Who We Are :
HBC is a diversified global retailer, focused on driving the performance of high quality stores and their all-channel offerings, growing through acquisitions, and unlocking the value of real estate holdings.
Founded in 1670, HBC is the oldest company in North America. Our portfolio today includes formats ranging from luxury to premium department stores to off price fashion shopping destinations, with more than 480 stores and over 66,000 employees around the world.
Our leading banners across North America and Europe include Hudson s Bay, Lord & Taylor, Saks Fifth Avenue, Saks OFF 5TH, Galeria Kaufhof, the largest department store group in Germany, and Belgium s only department store group Galeria INNO.
We have significant investments in real estate joint ventures. HBC has partnered with Simon Property Group Inc. in the HBC Global Properties Joint Venture, which owns properties in the United States and Germany.
In Canada, HBC has partnered with RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust in the RioCan-HBC Joint Venture.
A truly global corporate citizen, HBC is committed to responsible business practices to bring about positive change, and we work hard to shape a sustainable future for people and the planet.
Our philanthropic initiatives help create healthy families, strong communities, and sport excellence in the cities and countries in which we operate around the world, while striving to create innovative programs and resources that provide flexibility for work-
life balance in order to maintain a positive working environment
What This Position Is All About :
The Bridal Consultant is passionate about ensuring that their customers remember the experience as much as the dress they have selected and abide by a philosophy of "always appointment ready at Kleinfeld at Hudson's Bay".
Who You Are :
Able to handle fast pace and sometimes stressful situations with calm and grace
Comfortable with working in close proximity and personal space of clients
You Also Have :
Loves to sell but above all, ensures the customer leaves the store happier than when they arrived
Is knowledgeable on style, trend and appropriate accessories
Has a warm, but always professional demeanor
A good listener with strong communication and problem solving skills
Patient and composed
3 to 5 years high end retail experience is mandatory Bridal experience is an asset
Understanding of multi- cultural weddings an asset
Full flexibility with schedule (including evenings and weekends)
Able to lift 30lb gowns
As The Bridal Consultant, You Will :
Accountable for delivering the sales targets
Can quickly build a rapport and foundation of a trusting relationship with the bride and the guests that accompany her
Well versed in both bridal and overall fashion trends and expert in helping clients select the perfect wedding dress and accessories
In depth knowledge of inventory assortment to ensure that you guide the client to a selection that reflects her style, theme and budget
Understands body types and fitting techniques
How Often You May Travel :
Your Life and Career at HBC :
Be part of a world-class team; work with an adventurous spirit; think and act like an owner- operator!
Exposure to rewarding career advancement opportunities, from retail to supply chain, to digital or corporate.
A culture that promotes a healthy, fulfilling work / life balance
Benefits package for all eligible full-time employees (including medical, vision and dental).
An amazing employee discount