Who We Are:
HBC is a diversified global retailer, focused on driving the performance of high quality stores and their all-channel offerings, growing through acquisitions, and unlocking the value of real estate holdings.
Founded in 1670, HBC is the oldest company in North America. Our portfolio today includes formats ranging from luxury to premium department stores to off price fashion shopping destinations, with more than 480 stores and over 66,000 employees around the world.
Our leading banners across North America and Europe include Hudson�s Bay, Lord & Taylor, Saks Fifth Avenue, Saks OFF 5TH, Galeria Kaufhof, the largest department store group in Germany, and Belgium�s only department store group Galeria INNO.
We have significant investments in real estate joint ventures. HBC has partnered with Simon Property Group Inc. in the HBC Global Properties Joint Venture, which owns properties in the United States and Germany. In Canada, HBC has partnered with RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust in the RioCan-HBC Joint Venture.
A truly global corporate citizen, HBC is committed to responsible business practices to bring about positive change, and we work hard to shape a sustainable future for people and the planet. Our philanthropic initiatives help create healthy families, strong communities, and sport excellence in the cities and countries in which we operate around the world, while striving to create innovative programs and resources that provide flexibility for work-life balance in order to maintain a positive working environment
What This Position Is All About:
The Fitter is a pivotal role, interacting with the Bride to ensure a positive Kleinfeld experience and generating confidence that she will have the perfectly fitted dress.
Who You Are:
You are confident, patient and an active listener
You believe that teamwork is critical for long lasting success
You utilize your strong communication skills to inspire, direct, and persuade
Someone with a natural sense of urgency
You are flexible, resilient, and able to thrive in a dynamic, rapid-paced, complex retail environment
You keep calm and composed under pressure
Your schedule is rather flexible, allowing you to work in the evenings and on weekends
You Also Have:
Minimum of 5 years fitting experience (preferably in Bridal)
Fluent English communication is necessary and any additional languages would be an asset
Experienced in pattern making, fitting, sewing and with garment construction
As the Fitter, You Will:
Measures and records all pertinent information around gown 'personalization'
Determines what alterations are required to create the desired fit of the gown
Studies what is and is not possible and is comfortable to communicate that effectively to the bride
Pins, marks or chalks clearly
Your Life and Career at HBC:
Be part of a world-class team; work with an adventurous spirit; think and act like an owner-operator
Exposure to rewarding career advancement opportunities, from retail to supply chain, to digital or corporate
A culture that promotes a healthy, fulfilling work/life balance
Benefits package for all eligible full-time employees (including medical, vision and dental)
An amazing employee discount
Thank you for your interest with HBC. We look forward to reviewing your application.
HBC provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, HBC complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
HBC welcomes all applicants for this position. Should you be individually selected to participate in an assessment or selection process, accommodations are available upon request in relation to the materials or processes to be used.