Retail Team Leader-Keyholder($500 Sign On Bonus)

at Vera Bradley in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, United States

Job Description

In partnership with store leadership, work alongside store associates providing daily direction, communication and training to execute daily action plans in accordance with Vera Bradley's objectives and standards.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES (Note: Other duties may be assigned)

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Set high standards and motivate the team to create The Experience

Responsible for exceeding sales goals, building store traffic, converting Guests, interacting with the product, and promoting campaigns and contests to drive brand awareness and lasting customer relationships

Act as a Brand Ambassador consistently modeling and upholding the Vera Bradley Core Values

Assist leadership team with planning, implementing, and maintaining the visual merchandising brand standards

Assist with store operational duties including inventory, ordering, training, Fussy Matrix, e-mailing and calling Guests, and opening closing

Act a liaison between store associates and store leadership to create a fun and collaborative work environment

Maintain an awareness of loss prevention by supporting a culture of honesty and connecting the links between creating The Experience, store associate engagement and shrink


High School graduate or equivalent strongly preferred

Prior retail experience strongly preferred; prior management experience strongly preferred

Experience in specialty retail strongly preferred

Experience with retail POS system a plus


The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Dependable with open availability and flexible to work nights, weekends and holidays

Strong desire and ability to serve customers and solve problems

Ability to lead, motivate and promote a team environment

Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills

Detail oriented with the ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously

Must be polished, polite and professional

Ability to build and maintain good rapport with internal and external customers and handle situations with confidence, tact and resourcefulness

Flexible, adaptable with the ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines in a fast paced environment


The environmental and physical demands described here are representative of those an individual must meet to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Constant walking and standing; frequent bending, stooping and reaching

Must be able to work with strong fragrances and scents in the form of eau de toilette, burning candles, bath and shower gel, body lotion, hand cream and bar soap throughout the work day.

Strong sensory skills such as good eyesight, good hearing, and dexterity

Ability to consistently lift 10-35 lbs; Occasionally lift up to 55 lbs with the ability to push or pull more than 55 lbs

*Sign On Bonus: $250 to be paid on the first paydate after hire date. Second installment of $250 to be paid on first paydate following 90 days of active employment.


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If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment application process, please send an e-mail to . Please include the accommodation you are requesting and your contact information. Reasonable accommodations are considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation and other EEO/Affirmative Action issues will be responded to from this e-mail address.


Equal Opportunity Employer/Vets/Disabled


Vera Bradley is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Affirmative Action Employer.

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Job Posting: 876832

Posted On: Nov 24, 2021

Updated On: Dec 01, 2021