Store Manager (Project Management)
Maintaining store staff by recruiting, selecting, orienting, and training employees; analyzing current and future sales projections to meet appropriate store staffing levels and schedules.
Completing operational needs by scheduling and assigning tasks and following up on results.
Coaching, counseling, mentoring, providing positive reinforcement, and managing employee performance to ensure employee accountability and success.
Managing labor and sales budgets to meet financial goals and other budgetary assignments.
Identifying current and future customer opportunities and staffing requirements by analyzing current and future sales trends and forecasts.
Developing and executing merchandising initiatives related to seasonal and community events and partnering with corporate merchandising teams to manage proper inventory levels.
Ensuring merchandise availability by approving contracts while maintaining inventories and maximizing availability with accurate and timely freight flow from the time the stock is received until it hits the sales floor.
Implementing and practicing adequate measures for employee and customer safety and to protect company assets.
Conducting daily store tours to identify, prioritize, and resolve store opportunities and ensure all company directed initiatives are being executed.
Complying with legal requirements, including the personal ability to sell firearms.
Building loyal relationships with current and future customers by representing Big R at local community events and initiatives.
Identifying and reacting to local changes in the retail market.
Maintaining an open-door policy with all employees to encourage and maximize their growth opportunities through continuous training and development and communicating with them regularly through daily and weekly meetings.
Other responsibilities as assigned based on company need.
What You Bring to the Job
At least five years of retail management experience, with the ability or track record of leading teams and effectively delegating work.
You are like a Swiss Army Knife; you can prioritize and handle multiple tasks and work efficiently.
A focus on your team and your customers.
The ability to listen to feedback and take constructive action.
Confidence, resourcefulness, clear communication, an inclination toward numbers, and a love of results.
Innate desire to gain market knowledge and be driven towards results.
An ease with managing customer and employee relationships.
The flexibility to meet the needs of business, including working evenings, weekends, and some holidays.
The ability to do some lifting and moving of heavier inventory--up to 75 pounds--in the store with or without accommodation.
The ability to move around the store, with or without accommodation, to accomplish tasks, respond to customer or employee requests, and oversee full store operations.