As an Independent sporting lifestyle retailer we are seeking a rockstar VP of Retail to grow our Boston Outfitters, driving sales and operational efficiency, all while carefully focusing on each detail to deliver the most impactful and positive customer experience. We are looking for someone who absolutely loves working in a retail store environment, and is willing to be personally invested in the success of our Boston flagship store. This position is a highly individual and self starting role, to provide someone who has a strong foundation in sales and retail, the ability to break out on their own and deliver a phenomenal experience.
If you do not have 5 years experience in retail, please don't apply. If you're looking for a mundane job where you can play on your phone, please don't apply. If you're not methodical, organized, inspiring and passionate, please don't apply.
If you're looking for the opportunity to, in essence, run your own retail store, please apply! If you're a rockstar and want to join a rapidly growing company with tremendous growth opportunity, please apply! If you are looking for a role that, with dedication and focus will be a job that can be tremendously rewarding both personally and financially, please apply!
This position is based in Boston, MA and will require relocation.
Must be willing to relocate to Boston, MA
Lead and run all sales operations for the company
Build monthly sales plan and ensure company achieves sales goals
Run all operational elements of the retail store and barbershop ensuring high levels of organization and cleanliness
Recruit, inspire, train and coach our team and barbers
Operate under company budget by first preparing an annual budget then controlling expenditures, analyzing variances, and initiating corrective actions when needed
Ensure healthy assortment and stock merchandise and services by maintaining inventories and requesting replenishment
Report on store performance by studying floor set, promotions, and display plans
Create and provide associate specific sales plans, and hold weekly associate recaps to determine how to increase performance
Maintain operations by initiating, coordinating, and enforcing program, operational, and personnel policies and procedures
Enforce and follow all company policies, procedures, guidelines and programs
Give consistent feedback and conduct regular Performance Evaluations per company guidelines
Analyze, prepare, and present performance reports to manager
Act as collaborative "glue" between office team and store team promoting a positive relationship
Qualifications and Skills:
5+ years Retail Management experience
Ability to manage through and deliver success in a changing environment with multiple unknowns
Extreme organization and attention to detail to deliver an unparalleled retail environment
Strong track record of proven sales success both individually and as a team
Ability to manage 10+ passionate and opinionated team members
Proficient in planning and managing operational and marketing projects
Proven experience in multi-tasking and organization
Strong ability to resolve complaints and problems as they arise from customers and associates
Can-do, high energy attitude
Ability to travel as needed
Interest in the outdoors and sporting lifestyle is a plus