Interim Store Manager

Recruiter
Ralph Lauren
Location
Gothenborg, Sweden
Posted
28 Jan 2021
Closes
04 Mar 2021
Ref
16118
Level
Manager
Company Description
Ralph Lauren Corporation (NYSE:RL) is a global leader in the design, marketing and distribution of premium lifestyle products in five categories: apparel, accessories, home, fragrances, and hospitality. For more than 50 years, Ralph Lauren's reputation and distinctive image have been consistently developed across an expanding number of products, brands and international markets. The Company's brand names, which include Ralph Lauren, Ralph Lauren Collection, Ralph Lauren Purple Label, Polo Ralph Lauren, Double RL, Lauren Ralph Lauren, Polo Ralph Lauren Children, Chaps, and Club Monaco, among others, constitute one of the world's most widely recognized families of consumer brands

Position Overview
We are hiring an interim store manager to cover a maternity leave in our Menswear and Lauren NK Gothenburg stores.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

* Deliver excellent service to ensure high levels of customer satisfaction
* Motivate, train and coach all Sales Associates
* Partner with the Retail Director to optimize staffing levels to meet the needs of the business
* Achievement of sales goals; setting realistic yet stretching targets for team
* Communicate sales performance for all locations
* Maximize selling during heavy traffic periods
* Manage, build and mature a 'repeat' customer through a distinct personal service
* Ensure exceptional visual standard & store presentation in line with company guidelines
* Act on slow sellers and arrival of new stock through strategic merchandising
* Identify and act on replenishment and re-order needs
* Partner with Retail Director to attend any stock and delivery issues
* Supervise any promotional events
* Send Monthly Reports on sales figures, performance, store activities, and other relevant information / feedback to Merchandise Coordinator, Sales Executive from Polo Ralph Lauren and Management

Experience, Skills & Knowledge

* Strong passion for retail and the brand
* Solid experience with retail management
* Experience with retail store operation and administration
* Confident in building strong relationships with customers and colleagues
* Ability to multi-task, handle stress and be flexible
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills in both English and Swedish

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