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BALENCIAGA Sales Associate (Harvey Nichols)

  • Sales

Job description

Cristóbal Balenciaga founded the House in 1917 in his home of Spain. In 1937, he established the brand in Paris, designing its collections there until 1968.Cristóbal Balenciaga had a reputation as a couturier of uncompromising standards and was referred to as "the master of us all" by Christian Dior and as “ The Couturier of the Couturiers” by Gabrielle Chanel. The ultra-modern shapes were trademarks of the house.

While the brand’s identity is firmly rooted in its highly conceptual prêt-à-porter collections, its leather goods, footwear, and accessories experience worldwide success as well. Among the archetypal products of the House are its handbag collections. A new focus on the development of Balenciaga ready-to-wear collections for men was quickly established as highly successful.

Since October 2015, Demna Gvasalia has designed both men’s and women’s collections as the artistic director.

The Balenciaga House, part of the Kering group since 2001, is one of the most influential names in fashion.

Job Description

We are currently seeking a Sales Associate who will report to the Store Manager as part of our concession team at Harvey Nichols. This is a 6 month fixed term contract.

Your   opportunity  

You will bring the in-store customer experience to the next level with flawless service that dazzles. You will seek out and leverage opportunities to enhance sales and increase growth.  


How  you   will   contribute  

An understanding of current products, trends and collections and ensuring that customers are informed and aware in order to reach clienteling KPIs  

To develop and maintain good product knowledge and provide excellent customer service   

Ensuring customer satisfaction in line with company guidelines

Keep up to date with customer requirements and operating procedures   

To ensure that all procedures and policies are understood. To carry out work according to those standards.   

Be aware of daily sales targets and performance against them. Use appropriate sales techniques to ensure they are met  

To replenish stock and maintain high standards of merchandise and product presentation   

Personal appearance and presentation must be strictly in line with company standards  

To carry out additional duties when and where necessary within the defined levels of responsibility and accountability of the Sales Consultant role   

Who   you  are  

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to build and maintain relationships both internal and external partners                  

Ability to speak fluently a second language. Arabic is highly advantageous  

Motivated by being a team player with a common goal   

Previous experience in a similar role   

Ability to initiate contact and communication  

Why work with us?  

This is a fabulous opportunity to join the Balenciaga adventure and to actively contribute to the development of the business by becoming part of a thriving Atelier in a global Luxury Group that offers endless possibilities to learn and grow. Talent development is a managerial principle at Kering and we are committed to fostering internal mobility. Our common vision promotes leadership skills and helps every employee to reach their full potential in a stimulating and fulfilling workplace environment. 

Kering  is   committed  to building a diverse  workforce .   We   believe   diversity  in all  its   forms  –  gender ,  age ,  nationality , culture,  religious   beliefs  and  sexual  orientation –  enriches  the  workplace . It opens up  opportunities  for people to express  their  talent,  both   individually  and  collectively  and  it   helps   foster   our   ability  to  adapt  to a  changing  world. As an  Equal  Opportunity E mployer  we   welcome  and  consider  applications  from  all  qualified  candidates,  regardless  of  their  background.  

Job Type
Fixed Term (Fixed Term)

Start Date

Full time

Balenciaga UK Ltd

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