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As of November 20, 2015




Harper Associates has been retained by a very well-established luxury retailer to identify a first class General Manager to help maintain its reputation for excellence.  Our client owns a very successful, small boutique store with a 5+ million annual sales volume.   This is an exceptional career opportunity to manage an exquisite, high end store without the restrictions imposed by large corporate retailers.  The company is known for its superior quality merchandise and stellar customer service.   We are seeking an extraordinary individual who specializes in the luxury goods market; a sophisticated professional who is recognized in the industry as a top performing manager who excels at exceeding customer expectations. Only store managers with significant luxury goods experience will be considered.


All inquiries will remain confidential.


Local candidates or those with ties to Michigan preferred; this spectacular opportunity may be the one you’ve been waiting to return home for


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Does this describe you?
*Extremely customer service oriented
*Great attention to detail

*Very tech savvy
*Enjoy working in a posh setting with an upscale clientele
*Love working in a retail or hospitality capacity but tired of working evenings and weekends

We are seeking an exceptional Sales Associate with a reputation for providing excellence in customer service. This is a highly-regarded, exquisite retail boutique (non-apparel) which specializes in merchandise from top of the line manufacturers, including many European and exclusive ones.

The selected candidate will be interested in a long term commitment and enjoys working in an upscale environment which requires professional attire. Hours are primarily Monday-Friday 9:30-5pm, no holidays, and only a rare evening or weekend obligation.

Previous sales experience in a high end retail environment is essential.  In addition, we are seeking an individual who has great computer skills and will be able to assist with website maintenance and social media.   Only those who are very detail oriented and have a flexible, team player approach will succeed in this role.


Excellent wages!


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  • Catering and event sales manager - on and off premise

Confidential search for catering sales candidate with hotel, restaurant, conference center, or off premise catering company sales experience. Our client works with many venues in Detroit area as a preferred caterer of choice, or catering partner. They also work with many of Detroit area corporations for special event planning. Must enjoy outside sales and marketing, and have excellent sales presentation skills. Great benefits, salary and incentive program, working for a prestigious company.


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Harper Associates has been retained by an expanding, upscale catering venue that specializes in Corporate catering. Primary focus is for office meetings (breakfasts or lunches), corporate gift baskets, outdoor BBQs, and some social catering. We are seeking an extremely personable and assertive sales professional to network with executive secretaries and other decision makers who coordinate catered meetings and events. This is an outside sales and marketing position, with heavy emphasis on visiting potential clients in person to distribute menus, brochures and sample food treats. Will also follow-up with new and existing customers and ensure satisfaction. Responsibilities will also include handling public relations and social media (facebook, twitter, etc.) to further expand business. Position required creativity and outside sales experience with many contacts in the local marketplace. Salary and incentive package. Realistic first year earning potential is $50-65,000. Great Monday - Friday hours!!


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** For information on these or any other positions available please contact Kevin Swanquist at 248.932.1170, fax a resume to his attention at 248.932.1214 or e-mail a resume in a Microsoft Word format to



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Farmington Hills, MI 48334
Phone: 248.932.1170 / Fax: 248.932.1214





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