Sundance Career Opportunities
A Place. An Idea.
Celebrating and Enriching
the Human Experience.
- ROBERT REDFORD -
Sundance was founded in 1969 by Robert Redford at the base of beautiful 12,000-foot Mount Timpanogos in Utah's Wasatch Mountains. The goal of the Sundance Village is to offer a community art and nature that would foster artistic pursuits and recreational activity while preserving naturally beautiful and unique environment of Sundance. The first edition of Sundance Catalog was mailed in 1989 to offer "the kinds of things that we have been privileged to collect, many of them handcrafted exclusively for Sundance."
Sundance is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Current Job Openings:
Salt Lake City, UT
Retail Buyer

Job Overview:

The Retail Buyer is responsible for all facets of product selection, assortment, and building vendor relationships in the category. Works closely with the Senior Director and merchandising team to ensure selection and vision meets the high standards of quality and authenticity of the brand as well as item count and margin. Accountable for category performance, quality, uniqueness and price value relationship while adhering to the company’s merchandise process and calendar. Develops business strategies that maximize the development of the brand, sales and gross margin in the home category in our retail division.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Identify a mix of products by season that ensure the Sundance aesthetic is delivered and tells a cohesive product story within our retail stores
  • Maintain relationships, resolve issues, and conduct negotiations with vendors as necessary (domestic and overseas)
  • Follow a strict assortment plan and operate within the strict guidelines of the merchandising process and calendar
  • Implement and execute the plan to assure that ultimate performance meets the sales, margin and profitability to space expectations for the home category in the retail division
  • Participate in post-mortem meetings and meet with the Senior Director and merchandising team on a regular basis to review in-season and post-mortem sales information. Leverage this information to improve retail performance
  • Plan, schedule, and participate in buying trips as well as store visits
  • Review and validate item copy blocks and artist stories in a timely manner, per the calendar
  • Responsible for maintaining and/or improving the overall return rate. Act as a customer advocate for product quality

Qualifications & Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in related field required
  • Minimum of five years' experience as a buyer working in a corporate retail environment; preferably in a department or specialty store environment
  • Previous category experience in home décor and/or furnishings
  • Global sourcing experience preferred
  • Design background preferred
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills
Compensation:

If you would like to be part of a great team, are ready to take on a challenge and make a difference within our company, apply today. We offer a competitive wage and excellent benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life, disability, 401(k), paid time off, and great merchandise discounts. For consideration send your resume to hillary.lambert@sundance.net or mail to: Sundance, c/o HR, 3865 West 2400 South, Salt Lake City, UT 84120.

NOTICE: This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only tasks to be performed by the employee occupying this position. He or she will be required to follow any other instructions and to perform any other job related duties requested by his or her supervisor.

Senior Technical Designer

Job Overview:

We are seeking a Senior Technical Designer with extensive experience and knowledge in men's and women's apparel fit and construction. This individual will be responsible for all technical design aspects pertaining to designated categories. Will work both independently as well as with the design team to ensure Sundance standards related to fit, quality and workmanship are maintained.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Assess product with an eye for quality and workmanship that is expected of Sundance.
  • Conduct seasonal live model fittings: at launch and throughout the fit process
  • Consistently analyze fit & balance on mannequin. Demonstrate ability to identify technical issues and to provide suggested solutions
  • Uphold and adhere to consistent standards and methods of apparel fit and construction
  • Collaborate and communicate with respective Designers/Product Development Managers to achieve their vision.
  • Review fit samples from a fit, construction and aesthetic standpoint; clearly communicate to vendors suggestions for pattern corrections/ construction details.
  • Analyze vendor patterns – against blocks and for individual product fit.
  • Manage and adhere to department calendar/time and action; be proactive in communicating and resolving issues.
  • Participate in weekly Cross Functional Team Meetings, communicating information to the team regarding outstanding issues.
  • Collaborate with Sourcing on vendor capabilities, evaluations and corrective action efforts.
  • Respond to customer reviews and determine if action should be taken to adjust fit and/or construction of future orders
  • Participate in Returns analysis and take appropriate action with cross-functional team members and vendors. Work to improve return rate on anything above average for respective categories.
  • Review and edit DTP and Blue lines seasonally: review photos for accuracy in fit representation; review copy for accuracy; review size ranges and equivalencies; input lengths
  • Read and respond to all emails in a timely manner
  • Periodically work with DC Quality Control team to evolve inspection protocol and issue resolution.

Qualifications & Requirements:

  • A minimum of five years' experience in a technical design environment, with an understanding of pattern making, garment construction, production schedules and vendor communication
  • A minimum of seven years' experience in a clothing manufacturing environment
  • Bachelor's degree required in design, fashion or related field. Will consider equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret manual and digital patterns, specifications, and apparel construction.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to effectively present information
  • General math skills.
  • Must be highly organized, deadline driven and have high level of commitment to quality
  • Must have strong organizational skills, be detail-oriented and remain focused in a fast-paced environment
Compensation:

If you would like to be part of a great team, are ready to take on a challenge and make a difference within our company, apply today. We offer a competitive wage and excellent benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life, disability, 401(k), paid time off, and great merchandise discounts. For consideration send your resume to gayl.kearns@sundance.net or mail to: Sundance, c/o HR, 3865 West 2400 South, Salt Lake City, UT 84120.

NOTICE: This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only tasks to be performed by the employee occupying this position. He or she will be required to follow any other instructions and to perform any other job related duties requested by his or her supervisor.

Apparel Merchandise Manager

Job Overview:

The Omni-Channel Merchandise Manager will focus on driving the full price business across channels with duties including competitive intelligence, assortment planning, product pricing, forecasting, and coordination with marketing and creative. This position will see strong collaboration between Product Development, Sourcing, Inventory Control, Marketing, Ecommerce, Retail, and Creative in order to drive strategic growth for the brand.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Leads team to achieve the sales and gross margin budgets through optimizing assortment, pricing and strategy
  • Develop global assortment plans – watch for and identify trends in categories as well monitor key metrics by channel
  • Implement an effective and strategic approach to establishing retail pricing for the brand
  • Leads and mentors team of high performers
  • Utilize margin filters of perceived value, key price point targets and assortment hierarchies to determine the best possible price/margin relationships
  • Research ways to improve the response rates across all customer bases
  • Drive return rate reduction by strategically identifying offenders and developing a plan to mitigate
  • Continually mine for ways to expand upon category through product extensions or additions
  • Partner with Inventory Control to establish realistic forecasts and buy plans that will support demand, margin, and inventory turn goals
  • Present accurate and thorough data for seasonal selling updates. Present assumptions and conclusions that affect the future direction of the division and be prepared to answer questions about those assumptions
  • Responsible for maintaining data integrity from item inception through to printed catalogs, retail, and online selling
  • Adhere to calendar timelines while influencing partners to do the same in order to keep to strict deadlines for on time delivery
  • Build strong teamwork and communication strategies with Product Development, Marketing, Inventory Control, Quality Control, Ecommerce, Call Center and Catalog Production
  • Collaborate with digital marketing to execute seasonal strategies through web, social, and email

Qualifications & Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 7+ years of retail merchandising/buying experience, or comparable merchandising and inventory planning experience
  • Experience and proven track record managing teams at a high performing level
  • Previous experience in a Catalog environment preferred
  • Previous experience in Digital environment preferred
  • An advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office products: Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
Compensation:

If you would like to be part of a great team, are ready to take on a challenge and make a difference within our company, apply today. We offer a competitive wage and excellent benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life, disability, 401(k), paid time off, and great merchandise discounts. For consideration send your resume to Anne.DeSpain@Sundance.net or mail to: Sundance, c/o HR, 3865 West 2400 South, Salt Lake City, UT 84120.

NOTICE: This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only tasks to be performed by the employee occupying this position. He or she will be required to follow any other instructions and to perform any other job related duties requested by his or her supervisor.

Web Applications Developer

Job Overview:

The Web Applications Developer manages all aspects of internal and externally-facing websites including codebase, data, user support and day-to-day operations.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Develop new web applications, functionality and features based on design requests and campaign initiatives from the Creative Services and Marketing departments
  • Manage web databases to ensure data integrity and consistency across various websites and applications
  • Research and fix any reported website problems including code errors, data integration issues and any other concerns which prevent smooth operation of web systems
  • Use administrative applications to manage e-commerce content, customers, orders, products, and promotion details
  • Integrate existing systems with emerging technologies to enhance site performance, feature offerings and overall website functionality
  • Work with in-house and third party resources to implement new functionality and features
  • Follow approved life cycle methodologies and perform application development and testing with regards to best practices, maintenance and extensibility.
  • Resolve technical issues through debugging, research and investigation
  • Rely on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish a variety of tasks and goals

Competencies:

  • Extensive knowledge of enterprise-level Java, web development, JSTL, HTML, CSS, XML, JavaScript
  • Proficient knowledge of Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle or related SQL database language
  • Competent knowledge of systems integration, networking concepts and hardware configuration
  • Excellent communication, both verbal and written
  • Ability to work well independently as well as collaboratively in a team
  • Competent knowledge of existing code and ability to quickly integrate new functionality
  • Experience using Struts, Spring and Hibernate, strongly preferred

Qualifications & Requirements:

  • Four+ years of object-oriented Java development, J2EE and knowledge of JVM technology.
  • Bachelor's degree in CS and/or equivalent work experience
Compensation:

If you would like to be part of a great team, are ready to take on a challenge and make a difference within our company, apply today. We offer a competitive wage and excellent benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life, disability, 401(k), paid time off, and great merchandise discounts. For consideration send your resume to rick.turek@sundance.net or mail to: Sundance, c/o Rick Turek, 3865 West 2400 South, Salt Lake City, UT 84120.

NOTICE: This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only tasks to be performed by the employee occupying this position. He or she will be required to follow any other instructions and to perform any other job related duties requested by his or her supervisor.

Marketing Analyst

Job Overview:

The Marketing Analyst will provide the foundation for actionable insights into customer behavior through reporting infrastructure, allowing senior management to create tactical strategies to drive sales and profit. In addition, this position will assist with customer file segmentation, campaign workflows, development of standardized reports and campaign support and Quality Control.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Develop an understanding of the marketing database including data flow and internal business rules.
  • Support all campaign processes including implementation of new data quality checks. Assist with all data procedures involved in each campaign
  • Work proactively with Marketing Manager to improve segmentation workflow in Adobe Campaign management tool. Optimize productivity, reduce campaign time and enhance overall results.
  • Work to improve and automate processes for offer and source code set up.
  • Manage day to day processes for all Catalog mailings
  • Provide foundation for analytics for marketing campaigns with concentration in outlined KPIs.
  • Provide ad hoc analysis as business dictates. Create SQL queries to build Tableau reporting

Qualifications & Requirements:

  • • Bachelor's degree in business, marketing, or related field required
  • • Knowledge of MS SQL, Tableau, and Adobe Campaign required
  • • Understanding of campaign management systems such as Adobe Campaign, preferred
  • • Knowledge of direct marketing a plus
  • • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • • Ability to work under tight deadlines
Compensation:

If you would like to be part of a great team, are ready to take on a challenge and make a difference within our company, apply today. We offer a competitive wage and excellent benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life, disability, 401(k), paid time off, and great merchandise discounts. For consideration send your resume to stephanie.horton@sundance.net or mail to: Sundance, c/o HR, 3865 West 2400 South, Salt Lake City, UT 84120.

NOTICE: This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only tasks to be performed by the employee occupying this position. He or she will be required to follow any other instructions and to perform any other job related duties requested by his or her supervisor.

Galleria Edina, Edina, MN
Assistant Store Manager

We are seeking an individual to assist us at our retail store located in Edina, MN. This position partners with the store management team in driving store sales by offering outstanding customer service, persistent attention to detail on the operational side of the business. Assist in the selection, training, motivation and development of a team capable of executing tasks, and maintaining the standards of a world-class retailer. Must effectively supervise all aspects of operations in the store, this includes sales, service, scheduling, payroll management, budgeting, receiving and housekeeping. Must be actively engaged in merchandising the store and helping execute where needed, as well as maintaining a positive energetic work environment. Consistently demonstrate and uphold the Sundance culture with the utmost integrity.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Customer Service/Sales
  • Customer service is essential and you must always lead by example
  • Listen to customers and uses their feedback to improve service levels in the store. You will be the customer service and sales leader of the store. You are responsible for resolving issues in a timely and cost effective manner
  • Achieve budget sales, payroll and inventory goals. Analyze sales trends and develops plans and schedules to maximize profits and minimize costs
  • Execute operational tasks as directed, with a keen eye on the bottom line profitability of the store
  • Must be familiar with all operations of the store and able to pitch in where needed
  • Consistently exceed the expectations and requirements of both the internal and external customer
  • Provide ongoing sales and product training for the staff to achieve sales goals
  • In addition to assisting the Store Manager in the above tasks your key responsibility will be to focus on sales and service in the store. You along with the Store Manager are the liaison between the store, the store associates, and with the Support Office
Store Teams
  • Must be dedicated to assisting the Store Manager in recruiting, hiring and training a talented store associate team. Active in product knowledge training of the staff and encouraging a store environment where turnover is kept to a minimum
  • Provide challenging goals and assignments to ensure all associates are trained and performing to company expectations
  • Motivate and develop associates by providing frequent developmental discussions, product training, sales and service techniques. Assists in writing and delivering store associate reviews
Standards of Operations
  • Maintain disciplines for visual standards, store cleanliness
  • Monitor inventory procedures, and sees that shrink goals are met
  • Consistently enforce all company policies and procedures. Perform opening/closing procedures and ensures bank deposits are done daily
  • Keep open and responsive communication with District Manager as well as the Store Manager
  • Responsible for an area of the business to be determined by the Store Manager

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Associates degree in a related field required, BS or BA preferred
  • 5 plus years retail management experience, including previous specialty retail general, store manager responsibilities
  • Experience with a premium brand retailer
  • Experience in an environment where training and managing a staff of 15 or more is paramount
Compensation:

If you would like to be part of a great team, are ready to take on a challenge and make a difference within our company, apply today. We offer a competitive wage and excellent benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life, disability, 401(k), paid time off, and great merchandise discounts. For consideration send your resume to edinajobs@Sundance.net or mail to: Sundance, c/o Dana Rethwisch, 3335 Galleria, Edina, MN 55435.

NOTICE: This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only tasks to be performed by the employee occupying this position. He or she will be required to follow any other instructions and to perform any other job related duties requested by his or her supervisor.

Kierland Commons, Scottsdale, AZ
Part-Time Sales Associate

The Sale Associate partners with the store management team in driving store sales by persistent attention to detail in serving and selling goods to customers, while offering general support to the management team regarding visual merchandising, housekeeping, and store cleanliness. Above all the Retail Store Associate is a “Team Player” with the best in mind for the customer, the company, and its shareholders. The Sundance Associate will consistently demonstrate and uphold the Sundance culture with the utmost integrity.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Customer Service/Sales
  • Consistently exceed the expectations and requirements of both the internal and external customer.
  • Seeks product knowledge on new and core goods and openly shares information and selling tips with fellow partners.
  • Customer service is key...we are here to enhance the customer experience by outfitting them.
  • Greets and welcomes customers as they enter with genuine enthusiasm.
  • Asks open-ended questions to determine customer's needs. Listens to customers and uses their feedback to improve service levels.
  • Tells the product story, features and benefits of jewelry and merchandise. Checks for customer understanding.
  • Offers additional products that support or relate to the customer needs.
  • Informs customers of our website and catalog, offering to put them on our mailing list.
  • Consistently and accurately follows up on customer issues in a timely manner
  • Processes register transactions accurately and efficiently.
  • Completes assigned tasks on Daily Agenda.
  • As a team member assists the store in achieving the store budgeted sales, payroll goals
  • Executes operational tasks as directed.
  • Must be familiar with all operations of the store and able to pitch in where needed
Standard of Operations
  • Maintains visual integrity by regular cleaning and dusting. Replenishes merchandise as needed.
  • Replenish merchandise as needed
  • Maintains a high level of awareness regarding loss prevention.
  • Consistently adheres to all company policies and procedures.
Other
  • Completes other tasks and projects as assigned.

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • High School graduate.
  • Associates degree in a related field required, BS or BA preferred.
  • Experience with an apparel premium brand retailer preferred
  • Experience in an environment where customer service is highly regarded is a must

Essential Functions:

  • Ability to read and write English fluently, including business communication.
  • Computer literacy including use of Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel and Power Point.
  • Proven critical judgment and decision-making skills.
  • Proven effective interpersonal skills at all levels.

Personal Attributes Essential For Success:

  • Willingness to do whatever is necessary to get the job done. Excitement about a job well done. Self-motivated. Desire to grow with the company.
  • Passion and enthusiasm grounded in business reality.
  • Driven by customer satisfaction, both internally and externally.
  • Value integrity and accountability.

Work Environment:

  • Ability to work in a retail store environment, e.g. standing, merchandising, stocking shelves, etc.
  • Regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds to 25 pounds.
  • Some travel required.
If you would like to be part of a great team, are ready to take on a challenge and make a difference within our company, apply today. We offer a competitive wage, 401(k), and great merchandise discounts. For consideration send your resume to kierlandjobs@sundance.net or mail to: Nikki Matthews, 15051 N. Kierland Blvd. #140, Scottsdale, AZ 85254.

NOTICE: This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only tasks to be performed by the employee occupying this position. He or she will be required to follow any other instructions and to perform any other job related duties requested by his or her supervisor.

The Village at Corte Madera, Corte Madera, CA
Sales Associate

The Sales Associate partners with store management to drive sales by persistent attention to detail in assisting and selling goods to customers. You will also offer general support to the management team regarding visual merchandising, ensuring merchandise is stocked appropriately and the store is clean at all times.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Customer Service/Sales
  • Customer service is key...we are here to enhance the customer experience by outfitting them.
  • Tells the product story, features and benefits of jewelry and merchandise. Checks for customer understanding.
  • Informs customers of our website and catalog, offering to put them on our mailing list.
  • Processes register transactions accurately and efficiently.
  • Replenish merchandise as needed
Standard of Operations
  • Maintains visual integrity by regular cleaning and dusting. Replenishes merchandise as needed.
  • Replenish merchandise as needed
  • Maintains a high level of awareness regarding loss prevention.
  • Consistently adheres to all company policies and procedures.
Other
  • Completes other tasks and projects as assigned.

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • High school diploma required, Associates preferred
  • Experience with an apparel premium brand retailer preferred
  • Experience in an environment where customer service is highly regarded is a must

Essential Functions:

  • Ability to read and write English fluently, including business communication.
  • Computer literacy including use of Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel and Power Point.
  • Proven critical judgment and decision-making skills.
  • Proven effective interpersonal skills at all levels.

Personal Attributes Essential For Success:

  • Willingness to do whatever is necessary to get the job done. Excitement about a job well done. Self-motivated. Desire to grow with the company.
  • Passion and enthusiasm grounded in business reality.
  • Driven by customer satisfaction, both internally and externally.
  • Value integrity and accountability.

Work Environment:

  • Ability to work in a retail store environment, e.g. standing, merchandising, stocking shelves, etc.
  • Regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds to 25 pounds.
  • Some travel required.
If you would like to be part of a great team, are ready to take on a challenge and make a difference within our company, apply today. We offer a competitive wage, 401(k), and great merchandise discounts. For consideration send your resume to angela.hernandez@sundance.net.

NOTICE: This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only tasks to be performed by the employee occupying this position. He or she will be required to follow any other instructions and to perform any other job related duties requested by his or her supervisor.

Southlake Town Center, Southlake, TX
Part-Time Stock Associate

We are seeking a Part-Time Stock Associate to work at our retail store located in Southlake, TX. The Stock Associate provides support to the management team, Sales Associates, and customers by overseeing the flow of merchandise into and out of the store.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Ensure all merchandise is tagged correctly before placing on sales floor.
  • Assist with unpacking product before, during, and after shipments arrive
  • Assist with housekeeping duties – Folding, dusting, straightening, sweeping, trash, vacuuming, changing light bulbs, taking out the trash, recycling, keeping stockroom clean daily, restocking supplies at the register, etc.
  • Assist with daily restocking of the sales floor using the Sales by Category report.
  • Assist sales associates with locating/retrieving items from stockroom
  • Assist customers to their car with purchases
  • Assist on the sales floor as needed or directed by the manager of duty.
  • Assist the Visual Merchandise Manager with placement of product and any special projects
  • Assist Management staff with inventory related projects

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • High school degree or equivalent required
  • Six months plus retail experience in similar role
  • Experience in an environment where customer service is highly regarded is a must
  • Computer literacy including the use of Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Must be able to read and write English fluently
If you would like to be part of a great team, are ready to take on a challenge and make a difference within our company, apply today. We offer a competitive wage, 401(k), and great merchandise discounts. For consideration send your resume to southlakejobs@sundance.net or mail to: Sundance, c/o Kat Sincerbeaux, 331 Grand Avenue East, Southlake, TX 76092.

NOTICE: This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only tasks to be performed by the employee occupying this position. He or she will be required to follow any other instructions and to perform any other job related duties requested by his or her supervisor.