Retail Store Manager

Fast Paced Gift Store – Vancouver, BC

If you are looking for a job where what you do has a positive impact on your community as well as our environment, you will love working at our retail store!
Manager Retail Wanted (Vancouver) 

Qualified Candidates should reply with a Cover letter, Resume and Salary Expectation

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Title: Retail Manager (Vancouver)

Compensation: $18-$20/hour to commensurate to level of experience
Descriptions: Experienced Retail Manager needed for an award-winning storefront in the gift industry. This job requires connecting with people quickly in an outgoing, friendly manner. The use of persuasive communicationskills to gain the interest and involvement of others in the work process is an important aspect of the job.

An extreme sense of urgency is needed, combined with getting work done in complete, accurate detail and in accordance with company standards and policies. The motivation for this position comes from a strong sense of duty and a feeling of responsibility for completing work both quickly and correctly.

A faster than average work pace is necessary combined with impatience for results. Follow-up of delegated work must be very thorough. Decision making will be done with the ideas and advice of others, but always carefully and cautiously within the guidelines of established company policy.

Selling ideas to others and the ability to train, teach and motivate a team are strong aspects of this position. Change is an ongoing occurrence of this job and will be approached conservatively and with the support and guidance of management.

Pace and Variety of Activities

  • Faster than average pace
  • A changing environment, but guidelines and support will be provided for tasks outside of specific job area

Focus

  • Very detail-oriented
  • Efficiency is of utmost importance

Decision-Making

  • Risk taking is not required
  • Careful, conservative and by the book, being careful to avoid mistakes
  • You review inventory levels paperwork in order to make sure accuracy of store inventory
  • You manage visual standards in the store, including merchandise presentation, signage, lighting general maintenance
  • Decisions will be made with input from others

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Communication and Collaboration

  • Deliver excellent customer service and demonstrate a high degree of professionalism
  • Will involve the team throughout the whole work process
  • Communication will be friendly and persuasive
  • Will project enthusiasm and promote team participation

Delegation and Leadership Style

  • When the job requires delegation, a thorough, but pleasant follow-up will be required
  • You are able to hire talents to meet the store company needs
    • You can manage employees in execution of daily tasks to maximize sales
  • Will be a friendly and responsive team leader with a strong sense of duty

Candidates 

  • 3-5 years supervisory experience with accountability for driving sales through people
    • Proven track record of exceeding sales and profit targets
    • Strong interpersonal skills; proven ability to effectively manage relationships internally and externally including confrontations, coaching and team building
    • Retail selling experience with basic computer Microsoft Office packages, excel, and retail cash register operating systems
    • Entrepreneurial spirit

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