Great opportunity to learn and meet high class clients
Boutique Assistant (Current Employee), New York, NY – November 21, 2014
Pros: nice working environment
Cons: have to stand for a long time
My typical day at work is to help sales associates provide luxury service to the clients, including general boutique organization and up-keep, and translating for customers from China, Japan and Korea who do not speak English. In Cartier, I learned how to translate languages simultaneously and how to manage my work in a more efficient way. My co-workers – more... are very nice and decent people who have been working in retails for many many years. The most enjoyable part of the job is that I can utilize my language skills to help sales associates and their clients. I enjoy the fulfillment when they are able to communicate well with my help. – less
Boutique Administrator (Former Employee), New York, NY – November 19, 2014
Pros: ability to learn a wide variety of skills
Cons: daily work load.
Most work day are packed with work barely time to take a lunch and complete all daily assignments in a timely manner. I learned how to manage my time and work load and the work ethic needed to succeed. Great co-workers overall. Hardest part was getting everything you needed to do daily done and still have some type of home life. The best part of this – more... job were getting to work with an overall good company with great benefits and people i learned a lot from. – less
Best Company, best job ever, worked with them for over 10 years!
Boutique Director (Former Employee), Chicago, IL – August 12, 2013
Hard work lead to a long successful career with this world renowned French Luxury house. Yes, it is not as glamorous as one would think, but I traveled the world, meet many wonderful clients and enjoyed every day!
Seasonal Boutique Assistant (Former Employee), Las Vegas, NV – April 25, 2013
It was very interesting to dress in a suit and work full time! I learned a lot about appearances, and preciseness about putting out product and shipping it. The whole checking in product process and shipping out. My co-workers were amazing to work with! They treated me like an equal even though i was much younger than all of them! The hardest part of – more... the job was memorizing where all the back stock was. The most enjoyable part was working there in general! – less
Servicing clients while building client base with every transaction building relationships with clients, learning operational skills. Management could have a better balance of understanding all needs of the business while building cliental. Having the resources to continue to succeed could be challenging at times. Up to date product knowledge books, – more... computer systems, etc are a challenge to preform your daily functions in a sufficient manner. I enjoy most interacting with my clients and having retention and an excellent relationship. Being able to service people for their engagement, having them come back for wedding bands, their first anniversary gift, first new born, etc is a very rewarding part of my job – less
Team enviornment, where I can build and utilize my skills.
Boutique Administrator/Operations (Former Employee), Palm Beach – September 25, 2012
A typical day at work for me would be to run reports and advise my watchmaker on what the status of the repairs are. Recieving in all repairs, jewelry, and stock items. Shipping out all stock and repairs via Dunbar, Fedex, or Brinks. Coordinating with corporate office on inter-office transfers and sales. Managing co-workers client reports, so they can – more... get back to clients in a timely manner. Also traveling the southeast coast to train and set up new boutiques with SAP and email. Train new employees with back office proceedures and policys. Coordinate special events with coorporate and execute efficiantly. THe hardest part of my job was to manage sales staff to execute the policys properly, but in due time all staff acknowledged new proceedures. I enjoyed every part of my job, from the traveling to the events, and dealing with the sales associates and assisting in sales. – less
Boutique Manager (Former Employee), Chicago, IL – September 17, 2012
Pros: boutique hours
Cons: advancement opportunities
The boutique manager assisted in day to day operations of the boutique. Responsibilities included set-up of the boutique, scheduling, coaching, staff observation interacting with clients, reporting to store director. I received hands-on experience working with a high net worth client and developed an appreciation for the luxury jewelry and timepiece – more... collections. The position could be difficult to effectively find time to coach as you were constantly interrupted due to smaller space of the boutique. – less