Sales Associate

Posted 3 weeks ago
Market: IL - Chicago
Industry Segment: Luxury Watches and Jewelry
Category: Retail Sales
Seniority: Associate
Job Type: Full time

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Sales Associate
Van Cleef & Arpels
Luxury Watches and Jewelry
Full time
Posted 3 weeks ago

Marketplace Role

As a service to our candidates we present 1000’s of luxury industry roles as part of our Marketplace offering. For these jobs you will be forwarded to the brand to apply directly.

Job Description

Are You a Good Match?

  • Do you have a passion for High Jewelry, Art & Culture?
  • Do you have experience with luxury products in your past?
  • Do you have strong attention to detail and thrive in a fast-paced environment?
  • If so, we’d love to get to know you!

What are our expectations?

A Sales Associate at Van Cleef & Arpels will be asked to achieve sales goals, while balancing daily business and High Jewelry sales. This person is responsible for developing a network and a loyal clientele. As well as attending social functions within the community to generate new business; invite current and prospective clients to in-boutique events and reach out through social media and other supports. This role is also responsible for CRM initiatives – responsible for client data capture and accuracy, communication on novelties and events, gifting campaigns and clienteling reporting.

A Sales Associate is asked to assist in display set up each morning and display breakdown in the evening and help ensure products are stored safely nightly. This person requires to provide excellent customer service – following up on after sales service and follow the repair process from start to finish. Must work to ensure customer satisfaction. This person must follow all implemented Maison policies and procedures involving security, consignments, after sales services, and valuation requests. Van Cleef & Arpels Sales Associates are asked to share the Van Cleef & Arpels history, quality standards and collection information with their clients and assist in maintaining the aesthetic quality of the Boutique.


  • 5-7 years in a fast-paced luxury and/or sales background
  • Bachelor’s Degree or Jewelry Certification is preferred.
  • Required to have a strong understanding of Customer Services needs and customer priorities
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Strong attention to detail with the ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with customers and gain their trust and respect
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are a must

At this time, we are not sponsoring work visas. Applicants must have valid work authorization for employment in the USA.

More than a job…it’s an experience!

If you are interested in joining the influential growth of the Maison with care, no compromise, and the drive to succeed then do not hesitate to enter the creative universe of Van Cleef & Arpels. By joining the Maison, you will be part of a nurturing team focused on delivering excellence and development.

The recruitment process:

  • Please complete an application on the Richemont Career Site.
  • Selected candidates will be contacted by the HR team for an interview.

About Van Cleef & Arpels

Van Cleef & Arpels was born in Paris’ place Vendôme in 1906, following Alfred Van Cleef’s marriage to Estelle Arpels in 1895. For over a century, their names have graced some of the finest High Jewelry ever created. Over the years, the Maison has remained faithful to a highly distinctive style characterized by creativity, refinement, poetry and enchantment. Whether inspired by nature, couture or the imagination, its collections evoke a timeless world of harmony and beauty. Today, this heritage is perpetuated by all those who contribute to Van Cleef & Arpels’ excellence.