**** About the Team ****
Hiring Manager: Here’s where you’ll highlight what your team does.
Example: You will be part of the Technical Infrastructure team responsible for designing, building and delivering key technical building blocks such as Servers, Storage, Networking, Voice, Databases, Data Centers, Service Desk and Monitoring tools. Our job is to ensure that every WSI location, associate and customer has the best experience possible utilizing our vast array of technical solutions we provide.
You’re excited about this opportunity because you will...
Create engaging experiences for customers by sharing expertise on styling, decorating & entertaining
Seek out & promote innovative ways to make West Elm a neighborhood destination for inspiration
Interpret & execute visual inspiration to drive sales & convey the eclectic, creative & modern spirit of the brand
Ensure merchandising & displays are visually compelling to drive sales
Model & coach associates on how to uphold visual standards
Promote the lifestyle & protect the image of the West Elm Brand
Makes the store a fun, inspirational neighborhood destination
Continually seek out inspiration, trends & ways to elevate product, decorating & styling expertise
Replenish the sales floor regularly & maintain visual presentation & displays
Execute floorset to reflect the inspiration, standards & spirit of the directive within required timeframe
Foster an environment where all associates are treated fairly & with dignity & respect, in accordance with our People-First Philosophy
Collaborate with the sales team by appreciating & valuing the talents & contributions of others
Be held accountable for the following brand competencies: operates with strategic agility, drives innovation & change, provides influential leadership, communicates effectively, develops self & others, creates teams & partnerships, focuses on the customer, models personal accountability, builds operations excellence & drives execution
Why you will love working at Williams-Sonoma, Inc.
We’re a successful, fast-growing company with an entrepreneurial vibe
A technologically and data-driven business
Competitive salaries and comprehensive health benefits
We’re at the forefront of tech and retail, redefining technology for the next generation
We’re passionate about our internal and external clients and live/breathe the client experience
We get to be creative daily
A smart, experienced leadership team that wants to do it right and is open to new ideas
We believe in autonomy and reward taking initiative
We have fun!
We’re excited about you because...
1-3 years of experience in merchandising or visual role
1-2 years experience in home related design or visual merchandising preferred. Specialty retail preferred
Effective communication, organization and leadership skills.
Proven ability to motivate and influence others through personal actions and examples.
College degree preferred or equivalent job experience.
**** Technical Competencies required: ****
HM : List any technical requirements, if applicable. For example:
Deep understanding of numerous networking protocols such as OSPF, BGP , VRRP , DNS, DHCP, proxy functions (forward and reverse), security protocols (IPSec, SSL, etc.), real-time protocols for voice (Skinny, SIP, H.323 , MGCP ), in addition to WAN communications protocols including MPLS, DWDM , OC carrier, BRI /PRI
Familiarization with cloud/storage services
Basic scripting skills in Python, Perl, iRules , TCL, Chef/Puppet or Go a plus
Ability to be mobile on the sales floor for extended periods of time
Ability to operate POS system
Ability to lift and mobilize medium to large items, up to 75 pounds, while utilizing appropriate equipment and safety technique s
Once you are here, you can look forward to a wide variety of benefits designed to help you grow, personally and professionally, to keep you healthy, to prepare you for the unexpected, to care for your family and to build a secure future. Depending on your position and your location, here’s a look at what you might be eligible for:
A generous discount on all Williams Sonoma Inc. brands through multiple shopping channels
A 401(k) plan and other investment opportunities
Paid vacations, holidays and other time-off programs
Health benefits, including health, dental and vision insurance; health and dependent care tax-free spending accounts; medical, family and bereavement leave; same-sex domestic partner benefits; short- and long-term disability programs; life and travel insurance; an employee assistance program
Tax-free commuter benefits
A wellness program that supports your physical, financial and emotional health
In-person and online learning opportunities through WSI University
Cross-brand and cross-function career opportunities
Location specific sample sales
A business casual work environment
San Francisco based bike share program
Time off to volunteer
Matching donations to qualifying nonprofit organizations
Company-sponsored community involvement
Various discounts on local businesses
WSI will not now or in the future commence an immigration case or "sponsor" an individual for this position (for example, H-1B or other employment-based immigration
This role is not eligible for relocation assistance.
FOR SF ONLY:
Williams-Sonoma, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer . Williams-Sonoma, Inc. will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, or other applicable state or local laws and ordinances.
Founded in 1956, Williams-Sonoma, Inc. is the premier specialty retailer of high-quality products for the kitchen and home in the United States. Our family of brands are Williams Sonoma, Williams Sonoma Home, Pottery Barn, Pottery Barn teen, pottery barn kids, Rejuvenation, Mark & Graham, west elm, or Outward. These brands are among the best known and most respected in the industry. We offer beautifully-designed, stylish and functional products for every area of the home, including the kitchen, living room, bedroom, home office, closet, laundry room and even outdoor spaces. We've seen some big changes since our first brick-and-mortar store opened more than half of a century ago. What hasn't changed is our passion for high-quality products, functional design, outstanding customer service, and enhancing the lives of our customers and the communities where we operate. Today, we're a multi-brand, multi-channel, global enterprise supported by state-of-the-art technology and some of the most talented teams in retailing - and we're always looking for new energy and ideas.
In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (the ‘AODA’) in Ontario, Williams-Sonoma Canada would like to advise that it complies with all applicable requirements of the AODA and, if necessary, provides accessibility for all applicants and associates with physical and mental disabilities, both during recruitment and employment.
The parties hereto have expressly required that this Agreement and documents ancillary thereto be drafted in the English language. Les parties à la présente ont expressément exigé que le présent accord et les documents afférents soient rédigés en langue anglaise.