A company built on tradition, with an extraordinary product and a team dedicated to providing an exceptional experience.
A typical day consisted of morning review of sales goals, working on client development and returning any calls or emails from customers. The afternoon was spent on the sales floor, showing product, developing relationships and closing sales.
I learned how to develop my strengths in written communication, as well as how to connect with people, listen to their stories and exceed their expectations.
I learned a lot about multi-tasking and working under tight timelines and high pressure, shipping limitations and solving problems using creative ideas that complied to company policies and procedures.
Management was always supportive as long as target sales were being met, and were receptive to innovation on how to drive business.
There was a strong emphasis on appearance and the trust that it ensues, as well as maintaining a professional and courteous disposition regardless the situation.
The hardest part of the job was the stress over the increasing sales targets and maintaining high energy when the market would dip and sales were less abundant.
The most enjoyable part of the job was playing a small role in so many celebrations, be it a wedding, a birth or a retirement. Sharing a part of families richest moments was an honour I did not take lightly.
The merchandise are pieces of art created from the rarest stones with the highest craftsmanship.
long hours and limited flexibility when it came to time off.