Store Manager - Gymboree

Gymboree - Anchorage, AK (30+ days ago)3.7


Original. Optimistic. Unexpected. These are just a few of the ways we describe ourselves at Gymboree. We’re more than a clothing brand. We encourage every child’s creative and independent spirit so they can start to discover who they want to be—and you could play a part in that. Sound like fun? Then you might be the perfect fit for us!

The Role

At Gymboree, we know our store management teams are a big part of our success. We look for talented people who have a passion for fashion and can meet the unique needs of each of our retail locations while feeling empowered to make the Gymboree shopping experience the best it can be for our customers. Our Store Managers are a vital part of the Gymboree family.

What You’ll Do

Our Store Managers are passionate about creating and delivering an unrivaled customer-centric experience for their customers. You are devoted to owning the business as if it were your own. You build outstanding teams to meet/exceed financial and business goals. You are a champion of the business and lead confidently to drive exceptional results.

Sell

Motivate the team to sell and prioritize the customer above everything to exceed goals
View the customer through an omni channel lens and drive incremental sales strategies
Train, educate and role model brand selling behaviors; monitor and coach staff to improve selling opportunities
Be the master of product knowledge and share expert knowledge with the team
Excel

Motivate and inspire the team to achieve/exceed profitability goals including conversion, comp sales, payroll, key performance indicators and other business goals
Ensure Successful Store Standards are implemented and maintained at a high level
Create and implement visual and merchandising strategies to increase sales
Be responsible for the look and feel of the store; understands floor capacity and store layout
Utilize tools, resources, and information to drive results and enhance the customer experience
Excite

Is looked to for expertise, direction, communication, and feedback
Embrace the complexity of the business and know how to get things done
Share feedback, generate ideas and insights to improve the business
Team

Build high performing teams and promote an environment which inspires people to do their best
Anticipate talent needs based on business plans; network, source, hire and retain amazing people
Celebrate individual and team progress and encourage others to exceed goals
Consistently hold people accountable to uphold standards and achieve results
Requirements
What You’ll Bring

A passion for fashion and a love of selling
4+ years management experience in specialty retail and/or multi-unit retail business (preferred)
Experienced leadership with demonstrated experience in meeting/exceeding sales and profits
Experience working with children (preferred)
Proven ability to identify top talent, build a team, and train/develop/retain people
Experience creating merchandising strategies and implementing visual changes to achieve business results
Proven ability to think through complex issues
Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic company
Availability to work when needed, including nights, weekends and holidays
What Makes You Stand Out

Exceptional customer service
Optimistic problem-solving skills
Excellent business acumen
Forward-thinking
A courageous and agile leader who thrives in change
Outstanding communication skills
Why You’ll Love Working With Us

The Product—so good, you’ll be using your employee discount more than you probably should
The People—ask anyone who works here…we have incredible people on our team
The Experience—you’ll enjoy a rewarding career at a respected global children’s brand
The Benefits—health insurance, 401k
Let’s Talk Perks!

Generous Health Savings Account (HSA) employer contributions for individuals and families
Flexible Spending Accounts and commuter benefits
Paid holidays and flexible time off
A fabulous employee discount at our family of brands (Gymboree & Outlet, Janie and Jack, Crazy 8 & Outlet)
Gymboree Play & Music class discounts
Educational Assistance Development Program
Life insurance
Additional corporate discounts at participating companies
More About Us

Gymboree Group, Inc. is a specialty retailer, operating stores with high-quality clothes and accessories for children. Our family of brands includes Gymboree, Janie and Jack, and Crazy 8. Since our start in 1976, we have grown from offering mom-and-baby classes in the San Francisco Bay Area to currently operating over 900 retail stores in the United States and Canada, along with franchises around the world. We believe that respect for the customer, respect for the brand, and respect for each other are at the core of everything we do.