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Traveling Jewelry Sales Associate - Special Events - (8656-2464.1)

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Job Title
Traveling Jewelry Sales Associate - Special Events
Location
8656 - Store Support Center - Albany, NY - Albany, NY 12203 US (Primary)
Education
High School
Exemption Type
Job Description

TRAVELING JEWELRY SALES ASSOCIATE - SPECIAL EVENTS

Zale Corporation is a leading specialty retailer of fine jewelry in North America, operating approximately 1,800 retail locations throughout the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico, as well as online.  Zale Corporation’s portfolio of brands includes Zales Jewelers, Zales Outlet, Gordon's Jewelers, Peoples Jewellers, Mappins Jewellers, and Piercing Pagoda.  Zale Corporation offers exciting career opportunities in each of the Zale businesses. We look for bright, enthusiastic and performance-driven people to join our team and become an important part of our future.

Position Overview:

Regular schedule will consist of a 6-day work week with an average of 66 hours (including travel time) per week. You will be scheduled five to six (5 - 6) weeks on and then two (2) weeks off.

  • Assist guests in the selection and sale of merchandise for Special Retail Events and assist with daily tasks associated with the event. Essential duties are:
  • Serve guests and promote the Special Retail Event sales:
  • Greet or acknowledge guests promptly.
  • Discuss present merchandise options to guests appropriate for their needs and interests.
  • Build and maintain professional knowledge:
  • Assist with inventory control:
  • Ensure inventory is secure at the close of each day of the event.
  • Assure inventory is secure while transporting to subsequent event.
  • Perform cycle counts and inventory scans based on corporate policy.
Job Requirements

Requirements:

Three (3) years experience in a vendor or retail sales and service job requiring guest interaction either face-to-face; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Jewelry sales and/or candidates that are DCA or GIA Certified will be given preference.

  • Possess good math skills (including calculating percentages).
  • Ability to comprehend operating instructions and procedure manuals.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively in one-on-one conversations with individual guests and employees of the organization.
  • Be able to apply common sense/understanding to carry out written or oral instructions.
  • Strong problem solving skills involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.
  • Familiar with basic computer operations sufficient to learn specific company requirements.
  • Must be able to use a diamond loupe to discern differences in quality of gemstones.
  • Must assist with lifting up to 70 pounds.

Education:

  • High School diploma or equivalent required. Some college preferred or an equivalent combination of education and experience. 

Compensation:

  • Draw versus commission.