Area Manager - Bealls Department Stores

US-FL-Bradenton
2 months ago
Requisition ID
2017-9258

Overview

Area Manager

 

Function: To oversee daily operations, merchandising and customer experience of focused areas of business.

 

Interaction:

  • Reports to Merchandise Manager.
  • Extensive interaction with customers, associates and Management Team.
  • Some interaction with vendors and Corporate visitors.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

 

People:

  • In partnership with Merchandise Manager or Store Manager, actively participate in the talent selection process for store team.
  • Prepares and delivers performance reviews for direct reports.
  • Facilitate training for Merchandise Handlers on merchandising standards, product flow, inventory flexing and signage to ensure consistency of Brand experience.

Disciplines:

  • Partner with Merchandise Manager or Store Manager on the development of store specific presentations and merchandise concepts.
  • Adapt Corporate Adjacencies to specific division layouts.
  • Implement divisional merchandising concepts - shop concepts, trend ideas, lifestyle concepts.
  • Partner with Merchandise Manager and Store Manager to identify business opportunities and create action plans to drive results.
  • Continually teach, develop and empower direct reports (if applicable) to interpret Store, Divisional and/or Brand presentations to improve customer experience and drive top line sales.
  • Coach and direct team to meet Bealls standards for:
    • Guest Service delivery (storewide)
    • Daily merchandise presentation and replenishment
    • Daily recovery and rack maintenance
    • Fitting room return racks
    • Adjacency execution and maintenance
    • Pricing: Ad sets, price changes and markdown presentation

Process:

  • Utilize daily and weekly sales reports to track, analyze and communicate business results to determine strategies and maximize sales.
  • Communicate merchandise and product performance opportunities/observations to Merchandise Manager.
  • Communicate hardware, fixture and mannequin needs to Merchandise Manager.
  • Facilitate open communication with Merchandise Manager and/or Store Manager on all pertinent information that relates to current direction and/or opportunities to drive business within their store.
  • Plan and coordinate execution of promotions, aisle and impulse programs, and events.
  • Maintain current awareness and knowledge of the competitive landscape.

 

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Supervises department associates on a daily basis.
  • Supervises sales floor to ensure quality customer experience as Team Sales Leader.

 

Physical Demands:

  • Must have adequate vision, speech, hearing and physical ability to perform essential job duties.
  • Must be able to stand/walk 95% of the day to perform the essential job duties.
  • Must have full body rotation (i.e., bending, stooping, twisting, etc.)
  • Must be able to climb a 12 foot ladder.
  • Must be able to lift at least 20lbs.

 

Qualifications:

  • Two years of retail management experience with a two year college degree or equivalent retail management and leadership experience.
  • Ability to work well with all levels of management, build partnerships and influence teams.
  • Highly organized and able to adapt to quickly changing priorities.
  • Proven ability to plan, organize, prioritize, and manage multiple tasks efficiently.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proven ability to conduct effective Store walk-through's
  • This position requires a 40 hour work week. During peak periods it may require more hours and overtime must be approved by your supervisor in advance.
  • Schedule flexibility to include evenings, weekends, and holidays to meet demands of the business.
  • Must have a valid Florida driver license.
  • Ability to travel based on business need.

 

 

Responsibilities

 

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