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Steven Madden Sales Associate Reviews

Updated Jul 7, 2019

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22 Ratings
  1. "Perfect high school/ college job!"

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    Current Employee - Sale Associate 

    I have been working at Steven Madden part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Commission!! Friendly coworkers! Love the area manager!!

    Cons

    You get commission but only one percent so you really have to sell for a decent paycheck!

    Advice to Management

    Listen to what your employees want.

    Steven Madden2019-06-20
  2. "Great for a limited time"

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate 

    I worked at Steven Madden part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    The discount is pretty as well as the fun environment.

    Cons

    There is no work/life balance.

    Steven Madden2019-06-23
  3. Helpful (1)

    "why i wont work at steve madden"

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    Current Employee - Sales Associate in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Steven Madden part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    good work life balance involved

    Cons

    associates can steal sales when they want

    Steven Madden2019-06-05
  4. "Not bad not great"

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    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Woodstock, GA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Steven Madden part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Easy job. Easy side money.

    Cons

    Nothing to pay bills. All your manager cares about is making sales goals and day. You only get hours if their available or if you sell well. Say goodbye to all your weekends. Taking off holidays is a problem but finessable.

    Advice to Management

    Consider employees more.

    Steven Madden2019-05-03
  5. "Not my favorite"

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Riverhead, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Steven Madden part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Free shoes, pretty good discounts, no uniform

    Cons

    Low pay, not every location offers commission, lack of growth

    Steven Madden2019-04-17
  6. "Nice break from working in clothing retail"

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Las Vegas, NV

    I worked at Steven Madden part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Loved my coworkers and managers, Everyone was friendly and easy to get along with, Employee discount is 50% off (regular & sale), Management was very understanding and on your side

    Cons

    Pay wasn't always the best - minimum wage + 2% commission, had a manager steal sales from me and other associates (which means literal earned money taken from our pockets), rude customers almost everyday

    Advice to Management

    None

    Steven Madden2019-03-18
  7. "Great Company. Never had a complain"

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Steven Madden full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    base pay + Commission

    Cons

    Small store = having to guard your clients from coworkers

    Steven Madden2019-03-15
  8. "Culture"

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    Current Employee - Associate Sales Manager in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Steven Madden full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Large enough company you can move around to other brands and positions.

    Cons

    Very cut throat, you have to sharpen your elbows to work here.

    Steven Madden2019-02-26
  9. Helpful (1)

    "Don’t work here"

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    Former Employee - Shoe Sales Associate in Paramus, NJ
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Steven Madden part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    The discount and free shoes every season

    Cons

    Managers treat you like trash, they’re all very immature, short breaks, minimum wage

    Advice to Management

    Grow up!

    Steven Madden2019-03-08
  10. "Associate"

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    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Dallas, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Steven Madden part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    flexible hours, friendly work environment, creativity encouraged.

    Cons

    Management changes quite a bit

    Steven Madden2018-11-14
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