Stanford Shopping Center - Pop Up Retail Sales Event
Our client, a women’s luxury fashion brand, is looking for a Store Manager with a proven track record of using innovative business strategies to build and grow a retail business. The ideal candidate is passionate about creating a best-in-class retail experience and is an inspiring and engaging team leader. The candidate must be KPI and operationally-minded and have a start-up business mentality with the ability to contribute to building a fast-growing retail organization. This is a full-time, seasonal role for 6 months with the possibility of turning permanent.
Manage all aspects of store operations including but not limited to: P&L, store technology, company guidelines and policies, and brand standards.
Monitor, track, and communicate trends and opportunities of key business metrics. Develop strategies and action plans to target improvement and profitability.
Drive business to the store by establishing partnerships in the community and networking to bring in clientele. Partner with Marketing, Customer Experience and In-Store Teams to create and execute marketing initiatives and events.
Become a brand champion & product expert. Develop a deep understanding of all products, collections, and story. Cultivate methods for interactive and ongoing team training.
Develop and maintain a pipeline of candidates for all store roles.
Actively manage employee engagement, development and retention.
Plan and manage payroll spend; create strategic schedules to support business plans.
Lead by example. Maintain a regular sales floor presence – support and coach team members in delivering the store experience and support a positive client-centric environment.
ATTITUDES & BEHAVIORS:
Professional attitude with exceptional leadership skills.
Entrepreneurial spirit – willing to wear many hats, functioning independently and with a team.
Kindness, integrity, and respect in all interactions.
Strong personal identification with our brand philosophy.
Excited to work for an innovative, growing start-up.
Minimum 3-5 years luxury or contemporary retail experience with 3 years in a store leadership role.
Weekend availability required – on call availability as needed.
Working knowledge of P&L management, retail best practices and local labor laws.
Experience in a high-touch customer service environment preferred.
Bachelor’s Degree preferred.