Retail Manager

Location
New York City, New York (US)
Posted
27 Sep 2021
Closes
27 Oct 2021
Function
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

THE BRAND

Mashburn is an Atlanta-based apparel and lifestyle brand launched in 2007 with a single passion: taking care of people. The company designs, manufactures, and markets a national recognized assortment of menswear (Sid Mashburn) and womenswear (Ann Mashburn) alongside other high-quality, iconic brands. We want to be the world’s go-to lifestyle shop – a place that embodies service and style, accessibility and luxury, and, for us, the very best. Our story is still unfolding, with great potential for growth.

THE JOB

Ann Mashburn is opening a retail store in New York this October, and we are looking for leadership and staff members to join our team. As the Senior Manager of our Ann Mashburn store in New York, you’ll be responsible for ensuring that the store and the team embodies the company’s overall mission and values, delivers a memorable retail experience, and grows to its full potential. You will be responsible for leading and influencing others to work together to make the store a success across all aspects – the people, service, product, visual merchandising, operations, marketing, and financials. You will train and inspire the sales team to exceed their goals and become product experts, trusted advisers, and brand ambassadors throughout the community. Your entrepreneurial drive will identify opportunities to improve the business, and your strong cross-functional relationships will enable you to get the support needed. Through your dedicated leadership and partnership, you will create a welcoming and engaging environment that attracts and retains both team members and customers. This position is a full-time, salaried exempt position.

THE RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Hire, train and retain an exceptional team of service-minded, goal-driven, brand advocates
  • Cultivate a strong team that values partnership, hospitality, communication, organization, and quality
  • Achieve and strive to exceed key performance metrics for the business
  • Lead and motivate the team to focus on providing a distinctive level of service and experience to customers while also maintaining operational excellence
  • Successfully make connections within the community, acquire new customers and build brand loyalty
  • Partner with cross-functional leaders to explore opportunities for product, inventory, marketing, etc.
  • Maintain close communication between HQ and other store managers
  • Manage the financial, operational, and interpersonal successes of our store
  • Act as a liaison with landlord and other local agents regarding building issues related to repairs, construction, etc.

THE IDEAL CANDIDATE

  • 5+ years of retail leadership experience; experience opening a new store and high-end clothing experience preferred
  • A positive, energetic leader who thrives in a team environment and takes initiative and ownership
  • A thoughtful, analytical problem solver with excellent interpersonal skills and a service mindset
  • Proactive and efficient with superior attention to detail
  • Leader with a track record of building high-performing and highly engaged teams
  • Strong communication and relationship-building skills
  • Driven to build an exceptional customer service operation and deliver results and growth
  • Is a motivated, resourceful problem-solver and team player with a “no task is too small” attitude
  • Approaches situations with positivity, flexibility, and creativity, even under pressure 
  • Anticipates opportunities to drive business, build morale & solve problems
  • Has an entrepreneurial spirit & enthusiasm for growing with Mashburn
  • Reflects our core values of Hopefulness, Helpfulness, Honesty, Hard Work, Humility and Honor