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Careers at Smith & Caughey's


       

Childrenswear  - Queen Street

 
        Part-time  
       

 

Smith and Caughey’s Queen Street are seeking a passionate retail superstar to join our team in the Childrenswear department! This is a permanent part-time role working on permanent Mondays (10:30am – 6pm).

To be successful in this role you will need to demonstrate excellent communication skills, the ability to perform in a team and proven history in customer facing roles, with retail experience preferred. Our ideal candidate will love kids, be a quick learner, a confident sales person and be willing to go above and beyond for our Smith and Caughey’s customers every single time.

In return, Smith and Caughey’s offer a secure, team-focused environment to excel in.

If this sounds like the next step in your retail career, please send your CV and cover letter through to careers@smithandcaugheys.co.nz 

 
           
       

Menswear - Queen Street

 
        Part-time  
       

 

Smith and Caughey’s are seeking a Sales Assistant to join our Menswear team on a permanent basis in our Queen Street store! This part time role is focused on providing excellent customer service, with some merchandising, and cleaning duties involved.

Our ideal candidate would be well-groomed, fashion forward and understand the retail environment. Menswear experience is preferred, however any retail or customer service experience will be considered.
This is a permanent part-time role working on permanent Sunday and Mondays with flexibility required over busy periods.
If you possess the above qualities, along with excellent communication skills please send your cover letter and CV through to careers@smithandcaugheys.co.nz 

 
           
       

Estee Lauder 2IC - Queen Street

 
        Part-time  
       

 

Smith & Caughey’s and Estee Lauder have an exciting new opportunity in our Queen Street store.
We are seeking a vibrant sales focused retail professional with proven experience in the Beauty industry.
You will pride yourself in your ability to deliver excellent customer service, and ensure each clients visit is simply the best. With exciting promotions, exclusive events, and new product releases, you will be inspired to promote the brand.
You will be able to work autonomously and be a team player, committed to ongoing training to equip you to reach new goals in your Beauty career.
This role covers approximately 25 hours per week, across Wednesday to Saturday, with full availability over the Christmas\New year break essential. 
The successful applicant will be joining a highly respected company that offers a secure team- focused environment to excel in.

Please send your CV and Cover letter to jbentley@smithandcaugheys.co.nz

 
           
       

Giorgio Armani Counter Manager- Queen Street

 
        Full-time    
       

 

We are looking for a Counter Manager for our exclusive Giorgio Armani Beauty counter, housing luxury Fragrance, Makeup and skincare in Queen Street.
The successful candidate will display a proven background of management within the retail industry, an understanding of the Giorgio Armani brand & clientele, and a high standard of personal grooming. Offering an excellent customer service experience will be second nature, along with working cohesively in a team environment and being self-motivated to ensure targets are consistently met. 

This vacancy is based on working approximately 37.5 Hour working Tuesday to Saturday.
If you can demonstrate all of the above attributes, please send your CV and cover letter through to Jbentley@smithandcaugheys.co.nz 

 

 
           
       

Sisley , Beauty Consultant - Queen Street

 
        Part-time  
       

 

Sisley Paris is a leading French cosmetics company offering high quality skincare, make-up and perfumes. Smith & Caughey’s along with Sisley are currently seeking an experienced Part Time Beauty Advisor.
The successful candidate will display a proven background in the beauty industry, an understanding of the Sisley brand & clientele, and a high standard of personal grooming. Offering an excellent customer service experience will be second nature, along with working cohesively in a team environment and being self-motivated to ensure targets are consistently met. 

This vacancy is based on working approximately 15 hours per week across Sunday and Monday.
If you are interested in applying please send your CV to: jbentley@smithandcaugheys.co.nz

 
           
       

Guerlain Beauty Advisor- Queen Street

 
        Part-time  
       

 

Since 1828 Guerlain has explored, innovated and perfected Fragrance, Skincare and Makeup.

This beautiful brand is looking for an experienced Beauty Advisor to work within our Queen Street store, 15 hours per week, on Sundays and Mondays.

To be successful in this role you will need to be constantly driven to motivate yourself to meet sales targets, be brand focused, and have a passion for the Cosmetics industry.
If you are looking to build your Beauty career with two highly respected companies please send your CV and Cover Letter to JBentley@smithandcaugheys.co.nz

 

 
           
       

Yves Saint Laurent  2IC - Queen Street

 
        Full-time    
       

 

Smith & Caughey’s are seeking a Cosmetics professional for our Queen Street YSL counter, working as a Beauty Advisor for one of the world’s leading luxury brands!
To be successful in this role you will be results driven, possess excellent customer service and communication skills and adhere to a high standard of grooming.
A passion for the YSL brand, Retail\Cosmetic industries and a positive attitude are also a must.
This role is based on working Sunday to Thursday, full time.

In return, Smith & Caughey’s offer a secure, team focused environment to excel in.
If this sounds like your next step, please send your CV and Cover letter through to jbentley@smithandcaugheys.co.nz

 
           
         

ONLINE CONTENT COORDINATOR & CUSTOMER SERVICES SUPPORT - Queen Street

 
         

The Online Team at Smith & Caughey's Ltd, are seeking a fabulous team player who can manage both online content and assist with online customer services.

Today, over 130 years later, Smith & Caughey’s remains one of New Zealand’s best-loved department stores, renowned for its personal approach and attention to detail. A high level of customer service remains our top priority and customer satisfaction is held in the highest regard.

The key purpose of this role is about uploading product content to the website via a spreadsheet and to assist our Online Customer Services Team to ensure our online customers receive an excellent standard of service.

The position may suit a recent graduate who has retail and customer services experience and has some experience (ideally not essential) using an ecommerce platform content management system. Great Excel skills are required, as well as is attention to detail and excellent verbal and written communication skills.

This role is for a fixed period commencing 30th September 2019 to 31st December 2020. It is a full time role working Monday to Friday at 40 hours per week and training will be provided.

If you can deliver to deadlines, have the ability to multitask and are tenacious and patient, we would love to hear from you.

To apply please send in your CV and a Cover Letter to careers@smithandcaugheys.co.nz

 
           
           
     

 

General Cosmetics – Newmarket

 
       

 

If your passion lies in cosmetics and customer service, we are looking for you!
Smith and Caughey’s Newmarket is seeking an enthusiastic and confident beauty consultant to help drive sales in our well-being cosmetics area. This role is full-time working Sunday – Thursday, 37.5 hours per week.
We are looking for candidates with previous retail experience and a passion for all things makeup and skincare. 
If you are interested in applying please send your CV to: jbentley@smithandcaugheys.co.nz

 

 
           
           
       

TOM FORD 2IC – Queen Street

 
        Full-time  
       

 

TOM FORD BEAUTY is a dynamic brand that defines modern glamour and luxury with its collection of iconic beauty products for both men and women.
As one of our talented team of TOM FORD BEAUTY Specialists, you will consistently exceed customer expectations within this luxury brand. Extraordinary customer service skills, outstanding product knowledge and commitment to achieving retail sales targets are essential. Your passion for style and appreciation of luxury, together with your commitment to the highest standard of customer service, make you the perfect candidate to join TOM FORD as a Specialist.

As a TOM FORD BEAUTY Specialist you deliver dynamic customer service surpassing all customer expectations, you are a high achiever and work well in a high calibre team to maximise all business opportunities to grow this iconic brand.
This is a full-time role working 37.5 hours per week including either Saturday or Sunday.
If this sounds like you, please email your expression of interest including your CV and cover letter outlining which role you are applying for to jbentley@smithandcaugheys.co.nz

 

 
           
       

Yves Saint Laurent Beauty Advisor - Queen Street

 
        Part-time
 
       

 

Are you interested in an exciting cosmetics sales career with on of the world’s leading luxury brands, Yves Saint Laurent, and one of New Zealand’s leading cosmetic retail stores, Smith & Caughey’s?
Smith & Caughey’s Queen Street are seeking a target orientated, results driven, Beauty Advisor for our YSL Counter to help grow our business.  This position is part time, working two days per week, Friday and Saturday.
To succeed in this position, you will be a motivated self-starter with exceptional personal presentation.  You must have an excellent proven sales ability, with a genuine love of the beauty industry. 
If you can show that you’ve got what it takes, please send your CV to jbentley@smithandcaugheys.co.nz

 

 
           

 

     

Giorgio Armani Face Designer - Queen Street

 
        Part-time  
       

 

We are looking for a part-time Face Designer for our exclusive Giorgio Armani Beauty counter, housing luxury Fragrance, Makeup and skincare in Queen Street.
The successful candidate will display a proven background in the retail industry, an understanding of the Giorgio Armani brand & clientele, and a high standard of personal grooming. Offering an excellent customer service experience will be second nature, along with working cohesively in a team environment and being self-motivated to ensure targets are consistently met. 
This vacancy is based on working approximately 15 hours per week across Friday and Saturday.
If you can demonstrate all of the above attributes, please send your CV and cover letter through to Jbentley@smithandcaugheys.co.nz

 

 
           
       

 

Accessories Hall - Newmarket

 
        Full-time  
       

 

Come and join one of New Zealand's best-loved departmental stores renowned for our personal approach and attention to detail!
Smith & Caughey’s are looking for a candidate to join our team in the Accessories Hall area of our Newmarket store!
This area covers Handbags, Accessories, Jewellery and Hosiery. You will be working with international brands such as Tommy Hilfiger, Karen Walker, Ted Baker, Status Anxiety and more!
Our ideal candidate will be retail focused, with customer service experience in any industry, and a willingness to go the extra mile. You will have a bubbly personality, be well groomed, a team player and exude a passion for the retail industry. The main focus of the role is to ensure each and every customer walks away with an exceptional Smith & Caughey’s experience. In addition to this, there will be some merchandising, cleaning and adhoc duties.
This role is a full time Tuesday to Saturday role with approximately 37.5 hours per week but flexibility over busy seasonal periods is a must!

If this sounds like your next step, please send your CV and Cover letter specifying which role you are applying for through to careers@smithandcaugheys.co.nz

In return, Smith & Caughey’s offer:
- An environment of support and open communication and development
- Training and development to increase your sales confidence and product knowledge
- Staff discount and in store incentives
- Most importantly, a exciting and supportive store team environment

 

 
           
       

 

Lingerie Sales Assistant - Queen Street

 
        Part-time  
       

 

Our Lingerie team at Smith and Caughey’s, Queen Street are looking for a confident and committed Retail assistant to join them on a permanent Tuesday/Friday and Saturday basis.
This role would be based on approximately 20 hours per week, and you would be responsible for providing excellent customer service, driving sales, and working with all team members in a cooperative spirit.
We will train the successful candidate in how to fit customers, through one on one shop floor based training. Please consider your level of comfort with fitting customers before applying. We also do prefer candidates that do already have a background in retail for this role. 

If this sounds like you, please send your CV and Cover letter through to careers@smithandcaugheys.co.nz

 

 
           
       

 

Retail Support Manager – Shoes, Luggage & Hosiery- Queen Street 

 
         Full-time  
       

 

Exciting opportunities have arisen and Smith and Caughey’s are looking for a retail super star with the ability to inspire and lead our Shoes, Luggage & Hosiery team.
As the Retail Support Manager you will be an integral part of the team. To succeed in this position you must be able to present a proven career path that can confirm your outstanding management, organisational, communication and people skills. You will have a high level of maturity and enjoy leading by example with the motivation to achieve sales targets and commitment to providing excellence in customer service.
Administration experience is ideal, as this role is dynamic, duties such as rostering, payroll duties, stock administration, assisting with liaising with suppliers, and other ad hoc duties when required.

This is a full-time position working Tuesday to Saturday.
The successful applicant will be joining a highly respected company that offers a secure, and team - focused environment to excel in.
Please send expressions of interest through to JBentley@smithandcaugheys.co.nz

 

 
           
       

 

Customer Service Centre (Store Support) - Queen Street 

 
        Full-time  
       

 

Smith & Caughey's department store are looking for a Store Support person to work in the Customer Service Centre located in the Queen Street store. This position is full-time, working Tuesday to Saturday however flexibility over busy seasons is required.
The role involves customer service elements and administrative tasks necessary to support the operation of the Office Departments and Shop Floor. You will often be the first point of contact when a customer has a query or visits the store.
Today, over 130 years later, Smith & Caughey's remains one of New Zealand's best-loved department stores, renowned for its personal approach and attention to detail. A high level of customer service remains our top priority and customer satisfaction is held in the highest regard.
The ability to handle a variety of tasks is a must, as well as is exceptional customer service skills and excellent written and verbal communication skills.
We offer a supportive and happy team culture/environment, with training provided to ensure that you are successful in your role.

If this sounds like you please send your CV and cover letter through to careers@smithandcaugheys.co.nz

 

 
           
       

 

Waterford & Wedgewood - Sales Consultant (Fixed Term, Maternity Leave Cover)

 
         Full - time  
       

 

Smith and Caugheys Queen Street store are looking for an experienced sales consultant to work in our Waterford & Wedgewood concession.
We are looking for someone with a background and strong interest in homeware as this concession has the very best in formal dining, dinnerware, English bone china, casual tableware, dinner sets, beautiful crystal and glassware.
Working as a sales consultant you will be responsible for reaching and exceeding sales targets, delivering personal service to every customer, housekeeping, merchandising, stock work, working with team members in a cooperative spirit, developing amazing product knowledge, and general administration duties.
If you are a self motivated, experienced Sales Consultant, with the drive to reach and exceed Sales targets, and always ensure that high standards of customer service are met, please apply today!
This is a full time fixed term position working permanent Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Saturday until July 2020. If this sounds like you please send your cover letter and CV through to the careers inbox: careers@smithandcaugheys.co.nz

 

 
           
       

 

Aesop Counter Manager

 
         Full - time  
       

 

Aesop seeks a dedicated and enthusiastic individual for the role of Counter Manager at our counter located within the iconic Smith & Caughey's on Queen Street, Auckland.
In this role you will be responsible for budgeting, counter-specific marketing, and building the store's client base, as well as choreographing the daily activities of a team of Retail Consultants. To be successful you will be a skilled professional, able to grace this role with diligence, passion, and élan.
Who We Are Looking For
• Management experience within the retail sector;
• The confidence to sell products requiring specialist knowledge;
• A willingness to embrace demonstration-based sales techniques;
• A demonstrated commitment to outstanding customer service;
• Commercial acumen;
• Excellent communication skills and merchandising abilities – including the capacity to converse warmly and effortlessly with customers;
• Computer literacy encompassing strong familiarity with the Microsoft Office suite.
This is a full-time position spanning Tuesday to Saturday.
Aesop provides a supportive and stimulating working environment and a commitment to developing our employees at all levels.  If you are looking for the opportunity to evolve your retail career with a progressive and entrepreneurial business, follow this link to apply now.

 

 
           
       

 

Bobbi Brown 2IC - Queen Street

 
         Full - time  
         

Smith and Caughey’s in conjunction with Bobbi Brown are looking for an experienced Cosmetics professional to join our Queen Street team in the 2IC capacity!

Essential for this role is proven work history in the Cosmetics industry with experience managing a team an advantage. This role involves supporting the Studio manager in all aspects of the business, and helping to drive our Bobbi Brown counter.
A high standard of grooming is expected for this role, along with a passion for the Bobbi Brown brand and ability to take initiative.
This role covers approximately 37.5 hours per week, across Tuesday to Saturday, with full availability over the Christmas\New year break essential. 
If this sounds like the next step to grow your Cosmetics career, please send through your cover letter and CV through to Jbentley@smithandcaugheys.co.nz

 

 
           
       

 

Chanel Beauty Advisor - Queen Street

 
         Part - time  
       

 

Join us as a Beauty Advisor working for Smith & Caughey’s Queen Street, one of New Zealand’s leading beauty retailers, and Chanel, one of the world’s most renowned beauty companies.
To be successful in this role you will be sales focused, self-motivated and able to deliver an excellent customer service experience every single time. Also necessary, is a proven background in the beauty industry, along with excellent communication skills and a high standard of grooming.
This is a part time position working Friday and Saturday, with flexibility requested over busy and seasonal periods.
If you are looking to build your retail career with two highly respected companies please send your CV and cover Letter to Jbentley@smithandcaugheys.co.nz

 

 
           
       

 

Loss Prevention Officer - QUEEN STREET

 
        Full-time  
       

 

Smith & Caughey’s are looking for a Full-time Loss prevention/Security officer to work in our Queen Street store. The role is approximately on 40 hours per week, based on a rotating roster which includes weekend work.
The main focus of our team is to prevent stock loss throughout S&C by being present and accessible on the shop floor, helping to coach and mentor staff on loss prevention techniques and assisting with the bag check system. With training, other responsibilities include opening\closing our stores, being a first aider, gaining your liquor license and assisting with interviewing\investigating potential theft.
Our ideal candidate will be computer literate, possess excellent customer service skills and be physically able. You will have exceptional attention to detail, a willingness to learn and experience in either the retail environment, or with crowd control.
In return, Smith & Caughey’s offer a secure, supportive environment to excel in.

Please send all expressions of interest to careers@smithandcaugheys.co.nz

 

 
           
       

 

Lancôme - Newmarket 

 
        2IC - Full-time  
         

Smith and Caughey’s one of New Zealand’s leading beauty retailers, along with Lancome are looking for a full time 2IC for our Newmarket store!

Our ideal candidate will have a proven background in Cosmetics, and can hit the ground running in supporting our counter manager and helping to grow our business.

It is essential that you have a high standard of grooming and truly understand excellent customer service. Smith and Caughey’s in return offer a secure team-based environment to excel in. The role is based on working Friday to Monday.

To apply, please send your CV and cover letter through to jbentley@smithandcaugheys.co.nz

 

 
           
       

 

Clarins - Queen Street/Newmarket

 
        Beauty Specialists, Part-time\Full-time  
       

 

Smith & Caughey’s are seeking Beauty Specialists for our Clarins Counters in our Queen Street and Newmarket store!
We are looking for the following qualities and skills:
• Previous retail experience with a proven sales background - cosmetics experience preferred
• Make-up artistry and\or beauty therapy experience would be an advantage  
• Excellent customer service skills
• High standard of grooming
• Knowledge of the Clarins brand
We are currently looking for experienced beauty professionals for the roles below:
Clarins 2IC – Part Time Queen Street (Fri to Mon)
Clarins Beauty Advisor – Part Time Newmarket (Sat, Sun, Mon)
Flexibility over seasonal and busy periods is an advantage.

Please register your interest by sending your CV through to JBentley@smithandcaugheys.co.nz and state which role you are interested in.

 

 
           
       

 

Dermalogica - Queen Street

 
        Part-time  
       

 

Smith and Caughey’s are seeking an experienced Beauty Therapist for our Dermalogica counter on a part time basis.
We are looking for a motivated individual to be responsible for exceeding sales targets, and maintaining a high standard of customer service. You will have proven experience in the beauty industry, with an understanding of what excellent customer service means.
The ideal candidate will be confident with facials, and have a passion for skin care.
This is a part- time position covering Sunday and Monday 14.5 hours, with flexibility to do extra over busy periods required.
Smith and Caughey’s offer a secure team-focused environment to excel in! Mandarin speaking an advantage.

Please send your CV and Cover letter through to JBentley@smithandcaugheys.co.nz

 

 
           
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