Sales Specialist - Albany Mall

Description
The Sales Specialist drives sales growth by personally selling deep and across all product categories and delivering emotionally engaging customer experiences ? consistent with the brand vision. The Sales Specialist promotes a high performance selling culture by inspiring, supporting and mentoring peers.
Key Responsibilities:
Drives top line store sales and growth by personally selling to customers
Moves with intention throughout the store, connecting with multiple customers
Proactively engages with customers, reads cues and responds effectively
Creates a memorable connection by asking effective questions to identify customer needs and make compelling bra and additional product category recommendations
Uses confident selling statements and is effective at overcoming customer objections
Provides customers with the perfect bra fit by asking effective questions, taking a measurement, or conducting a fitting
Displays expert product knowledge and takes initiative to elevate personal and peer knowledge of product categories
Participates in sales goal setting with manager and tracks individual performance towards the goal
Makes it a priority to understand the business and offers suggestions on how the store can be more productive
Creates an enthusiasm for selling strategies by inspiring, supporting and mentoring others' selling behaviors
Assists in training of new associates, serving as a shadow partner
Delivers a friendly and efficient cash wrap experience processing customer transactions accurately and efficiently at the Point of Sale (POS) or Mobile Register, as needed
All associate roles at Victoria's Secret are responsible for:
Driving top line store sales results and growing the business through action and productivity
Maintaining a focus on bras as the premier product differentiator, to build loyalty and support our "Best at Bras" culture
Creating customer awareness of programs available to them, (i.e. Victoria's Secret Angel Card (US only), phone and email capture) to build customer loyalty, when applicable
Setting personal goals and tracking individual and team performance to the goals
Preparing for each shift by maintaining awareness of all sales, promotions and applicable ringing procedures
Taking initiative to recover and replenish merchandise, so it is available to sell
Understanding and adhering to visual merchandising brand standards
Assisting in housekeeping of sales floor and communicating maintenance issues
Keeping an awareness of, and building personal capability in, loss prevention
Reinforcing store strategy to reduce shrink
Supporting all activities related to providing a safe working environment
Understanding and demonstrating Company values
Qualifications
Exhibits an authentic desire to exceed the customers' expectations
Persuasive, builds enthusiasm, and inspires the customer to buy
Proven ability to meet or exceed sales goals preferred
Demonstrates a sense of urgency
Has a healthy, competitive spirit, while maintaining a team focus
Is resilient and bounces back quickly from setbacks
Pursues opportunities to take on more responsibility
Seeks out coaching from leaders and peers to improve productivity; leads own learning
Schedule flexibility that includes evenings, weekends, holidays, and non-business hours
An equal opportunity employer, we do not discriminate in hiring or terms and conditions of employment because of an individual's race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, sexual orientation, marital status or any other protected category recognized by state, federal or local laws.

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