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Temporary Learning Specialist- LatAm

Tiffany & Co.
Coral Gables, Florida, United States
Closing date
12 May 2024

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Overview: The Learning Specialist will partner with designated store leaders and retail teams to observe, monitor, and coach teams to ensure sales and service standards are consistently high and brand behaviors are demonstrated across the market. Through partnership, on the job coaching and follow up, the Learning Specialist will ensure the development of the leadership team's skill set to lead and develop their retail teams confidently & skillfully. The goal is to create Tiffany Brand Ambassadors that are knowledgeable about the brand, products and have a strategic approach to selling and client development. This candidate may be required to work nights & weekends.

The Learning Specialist must be able to think strategically while also being hands-on in overseeing the day-to-day execution of the agreed upon strategy with a focus on clients, people and brand desirability. They will be open and approachable and will work with both the central team and the local teams in a transparent, united and mutually supportive manner.

This position will oversee Miami and Caribbean Markets, which includes four stores in Miami (Aventura, Bal Harbour, Coral Gables, Miami Design District) as well as our stores in Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic, Aruba and future new markets to come. The Learning Specialist will also work in close synergy with the Learning teams of Mexico and Brazil markets as part of the regional coordination.

Key Accountabilities:

Coaching for Client Experience
  • Monitor and observe daily client interactions on the sales floor. Share strengths and areas for improvement to the retail sales team as evaluated against Tiffany knowledge, client experience, selling skills and attitude benchmarks/best practices.
  • Ensure brand behaviors are demonstrated on the sales floors as company standard including but not limited to grooming, image and etiquette, store presentation standards, etc.

Coaching for Performance
  • Partner with store leaders to identify store opportunities through observation, sales dashboards and NPS scores.
    • Create store learning and coaching plan and individual targets.
    • Monitor and coach the sales team on their individual targets, offering short- and long-term solutions to closing performance gaps (further coaching, training classes, review of training materials, etc).
    • Establish frequent check-in schedule with store leadership, retail performance and learning teams on coaching conversations, progress, and opportunities.
    • Track coaching conversations, update training records for employees in LMS.
  • Lead by example and help support a culture of coaching & feedback working directly with the Store & Team Managers to further enhance the development of their leadership skills thus making them more effective in their roles.

Training Preparation & Delivery
  • Partner with store leadership for structuring, scheduling and participating in motivational learning moments that regional training sessions, peer mentorship programs, employee experiences etc.
  • Partner with Management to facilitate trainings designed to support business objectives.
  • Organize and/or facilitate inspiring & impactful in-store on-boarding/induction to all new hires, partnering with subject matter experts in the region or store to ensure an enhanced learning experience for the employee.
  • Partner with store management to prepare monthly training calendar/focuses, mapping out learning solutions (Daily Huddles, In-store training sessions) based on observations and specific business objective of store/region.

Application and Adoption
  • Ensure the full execution of the retail training strategy (preparation/facilitation/follow up/coaching) to specific group of stores within designated scope of responsibility.
  • Observe the quality of all in-store training via follow up, partnering with Store Management Team, maintaining an active sales floor presence to assess the impact of any learning initiatives.
  • Support region in driving client satisfaction by ensuring applied learning of Brand Desirability & driving sales results.

Required Qualifications:
  • 5 + years of Training & Development experience (luxury brand or luxury service industry)
  • Ability to speak and understand English & Spanish, Multi-lingual candidates strongly preferred
  • Retail Leadership experience
  • Proven track record with an effective coaching approach
  • Strong facilitation, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to interact with all levels of employees
  • Flexes style to motivate and inspire diverse teams
  • Instills confidence in the capacity to succeed
  • Fosters a learning environment and mindset
  • Confident in taking initiative and identifying the appropriate course of action
  • Willingness to work evenings and weekends
  • Willingness to travel as needed
  • GIA Certified preferred
  • Jewelry industry experience preferred
  • Ability to speak, write and understand English & Spanish, Multi-lingual candidates strongly preferred


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