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SALES LEADS & SALES ASSOCIATES

Sales Lead

Position Overview:

Responsibilities will include: Providing exceptional client services, operating as the Manager on Duty in the absence of a manager, performing operational and transactional functions, handling client service issues, issuing approvals for desk transactions as well as opening and closing the store. The Sales Lead will refer all duties which require managerial experience and/or approval to the Store Manager (e.g. disciplinary action, hiring, and terminating associates).

Sales Lead Responsibilities

In addition to Sales Associate roles of providing excellence in delivering the Client Experience, the Sales Lead is responsible for supporting the Store Manager and CO-Manager in overseeing the operational functioning of the store including, but not limited to:

  • Supporting the business strategy & adjusting to effectively reach goals
  • Driving revenue by proactively managing the client experience while effectively performing Manager On Duty responsibilities – Assuming the MOD role when Store Manager/Co-Manager is not on the floor
  • Utilizing tools to ensure a client-focused team environment
  • Driving volume & anticipating clients’ needs while communicating store metrics & individual performance to motivate associates
  • Coaching Associates “in the moment” on client interactions & performance to maximize productivity & capture client opportunities
  • Possessing keys to the store, performing opening and closing procedures in the absence of management (e.g., opening/closing registries, opening checkli9sts, bank deposits, filling in, recovery, cleaning, retrieves/send email, review AT Web, accepts/receives shipment
  • Assuming PIN and signature privileges for register functions requiring approval
  • Utilizing reports to make effective merchandising decisions & style the store in Division standards
  • Leveraging tools, assessing and taking action to drive operational excellence through Stanard Operating Procedures (SOP’s)
  • Ensure optimal coverage and productivity in all areas of the store through scheduling appropriately
  • Complete daily tasks to ensure store runs smoothly and meets all ANN INC. standards and guidelines
  • Reports to work as scheduled; records time worked accurately by using ANN INC.’s Time and Attendance system; remains flexible to the needs of the business
  • Embraces fashion, understands current market trends and is able to articulate them using ANN INC. interpretations in every client interaction. Represents the brand by adhering to ANN INC.’s dress code guidelines
  • Treats others fairly and with respect, valuing differences

Sales Associates

Position Overview:

Drives revenue by providing clients exceptional services through relationship building, sharing style/product information, and presenting a clean, and a safe well-maintained store environment. Consistently achieves individual goals, which support store goals.

Client Experience:

  • Provides excellent client service by anticipating the client’s needs, exceeding expectations, and adhering to ANN INC. service experience standards
  • Acknowledges, interacts and builds relationships with clients, creates client loyalty and has the ability to multi-task while servicing internal and external clients
  • Addresses client concerns, coming to resolution when possible, and involving management where appropriate
  • Portrays a gracious, friendly, energetic and engaging manner and is at all times respectful and professional
  • Takes ownership, solicits and incorporates feedback for professional growth and development – Consistently receives positive, unsolicited client feedback
  • Communicates effectively with store management, store team, and external clients in person, through written correspondence and over the phone
  • Builds collaborative and productive relationships by sharing ideas, treats others fairly, with respect, and values differences
  • Embraces our values and behaviors and inspires team by leading by example through his/her words and actions – Supports an environment of learning and trust by acting as a positive role model
  • Is responsible for compliance with all Company policies, practices and procedures and all federal, state and local laws

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