Bloomie's Store Manager, University Village

Seattle, Washington
Closing date
6 Jul 2023

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Full Time

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Job Overview: The Bloomie's Store Manager is responsible for leading the Bloomie's business by reimaging how people shop, bridging the physical and digital worlds in the market through seamless customer experiences. They will lead the definition of the Bloomie's vision that will allow customers to shop seamlessly and easily across all channels. Through an inspirational leadership style, strong interpersonal skills and solid business acumen, they will guide the selling journey and inspire their team to bring the Bloomie's mission to life. They also have an inherent passion for fashion/style, merchandise and are a strong merchant-entrepreneur. The Store Manager drives sales, service, and loyalty through their team. They create a customer centric experience that delivers the sales and profit objectives for the store. The Store Manager anticipates the daily needs of the business and responds to market/fashion trends. In today's retail environment, our leaders are flexible and agile supporting sales results and merchandising standards.

Essential Functions:
  • Lead the Bloomie's store and respective digital teams that will deliver the stores, ecommerce and omni-channel capabilities that optimizes ROI and deliver a superior customer experience
  • On-board and coach the team on the service and selling standards of the store including client acquisition and development, digital selling, with style as a consistent inspiration
  • Drive conversion and deliver sales by observing, coaching and role modeling customer-centric selling behaviors while providing a fun shopping environment where all customers feel welcome
  • Support the customer experience/ journey with quick and efficient service or personal one-on-one attention
  • Provide customer-based feedback on assortment opportunities to central merchant organization to maximize sales opportunities
  • Develop collaborative business partnerships with Central, Merchant and Support teams that drive business performance
  • Coach team on the operational standards of the store including merchandising, floor plans, logistics, visual directives, shipments, transfers, floor moves, signing and markdowns
  • Engage the local community; showing presence and visibility within the community; getting to know our potential customer and ensuring that what is important to our customer is important to us

Qualifications & Competencies:
  • Bachelor's Degree from a 4-year college or university
  • 3-5 years related experience
  • Entrepreneurial mindset
  • Customer experience orientation
  • Strong visual esthetic
  • Excellent leadership skills , with the ability to work, influence and gain consensus across functional lines and at many levels. Manage conflict and resolve issues when they occur
  • Outstanding communication skills , with the ability to present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, and all levels of internal and external business partners. High level of confidence and independence
  • Strong collaboration and relationship orientation : Ability to build partnerships with key business stakeholders to identify opportunities to leverage smarter decision-making across our organization. Collaboration skills are critical
  • Ability to effectively plan, execute strategies, and juggle multiple projects - can identify primary and secondary objectives, prioritize tasks, and communicate timeline and actions needed to stakeholders. Ability to monitor and maneuver workflow to achieve priorities
  • Maintains confidentiality and security of sensitive company information
  • Proficient computer skills, including Microsoft Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Knowledge and/or experience with Contemporary Women's Apparel is preferred
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule with retail hours, including day, evening, weekends, and/or holidays


Bloomingdale’s is America’s only nationwide, full-line, upscale department store and a division of Macy’s Inc. Currently we operate 37 department stores and an ever growing number of Bloomingdale’s The Outlet stores in 13 states as well as the always open and fashionable Bloomingdale’s also has an international presence in Dubai. We are currently looking for leaders who will help shape our future. At Bloomingdale’s, we seek talented creative people with a passion and entrepreneurial spirit who enjoy the fast paced, exciting world of retail. Having a strong interest in fashion as well as being a natural collaborator helps! In short, we want people with a desire to grow professionally as well as personally because at Bloomingdale’s we provide the tools for both. When you join the Bloomingdale’s family, you are now part of an organization deeply committed to giving back to the communities near and afar. Through strategic philanthropic marketing campaigns or local grass roots efforts, Bloomingdale’s is committed to making a difference. Although Bloomingdale’s is part of a Fortune 100 Corporation, we hold true to the family values of our founding brothers, Joseph and Lyman Bloomingdale. As large as we may become, we will remain intimate and operate Bloomingdale’s with the utmost integrity like a family run business. At Bloomingdale’s, we will always have passion for the business and compassion for each other. After all, we are like no other store in the world.

Find Us
(212) 705-2000
1000 3rd Ave
New York
New York

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