FieldMarket - Shop Manager, Bloomingdale's, NYC Area

Lafayette 148 New York - New York, NY3.0

Full-timeEstimated: $70,000 - $91,000 a year
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The mission of Lafayette 148 is 'A shared vision to always deliver the highest quality - in our people, product and service'.

Job Summary:
The Shop Manager, Bloomingdale’s NYC Area, is responsible for driving sales revenue and margin goals within a specific territory of responsibility. The person in this position will work intimately with NYC area Bloomingdale’s department stores, with an 80% focus on driving business in the NYC flagship, to provide product knowledge, oversee shop standards, drive employee engagement, and build loyal clients for the brand.

Responsibilities:
  • Achievement of sales and sell thru metrics while ensuring the visual merchandising standards within the stores of responsibility to reflect the brand standard
  • Embody the brand by maintaining a standard of appearance and expert knowledge
  • Strategize with key partners on execution of key initiatives, product knowledge seminars, in-store events and local community out- reach programs including professional and charity groups
  • Build a network of sellers (OHB) throughout the store to generate sales and new clients for the brand
  • Responsible for event sample timeline and shipping being executed correctly & according to Company protocol
  • Schedule pre-season strategy meetings with RM and senior management to review business, identify opportunities for growth, and create initiatives to improve full price sell through
  • Train and coach assigned employees to build loyal full price clients for the brand and participate in appointments to build the sale
  • Maintain budgets, clothing allowance orders, and expense reports on a timely basis
  • Must be available to meet the needs of the business including nights, weekends and holidays.
  • Travel within the tri-state area required
  • Provide insight into growing opportunities as related to the sell through of current and future assortments
  • Identify and communicate product categories for immediate and future growth
Desired Background:
  • Bachelor’s degree required
Experience:
  • 5+ years of retail/ wholesale experience, with a minimum of 3+ years in luxury/ designer sector
Skills:
  • Detail oriented, strong analytical skills, proactive thinker
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Deliver excellent customer service in a professional and courteous manner
  • Team player with a strong understanding of the brand and an active advocate
  • Ability to work well in a fast-paced that requires a high degree of multi-tasking
  • Technologically & Social Media proficient including Outlook, Excel, Word, Power Point and Adobe Reader
  • Sense of urgency and excellent follow up skills
Lafayette 148 is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against otherwise qualified applicants on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, age, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or handicap, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.
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