AF22097 - UAE National l Sales Assistant | Guess | DFC l Dubai

Department: GUESS
Country: United Arab Emirates
Location: Dubai | UAE
Closing Date: 17-Mar-2016
Al-Futtaim

Established in the 1930s as a trading business, Al-Futtaim is one of the most progressive regional business houses headquartered in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Al-Futtaim employs in excess of 44,000 people, operates through more than 200 companies and represents more than 225 international brands across industries as diverse as retail and wholesale trading, distribution, real estate development, leisure and hospitality, insurance and financial services. The group has significantly expanded its business operations in recent years through a strategic acquisition plan and has entered a number of new territories, increasing its footprint beyond the GCC and Greater Middle East to encompass Africa, South East and North Asia, Australasia, East Africa and Europe.

Entrepreneurship and rigorous customer focus has enabled Al-Futtaim to grow its business by responding to the changing needs of the customers and societies in which it operates. Al-Futtaim is committed to offering customers an unrivalled choice of the world’s best brands with exceptional standards of customer service and after sales support.

Structured into four operational divisions; automotive, financial services, real estate and retail, Al-Futtaim maintains a decentralised approach, giving individual businesses flexibility and versatility to maintain a competitive stance. This benefits employees, providing a clearly defined work culture where individuals are empowered with authority and responsibility for their work.

The success of Al-Futtaim is attributed to proactively managing change whilst upholding the values of integrity, service and social responsibility. The majority of businesses, built on a portfolio of world leading brands, dominate their sector.

Retail

The foundation of Al-Futtaim’s retail network was established in the early 1990s with the launch of the internationally renowned and popular IKEA, Marks & Spencer, Toys R Us and ACE franchises in the UAE.

Representing some of the world’s most popular international brands, Al-Futtaim’s retail network extends throughout the UAE, GCC and North Africa and has a significant presence in Singapore and Malaysia following the acquisition of The Robinson Group in 2008.

In 2012, Al-Futtaim acquired a shareholding in Royal Sporting House, which is active in distribution, direct retail stores and shop-in-shops. The Singapore-based fashion, sports and lifestyle retail giant has 600 stores and many additional points of sale are spread around the world with over 399 in South East Asia, over 74 in the Middle East and over 126 in the South Pacific region.

  • 837 stores in 18 countries
  • Occupies 5.6 million sq. ft. of retail space
  • 13,000 employees
  • Serves 30 million customers each year

GUESS

Established in 1981, GUESS began as a jeans company and has since successfully grown into a global lifestyle brand. Today GUESS designs, markets and distributes full collections of women’s, men’s and children’s apparel as well as accessories.

Throughout the years, the GUESS image has been portrayed in unforgettable, innovative campaigns that have made the brand a household name and has over 70 stores located around the GCC This is a great opportunity to become part of a dynamic work environment and get involved in the expansion and future growth of this exciting brand.

About the Business:

GUESS is a globally recognised high fashion brand offering the latest trends in accessories, womens, mens and childrens fashions.

With over 70 stores located around the GCC this is a great opportunity to become part of a dynamic work environment and get involved in the expansion and future growth of this exciting brand

About the Job:

We are looking to recruit Sales Assistants for Dubai. 

The role:

  • Greets customers immediately upon entering the store with a smile and sincere nonbusiness like greeting.
  • Creates a positive first impression for the customer through an energetic attitude and adhering to dress code.
  • Creates a sparkling clean and organized environment by maintaining store standards and cleanliness.
  • Provides customers with current relevant information about the product.
  • Provides quality service in the fitting rooms, follows up with customers in a timely manner, maintains cash wrap cleanliness and attempts to add on to the sale.
  • Provides efficient service at the cash wrap, offers gift cards, maintains cash wrap cleanliness and captures customer information in the database.
  • Sincerely thanks all customers for shopping at Guess as they exit the store, and invites them back.
  • Participates in and attends all store meetings and other related functions.
  • Represents a positive attitude toward the merchandise, the brand and the company.
  • Participates in all inventories.
  • Assumes and completes other duties as assigned by store management.
About You:

To be successful in winning this role, you will be able to demonstrate:

  • Customer service skills
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills ideally in multiple languages
  • Familiarity with computer use
  • Good presentation and excellent personal organisation
  • A passion for the retail industry
  • Comfort with shifts
  • Comfort with physical work
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Pride in achieving individual targets
  • Flexibility and punctuality
Note: you will be required to attach the following: 1. Resume/CV
 
Al-Futtaim offers highly engaging and supportive work environments in a culture that values, recognises and rewards quality performance.