SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep 11, 2018--Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE: WSM) today announced hiring events, slated to take place on Friday, September 14 and Thursday, September 27, from 2 p.m. - 7 p.m. local time at all Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (WSI) branded stores and care centers across the U.S. and Canada. The company will also be accepting online applications for open positions at corporate offices and across supply chain management offices.

Williams-Sonoma, Inc. expects to interview for approximately 4,000 positions across a variety of roles at Williams Sonoma, Pottery Barn, Pottery Barn Kids, PBteen, Rejuvenation, and West Elm stores, as part of WSI’s National Hiring Events. The company invites interested store applicants to stop by their local stores with their resume to learn about part-time, full-time and seasonal career opportunities. The Customer Care Centers plan to hire an additional 3,500 associates, with a significant portion of positions being available in the work-from-home platform. By following Williams-Sonoma, Inc. Customer Care Center Jobs on Facebook, those interested can explore virtual events to learn more about these work-from-home opportunities. For those interested in corporate or supply chain management positions, please visit the careers section at williams-sonomainc.com to apply, and note #WSINationalHiringEvents under “source.”

“We value inclusion. WSI welcomes all and this value is reflected in many aspects of our culture, including the diversity of our leadership teams,” said Laura Alber, Chief Executive Officer and President. “We are proud that more than 50% of senior leadership across our enterprise is female. Our commitment to discovering and valuing diverse talent is how we best serve our customers and the communities where we work.”

“Our fleet of over 600 stores allows us to connect with the unique needs of our customers in those areas,” said Vicki McWilliams, Executive Vice President of Stores and Customer Care Centers. “We are committed to finding smart, creative and engaging people with diverse skills, experiences and backgrounds to help us continue to engage our customers. We are excited to open our doors and welcome new talent to our WSI family.”

WSI offers competitive pay, excellent benefits, associate discounts, rewarding culture, and career growth opportunities.

Openings are available in most departments across all WSI brand stores, however open positions and hiring levels will vary depending on the needs of individual locations. Store roles may include:

Assistant Store Manager Community Connection Coordinator Social Media Specialist Design Crew Home Stylist Culinary Specialist Shipper/Receiver Installer Sales Associate Stock Associate Visual Associate

To find the store nearest you hosting WSI Hiring Events visit www.williams-sonomainc.com/store-locator/. While availability needs may vary per store, applicants for store positions must be available to work at least one weekday shift (Monday-Thursday) and two weekend shifts (Friday, Saturday or Sunday) per week.

ABOUT WILLIAMS-SONOMA, INC.

Williams-Sonoma, Inc. is a specialty retailer of high-quality products for the home. These products, representing distinct merchandise strategies — Williams Sonoma, Pottery Barn, Pottery Barn Kids, West Elm, PBteen, Williams Sonoma Home, Rejuvenation, and Mark and Graham — are marketed through e-commerce websites, direct-mail catalogs and retail stores. These brands are also part of The Key Rewards, our free-to-join loyalty program that offers members exclusive benefits across the Williams-Sonoma family of brands. We operate in the U.S., Puerto Rico, Canada, Australia and the United Kingdom, offer international shipping to customers worldwide, and have unaffiliated franchisees that operate stores in the Middle East, the Philippines, Mexico and South Korea, as well as e-commerce websites in certain locations. In 2017, we acquired Outward, Inc., a 3-D imaging and augmented reality platform for the home furnishings and décor industry.

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CONTACT: WILLIAMS-SONOMA, INC.

Felix Carbullido, 415-402-4056

Corporate Public Relations

KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA CALIFORNIA

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: ONLINE RETAIL HOME GOODS RETAIL SPECIALTY

SOURCE: Williams-Sonoma, Inc.

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