About the company
Original Penguin is an American clothing line with roots in the 1950s and 60s, the brand specializes in clothing, footwear, and eyewear. Original Penguin embodies a mix of iconic American Sportswear with modern-minded style into a diverse range of products for a full lifestyle brand. Made for originals, by originals.
About the Role
The Store Manager is responsible for planning, organizing, directing and controlling all activities necessary to operate a profitable store. The Store Manager is responsible for the overall performance of the store by ensuring that the store exceeds its goals, standards in terms of financial performance, customer satisfaction, visual merchandising, store operations, maintaining and the overall appearance of the store.
•Leads by example and holds self-accountable to high standards (e.g., exemplifies effective selling and customer behaviors).
•Stays involved with every aspect of the store(e.g., merchandising, visual display, stocking); “roll up his/her sleeves” to get things done”.
•Motivates associates to drive sales by exhibiting a passion for selling and for the brand.
•Managed effectively throughout others; delegates appropriately (e.g., willing to transfer responsibility, proactively follows up to ensure proper execution).
•Creates and communicates a clear vision for the store; generates team enthusiasm around the vision.
•Effectively coaches others to improve their performance(e.g., offers suggestions, devotes time); communicates on a consistent basis.
•Prepares employees for internal promotion; ensures the store can function well when he/she is gone).
•Consistently demonstrates initiatives; identifies business needs and takes initiative to solve them.
•Clearly communicates expectations regarding performance standards.
•Enforces performance standards; addresses others performance issues in a timely and effective manner
•Ensures that new company policies and initiatives are well-communicated and implemented in a timely manner.
•Effectively manages the business to ensure that financial goals can be achieved within budget (e.g., is forward-thinking, analyse and adjusted monthly plans
•Ability to perform effective selling techniques.
•Strong verbal and written skills
•Ability to lift 30Ibs merchandise onto the stockroom shelving which may require the use of a ladder or step stool
•Strong interpersonal communication and customer service skills.
•Customer service-oriented. (outgoing, friendly, and personable with a positive attitude.
•The ability to stand and walk for extended periods of time.
Benefits at Perry
•Employee discount: 30% off selling price to outlet stores and 60% off MSRP full price
•Paid vacation and Personal time
•Healthcare plan: Medical/Dental
•Contest and recognition programs
•Monthly sales incentives
•Bonus structure incentives