CAREERS

CURRENT POSITIONS
ABOUT PERUVIAN CONNECTION

Since 1976, Peruvian Connection has made ethnographic textiles the point of reference for its artisan-made, luxury fibre collections. In addition to the label’s signature knitwear, it offers a range of romantic dresses, superbly tailored outerwear and unique handcrafted accessories, all exclusively designed by and for Peruvian Connection.

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 fibre collections.

  • We will maintain a position of leadership within the niche of Peruvian luxury fibres 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, whilst 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.
BENEFITS

We offer competitive pay and an excellent benefit package including health, short and long-term disability, life insurance, employee assistance program, vacation, and fabulous product discounts. Peruvian Connection works with employees to balance schedules between work and home. We value diversity and collaboration.

INTERNATIONAL OFFICES

USA: 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 near the Kansas City metro, a vibrant city with beautiful residential areas, wonderful shopping and dining, and a diverse group of major employers. Kiplinger Magazine has rated Kansas City as one of the 50 Smart Places to Live.

In Tonganoxie, we employ individuals in our design, inventory management, service and call centre, warehouse and order fulfillment, creative, finance, ecommerce and administrative areas, and provide support for customers throughout the world. Our New York City design office employs a staff dedicated to creating our unique collection of woven merchandise.

UK: The European operation began in 1995, serving just the UK, and moving to the larger premises at Goring-on-Thames 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 a warehouse and order fulfillment operation which serves 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, as well as the assurance of its quality.

STORES

Visit our beautiful Store locations for more information about each retail store. We are periodically recruiting for store manager, assistant manager and retail store associate positions.

APPLICATION PROCESS

To apply for a position at any of our locations, including stores, send your resume, CV and/or a completed application to hr@peruvianconnection.co.uk 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:

ABOUT PERUVIAN CONNECTION:

Peruvian Connection has provided exceptional, artisan-made knitwear as well as coats, dresses, and accessories to discerning, educated customers in the US, UK and Germany since 1976. Andean luxury fibres alpaca and pima cotton, a sophisticated design and color aesthetic, and global, museum-quality textiles are the inspiration for our products. Peruvian Connection evolved from a catalogue company to one of the early online fashion brands and now provides omni-channel retail in contact centers, eCommerce sites, and seven retail locations in the US and London. We are one of a few brands offering original design, artisan-made apparel, with special attention to detail and fit. Peruvian Connection’s roots are with cottage industry artisans in Peru and other South American countries, many of whom have been with us from the beginning, and we continue to support their work.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Do you enjoy helping others style their look? Are you often on the lookout for that unique, perfect scarf or sweater that a friend needs to complete an outfit? If so, this job might be for you!

We are looking for a Full-Time Retail Store Assistant for our London store who will be passionate about our line of quality products and is interested in working within a collaborative environment. Peruvian Connection offers competitive pay, great benefits and a very generous discount on merchandise.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

The right person for Peruvian Connection will be willing to develop in-depth product knowledge so they can provide it to our customers. They will understand how to identify customer needs, match our products with those needs, finalize the sale and begin a lasting relationship with the customer. They will also be responsible for assisting with merchandise arrival and arrangement, and overall tidiness of the store environment.

A GREAT APPLICANT ALSO:
  • Has at least one year of luxury retail experience.
  • Communicates clearly and effectively with customers and colleagues. Adjusts communication to fit the audience and the message.
  • Takes personal responsibility for their schedule, actions, and decisions. Shares credit for successes and mistakes when appropriate and in a collaborative manner.
  • Understands the importance of being punctual and present. Uses time wisely, completing tasks throughout the shift while still delivering excellent customer service.
  • Is eager to learn about products, fibres, processes and technology. Listens, asks questions and retains knowledge. Is competent with basic math and accurate with details, such as reconciling invoices to merchandise.

MUST BE AVAILABLE FOR WORK SCHEDULES ON HOLIDAYS AND WEEKENDS.

APPLY FOR THIS POSITION:

Stop by our office at Unit 4B Didcot Park, Churchward during business hours with an application and/or your CV, or complete an application available here and email it and your CV to hr@peruvianconnection.co.uk – we would love to hear from qualified applicants! (Please note, Firefox browser users will receive a prompt at the top of the page to download the file in order to complete the form.)

Peruvian Connection values diversity and inclusion.