A salesperson, fashion/apparel/clothing is really the heart and soul of retail sales operations for retail stores dedicated to this area of operations. These salespersons can also be found at department stores, assisting customers with clothing, fashion, and related accessories. These employees are expected to be focused on customer service, understand fashion trends, and possess a certain degree of talent for evaluating clothing choices and outfit coordination.
The daily work of salespersons in fashion or clothing stores involves assisting customers in making possible selections for purchase. The salesperson is likely to offer some input and suggest the customer take advantage of changing rooms. The salesperson will be expected by management to make customers aware of any specials or sales within the store or the department. The successful salesperson will also be someone who consistently works to upsell and suggests other accessories or side items when customers evaluate purchasing articles of clothing.
To work as a salesperson in fashion, apparel, or clothing, a person must normally show some amount of competence within this field. Most salespersons are expected to dress in such a way as to demonstrate an understanding and affinity for clothing trends and fashion sense. In order to handle point of sales operations, most stores will prefer employees who are either students or already possess a high school diploma or equivalent. Salespersons at clothing stores or in fashion departments of department stores should expect to work in a retail sales environment while the store is open for business.
Salesperson, Fashion/Apparel/Clothing Tasks
Receives infrasturctural assistance from corporate office.
Participate in products and/or services training.
Responsible for maintaining sustainable records of sales achievements/quotas.
Keeps abreast of organization's range of products and /or services as well as organization's philosophy and policies.
Sells the organization's products and/or services to established customers or by developing new prospects within assigned territory.