Careers at Peruvian Connection

Open positions:

Luxury Retail Sales Associate

Benefits & Values

Peruvian Connection is a growing, international, multi-channel marketing company that has been in business since 1976. We are a family company and enjoy a high level of employee commitment. We offer competitive pay and an excellent benefit package including health, dental, short and long-term disability, employee assistance program, vacation, 401k and profit sharing along with fabulous product discounts. We value diversity, collaboration and artisan design processes.

Mission

By leveraging the potential of multi-channel marketing, we seek to promote and perpetuate Andean and other artisan textile traditions through our original, luxury fiber collections.

  • We will maintain a position of leadership within the niche of Peruvian luxury fibers of alpaca and pima cotton with our unique, original designs.
  • We will stay competitive in the global marketplace by remaining true to our artisan textile design base, while embracing innovation and fashion trend.
  • We will provide our customers with products of superior design, construction, fit and quality within the context of the highest level of customer and employee service.

Who We Are

International Offices

  • U.S.A. - Located in Tonganoxie, Kansas, our worldwide headquarters are still located on the family farm, with the corporate offices housed in a remodeled barn more than 100 years old . "The Farm" is located near the Kansas City metro, a vibrant city with beautiful residential areas, wonderful shopping and dining, and both small businesses and headquarters of major companies. Kiplinger Magazine has rated Kansas City as one of the 50 Smart Places to Live. Peruvian Connection has been honored to be mentioned as the third largest Woman-Owned Business in the Kansas City area by The Kansas City Business Journal for many years running.
  • In Tonganoxie, we employ about 100 people in our call center, warehouse, design, inventory management, ecommerce and administrative offices, and provide services for customers throughout the world. Our New York City design office employs a staff dedicated to creating our unique collection of woven merchandise.
  • U.K. - The European operation began in 1995, serving just the U.K., and moving to the larger premises at Goring in 1999 as the business grew to accommodate the company entering the German market. The Goring operation employs dozens of people and consists of a call centre with English and German-speaking staff, as well as the warehouse and order fulfillment operation to service our primary European markets.
  • Peru - Our office in Lima, Peru works closely with our vendors in the development of our textiles and the production of our unique merchandise, and the assurance of its quality.

Stores

  • Visit our beautiful *Store locations* for more information about each retail store.

Application Process

To apply for a position at any of our locations, including stores, send your resume or CV to hr@peruvianconnection.com and tell us how your interests and abilities fit with the Peruvian Connection mission. We are always interested in talented individuals whose passion for their craft is an integral part of who they are, who have a deep respect for collaboration with others, and who believe in the concept of quality, artisan-made products and processes.

Open positions:

Luxury Retail Sales Associate - Kansas City, Missouri

Job Description:

We are looking for a full-time or part-time Luxury Retail Sales Associate who will be passionate about our line of quality products and is interested in working in a collaborative environment. Peruvian Connection offers competitive benefits and a very generous discount on merchandise.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Provide in-depth product knowledge to our customers
  • Understand how to identify customer needs and match products accordingly
  • Finalize sale and begin a lasting relationship with customer

Qualifications:

  • At least 6 months experience in an upscale retail store
  • Educational background in fashion, art, design, anthropology, or art history helpful
  • Interest in learning about the cultural origins of style, textiles, and fibers

APPLY FOR THIS POSITION:

Interested applicants can apply by sending their resumé to hr@peruvianconnection.com.




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