Collect in Store Consultant

London  |  Retail

Role Type
Salary Overview
Competitive plus benefits
Competitive Salary
Expiry Date
15/06/2023 14:05:00

Job Purpose

Deliver exceptional customer service using excellent organisational and proficient communication skills.

Build and expand the customer base through delivering exceptional customer service and product knowledge. Maximise opportunities to achieve sales targets using all available channels of retailing. Support the business in ensuring that Harvey Nichols is the “go-to” destination for fashion.

Job Objectives

  • Deliver efficient and exceptional service by ensuring orders are organised, prepared appropriately and ready for Collect In Store.
  • Encourage customers to try items on collection.
  • Encourage instore appointments.
  •  Drive sales through offering knowledgeable and professional styling advice to in store, telephone and online clients.
  • Work with the Style Advisor team to drive sales across all locations and build multichannel relationships with all customers where appropriate.
  • Identify opportunities to expand and develop Harvey Nichols customer base.
  • Maintain up to date product knowledge of past, current and future ranges, as well as keeping abreast of trends.
  • Create upselling opportunities.
  • Work with challenging customers in a professional manner, turning negative experiences into exceptionally positive experiences.
  • Minimise returns to the business through customer offering alternatives.
  • Manage the life cycle of customer orders in the Collect In Store area and ensure each customer interaction is followed through to the end.
  • Build a strong working relationship with the Fulfilment team to ensure all customer orders are processed within the expected timeframe.
  • Highlight and escalate any stock discrepancies to the relevant team.
  • Ensure all external and internal communication, both verbal and written, is on brand, accurate and reflective of the Harvey Nichols tone of voice.
  • Maintain customer data on relevant systems for future reference ensuring the highest level of accuracy and confidentiality.
  • Ensure all processes, policies and procedures are adhered to.

Qualifications and Experience required

  • Previous experience of sales and customer interaction.
  • Extensive knowledge of the current trends including fashion and beauty within women and men’s categories.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Excellent organisational skills.
  • PC, Web, Ecommerce and technology literate.
  • Understanding of CRM.
  • Command of the following languages is desirable; Arabic, French, Mandarin, Spanish and Russian.

Skills and Personal attributes required

  • Customer service centric.
  • Sales driven.
  • Drive and energy.
  • Ability to effectively communicate to a high standard, both written and verbally, at all levels.
  • Positive attitude.
  • Good listening skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Resilient.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Ability to build good relationships.
  • Team player.
  • Problem solving.
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills, as well ability to prioritise tasks.
  • Personable.
  • Ability to work on own initiative.
  • Must be pro-active and able to demonstrate initiative/ideas in order to constantly improve the customer experience and drive sales.

All your hard work, rewarded 

Our colleagues are as important to us as our customers.   When working with us you will be introduced to a huge variety of benefits including:

  • A unique Learning and Development programme to support your career with us
  • Very generous staff discount plus annual clothing allowance
  • Travel card for zones 1 – 6, 80% subsidised (upon passing probation)
  • Vouchers or schemes that fit your world from childcare to bike to work
  • Seasonal staff parties and team days
  • Charity day to support your good cause
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