goodMRKT Store Associate at Vera Bradley Designs Inc. in Fort Wayne, Indiana

Posted in Other 5 days ago.





Job Description:

At goodMRKT, you'll bring to life products with a meaning and message from our community of brands through storytelling and relationship building. We're looking for purpose-driven, value-oriented and outgoing advocates for good who are passionate about people and committed to making the world better. Sound like you? Apply to join our Fort Wayne, Indiana-based team and help us make a difference!

Promote goodMRKT's community of brands and their products with meaning and a message by engaging customers through storytelling, creating customer and community relationships, fostering a welcoming store environment, delivering exceptional customer service and assisting in store operational and marketing needs.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES (Note: Other duties may be assigned)

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • Engage the guest and enhance their experience and product awareness through storytelling

  • Foster a friendly, welcoming and inclusive store atmosphere

  • Treat all goodMRKT guests and employees with respect and maintain a positive work environment

  • Drive store results through add-on selling and conversion that meet the guest's wants and needs

  • Practice visual merchandising excellence for each of goodMRKT's brands

  • Assist with building customer and community connections through marketing, social media engagement and special events

  • Serve as a brand advocate for goodMRKT on personal social media platforms

  • Help to maintain a clean, organized and inviting environment for the customer

  • Maintain organization of stock room

  • Accurately process transactions in a professional manner

  • Comply with all established company policies and procedures

  • Process sales transactions utilizing POS system

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE


  • High School graduate preferred

  • Social media experience (personal or professional) preferred

  • Prior retail experience preferred; specialty retail experience a plus

  • Experience with retail POS system a plus

  • Marketing, promotions and/or event planning experience a plus

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The following qualities describe the ideal candidate for this role:


  • Engaging storyteller and communicator

  • Committed to making the world better

  • Purpose-driven, value-oriented approach to life

  • Passionate about people

  • Outgoing, warm and friendly

  • Relationship and connection builder

  • Creative thinker

  • Collaborative spirit

  • Strong team player

  • Eager to learn

  • Self-motivated, proactive and adaptable

  • Available to work a flexible schedule, including nights and weekends

ENVIRONMENT & PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those an individual must meet to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • Constant walking and standing; frequent bending, stooping and reaching

  • Strong sensory skills, such as good eyesight, good hearing, and dexterity

  • Consistently lift 10-35 lbs; occasionally lift up to 55 lbs with the ability to push or pull more than 55 lbs.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Vets/Disabled

Vera Bradley is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Affirmative Action Employer.For more information, please click the following links:

Vera Bradley's Equal Employment and Affirmative Action Policy

Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law (in English)

Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law (in Spanish)
Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law (Supplement)

Pay Transparency

E-Verify Participation Poster (English)

E-Verify Participation Poster (Spanish)

Right to Work Poster (English)

Right to Work Poster (Spanish)

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment application process, please send an e-mail to applicationassistance@VeraBradley.com. Please include the accommodation you are requesting and your contact information. Reasonable accommodations are considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation and other EEO/Affirmative Action issues will be responded to from this e-mail address.