Tactical Gear Retail Store Manager

Blue Force Gear, Inc. - Pooler, GA

Full-timeEstimated: $44,000 - $62,000 a year

Blue Force Gear, Inc. (BFG) is a family owned tactical gear manufacturer located in Pooler, Georgia. BFG is committed to attracting and retaining the best employees. In order to enhance our long term growth, we are seeking a results- driven senior level Tactical Gear Retail Store Manager with ten+ years experience to be responsible for start up of a new retail store and continued overall store management!

Major Responsibilities

  • Start up of new retail store
  • Manages the overall operation of the store
  • Develops and implements strategies to increase store sales, profits, and service levels
  • Interacts with a knowledgeable customer base in a friendly and professional manner
  • Provides customer service to ensure customers have a positive and educated shopping experience
  • Responds to customer inquiries and complaints
  • Monitors store expenses and ensures that expense targets are met
  • Drives operational inefficiencies to help minimize risk and protect the stores assets
  • Manages the store’s inventory including: merchandising, pricing, ordering and back stock
  • Develops and maintains inventory policies
  • Oversees the stocking, receiving, and discontinuation of items
  • Meets with key vendors to ensure that up to date products are being carried
  • Achieves targeted sales goals
  • Manages and mentors employees to provide exceptional customer service
  • Trains and manages store staff
  • Works closely with marketing and sales to coordinate events and day to day operations
  • Analyzes, interprets, and acts on data to achieve desired business objectives
  • Maintains a clean, organized and stocked retail store
  • Maintains the stability and reputation of the store by complying with legal requirements
  • Ensures overall safety practices are followed

Educational Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Sales, or related field.

Previous Experience:

  • A minimum of 10+ years of retail store, merchandising, and sales management experience within the tactical gear industry is required
  • Must have new store start up experience
  • Must have strong understanding of sales and customer service
  • Must have demonstrated ability to work within a budget
  • Must be available to work varying shifts and days of the week (may include evenings, weekends, early morning or late shifts.
  • Must have ability to stand for long periods of time is required
  • Must be able to occasionally lift up to 75 lbs

Competencies and Skills:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • High energy with proven track record of results
  • Proficient in Microsoft
  • Demonstrated team player
  • Must possess organization skills
  • Self-motivated
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Must be client relationship builder

Job Type: Full-time


  • retail management: 10 years (Required)