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General Manager, Manhasset

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Location

New York City

Position Type

Full-Time

The Role

Veronica Beard is an elevated American ready-to-wear brand that strikes the balance between cool and classic. The brand provides a modern perspective on iconic wardrobe pieces and delivers a lifestyle offering that has expanded to include jeans and shoes. Thoughtfully designed with feminine silhouettes and refined tailoring, the collection is intuitively built for real life – empowering her from day to night, work to weekend, and everywhere in between.

Store Managers are responsible for maximizing sales, providing an exceptional shopping experience for the customer, and managing the store’s visual and operational standard, including the store’s shrink %, wage cost and clientelling. The General Manager is responsible for staffing, training and developing high performance teams.

Responsibilities

SALES LEADERSHIP:

Creates an outstanding sales and Customer Service environment

Strives for sales excellence and results

Sets and evaluates weekly, monthly and seasonal goals for staff

Works with customers and models excellent customer service and clientelling skills

Maximizes sales through strong floor supervision skills

Assesses store morale, monitors and praises positive associate performance, and resolves and documents performance issues promptly

Develops Sales Associates to be experts in the selling steps and client building through utilizing the Sales Training Programs and the Client Books

STAFFING AND ASSOCIATE DEVELOPMENT:

Networks in industry to recruit and hire high quality management and sales orientated associates

Fills all levels of open positions within the store in an urgent and timely manner

Ensures adequate staff is available to meet business needs – schedules accordingly

Follows company criteria properly hiring, reviewing, coaching and promoting Sales Associate and Assistant Managers

Administers company personnel programs including appropriate performance reviews, compensation and employment records

Ensure personnel are trained on product knowledge, selling skills and customer service to support the brand experience

Documents employee performance in a timely manner

Creates enthusiasm and excitement within store to motivate high performance teams

OPERATIONS EXCELLENCE:

Protects store payroll by managing wage costs, salaries, and allowable hours

Controls company’s assets, i.e. key control, loss prevention measures, inventory paperwork and company standards of conduct

Strives for 100% accuracy and compliance in cash, inventory, fixtures and property

STORE STANDARDS:

Execute floor-set and promotional directives; implements visual merchandising

Supervises the overall cleanliness and organization of the sales floor and backroom

Ensures store appearance and atmosphere supports and reinforces the brand image

Understands, supports and complies with all company policies and procedures

MERCHANDISING/VISUAL:

Ensure execution of effective merchandising strategies and directives

Ensure the selling floor is neat, clean, organized and reflects the correct visual image at all times

Ensure presentation of all displays, fixtures and all visual areas are reflective of current visual direction

Identify and communicate product concerns in a timely manner

Communicate inventory needs to support the business goals

Requirements

Ideal candidate must possess 3-5 years in the luxury business, strong team leadership, excellent customer service, interpersonal and communication skills required, energetic, outgoing, driven individual with an eye for women's fashion and passion to succeed

Strong visual background, sound organization and operational skills

Minimum of 2 years retail Store Management position/ experience in women’s apparel (or related field)

Ability to work flexible schedule including nights and weekends

FASHION SAVVY:

Represents the fashion and style of Veronica Beard; knowledge of current fashion trends and styles

Appreciation and demonstration of an overall finished fashion look

OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES:

Strong verbal and communication skills

Strong observation skills – identifying and assessing customer and employee behavior, reactions, floor awareness, etc.

Ability to retain and utilize data, i.e. names, merchandise, information, policies and procedures

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

Ability to create a quality working environment that will encourage others to develop and excel

Foster a work climate that inspires mutual trust, respect, professionalism and teamwork to achieve goals

How to Apply

To apply please email careers@veronicabeard.com with ‘General Manager, Manhasset” in the subject line with resume, cover letter, and any other pertinent materials.