Retail Assistant Store Manager-Visual Merchandising - Jersey Gardens 6198

Elizabeth | United States | Retail (Store)

Purpose:

Contributes to store profitability by ensuring KPIs for a defined area within the store are met or exceeded. The core expectations include coordinating team members to provide the best possible balance of service and operations, resulting in a leading shopping experience. Assumes Store manager responsibilities in the absence of the Store Manager.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Allocates resources and organizes processes within assigned area of responsibility to drive efficiency and productivity in a variety of situations.
  • Create an appealing, easy-to-shop environment for customers by coordinating his/her team to consistently execute visual merchandising and housekeeping standards in assigned area of responsibility.
  • Ensures the product offer available to customers is maximized in assigned area of responsibility by coordinating product replenishment from the stockroom to the sales floor.
  • Supervises sales transactions to ensure quick and accurate processing while adhering to cash protection procedures.
  • Minimizes loss by implementing, monitoring and tracking all loss prevention activities.
  • Maintains a safe shopping and working environment by ensuring company policy and procedures are adhered to within assigned area of responsibility.
  • Applies knowledge of Retail KPIs to make commercial decisions that drive achievement of established sales targets.
  • Tracks performance data for assigned area (e.g. best sellers, space allocation, etc.) and makes necessary adjustments to drive productivity and efficiency.
  • Coaches, motivates and inspires individuals within area of responsibility to maximize and drive a performance culture.
  • Is a role model for customer service and boosts sales and Brand experience by using advanced sales techniques and appropriate elements of the adidas customer service model.
  • Guides and trains team members on basic core and seasonal product knowledge.
  • Uses advanced category expertise and enthusiasm for the Brand to drive sales and customer loyalty.
  • Understand customer expectations and coaches team to meet or exceed them at all times.
  • Actively supervises and coordinates team to ensure all customers receive the highest level of service.
  • Actively collaborates and shares best practices to drive store team performance.
  • Supports the recruitment, onboarding, training and development of the store team.

    Key Accountabilities:

    • Allocates resources and organizes processes within assigned area of responsibility to drive efficiency and productivity in a variety of situations.
    • Create an appealing, easy-to-shop environment for customers by coordinating his/her team to consistently execute visual merchandising and housekeeping standards in assigned area of responsibility.
    • Ensures the product offer available to customers is maximized in assigned area of responsibility by coordinating product replenishment from the stockroom to the sales floor.
    • Supervises sales transactions to ensure quick and accurate processing while adhering to cash protection procedures.
    • Minimizes loss by implementing, monitoring and tracking all loss prevention activities.
    • Maintains a safe shopping and working environment by ensuring company policy and procedures are adhered to within assigned area of responsibility.
    • Applies knowledge of Retail KPIs to make commercial decisions that drive achievement of established sales targets.
    • Tracks performance data for assigned area (e.g. best sellers, space allocation, etc.) and makes necessary adjustments to drive productivity and efficiency.
    • Coaches, motivates and inspires individuals within area of responsibility to maximize and drive a performance culture.
    • Is a role model for customer service and boosts sales and Brand experience by using

    advanced sales techniques and appropriate elements of the adidas customer service model.

    • Guides and trains team members on basic core and seasonal product knowledge.
    • Uses advanced category expertise and enthusiasm for the Brand to drive sales and customer loyalty.
    • Understand customer expectations and coaches team to meet or exceed them at all times.
    • Actively supervises and coordinates team to ensure all customers receive the highest level of service.
    • Actively collaborates and shares best practices to drive store team performance.
    • Supports the recruitment, onboarding, training and development of the store team.

    Visual Merchandising Key Accountabilities

    • Drives sales and manages execution of merchandise placement.
    • Train and develop VM staff on all Global standards for consistent flawless execution.
    • Develop floor plans/VM plans in concert with merchandising team to optimize sales per square foot and create a compelling consumer Brand journey.
    • Ensures all windows and ISC are presented to a high standard including mannequin dressing and positioning, lighting direction, cleanliness, steaming and price communication.
    • Lead the execution of all visual merchandising initiatives with planning and implementation guidelines. Drive flawless execution as the cross-functional lead with merchandising, sourcing, store development and store and field operations.
    • Track implementation of visual merchandising guidelines and provide feedback to Store Manager, Area Manager.  Measure ROI results of all projects.
    • Demonstrates ownership of own stores’ performance by monitoring the allocation of resources and organizes processes to drive profitability in a variety of situations and market conditions.
    • Supports and coaches store team to understand ability to increase store profitability through Visual Merchandising.
    • Positively communicates and actively demonstrates the Brand Values and NAM Retail Mission.

Knowledge, Capabilities and Experience:

  • Must possess and consistently exhibit the competencies relative to the position.
  • Excellent Skills in operating personal computers, POS systems, and various software packages including MS office.
  • Knowledge and understanding of profit and loss statement and store KPIs to make commercial decisions based on sound financial judgment.
  • Ability to learn and adapt quickly in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills including the ability to lead discussions in diverse groups of varying size.
  • Ability to operate independently and with discretion, and work effectively under pressure.
  • Demonstrates an inspirational attitude that contributes to a positive team environment.
  • Ability to build and maintain effective working relationships with team members along with willingness to set and maintain high standards of performance.
  • Well-developed ability to speak, read, comprehend, and write English
  • Ability to maintain reliable and consistent attendance and punctuality.
  • Ability and willingness to travel by car and air domestically.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
  • Proven Passion for visual merchandising.
  • Interest in sports and fashion desirable, with a good eye for style, coordination and attention to detail.
  • Ability to think conceptually, in strategic terms and diagnose and translate sales/category reporting to an in-store merchandising strategy.
  • Must possess and consistently exhibit the competencies relative to the position.
  • Knowledge of customer service principles and processes.
  • Ability to learn and adapt quickly in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to understand and carry out oral and/or written instructions and request clarification if needed.
  • Demonstrates an inspirational attitude that contributes to a positive team environment.
  • Ability to build and maintain effective working relationships with team members.
  • Well-developed ability to speak, read, comprehend, and write English.
  • Ability to maintain reliable and consistent attendance and punctuality.

Physical Requirements:

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear.  The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms.  The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, and operate a Brannock device.
  • The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and ability to adjust focus.
  • Must be 18 years or older.

Qualifications:

  • 4 year college or university degree in business, retail management, or related field.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience working in a sports/fashion customer & commercial focused retail environment with a minimum 18 months of Store Management experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Experience in managing high level retail image and delivering consumer in-store experience.
  • Experience managing a team.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with customers and store personnel.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule to meet the needs of the business, including evening, overnight and weekend shifts..

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The Facts

Jobtitle Retail Assistant Store Manager-Visual Merchandising - Jersey Gardens 6198
Team Retail (Store)
Brand adidas
City Elizabeth
Location United States
Number 179683
Position Type Full time
Date Jul-13, 2018
Relocation no

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