock room maintenance including cleanliness and      orderliness
  • Assist      customers with the loading of merchandise into their vehicle
  • Assist      in physical store inventories
  • May      assist on the sales floor

Qualifications:

  • High      school diploma or equivalent
  • Three      (3) months to one (1) year of merchandise assembly experience
  • Lifting      of merchandise items, materials, or boxed parts weighing up to 50+ pounds      from floor to waist height and moving a lateral distance of 20 feet.      Anything over 50 lbs requires team lift
  • Customer      service-oriented, team player and strong communication skills
  • Strong      organizational skills
  • Computer skills

BCBG

BCBGMAXAZRIA is hiring:

Part Time Sales Associate

All inquiries please contact 60656@stores.bcbg.com or stop by the store to submit your resume.

 

TEAVANA

Teavana is actively hiring a Store Manager, Key Holders and Sales Associates at our Country Club Location!

At Teavana we aspire to a life more flavorful, more colorful and more delicious. We are students of the world of tea—respecting its ancient traditions and reimagining them for new tea enthusiasts. Teavana became part of the Starbucks family in 2012. Our goal to share the vibrance of super-premium tea with more people is well underway. And there are many opportunities for you to take part in it.

Some of the benefits for those who may qualify include:

  • Medical, dental and vision coverage
  • Starbucks College Achievement Plan (in the US) or Tuition reimbursement (in Canada)
  • Paid vacation
  • Equity in the form of Starbucks stock and discounted stock purchase plan
  • Discounts on our amazing tea products

Apply or learn more online today at http://www.teavana.com/us/en/careers

or email teavanatalent@starbucks.com with your application details.

Teavana is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse work team.

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MOOSEJAW

Moosejaw is the greatest place in the world to work according to the owner’s mom. Moosejaw has a thriving internet business and shops locations throughout Michigan (Ann Arbor, Birmingham, Detroit, East Lansing, Grosse Pointe, Partridge Creek, and Rochester Hills), as well as shops in Chicago, IL, Boulder, CO, and Kansas City, MO.

To work at Moosejaw, you’ve gotta have a decent sense of humor and an enthusiastic attitude. Knowledge of outdoor apparel and equipment is a big plus.’

We’re seeking sales associates for our Kansas City, MO shop. This job involves sales, customer service and humans. Or Homo Sapiens and stuff if you prefer to be technical. The technical part of that sentence was the word “stuff.”
Moosejaw sales associates have an enthusiastic, fun and positive attitude while assisting customers with sales and product information. A good sense of humor, creative mindset and passion for customer service are needed. Like an I-love-you-so-much-I-want-to-have-a-million-babies-with-you passion for customer service. Plus outdoor gear knowledge is preferred.

To apply, please visit http://www.moosejaw.com/jobs

 

EVEREVE

Stylist:
Love to play dress up? Passionate about helping women feel beautiful? Evereve is looking for stylists to help us empower, inspire and style moms. Stylists are our front lines. Our product pioneers. Our rock stars. They bring our customer experience to life every time they’re on the floor. They have a fabulous personal sense of style and strong, positive communication skills. They are the reason our moms walk out the door feeling beautiful.

Inventory Specialist:

Do you make lists for fun? Are you always ‘the organized one’? Evereve is looking for an Inventory Specialist at our Country Club Plaza location to help keep our store running smoothly. Inventory Specialists, AKA Inventory Watchdogs, are fantastic problem solvers, positive communicators and have strong computer skills. They work well alone, but also love to join others in the sandbox. This is a part time position that creates full time happiness with our moms.  Work schedule is Monday-Friday, 15-25 hours per week.

Those who find significance and success at Evereve fully embrace our four core values:
• Making moms look and feel beautiful
• Building relationships with our customers
• Understanding the needs of moms
• Creating a positive, feel-good energy
• To apply, send resume and application to Rachel Teahan at rachel.teahan@evereve.com. Download and complete application at http://evereve.com/careers.cfm.

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SUNGLASSHUT

Part Time
You know them! You love them! Now, join the team that brings them to the world. At Sunglass Hut, we combine the vision and talents of the best. With over 2,000 stores globally, we offer the latest branded products. As a member of our team you’ll not only be part of an organization that is leading the world in fashion and service, but dynamic careers as well.

General Functions:
Oversee the daily function of store operation to include- selling, recruiting, store set up, maintenance and inventory control. Achieves store success working towards the maximum expectation. In a single coverage environment, delivers superior sales results by assisting customers in selection products to best suit their lifestyle.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Strong selling skills
  • Independent and self-motivated worker
  • Strong communication and listening skills
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Strong negotiating and influencing skills
  • Basic math skills
  • Familiarity with cash register, computers and calculators
  • Previous experience in retail and customer service

Working Conditions:
Single coverage environment, on your feet most of the day.

Please contact Ashley Tribble at 816.531.4340 or stop by the store for an application.

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MICHAEL KORS

Sales Team

Qualifications:

  • 1-3 years of relevant sales experience
  • Excellent communication & interpersonal skills-Utilize the elevated levels of sales and service to maximize sales performance
  • Demonstrate an in-depth knowledge of the merchandise
  • After closing a sale, monitor all details including: shipping, alterations (if applicable) and special requests to ensure customer satisfaction
  • Maintain a keen interest in the fashion industry and market trends
  • Build and maintain repeat clientele: utilize client book

Currently seeking elevated Assistant Manager and Sales Associates to join the team at Michael Kors. All inquiries please contact Jeni Stalone at mkl.00583@michaelkors.

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PLAZA VALEY

Valets
Looking for a fast-paced & fun job with great pay? We want to talk to you! Due to our rapid growth, Lanier Parking Solutions, recognized as a Great Place to Work, is looking for high-energy Valets to join our team! Our Valets make up to $12.00 / hour (hourly plus tips).

If you are looking for a challenge apply here

Or email, nbrown@lanierparking.com

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PANDORA

Pandora Jewelry is looking to hire part-time sales associates! Come into the store for an application, or call 816.756.5060 with questions!

SALES ASSOCIATE  (Part-time 15-25 Hours)

Starting pay is at $9.50, can increase with experience.

The ideal candidate will be passionate about selling a successful product and have a proven track record of promoting a brand and operational directives that resulted in above average sales performance. Pandora store employees are traditionally enthusiastic individuals who believe in the brand, customer service and team work. They are supported by a diverse product line, ongoing brand training, and a full line of services to meet customer needs. Pandora Jewelry is one of the fastest growing brands in the country and associates should be able to work closely with customers to create unforgettable moments.

Employee Incentives: Competitive Salary, Comprehensive Training Program, Opportunities for Advancement, Great Work Environment

Required education: High school or equivalent.

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SPERRY

SPERRY (Country Club Plaza) is currently looking for highly qualified candidates for the following positions:

Assistant Store Manager
Assist and Coordinate with Store Manager on all aspects of Store Sales, Operations and Customer Service
• Coach and Develop a cohesive team of highly motivated Sales Associates with the tools and responsibilities to succeed
• Generate Amazing Customer Experiences & Build Client Base
• Drives Store Revenue and Profitability
• Support Store Manager in all areas of Personnel, Payroll, Scheduling and Talent Acquisitions

Part-Time Keyholder/Supervisor
• Prior Keyholder Experience desired; but not required
• Proven Sales and Supervisory Skill-Set with Authoritative Leader Qualities
• Flexibility of Scheduling & Weekend Shift Availability is a Must!

Part-Time Seasonal Sales Associates
• Prior Retail Experience is desired; but not required
• Daytime and Weekend Shift Availability is a Must!

Skills and Qualities we look for in our Applicants:
*Highly Motivated – Energetic – Outgoing and Goal-Driven *Great with Customers and Problem-Solving Tactics *Confident & Consistent; with a working knowledge of Company Brand and Product Lines

*All applicants must be a minimum of 18 year old of age.

Please apply at: www.wolverineworldwide.com/careers, or contact the store directly at (816) 960-6857

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WEST ELM

West Elm is hiring:

Part Times Sales Associate

Full Time Visual Manager
Part time Sales Stylist
Stock Positions

Interested Canidates should email:  cmatlock@wsgc.com or stop by the store to submit a resume and fill out an application.

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TOMMY BAHAMA

Part-Time Seasonal Sales Associate

Tommy Bahama is looking for candidates to help us create an island lifestyle that inspires the world to relax!  Join our Kansas City team for a fun, fast paced work environment with plenty of job perks!

- Sales associates will be assisting guests on the sales floor, in the fitting rooms, and at the cash register.

-Sales associates will also assist in daily cleaning tasks, preparation of merchandise (folding, steaming, etc.), and general upkeep of the merchandise.

-Strong intrapersonal skills preferred

-Must be available weekends and the occasional weekday evening.

Apply online at http://www.tommybahama.com/about/careers/retail

For any questions, please call the Kansas City store 816 531 8688.

Mahalo (thank you) for your interest in Tommy Bahama!

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COURTYARD MARRIOTT

Catering Sales Manager

Courtyard Marriott Country Club Plaza
What you will be doing
Catering Sales Manager is responsible for finalizing group business while maximizing the banquet space to meet/exceed sales goals.
As an IHR Catering Sales Manager, one solicits, negotiates and books new/repeat business by via outside sales calls, telemarketing, mailings, networking, etc.

Requirements
• A thorough knowledge of the practices and procedures of the catering, food & beverage and hospitality professions
• Effective communication skills
• The ability to negotiate, influence, and sell professionals and/or prospective hotel guests
To apply, go on www.interstatehotels.com

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J CREW

J Crew is looking for a part-time sales associate.  Please apply at the store.

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VINEYARD VINES

Captain (Store Manager)

Department: Retail
Reports To: District Manager

Overview: Responsible for building, guiding and supporting a store to bring “Every Day Should Feel This Good” to customers while growing sales and profitability.

Functions & Responsibilities:
Generate Sales:
• Meets and exceeds store financial goals
• Measure and develop store and crew performance goals to increase profitability
• Actively looks for opportunities to drive additional sales and traffic
• Aware of market competitor activities
• Sources and supports In-Store and Corporate driven events
• Supports and Communicates VVR Corporate initiatives

Customer Experience:
• Ensures the store reflects Shep & Ian’s vision of “Every Day Should Feel This Good” to our customers through “Hosting the Party”
• Develops customers into repeat shoppers though information gathering, customer follow-up and email capture
• Educates crew and customers regarding product information and brand initiatives
• Ensures crew and customer education regarding product knowledge and brand initiatives
• Develops and ensuring store systems and practices support the customer experience (holds and store specific services)
• Encourages managers and crew to solicit customer feedback to better product and store environment

Crew Development:
• Operates a welcoming, fun, encouraging and energetic yet professional store environment that adheres to all HR policies and laws
• Creates schedules to support an engaging customer service environment
• Maintains brand appropriate talent pool to fill open positions in a timely manner
• Develops and educates first mates (assistant managers) and crew members
• Creates, attends and supports manager and crew meetings and team building exercises
• Recognizes and rewards first mate and crew performance
• Builds an environment that fosters open and respectful communication with crew and Corporate partners
• Maintains brand appropriate talent pool to fill open positions in a timely manner by proactive recruitment and networking
• Conducts regularly scheduled interviews to identify and hire on the best talent for stores

Operations:
• Ensures store is compliant with operational standards, expectations and federal law
• Supports crew to plan and execute direction in a timely manner
• Evaluates store operations looking for opportunities to enhance efficiency, productivity and profitability
• Maintains efficient merchandise controls
• Develops loss prevention awareness among all crew members
• Consistently meets payroll expectations
• Manages to a Profit and Loss Statement
• Exercises prudence regarding personal/team expenses and supply management

Merchandising:
• Ensures merchandising reflects current compass, brand initiatives and local customer needs
• Actively looks for replenishment opportunities through restocking and Corporate partnership
• Audits store cleanliness, folding and visual standards
• Makes merchandise moves based on sell-through and customer feedback to drive business

Requirements/Qualifications:
• 2+ years as a Store Manager in similar volume, type business
• Total 3+ years of retail supervisory experience
• Strong interpersonal communication and customer service skills
• Ability to plan, manage time, and make decisions in a fast-paced environment
• Proven success in staff development and mentorship
• Competition and industry awareness
• Commitment to career growth of self and others
• Team focused, confident, and professional
• Creative, adaptable, entrepreneurial and driven by integrity
• Strong verbal and written skills
• Ability to perform effective selling techniques to achieve sale and repeat business
• Excellent retail business acumen including selling skills, visual presentation, and sales analysis
• Ability to work a flexible schedule including holidays, overnights, weekends
• Ability to actively supervise the sales floor
• A passion for making people happy
• Belief in leading by example and likewise, exudes a leadership as service mentality
• Excited to recruit, train, motivate, and inspire as a large piece of the day-to-day responsibilities to your team
• Excellent organizational skills
• Accuracy and attention to detail
• Ability to effectively receive and communicate feedback
• Proactive and experienced in networking
• Passion for the vineyard vines brand

First Mate (Assistant Manager)

Department: Retail
Reports To: Captain (Store Manager)
Overview: Responsible for supporting the Captain to build, guide and support the store to bring “Every Day Should Feel This Good” to customers while growing sales and profitability.
Functions & Responsibilities:
Generate Sales:
• Supports store to meet and exceed store financial goals
• Measures and develops crew performance goals to increase profitability
• Actively looks for opportunities to drive additional sales and traffic
• Aware of market competitor activities
• Sources and supports In-Store and Brown House driven events
• Supports and Communicates VVR Brown House initiatives

Customer Experience:
• Personally exemplifies Shep and Ian’s vision of “ Every Day Should Feel This Good” to our customers through “Hosting the Party”
• Develops customers into repeat shoppers though information gathering, customer follow-up and email capture
• Educates crew and customers regarding product information and brand initiatives
• Ensures store practices and procedures support a positive customer experience (holds and store specific services)
• Collects and encourages crew to solicit customer feedback to better product and store environment

Crew Development:
• Maintains welcoming fun, engaging, energetic yet professional store environments that adhere to all HR policies and laws
• Creates schedules to support an engaging customer service environment
• Develops and educates crew members
• Creates and supports manager and crew meetings and team building exercises
• Recognizes and rewards crew performance
• Builds an environment that fosters open and respectful communication with crew and Corporate partners
• Maintains brand appropriate talent pool to fill open positions in a timely manner by proactive recruitment and networking
• Assists Captain(Store Manager) in conducting regularly scheduled interviews to identify and hire on the best talent for stores

Operations:
• Supports store compliance with operational standards, expectations and federal law
• Supports crew in planning and executing direction in a timely manner
• Evaluates store operations for opportunities to enhance efficiency, productivity and profitability
• Maintains efficient merchandise controls
• Develops loss prevention awareness among all crew members
• Supports Store to consistently meet payroll expectations
• Exercises prudence regarding personal/team expenses and supply management

Merchandising:
• Supports store merchandising to reflect current compass, brand initiatives and local customer needs
• Actively looks for replenishment opportunities through restocking and Home Office partnership
• Audits store cleanliness, folding and visual standards
• Supports management team to make merchandise moves based on sell-through and customer feedback to drive business

Requirements:
• 9+ months as Assistant Manager in similar volume, type business
• One to two years retail experience
• Strong interpersonal communication and customer service skills
• Ability to plan, manage time, and make decisions in a fast-paced environment
• Proven success in Staff development and mentorship
• Competition and industry awareness
• Commitment to career growth of self and others
• Team focused, Confident, and professional
• Smart, intelligent, fun, goal orientated, and driven by Integrity
• Strong verbal and written skills
• Ability to perform effective selling techniques to achieve sale and repeat business
• Excellent retail business acumen including selling skills, visual presentation, and sales analysis
• Ability to work a flexible schedule including holidays, overnights, weekends
• Ability to actively supervise the sales floor
• A passion for making people happy
• Belief in leading by example and likewise, exude a leadership as service mentality
• Excited to recruit, train, motivate and inspire as a large piece of your day-to-day responsibilities to your team
• Excellent organizational skills
• Accuracy and attention to detail
• Ability to effectively receive and communicate feedback
• Proactive and experienced in networking
• Passion for the vineyard vines brand

Visit vineyardvines.com/jobs to apply

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TERRASI LIVING & SCANDIA HOME

Terrasi Living & Scandia Home has a position available for a sales associate and design consultant who is interested in a career opportunity that is both challenging and rewarding. We are searching for someone that is creative, enjoys people and also thrives on building relationships. Someone that shares our commitment to meeting the needs of our discerning customers and assisting in creating an exceptional shopping experience along with proving the highest quality of customer service.  We need a highly motivated sales professional and design oriented individual who is interested in helping with the continued success of our company and helping us grow and prosper. In return, we offer a positive work environment, extensive sales and product training and the opportunity to realize monetary and personal rewards from the start! Here’s what you can expect:

• Pleasant stimulating work environment
• Great income potential
• Base hourly wages/incentive
• Medical insurance
• Discount on merchandise
• Paid vacation
• Great teamwork environment

Our ideal candidate
• Career Oriented
• Looking for a long-term opportunity with a dynamic growth-oriented company
• A team player who works effectively with others and is willing to assist with various projects
• Genuinely likes people and customer contact
• Professional in appearance and demeanor
• Strong Talent for merchandising and design
• Excellent sales ability
• Goal oriented and motivated by performance objectives
• Ability for self management and self-learning- and autonomous decision making
• Prior experience in sales, marketing or other client contact-related positions
• Strong Customer Service and Relationship Building Skills
• Responsive to customer needs
• Demonstrates follow-through and accountability
• Exhibits energy and enthusiasm
• Shows initiative and flexibility
• Good communication attributes
• Resourceful and creative
• Understanding of the luxury retail environment and the value of products that have enduring quality and timeless style.
• Ability to empathize with the customer
• Understanding of the expectations of the our discerning customers
• Desire to acquire extensive, in-depth, knowledge of our products
• Genuine passion for luxury fabrics, textiles, furniture and home accessories
• A sense of style and a desire to be surrounded by high quality merchandise

If you are excited about this career opportunity and your qualifications fit our profile of an ideal candidate, please contact Ursula Terrasi at 816-753-4144 or e-mail your resume to Ursula@terrasi.com . We look forward to sharing our vision for what will be an exceptional retail experience.

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MADEWELL

Madewell hiring Sales Support; apply online at Madewell.com

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HAMPTON INN & SUITES

The Hampton Inn & Suites has several positions open. Contact the us at 816.448.4600 if you are interested in joining our team.

All positions require weekend availability and hotel experience is preferred.

Room Attendant- FT & PT Weekends Available

  • This position is responsible for thoroughly cleaning all guest rooms and bathrooms within given timeframe while adhering to Hampton Standards.

Laundry Attendant- Evenings Only

  • This position is responsible for ensuring that all of the hotels linen is properly laundered, dried and stored each day.

Room Inspector

  • This position is responsible for inspecting the quality of guest room cleanliness.  All eligible candidates will be considered. We participate in E-Verify. EEO.

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THE WALKING COMPANY

Part-Time Employees

The Walking Company, a comfort shoe retailer, is currently looking for Part-time employees to round out our sales team on the Country Club Plaza.  Our employees are experts in shoe fitting, orthotics, and walking shoes. Applicants must be energetic, goal oriented, driven to excel, and have an approachable personality.  Applicants must also be able to provide courteous, professional, and prompt service to our customers in this fast-paced environment.  We offer great starting hourly wage plus a competitive commission structure.

Please apply within or for questions contact Ashley Petree at 816-561-0092.

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ST. JOHN

St. John Key Holder

POSITION SUMMARY STATEMENT
The Store Key Holder supports the Store Manager and Assistant Manager in the overseeing of sales, human resources, inventory control, merchandising, and providing outstanding client service. The Key Holder also supports the Store Manager and Assistant manager in recruiting, staffing and developing all employees.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Business Development:
• Consistently demonstrates Relationship Selling Skills to achieve and exceed planned daily, weekly and monthly sales goals set by Store Management
• Demonstrates the Relationship Selling Skills from the 5 Star Service program to further develop client relationships
• Actively develops new clients and maintains existing clients
• Maintains client book to standard and generates sales utilizing the client book through appointments and daily correspondence with clients
• Demonstrates strong product knowledge; keeps updated on new products, marketplace and fashion trends
• Promotes and supports the St. John customer loyalty programs
• Coach and develop staff to exceed individual and store goals
• Communicate and successfully promote programs, marketing tools and events aimed at increasing business
• Follows through and accomplishes multiple projects / priorities in a timely manner
Leadership Effectiveness:
• Demonstrates high degree of professionalism in communication, attitude and teamwork with customers, peers, and management team
• Demonstrates proper etiquette when communicating with internal and external clients (i.e. in-person, phone, e-mail, and written communication)
• Communicates effectively and develops and maintains professional relationships
• Effectively teaches, demonstrates and implements training programs to ensure staff is trained in product knowledge, clienteling and relationship selling skills
• Create and maintain positive employee relations by leading and developing a professional store team
• Assists Store Manager by providing information to ensure on-going, specific and immediate coaching and feedback delivery of all performance documentation in a timely manner; Monthly Touch Base, store meetings, Performance Review, Employee Notices and Performance Improvement Plan
• Coaches, develops, and motivates the sales team on a daily, weekly and monthly basis to meet sales goals
• Effectively teaches, demonstrates and ensures all store staff complies with all Company initiatives
• Resolve client issues and requests in a efficient and quick manner
• Demonstrates high level of quality in work, attendance and appearance
• Solves problems/issues methodically and with a sense of urgency
• Takes appropriate partnerships with Store Manager, Human Resources and other corporate partners
Operations:
• Assist in preparation, coordination and ensuring complete and accurate physical inventory per Company guidelines
• Assists in execution and maintenance of visual merchandising standards consistent with the Company brand standards and directives
• Ensure accuracy of Company in store promotions and merchandise markdowns
• Maintains efficient and accurate back room operations to include stockroom organization and shipping/receiving
• Ensures accuracy of all POS procedures and conducts training of POS System to staff
• Has a strong knowledge of the alteration process and fitting a client for alterations
• Opens and closes the store performing all tasks to Company standard
• Supports in the preparation and facilitation of required Store Meetings
• Maintains standards of cleanliness and organization
• Maintain store and staff safety
• Monitors and maintains compliance to all Company Policies & Procedures
• Adhere to Timekeeping procedures

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Demonstrates high degree of professionalism in communication, attitude and teamwork with customers, peers and management
• Demonstrates high level of quality work, attendance and appearance
• Adheres to all Company Policies & Procedures and Safety Regulations
• Adheres to local, state and federal laws
• Additional responsibilities assigned by supervisor related to your position/department
• Less than 20% travel may be required as necessary
• Ability to be flexible and willing to work extended hours when necessary
• Model the “St. John Way”

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
COMPETENCIES:
• Leadership
• Motivator
• Results Orientated
• Communication
• Client Focus
• Teamwork
• Optimistic
• Honest and Integrity
• Professionalism
• Adaptability
• Embraces Change
• Solutions orientated
• Thoroughness
• Organization

Education/Experience:
• 2 – 5 years retail sales experience
• Luxury experience preferred
• Exemplary selling and clienteling skills
• Good computer skills: Word, Excel, Microsoft Outlook and POS systems

TO APPLY:
Please visit www.sjkcareers.com

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EDDIE BAUER

Eddie Bauer is now hiring.  Make the holiday an adventure.

Outstanding discounts: 50% off all purchases & 60% off selected key items.

Apply in person.

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KENDRA SCOTT

Retail Sales Associate

About Kendra Scott:

We are a fun, talented team dedicated to providing our customers and community with a gorgeous product. Family, fashion and philanthropy are at the core of our company and though we move at a very fast pace, we are committed to maintaining a family-oriented work environment and giving back to our community. A passion for great design, dedication to innovation and a strong social media presence are our building blocks for creating a unique and engaging lifestyle brand across all channels, including retail stores, wholesale accounts and e-commerce. Our headquarters are located in the heart of Austin, Texas, and we embrace the unique vibe and energy of our hometown as an inspiration for our brand and company culture.

Up for the challenge?  Immediate projects will include:

  • Using the Kendra Scott company values of Family, Fashion, and Philanthropy to create a strong team to represent our first Florida store!
  • Thorough product knowledge to help customers with their styling needs. Someone may come in with special dress or hard-to-match color, and we are there to help guide them toward the perfect jewels!

Ongoing Responsibilities:

  • Going above and beyond to create our signature WOW customer service experience. We want you to feel empowered to provide the highest level of customer service you can make available.
  • Acting as a Sales Associate for the company both inside the store and within the community – with special attention on our focus of Family, Fashion, and Philanthropy.
  • Assist in the organization and execution of events such as Girl’s Night Out, Kendra Gives Back, and off-site Trunk Shows
  • The ability to think and act quickly, while maintaining a polished composure under any circumstances. The willingness to throw your hand into anything is always a plus!

The next great Retail Sales Associate for Kendra Scott will have:

  • Retail experience is encouraged but not required.
  • A passion for living and representing the pillars of Kendra Scott: Family, Fashion and Philanthropy.
  • Strong leadership skills and the ability to respect and be respected by your peers.

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COACH

Coach is currently accepting applications for driven, motivated, fashion forward individuals who would be interested in a part time position with full benefits.

Call 816-561-1771 or to stop into the store to speak with the manager, Ryan Wooden.

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BRIGHTON COLLECTIBLES

Brighton Collectibles, a high-end women’s accessory store located on the Country Club Plaza has immediate openings for part-time sales partners.

Brighton Sales Partners must have an outgoing personality, be energetic and love being part of a team.

If you love Brighton and love fashion, we would love to talk with you.

Please contact Brighton Collectibles at 816-531-8138 or stop by the store to fill out an application.

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KATE SPADE

We are hiring ! we are looking for top talent to fulfill our full time supervisor opportunity. The supervisor drives the client experience by managing sales generation, building a strong clientele, and supports the assistant leader and store leader in all sales floor operations. To learn more about the opportunity please stop in our shop or email us at countryclubplaza@katespade.com.

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TALBOTS

Position FT Assistant Manager/PT Key Support

Description At Talbots, we help our Customers look and feel their best. Assistant Manager/Key Support is responsible for creating and fostering a culture of hospitality through exceptional customer experiences. Management are responsible for building enduring relationships with both new & existing customers and to consistently exceed company productivity standards. As needed, Assistant/Key Holder has responsibility for leading/supervising others on occasion and opening the store for business and/or closing the store for the night.

Benefits
• Competitive Starting Salary
• 50% discount at Talbots
• Paid Weekly
• Flexible Scheduling

Requirements
• Possesses a customer-centric mentality and understands the importance and contribution exceptional service plays in growing store sales.
• Driven to create, build and cultivate relationships with customers and the community with a focus on prospecting and establishing a strong clientele from existing and new customers.
• Possesses a strong ambition and passion for achieving goals, both as an individual and as a member of the store team, and thrives working in a team environment.
• Passionate about selling and seeks organized and thoughtful ways to drive new traffic into the store.
• Demonstrates excellent written and verbal communication skills and a high level of integrity.
• Has strong organizational skills and the ability to multi-task in a fast paced, ever-changing environment.
• Professional, assertive and friendly with the ability to make decisions independently.
• Must understand and follow all policies and procedures to successfully open and close a store.
• Extremely dependable and punctual.

Note: This position description is intended to describe the general nature of work being performed by associates assigned to this job. It is not intended to be inclusive of all duties and responsibilities and is subject to change.
Location Country Club Plaza
To Apply Contact or send your resume to:
239 W. 47th St
Kansas City, MO 64112
816-531-7210
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AMERICAN APPAREL

American Apparel is looking for sales associates for the holiday season and a keyholder position.

Please send emails to leannayanes@americanapparel.net or drop off resumes inside the store.

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XXI FOREVER

Store Associate

The Store Associate will be responsible for assisting customers with product location, selection, availability, pricing, returns and sales items. The Associate will also assist in setting up displays, stocking shelves, cashiering and opening/closing store.

Job Requirements:

• Must be at least 18 years old
• A high school diploma or equivalent is preferred
• Minimum of one year of retail sales experience preferred and previous cash handling experience preferred
• Must have superior communication, organizational and time management skills
• Must have excellent interpersonal skills and be able to act with integrity and business maturity to ensure that all business is conducted without bias or prejudice
• Must be able to complete sales transactions in POS register system
• Must to able to work under close supervision and comprehend detailed instruction
• Must be able to spend up to 100% of the working time standing and walking
• Must be available to work a flexible schedule to meet the needs of the business, which may include closing and weekend shifts.
• Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 lbs., perform frequent standing, walking, repetitive finger, hand and wrist motions, as well as bending, stooping, reaching, squatting, kneeling, pushing, pulling, climbing ladders, and work with cleaning chemicals.

Deliverables:

• Support daily merchandising, styling, floor set planning and execution, replenishment, launches, updates, planning and execution, shipment, zero selling reports, loss prevention, and service.
• Partner with the merchandising team to make product placement adjustments based on selling, inventory ownership, and field merchandising reports
• Follow the floor set guidelines to ensure the sales floor is replenished in accordance to company standards
• Maintain visual displays, presentation and conditions of sales floor at all time
• Ensure service, mannequin maintenance and styling, merchandising, and operational standards are met through company-defined practices and processes
• Support all management, visuals, and sales team at all times
• Assist in receiving and processing all new merchandise shipments
• Ensure all merchandise in stock rooms and on store shelves meet company standards
• Assist in daily store recovery, before, during or after store opening hours
• Adhere to company policies, procedures, and loss prevention practices
• Complete sales transactions and maintain proper accountability at registers

 Stock Associate

The Stock Associate is responsible for receiving and stocking all merchandise in stock room and onto store shelves. The Associate will stock, organize and create a pleasant environment throughout stock rooms and the sales floors.

Job Requirements:
• Must be at least 18 years old
• A High School diploma or equivalent preferred
• Must have a demonstrated passion for customer service and visual merchandising skills
• Must be able to work under close supervision and comprehend detailed instruction
• Must have excellent interpersonal skills and be able to act with integrity and business maturity to ensure that all business is conducted without bias or prejudice
• Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 lbs., perform frequent standing, walking, repetitive finger, hand and wrist motions, as well as bending, stooping, reaching, squatting, kneeling, pushing, pulling, climbing ladders, and work with cleaning chemicals.
• Must be able to spend up to 100% of the working time standing and walking
• Must be available to work a flexible schedule to meet the needs of the business, which may include closing and weekend shifts

Deliverables:

• Support daily merchandising, styling, floor set planning and execution, replenishment, launches, updates, planning and execution, shipment, zero selling reports, loss prevention, and service.
• Partner with the merchandising team to make product placement adjustments based on selling, inventory ownership, and field merchandising reports
• Follow the floor set guidelines to ensure the sales floor is replenished in accordance to company standards
• Maintain visual displays, presentation and conditions of sales floor at all time
• Ensure service, mannequin maintenance and styling, merchandising, and operational standards are met through company-defined practices and processes
• Support all management, visuals, and sales team at all times
• Assist in receiving and processing all new merchandise shipments
• Ensure all merchandise in stock rooms and on store shelves meet company standards
• Assist in daily store recovery, before, during or after store opening hours
• Adhere to company policies, procedures, and loss prevention practices
• Complete sales transactions and maintain proper accountability at registers

Visual Associate

The Visual Associate is responsible for assisting the merchandising team by processing and staging all merchandise in store. The Visual Associate will ensure that all merchandise is aesthetically pleasing and set accordingly to brand standards and guidelines.

Job Requirements:
• Must be at least 18 years old
• A High School diploma or equivalent preferred
• Must have at least 1 – 2 years of retail merchandising or styling experience
• Must have a demonstrated passion for customer service and visual merchandising skills
• Must be able to work under close supervision and comprehend detailed instruction
• Must have excellent interpersonal skills and be able to act with integrity and business maturity to ensure that all business is conducted without bias or prejudice.
• Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 lbs., perform frequent standing, walking, repetitive finger, hand and wrist motions, as well as bending, stooping, reaching, squatting, kneeling, pushing, pulling, climbing ladders, and work with cleaning chemicals
• Must be able to spend up to 100% of the working time standing and walking
• Must be available to work a flexible schedule to meet the needs of the business, which may include closing and weekend shifts

Deliverables:

• Support daily merchandising, styling, floor set planning and execution, replenishment, launches, updates, planning and execution, shipment, zero selling reports, loss prevention, and service.
• Partner with the merchandising team to make product placement adjustments based on selling, inventory ownership, and field merchandising reports
• Follow the floor set guidelines to ensure the sales floor is replenished in accordance to company standards
• Maintain visual displays, presentation and conditions of sales floor at all time
• Ensure service, mannequin maintenance and styling, merchandising, and operational standards are met through company-defined practices and processes
• Support all management, visuals, and sales team at all times
• Assist in receiving and processing all new merchandise shipments
• Ensure all merchandise in stock rooms and on store shelves meet company standards
• Assist in daily store recovery, before, during or after store opening hours
• Adhere to company policies, procedures, and loss prevention practices
• Complete sales transactions and maintain proper accountability at registers

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PAPERSOURCE

Shift Supervisor
(37.5 hours)
This position reports to the Store Management Team
Position Summary
The Shift Supervisor supports the Store Management team through performing daily operations, executing store plans and motivating the team to achieve sales goals and acts as a role model for the Customer Service Associates by consistently modeling the company Customer Service standards. The Shift Supervisor assumes responsibility of all store operations when Store Management personnel are out of the store.
Essential Job Responsibilities and Accountabilities
Models the Paper Source Customer Service Experience
• Consistently performs, leads by example and coaches staff to exemplify the customer engagement behaviors outlined in CREATE training:
• Connect with every customer by greeting them warmly, asking open-ended questions and engaging them in product related conversations.
• Respond to customers immediate needs
• Explore your customers needs and demonstrate products at the demo table, on the sales floor and at the custom print station.
• Add relevant products to complete the project, take it to the next level and help with their whole checklist.
• Thank every customer regardless of purchase.
• Empower customers to complete their creative projects at home and build customer loyalty
• Exhibits an attitude that is one of positive, can do and customer first with all customers.
• Knowledgeable and proficient in technology in order to accurately and efficiently process customer transactions professionally and in compliance with the Paper Source policy; sales, returns, gift certificates, special orders, etc.
• Manages store operations and visual merchandising standards to ensure a grand opening look and feel to our customers.
• Resolve customer service related issues, elevating as needed to the Assistant or Store Manager.
Inspire customers through impressive product knowledge
• Inspire our customers and staff about Paper Sources unique product offerings through product stories, understanding and selling of our core businesses such as cards and envelopes and custom printing.
• Demonstrate consistent selling behaviors that inspire our customers towards a greater connection with our products through registration and selling of workshops and special events to achieve company goals.
• Understand customers needs and projects to be able to make meaningful suggestions for additional purchases to achieve company goals.
• Completes all required training modules and has a clear understanding of all available tools and resources to enhance the selling experience
Executes consistent operational excellence
• Demonstrated ability to efficiently and effectively operate the store in absence of the store management team, executing store opening and closing procedures to company standards.
• Prepare daily agenda, communicates goals and delegates tasks to Customer Service Associates.
• Manages inventory integrity procedures with accurate execution of receiving, restocking, transfers and reporting inventory discrepancies.
• Execute approved merchandising directives, window displays and signage needs as directed.
• Partner with management to ensure daily communication is filtered to team in an effective manner.
• Partner with Store Manager in the training, communication and continued awareness of all policy and procedures including safety and maintenance to ensure compliance and acceptable store operational audit results
Builds customer loyalty through workshops, demos and key event responsibility

Workshops Coordinator
Partner with the Store Manager to drive Workshop sales within the store through associate training and development, in store presentations and events, organization and communication.
Driving Business Results
• Responsible in partnership with the Store Manager, to lead store team towards store and personal sales goals. Maintain, motivate and track progress. Identify risk; be quick to course correct through coaching, mentoring, facilitating store needs and regular inspection.
Associate Training and Development
• Responsible with the Store Manager for managing and tracking store team creative training goals; 4 core creatives completed within first six weeks of hire; 3 hours of continuing creative training 3 times annually
• Act as the stores communications liaison to effectively answer queries regarding workshops, demonstrations and in-store events, as well as provide coaching opportunities when and where needed with the associates.
In-Store Presentation and Events
• Partner with the Store Manager to organize and manage workshop/event and demonstration development, execution and market basket sales through proper communication, organization, inventory integrity, up to date samples and displays including timely processing of required payroll and tracking of paperwork.
•Drives sales and profitability through Key Performance Indicators and Manager on Duty leadership
• Sells the benefits associated with capturing email addresses in our customer registry.
• Utilizes company tools and works with customer to suggest add-ons to ensure store sales and conversion goals, workshop goals, and ADT and UPT goals are met.
• Manages store operations and visual merchandising standards to ensure a grand opening look and feel to our customers.
• Provide feedback to store management on customer requests, reaction to merchandise and store environment.
Act as Manager-on-Duty:
• Takes ownership of all store functions
• Sets up for success through planning, goal setting and communication
• Motivates the team to work together to achieve goals
• Coaches to reinforce positive behavior and challenge negative behavior
• Overcomes obstacles to achieve KPI goals and operational standards
• Motivates, inspires and communicates to the team, hourly sales and ADT goals during MOD shift along with results.
Requirements
• Demonstrated passion for Paper Source, our products, and providing extraordinary customer service.
• Arts and crafts background preferred with a minimum of 1 year supervisory experience in retail or service related industry.
• Outstanding leadership and communication skills. Inspiring interpersonal effectiveness to lead and train team and effect change.
• Ability to balance the need of delivering a creative experience, prioritizing tasks and delivering a profitable result in a team environment.
• Exemplify professional and ethical behaviors; follow all Paper Source policy and procedures
• Required to work a flexible schedule to meet the needs of the business, which will require night and weekend shifts.
• Ability to effectively maneuver around sales floor and stockroom. May include repetitive bending, prolonged standing, twisting, and lifting of up to 30 pounds.

www.papersource/careers to apply or email resume to tkennedy@papersource.com

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ATHLETA

Assistant Manager

The Assistant Manager is a brand consumer and brand advocate for Athleta Retail Stores. The role supports the Associate Manager & General Manager in driving an innovative, amazing customer experience, in an effort to operate sales profitably. The Athleta Assistant Manager serves as an important field representative on the brand’s cross-functional team, partnering with the Associate Manager and GM to execute on merchandise product lines, brand marketing messages, and key assortment plans, while helping to develop and execute a brand-right customer service experience that exceeds expectations and sets Athleta apart from the competition. The Assistant Manager is responsible for executing the day-to-day plans and strategies to provide an amazing in-store experience.

This role assesses customer experience feedback and ensures the development of action plans for improvement, to address concerns, and maintain a consistently compelling, innovative experience that delights our customer and consistently exceeds her expectations. The GM models and can clearly articulate the Athleta vision and strategy to store team in a way that engages, motivates, and inspires a customer-centric culture.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Implements action plans to improve key performance indicators to maximize business
• Partners with Store Manager and GM to drive store employee talent attraction and retention efforts to drive maximum employee engagement
o Assists Associate Store Manager with hiring and recruiting of store employees
o Assists Associate Store Manager with on-the-job training to new employees
o Assesses the effectiveness of the team, and provides the appropriate level of coaching performance feedback
• Ensures desired brand experience is being fostered in store through individual and team customer interactions.
• Promotes community involvement to drive brand awareness and loyalty
• Fosters customer centric culture by recognizing and rewarding team
• Serves as leader on duty
• Creates and outstanding shopping experience bringing Athleta to life through this new expression of the brand (understands and leverages Call Center, catalog & online store)
• Has a passion for delivering exceptional service everyday and inspires by example
• Creates an inspiring shopping environment through effective merchandising capability, high in store standards and compelling visual presentation
• Responsible for opening and closing procedures
• Works with visual merchandising team to effectively position merchandise and signage within the store
• Completes projects as assigned by Associate Store Manager and GM
• This role may require a focus on one or more specialties including but not limited to visual merchandising, human resources, community involvement, inventory management

To apply: http://gap.us/1xkIp8m

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vomFASS

Calling All Fun Foodies!
vomFASS is hiring! Bring your resume to the store or email your resume to vomfass@vomfasskcplaza.com.
We’re looking for people with excellent customer service skills who love to talk about food and drink.
Positions are seasonal / part-time to start. Must be 21 to apply
Most of all, vomFASS is a fun place to work!
Take look and see for yourself.
www.vomfasskcplaza.com
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Russell Stover Chocolates

We are very excited to launch our pop-up store in the Country Club Plaza! The Russell Stover Chocolates store environment is unlike most others. It is a destination for consumers looking to purchase an off the shelf or customized gift for someone special. It is an experience for those wanting to treat themselves and their families to our in-store made fudge, caramel apples and hot fudge sundaes. We are looking for a highly motivated individuals for many positions at this seasonal location.
Store Manager
Full Time Sales Clerks
Part Time Sales Clerks

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Sur La Table

Sur La Table is now hiring for seasonal employees. Please see www.surlatable.com/careers for more details.
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