Careers at Kuwaii – Kuwaii

Careers at Kuwaii

Casual Sales Associate & Retail Stylist

About Us
Established in 2008 by designer Kristy Barber, Kuwaii is duly esteemed for making beautiful, intelligently designed clothing and footwear for women. Kuwaii is an inimitable alternative to mass-produced fashion. Made in Australia, Melbourne to be precise, each article is meticulously designed to last and to be cherished.

Refined, detailed and romantic, form and function find accord in modern shapes, clean lines and impeccable tailoring. Our three immaculate, light-filled Kuwaii stores can be found in Brunswick, Fitzroy and Melbourne’s Cathedral Arcade, at the foot of the iconic Nicholas Building.

About the Role
We are offering an exciting opportunity for a strong and experienced Sales Associate & Stylist to join our small but close-knit, dynamic retail team. We are so excited to be opening our three stores again, and we’re looking for an incredible new team member to come on board with energy, enthusiasm and sparkle. Kuwaii is a brand built on values, and we’re looking for someone who understands sustainable brands, appreciates local manufacturing and small business, has a lifestyle that aligns with our philosophy, and has a real passion for slow fashion. Could this be you?

As our Kuwaii Sales Associate & Retail Stylist, you will be responsible for translating the Kuwaii philosophy to our customers with the view of meeting your sales targets, while keeping your store looking exceptional, and that our opening hours are maintained. As an integral part of our sales team, you’ll be required to build relationships with customers with the view of increasing our all-important VIP Customer listing.

We’re looking for someone who is focused, efficient, super-organised, hardworking and an excellent multi-tasker. Maintaining and building personal relationships is imperative as is being able to handle many tasks at once and stay on top of them all. Communication both written and verbal is very important, as well as a strong personal sales technique.

The perfect candidate will be looking for an ongoing flexible casual role within our team. We are looking for someone who possibly has their own small business, side hustle or creative practice and for whom a long term but flexible role will suit. Over the Christmas period, we will be offering 16-23.5 hours a week between the days of Thurs-Mon, with additional shifts on offer as they arise. You will be working throughout our three beautiful stores.

We are looking for an experienced Sales Associate with full availability over the Christmas and New Year period. We plan our Rosters 1 month in advance to support your work/life balance so that you will have a clear view of your upcoming shifts.

We encourage people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background, people from culturally diverse backgrounds and identities, LGBTIQ+ people and people with a disability to apply.

Key Requirements
— Minimum of 1-2 years of boutique retail experience
— Proven successful experience in store sales
— People and customer engagement skills
— Strong organisational skills
— Good communication and interpersonal skills
— Knowledge of Melbourne sustainable fashion movement is a bonus
— A lifestyle that aligns with Kuwaii’s values

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter here.

Expression of Interest

We don’t have any other current vacancies, we are always eager to hear from experienced and passionate individuals to join our retail team!

Please submit your expression of interest to, addressed to Melanie, and we will be in contact if a suitable position arises.