Ralph Lauren Corporation (NYSE:RL) is a global leader in the design, marketing and distribution of premium lifestyle products in four categories: apparel, home, accessories and fragrances. For 50 years, Ralph Lauren's reputation and distinctive image have been consistently developed across an expanding number of products, brands and international markets. The Company's brand names, which include Ralph Lauren Purple Label, Ralph Lauren Collection, Double RL, Polo Ralph Lauren, Polo Ralph Lauren Children’s, Ralph Lauren Home, Lauren Ralph Lauren, RLX, American Living, Chaps and Club Monaco, constitute one of the world's most widely recognized families of consumer brands.
To ensure a consistently memorable customer shopping experience while generating meaningful revenue and positive operating profit for the store and assigned department.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
• Responsible for sales and profit performance in assigned store department- Men’s, Women’s, Children’s, Home, FW&J, Accessories, etc.
• Responsible for achieving store shrinkage goals and for the establishment and implementation of both new and existing loss prevention procedures. • Works with the Store Director/General Manager to establish and achieve sales and margin goals, develop operating budgets and monitor performance. • Responsible for training and supervision of store staff to maximize sales and profit performance. • Coach and mentor all employees to achieve optimal results. • Directs the execution of Ralph Lauren's promotional strategies and programs, assuring that they support Ralph Lauren's Retail sales, marketing, and profit objectives. • Regularly visits relevant competition to maintain an awareness of store performance issues and market trends. • Understands and places a high priority on providing input to both the Buying Divisions and the Visual Presentation team in regard to merchandise presentation and maintenance of an in-store environment, consistent with Ralph Lauren’s desired image and character. • Assist in executing visual directives and ensure store environments are compelling, place high priority on upholding presentation standards and holding team accountable to such standards.
Experience, Skills & Knowledge
• College Degree or equivalent experience
• 5 years of Retail Management Experience • Strong business acumen. • Enthusiasm and ability to build and maintain an environment consistent with RL lifestyle philosophy. • Ability to guide individuals toward goal achievement using negotiation, teamwork, motivation and staff development skills. • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
Ralph Lauren Stores - Department Manager