Store Manager

Recruiter
La Garconne
Location
New York City, New York (US)
Salary
COMPETITIVE
Posted
15 Aug 2022
Closes
15 Sep 2022
Function
Retail
Level
Manager
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

OVERVIEW:

La Garçonne is seeking a fill the position of Store Manager for its flagship Tribeca store. The Store Manager will possess in-depth knowledge and passion for the luxury fashion marketplace. He/she will have outstanding sales and management skills, as well as extensive product knowledge of the many high-end collections sold at the store. The Store Manager will be responsible for managing and overseeing all personnel, sales, stock and operational functions of the store. A key part of the Store Manager's role will be developing his/her team to ensure superior client service, while maintaining the highest retail standards.

RESPONSIBILITIES: 

- Identify and implement strategies to retain and develop existing and new clients. 

- Regularly analyze P&L statement i.e., analyze sales trends, monitor inventory and store operating expenses to ensure profit targets are met.

- Work closely with senior management to plan for seasonal buys for the store. 

- Manage and monitor stock levels to not only minimize inventory discrepancies, but also ensure inventory is maintained at an optimum level to maximize full price sales and sell-thru.

- Execute and monitor loss prevention and shrinkage programs.

- Monitor and report to senior management team on a consistent basis key performance indicators i.e., sales, profitability, sell-thru, etc.

- Oversee all HR functions i.e., recruit, hire, train, evaluate and counsel store employees. 

- Maintain, encourage and possess “ownership mentality”. Encourage store employees to take ownership for their performance and career development plans.

- Develop and implement employee performance evaluations and improvement plans. Conduct employee evaluations on a consistent basis.

- Management of all store operational issues, as well as ensuring store is properly maintained i.e., security issues are addressed, government Health and Safety regulations are in compliance. 

QUALIFICATIONS:

-Minimum of 5 years relevant experience in managing stand-alone multi-brand luxury retail store / flagship store.

-Bachelor’s degree; degree in management, hospitality or fashion-related field a plus.

-Proven success in achieving targets and motivating team to succeed.

-Outstanding vision and leadership skills, with a proven track record of developing and maintaining a highly productive team.

-Extensive client list in the luxury market strongly strongly preferred.

-Demonstrate an in-depth knowledge of store merchandise; ensure team members are fluent in all aspects of product knowledge.

-Excellent merchandising skills and a flair for conceiving and implementing creative merchandising themes.

-Strong interpersonal, motivational and communication skills.

-Ability to organize and prioritize multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.

-Ability to work a flexible schedule and stand/walk for extended hours.

-Fluency in additional languages preferred.

Benefits for full-time employees include company paid health/dental/eye insurance, 401K Plan, PTO, paid holidays, healthcare flexible spending account, commuter benefits, etc.

 

 

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