Retail Gift Registry Advisor, Full Time: Annapolis Mall
Job Overview:The Gift Registry Advisor is responsible for providing professional and personalized services for future brides by demonstrating advanced product knowledge and building quality registrations that ensure satisfaction and drive sales. Educate couples on the home store categories and assist with registry selections to maximize potential value. Coordinate with Area Manager of the Home Division and Store Managers to promote and develop the bridal registry program with emphasis on sales and services. The associate is also responsible for fulfillment and performing other duties as necessary.Essential Functions:Be proficient in POS and MPOS systems including Search and Send, My Client and More@ Macy's tablet appProactive in assisting customers who are using devices to shop and compare, whether Macy's devices or their ownAssist customers in all aspects of total store fulfillment and have the ability to satisfy the needs of our digital and physical customers by making appropriate partnerships when necessary.Provide an exceptional customer experience by ensuring the customer is always the priorityAcknowledge customers in a friendly and helpful manner within 30 seconds of their entry into the areaMeet with couples, usually by appointment, to determine personal needs, develop merchandise preference list, and registry services neededDemonstrate a high level of product knowledge of tabletop and home store merchandiseMonitor sales and registration and is responsible for achieving registration/sales objectivesActively seek out guests and family members and assist with gift selections or purchasesUpdates the Bridal Registry daily to ensure accuracy by including items purchased, adding and changing merchandise and personal informationEnsure that all personal information in the Gift System is complete and correct and service couples with registry updates or additionsMaintains clientele book to use in sending follow-ups, thank you letters, personal invitations, and other information to bridesCreates Registry awareness by participating in home store team meetings and training other associatesWorks with Sales Manager to coordinate special eventsVerify availability of selected merchandise as scheduled by reviewing reports, systems, contacting buying office, and writing special ordersEnsure that Registry area standards are metSolicit couples and guests to open a Macy's credit card and enroll in Registry Star RewardsFollow through with customer service issuesAssist with tabletop or home store sales as neededMaintain department recovery standards; including fitting room go backs to standard, if applicableAdhere to Asset Protection and inventory control and compliance proceduresPerform other duties as necessaryFollows shortage programs and procedures Perform these functions in an efficient manner, as directed by the Supervisor Regular, dependable attendance and punctualityQualifications:Education/Experience: No specific educational accomplishments are necessary. Two to three years specialized selling experience such as tabletop, fine jewelry, and cosmetics or previous bridal consultant. Communication Skills: Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Ability to interpret instructional documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Mathematical Skills: Basic math functions such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. Able to use a calculator.Reasoning Ability: Self-starter, able to work independently and as part of a team and must have good time management skills.Physical Demands: This position involves constant moving and standing. Involves standing for at least two consecutive hours. Involves lifting at least 30 lbs. May occasionally involve reaching, stooping, kneeling, crouching, and climbing ladders. May involve reaching above eye level. Involves close vision, color vision, depth perception, and focus adjustment.Other Skills: Able to use computer system/terminals to input registry information. Excellent time management skills to effectively coordinate bridal registry program in the store. Ability to collaborate and function as a member of a team. Must possess a strong sense of urgency. Should be comfortable with the use of computers and frequent use of RF equipment.Work Hours: Flexible with scheduling and available to work retail hours, which may include day, evening, weekends, and/or holidays, based on department and store/company needs.This job description is not all inclusive. Macy's Inc. reserves the right to amend this job description at any time. Macy's Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment.