Culinary Expert - Williams Sonoma - Kuwait

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Location: Kuwait
The Avenues Phase 3

Williams-Sonoma

Williams-Sonoma is a leading retailer of premium cookware, kitchenware and luxury home furnishings featuring elegant and classic designs. Offering unparalleled customer service and a vision of bringing people together around food, Williams-Sonoma helps customers create an environment where friends and family can come together to relax reconnect and nourish.

The Role:

We are looking for an individual with a culinary background looking to work in retail sales management with this prestigious homeware brand.

You will build sales and establish customer relationships by instructing cooking/technique classes, demonstrations and in-store events as part of Williams-Sonoma’s Culinary Program. You will coach and advise the store staff on how to deliver in-store culinary programs and activities that achieve sales and profitability goals. You will work with the Sales Manager to train associates on how to introduce, demonstrate and sell new products.

You will work with a variety of different departments to maintain the effective operation of the store and will provide feedback to the store, brand and area managers around staff and products. You may also be required to deputise for the Sales Manager during periods of leave.

Qualifications & Requirements:

You will have:

  • A formal training or degree in Culinary Arts, or equivalent job experience
  • 2 + years management experience preferred
  • Knowledge of Williams-Sonoma products
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook
  • Ability to be active on the sales floor for extended periods of time
  • Availability to work flexible schedule, including evenings, weekends and holidays
  • Ability to lift and move medium to large items, up to 50 lb., while utilising appropriate equipment and safety techniques.

About Us:

Alshaya Group is a dynamic family-owned enterprise, first established in Kuwait in 1890. With a consistent record of growth and innovation, Alshaya Group is one of the world’s leading brand franchise operators, offering an unparalleled choice of well-loved international brands to customers.

Alshaya Group’s portfolio extends across MENA, Russia, Turkey and Europe, with thousands of stores, cafes, restaurants and leisure destinations, as well as a growing online and digital business.

Operating in multiple sectors including Fashion, Food, Health & Beauty, Pharmacy, Home Furnishings and Leisure & Entertainment, Alshaya Group colleagues are united by a commitment to authentically deliver great customer service and brand experiences.

Fresh, modern and relevant, Alshaya’s constantly evolving portfolio reflects the choices and lifestyle of its customers. From flagship stores and restaurants in prestige malls, through to local coffee shops, drive-thrus and online, Alshaya Group brings customers the brands they love in the places they want to be. Brands such as Starbucks, H&M, Mothercare, Debenhams, American Eagle Outfitters, P.F. Chang’s, The Cheesecake Factory, The Body Shop, M.A.C, Victoria’s Secret, Boots, Pottery Barn and KidZania.

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