Store Manager

Jan 03 2022
Tori Richard |Princeville|Full Time, $40,000 - $55,000 / year
Category: Retail
Job Description

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

JOB TITLE: Store Manager

 

EXEMPTION: Exempt, Salaried

SHIFT: 40+ hours per week as business dictates

REPORTS TO: Senior Manager Retail Operations

 

SUMMARY:

The Store Manager (SM) is responsible for running all aspects of the store’s business through driving topline profitable sales and providing an elevated and brand-right shopping experience. The SM’s main responsibilities include meeting or exceeding key performance objectives, store goals, and company budgets. The SM leads initiatives in sales and customer experience, visual presentation, merchandising, and operations. The SM is also responsible for recruiting, training, team development, and maintaining adequate store staffing.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Sales Leadership

  • Creates an elevated sales and customer service environment where customer engagement is the priority.
  • Drives performance in achieving store and company sales targets as well as other key performance indicators.
  • Sets and evaluates daily, weekly, monthly, seasonal and annual objectives for the team in partnership with the Retail Office.
  • Reviews and delivers results in sales, brand experience, and customer relationships.
  • Executes omni-channel selling behaviors by utilizing available tools and technology.
  • Builds a client book through establishing client relationships to drive additional sales and customer engagement.
  • Effectively utilizes marketing and promotional activities to engage customers and drive results.

 

Business Ownership

  • Forecasts sales trends and market activities and schedules adequate floor coverage for proper conversion.
  • Builds strategies to meet or exceed business expectations by consistently meeting commitments and re-aligning to evolving ambitions.
  • Multi-tasks and prioritizes business needs.
  • Oversees inventory processes to ensure accuracy – including but not limited to in-store replenishment practices, receiving procedures, returns to vendor, processing damages, and cycle counts.
  • Provides feedback on product selling and performance and utilizes reporting to make strategic merchandise moves to improve product selling.

 

Staffing and Associate Development

  • Fosters a positive work environment and encourages individuals who are passionate, forward thinkers who are not afraid to act as change agents.
  • Networks locally to recruit and hire top talent.
  • Follows company criteria for properly hiring, reviewing, coaching, and developing staff.
  • Administers company HR programs including performance reviews, compensation adjustments, employment practices, and employment records.
  • Ensures associates are trained and coached on trends, product knowledge, selling skills, and customer service expectations to support the brand experience and requests additional training assistance as needed.
  • Evaluate team performance and provide ongoing feedback fostering transparency and ongoing interaction with all team members.  
  • Participates in the facilitation of store meetings.

 

Operational Excellence

  • Effectively manages store payroll by adhering to wage cost guidelines and coordinating the store schedule.
  • Executes and oversees all in-store practices as directed by the Retail Office and direct management.
  • Oversees and ensures compliance in inventory management processes for accuracy and loss prevention.
  • Protects company assets including inventory and cash banks as well as ongoing facilities maintenance and basic store upkeep.
  • Understands, supports, and complies with all company policies and procedures.

 

Store Standards and Visual Guidelines

  • Executes floor-set, promotional, and visual merchandising directives.
  • Supervises the overall cleanliness and organization of the sales floor and backroom; utilizes company tools to ensure staff accountability.
  • Ensures store appearance and atmosphere supports and reinforces the brand image.

 

Work Environment

  • Creates a working environment that encourages others to develop and excel.
  • Fosters a work climate that inspires mutual trust, integrity, respect, professionalism, and teamwork to maintain a collaborative, fun, and inspiring work environment and achieve goals.

 

Miscellaneous

  • Participates in all conference calls, store and manager meetings, and training sessions.
  • Adheres to all company guidelines of dependability, professionalism, and conduct.
  • Handles other duties as assigned by the Retail Office.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School graduate or equivalent.
  • Minimum of five years retail sales experience including opening/closing, scheduling,  and supervision.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including nights, weekends, and holidays.
  • Represents the fashion and style image of TR RETAIL, LLC.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong observation skills - identifying and assessing customer and employee behavior, reactions, floor awareness, etc.
  • Ability to foster teamwork and build relationships with both customers and team.
  • Ability to retain and utilize data, i.e. names, merchandise, information, policies, and procedures.
  • Ability to exercise good judgment and decision-making skills.
  • Computer skills, including basic knowledge of online ordering, Microsoft Office, and point of sale systems.

 

Mathematical Skills:

  • High School math proficiency i.e. ability to add, subtract, complex multiplication, division, calculate percents for completion of ledgers, bank deposits, and schedules.
  • Basic math skills for purchases, payment transactions, and bank deposits.
  • Retail Math not required but a plus.

 

Physical Demands:

 

  • Ability to stand for duration of scheduled shift.
  • Ability to stand, walk, bend, squat and or twist.
  • Ability to grasp, push, reach and manipulate objects with right/left hand(s).
  • Ability to bend at waist with some twisting.
  • Reaching above or below shoulder level.
  • Ability to use a ladder up to 10 feet.
  • Ability to lift or move 25lbs.