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Organization
Confidential
Job Title
Regional Manager of Stores - Outlets - Luxury Women's Apparel
Location
New Nork, New York
Zip
10018
Country
United States
Position type
Full-Time
Category
District/Regional Mgmt.
18 & Over
Yes

Regional Manager of Stores - Outlets - Luxury Women's Apparel

The Company is a women’s luxury apparel brand with direct-to-consumer sales and five retail outlets located in major cities on the east coast. The Company uses these outlet locations as both excess inventory liquidation & profit centers. The primary responsibility of the Regional Manager of Stores – Outlets is grow the business by building excellent team & talent, monitoring profitability, defining training strategies & refining selling techniques, creating merchandising guidelines, and driving traffic to the stores. The Regional Manager of Stores – Outlets will own all aspects of operations for these five stores, in line with the goals of the Company & individual stores.

DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Achieve annual sales plan & margin expectations. Increase profitability year over year.
  • Create traffic-driving ideas for each unique store location & circumstance.
  • Manage store managers & staff, providing recruiting, training & development. Counsel & discipline as needed.
  • Leverage best performers across chain.
  • Maximize payroll & productivity.
  • Define training practices that provide superior customer service through fun, friendly stores.
  • Collaborate with warehouse on product delivery schedule & replenishment.
  • Collaborate with marketing on email & ad creation as well as printed assets.
  • Facilitate communication between corporate office & store staff. Communicate store goals to store staff & track against numbers. Create exciting store incentives to achieve goals.
  • Report sales on a weekly basis, giving color to the financial numbers. Provide feedback to merchandising & finance teams.
  • Pull adhoc reports & make pricing, promotion and product delivery suggestions.
  • Protect company assets through loss prevention and expense efficiencies. Control overall expenses within budget.
  • Travel weekly to stores.
  • Foster a culture that supports The Company’s mission and values.
  • Fair administration of human resources policies and practices.

REQUIRED SKILLS:

  • Positive, energetic attitude & ability to translate it to store staff
  • Excellent leadership; Ability to lead remotely
  • Works efficiently & achieves both short and long term goals
  • Applies analytical skills to read and react to the business
  • Communicates effectively & efficiently at all levels (store associate to CEO & Owners)
  • Ability to be a change agent and guide store through change

NEEDED EXPERIENCE:

  • MUST have experience in women’s apparel, outlet experience a huge plus.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Marketing or a similar field
  • 5-8 years of experience or the equivalent combination of experience and education
  • Experience using Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and Word. Microsoft AX or RMS a plus
  • 60% Travel Required
  • Equal Opportunity Employer