Wedding Dress Alterations Specialist

<p><em>Are you an <strong>experienced</strong> Wedding Dress <strong>Seamstress</strong>? Do you love making women <strong>feel beautiful</strong>? Are you a <strong>good listener and problem-solver</strong>?&nbsp; Do you have outstanding <strong>customer service skills</strong>?</em></p> <p>You may be the perfect fit to work with us at The Wedding Shoppe, Metro Detroit&rsquo;s most popular bridal boutique, as one of our <strong>Wedding Dress Alterations Specialist</strong>!</p>

Berkley, MI

The Wedding Shoppe

<strong><span class="s1">"Finding the perfect wedding dress becomes a part of the story brides tell about their wedding.&nbsp; It is a straight up celebration!"<br /><br /></span></strong> <p class="p1"><strong>The Wedding Shoppe is a fulfilling career where you help a bride-to-be purchase the most important dress she will ever wear in her lifetime. It&rsquo;s about listening, problem-solving and creating an experience she will want to tell all her friends about.</strong></p> <h4><strong><span class="s1"><br />We may not have every bride's dress, but we want her to wish we did!<br /><br /></span></strong></h4> <div><strong>Please send your resume and why you are passionate about working with us to&nbsp;<a href="mailto:info@theweddingshoppe.net" target="_blank" data-auth="NotApplicable" rel="noopener noreferrer">info@theweddingshoppe.net</a>&nbsp;and we will contact you when we have an opening.</strong></div> <h4><strong><span class="s1">&nbsp;</span></strong></h4> https://theweddingshoppe.net/

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Experienced

Overview: <p><strong>WHO WE ARE</strong></p> <p>The Wedding Shoppe is Metro Detroit's largest bridal retailer. We&rsquo;ve been in business since 1999, and are built around a passion for making the most important day of our clients' lives even better!</p> <p>Michelle, our founder, started with a small dream of building a store around bridal and wedding accessories. However, in 2008, we started adding exclusive wedding dresses. The business took off, because we created an experience that was absolutely unique to our clients, making brides feel comfortable buying a dress.</p> <p>We offer a unique collection that is unparalleled to what our clients see in bridal magazines, online, and especially in other local bridal stores!</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>WHAT WE BELIEVE</strong></p> <ul> <li><u>Strive To Win</u> - We know that we don&rsquo;t have every bride's dress but we want her to wish we did!&nbsp; Our level of customer service is unmatched in the industry.</li> </ul> <ul> <li><u>Be Better</u> - We constantly work on how we can be better. Yes, we make mistakes, but we learn from them and improve!</li> </ul> <ul> <li><u>Love To Serve</u> - We aren&rsquo;t clock watchers, and we can&rsquo;t work with them either. We strive to create the best customer experience, even if we need to stay in the store a little longer.</li> </ul> <ul> <li><u>We Innovate</u> - The bridal industry is constantly changing, especially in terms of style. We strive to innovate, follow innovations, and create a better experience for our clients.</li> </ul> <ul> <li><u>Go The Extra Mile</u> - Having our customers be incredibly satisfied is not just something we work towards, but something we achieve every single time.</li> </ul>
Responsibilities: <p><strong>WHAT YOU&rsquo;LL BE DOING</strong></p> <p>As our <strong>Alterations Specialist,</strong> you&rsquo;ll be the front line in ensuring the perfect fit. In this position, we expect that you&rsquo;ll be doing a lot of the same things each day, but with a twist. Every dress that goes out our doors is special to the bride and must be aisle-ready.</p> <p>Specifically, we expect you&rsquo;ll be:</p> <ul> <li><u>Handling Customer Service</u> - You&rsquo;ll work directly with our clients to ensure their satisfaction. You understand that it won&rsquo;t always be easy, and you might have to alter a dress a few times.</li> </ul> <ul> <li><u>Sewing</u> - You&rsquo;ll be handling alterations day in and day out, which means you&rsquo;ll be working with hand sewing, machine sewing, and other machines to alter the dresses to specifications.</li> </ul> <ul> <li><u>Ensuring Quality Control</u> - Inspecting each dress prior to pick up is essential. Every bride expects her dress to be perfect for her wedding day.&nbsp;</li> </ul> <ul> <li><u>Maintaining Your Area</u> - You&rsquo;ll ensure that the alterations area remains clean and organized at all times, to ensure that we keep our high standard of service.</li> </ul> <ul> <li><u>Meeting Deadlines</u> - You understand that we have deadlines that we can&rsquo;t miss, and you&rsquo;ll work to meet those deadlines day in and day out. You have previous experience meeting deadlines, and you&rsquo;re not afraid of them!</li> </ul> <ul> <li><u>Seeing Smiles</u> - You&rsquo;ll have altered a dress a couple of times, but you&rsquo;ll finally get to see the bride smile with confidence, once they try it on, and are ready for their wedding day!</li> </ul> <ul> <li><u>Flexible Schedule:</u> You are available to schedule fitting appointments with brides during store operating hours. You are welcome to work on alterations in our workspace at the store or take the dresses home with you and work on your own space.</li> </ul> <p><strong>This position is more than just being a seamstress, it&rsquo;s joining The Wedding Shoppe&rsquo;s team of delighters, making weddings better for our brides. If you think that you could help us on our mission, we&rsquo;d love to hear from you. Here&rsquo;s what&rsquo;s in it for you.</strong></p>
Requirements: <p><strong>YOU MAY BE A GOOD FIT IF YOU</strong></p> <ul> <li><u>Are Attentive To Detail</u> - You understand that you&rsquo;ll be fitting the most important garment the bride will ever wear, and your attention to detail is bar none. You know that you can make the difference between them being incredibly comfortable or uncomfortable.</li> </ul> <ul> <li><u>Have A Passion To Serve</u> - You&rsquo;ll be helping brides look their best on their big day, you have an incredible passion to serve, and are ready to meet with brides to ensure the dress is perfect.</li> </ul> <ul> <li><u>Are Experienced in Sewing</u> - You&rsquo;ve worked in sewing for a significant amount of time (3-5 years), and understand how to perform wedding dress.</li> </ul> <ul> <li><u>Quickly Build Relationships &amp; Rapport</u> - You understand that the wedding business is all about relationships and rapport. You quickly build rapport with people you&rsquo;ve just met, so that they know, like and trust you.</li> </ul> <ul> <li><u>Enjoy The Work</u> - You know that it&rsquo;s not a job when you love what you do. You love meeting with brides, handling alterations and making their day perfect.</li> </ul> <br /> <p><strong>WHY YOU&rsquo;LL LOVE IT HERE</strong></p> <ul> <li>Brides love our experience</li> </ul> <ul> <li>You run your own schedule!</li> </ul> <ul> <li>Compensation is 60% of the final receipt + Tips</li> </ul> <ul> <li>20-40hrs or more of work provided year-round</li> </ul> <p><strong>We&rsquo;re looking forward to hearing from serious applicants, who have experience and good customer service that can jump right in.</strong></p> <p><strong>&nbsp;</strong></p> <p><strong>Please note</strong><strong>&nbsp;</strong>that qualified candidates will receive a request from AHA! Recruiting Experts, our recruitment firm asking you to complete a short video interview. We promise it is fun and painless.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER</strong></p> <p><em>The Wedding Shoppe and AHA! Recruiting Experts provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. </em><em>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.</em></p>