Store Associates and Key Holders

Vera Bradley

Founded in 1982, Vera Bradley has beauty, sophistication and fun in the bag. We blend classic and modern, bringing beautiful solutions to the marketplace. Our fashionable, colorful products brighten every day and lift the spirits of everyone who comes across them, and that’s what we strive to do for our associates too! We also believe in fully supporting the personal well-being of our associates.  We are committed to ensuring that our associates are offered benefit and wellness programs and resources that help enrich their lives and the lives of their families.

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 & 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 selling
  • Treat all Vera Bradley employees and guests with respect and maintain a positive work environment
  • Drive store results through add on selling and conversion that meet the guest’s wants and needs
  • Maintain Vera Bradley brand standards through assistance in  visual merchandising excellence
  • Help to maintain a clean, organized and inviting environment for the customer
  • Maintain organization of stock room
  • Ability to accurately process transactions in an professional manner
  • Comply with all established company policies and procedures
  • Process sales transactions utilizing POS system

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

  • High School graduate preferred
  • Prior retail experience strongly preferred
  • Experience with retail POS system a plus

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

The 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 professional
  • Exceptional sales skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
  • Proactive, adaptable with the ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines in a fast paced environment
  • Available to work a flexible schedule including nights and weekends
  • Strong team player

ENVIRONMENT & PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The 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 reaching
  • Must 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 dexterity
  • Consistently lift 10-35 lbs; occasionally lift up to 55 lbs with the ability to push or pull more than 55 lbs.

Vera Bradley is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Affirmative Action Employer.

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To apply for this job please visit verabradley.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com.

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