From the early 20th century work of founder René Lalique, to the iconic brand of today, LALIQUE has endured for over a century as the ultimate symbol of French luxury.
Founded in 1888, Lalique is one of the crown jewels of France’s crystal glass industry. René Lalique, renowned as the inventor of modern jewellery, went on to become a master in the art of glassmaking. Over time, his name has become the powerful symbol of a unique expertise, a synonym for luxury, excellence, creativity and for a widely celebrated artistic style. Through its contemporary work in six areas, Lalique revives and pursues the creative, eclectic work of its founder: jewellery, decorative items, interior design, fragrances, art, as well as hospitality. All crystal items are handcrafted in the company’s sole manufacturing site, which has been located in the Alsace region in France since 1921. Lalique continues to thrive as a truly timeless lifestyle brand.
LALIQUE North America, the US-based subsidiary of the global brand, has over 100 points of sale in the US and manages flagship boutiques in New York, Beverly Hills, Miami, Las Vegas, and Chicago, as well as interior design showrooms in New York and in Chicago.
LALIQUE is seeking a motivated Sales Associate to join their new Chicago Boutique opening on Oak Street in March 2018. He/she will enhance relationships and drive sales by utilizing his/her personal client book to build and maintain repeat business. He/she will work with the Director and Associate Director for client development, including direct marketing campaigns, networking, and cold calling. Responsibilities include meeting monthly sales goals and supporting boutique marketing and operations as required, ultimately ensuring that brand integrity is achieved at all times.
EXPERIENCE & SKILLS
The successful candidate will have a passion for excellence in the luxury industry with a professional presentation representing the brand appropriately at all times. He/she will be entrepreneurial and sales driven, experienced in servicing and selling to clientele in the luxury, interiors, or tabletop industries, with a proven track record for customer service and client acquisition. He/she will be a dedicated and dependable team player experienced in supporting the marketing and operations of a luxury boutique.
· 1-3 years sales experience in the luxury, interiors, or tabletop industries required
- Computer literacy a must; proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel required
- Excellent interpersonal skills and communication skills, verbally and in writing
- Ability to work weekends and some holidays is required
Full-time employees receive a wide-ranging benefits package.
If you are interested in applying for this opportunity in one of the fastest growing luxury lifestyle brands, please send resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org under subject heading: Chicago Sales Associate Application. Please also include 2-3 professional references and available start date.
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