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Fashion Consultant

We are Mexx

Founded and based in Amsterdam, Mexx is a global brand that inspires confidence, possibilities and fun. With 90 stores across Canada and counting, we give our customers a direct link to the latest trends fueling fashion in the world's greatest cities.

A work experience like no other:

Join us at Mexx, the place where you will find people who, like you, love fashion. Show us your know-how and your passion as you coach, guide, inspire, lead, create, motivate, support and, most importantly, connect with our customers. Be part of our team and get ready for a work experience like no other.

Discover your full potential at Mexx

Mexx offers a wide array of challenging career paths for individuals looking for exciting opportunities. We are always looking for smart, engaging, dynamic and motivated people who are determined to personally grow as we develop our company. Are you up for an exciting journey?

Position Summary:

Reporting to the Store Manager, Fashion Consultant function is to generate sales and assist the team in product and visual merchandising directives. The Fashion Consultant must comply on company policies, procedures and business processes. He is accountable for maximizing their personal sales and key performance indicators (KPI) results for their schedules shifts by excellent customer service skills.

Job requirements:

  • Proven sales experience; Results-driven;
  • Experience as a Fashion Consultant or in a similar position is mandatory;
  • Love of fashion and trends;
  • Professionalism; excellent customer service skills;
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to establish strong interpersonal relationships;
  • Capacity to work in a fast-paced, constantly changing environment;
  • Strong customer focus approach and mindset;
  • Passionate; positive attitude; dynamic;

 

Along with an exciting work environment Mexx offers great perks such as:

  • Great employee discount on Mexx merchandise
  • Interesting contests
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Benefits Program (full-time staff)
  • Performance Appraisals for all Staff
  • Send your resume to the attention of Rebecca Jackshaw: r.jackshaw@mexx-canada.com

 

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 H & M will be opening in Polo Park Shopping Centre in the Fall 2014 and are looking to fill the following positions.  

Candidates are encouraged to apply through H & M's website at www.hm.com/jobs

Position: Visual Merchandising Manager

 Overall Job Function: Responsible for presenting the garments according to the H&M guidelines, in an inviting and exciting way, in order to maximize sales.

Job Responsibility including but not limited to:
• Provides excellent direct and indirect customer service according to H&M standards on the selling floor, in the fitting room and at the cash point
• Ensures garment presentation and garment care is executed according to H&M guidelines
• Plans and implements all store campaigns and activities together with the store team
• Actively works in a commercial way to maximize sales
• Ensures that orders for display materials and supplies are placed in a timely manner
• Responsible for the care and maintenance of display materials
• Trains, coaches and gives daily feedback on garment presentation to the store staff
• Plans and conducts training together with the Department Manager
• Assists Store Manager in establishing and overseeing sales and cost plans, budgets and variable costs for department; works with comparable sales to last year, sales to budget and future sales trends to maximize profitability

 Minimum Candidate Qualifications:
• High School Graduate or equivalent; Bachelor’s Degree or Diploma in Fashion preferred
• Preferably 2 years of retail visual merchandising experience
• Ability to lift in excess of 20 pounds
• Ability to stand for long periods of time, bend, stretch, engage in repetitive motions, push, pull and carry items (mannequins, clothing, totes, torsos, etc) for a short distance
• Ability to climb a ladder and use a step stool

 Skills, Abilities and Other Requirements:
• Strong visual merchandising skills and the ability to drive business through creativity, fashion consciousness and commerciality
• Ability to provide day to day visual training and guidance through H&M Values
• Ability to work in a fast paced, deadline driven environment
• Exceptional customer service and interpersonal skills
• Strong organizational and time management skills
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
• Able to work independently while still working within a team environment
• Must be able to work with hand and power operated tools and lift in order to execute display set-ups
• Open availability including evenings and weekends; ability to work flexible hours and extended hours at times
• May be required to travel to support other stores

 

Position: Department Manager

 Overall Job Function: Responsible for sales, customer service and profitability of a department. Manages a team within a department according to H&M Values, standards, policies and procedures and is responsible for all people development functions.

 Job Responsibility including but not limited to:
• Organizes and distributes the work of his/her staff, sets priorities and keeps an overview of the tasks to be accomplished in accordance with the Store Manager
• Manages, recruits, on boards, trains, develops and provides succession planning for the staff in the store in partnership with the Store Manager
• Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws including approving time off requests, pay, location or title changes, conducting terminations and corrective actions and making employment decisions
• Assists the Store Manager in maintaining an overview of all Employee Relations responsibilities in the store to ensure a positive work environment
• Ensures garment presentation, garment level and visual standards within the department are presented according to H&M’s expectations
• Follows and executes safety and security routines to prevent loss and guarantee employee and customer safety
• Maintains high quality H&M direct and indirect customer service by providing the best shopping experience for each customer and role modeling on the selling floor, in the fitting room and at the cash
• Assists Store Manager in establishing and overseeing sales and cost plans, budgets and variable costs for department; works with comparable sales to last year, sales to budget and future sales trends to maximize profitability

 Minimum Candidate Qualifications:
• High School Graduate or equivalent; College Diploma or Bachelor’s Degree preferred
• Preferably 2-3 years of retail management experience, including direct supervisory experience, or comparable management role experience
• Ability to lift in excess of 20 pounds
• Ability to stand for long periods of time, bend, stretch, engage in repetitive motions, push, pull and carry items (mannequins, clothing, totes, torsos, etc) for a short distance
• Ability to climb a ladder and use a step stool

Skills, Abilities and Other Requirements:
• Ability to provide leadership, motivate and develop our staff through H&M Values
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
• Proven organizational and analytical skills
• Ability to be proactive to drive sales by creating selling opportunities
• Strong merchandising skills with the ability to drive the business through creativity and extensive fashion knowledge
• Ability to take own initiative and work under own direction
• Ability to work strategically, tactically, and operationally
• Ability to multitask in a fast paced environment
• Ability to establish effective routines for excellent communication with all members of the team to maximize productivity
• Ability to provide feedback in a constructive and professional way
• Ability to handle conflict and resolve problems constructively
• Experience in administrating progressive discipline process and performance management
• Open availability including evenings and weekends; ability to work flexible hours and extended hours at times
• Minimal travel required as necessary (i.e. workshops)

 

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