Sales Supervisor, New York City Flagship Store

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Job title

Sales Supervisor, New York City Flagship Store, Away

Location

New York, United States

Level

Manager

Function

Sales

Posted

Contract

Full-time, Salary Unspecified

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Job Description

As the Keyholder/Sales Lead, you’ll focus primarily on supporting and motivating a team of retail associates.  It will be your task to ensure Away’s brand ethos is infused into the store experience and that your team is delivering exceptional customer service.  You will also help to drive performance by managing the store’s systems and people operations.

What you’ll do:

  • Manage, support, and develop a team of retail associates
  • Onboard new hires while still coaching existing team members
  • Communicate Away’s values and brand philosophy to your team and to customers alike
  • Ensure that your team is providing the best customer service possible, by providing such service yourself
  • Take ownership of in-store processes and operations and help define Away’s SOPs.
  • Help run an efficient and growing retail business; optimize store operations and customer journey
  • Be a point person for HQ counterparts and colleagues; assist in marketing events and programming at the store.  

The Ideal Candidate

Requirements:

  • 2-3 years experience in a managerial, customer-facing role
  • Deep understanding of elevated customer experience
  • Genuinely excited about building and managing a high-performing retail team.  Comfortable getting their hands dirty!
  • Top performer with the track record to prove it
  • Must have a passion for people development, a knack for motivation, and a honed and mature leadership style
  • Understanding of financial performance models and how to action KPIs

Bonus:

  • Previous experience working at a start-up or a fast-growing retail company
  • Previous visual merchandising experience a plus

About Us

You’ll love working at Away because:

  • We travel. We believe that getting away changes your understanding of the world around you. You’ll have generous PTO to explore new places and access to Away products to ensure your travels are seamless. And after three years with Away, you’ll earn a sabbatical and a bonus to take an additional well-deserved trip.
  • We’re not just employees. We’re people. As a global company, our benefits and perks vary by region, but they align with our commitment to support our employees’ wellbeing both inside and outside of work. We offer insurance coverage, financial contributions for retirement, generous and inclusive parental leave, and a kitchen stocked with snacks and coffee to keep you fueled throughout the day.
  • We’ll invest in your career. Our company’s growing quickly, and we’ll give you the opportunity to 
  • do the same. You’ll have access to a number of professional development opportunities so that you can keep up with the company’s evolving needs and grow your career along the way.
  • We’re creating an environment where everyone can thrive. Our customers are global and diverse, so we’re building a team that is, too. Through initiatives like our employee resource groups, company-wide trainings, and events, we’re building an inclusive environment where people can bring their best selves to work.
  • We offer competitive compensation packages. We deeply value the talent and impact our team brings to the table, and believe that fair and equitable total compensation packages are part of our commitment to everyone who works here.
  • And so much more… Dogs in the office, complimentary coffee with coworkers, weekly team lunches, quarterly team outings, and organized volunteer opportunities to give back to our local communities!

About Away

Away (www.awaytravel.com) is a modern lifestyle brand creating thoughtful products designed to transform travel.

Since our launch in February 2016, we have become one of the fastest growing consumer brands in the world. We have sold millions of travel products, grown from a team of four to over 250, expanded shipping to nearly 40 countries, opened seven stores across two countries, and launched several new products and experiences that are inspiring more people to travel the world. And we know that’s just the beginning!

In just over three years, we have already been twice named one of Fast Company’s “World’s Most Innovative Companies,” one of TIME’s “50 Most Genius Companies,” and a Forbes “Next Billion Dollar Startup.”  We have also raised more than $156M in total equity funding to fuel our next phase of growth.

Today, we’re expanding into new travel product categories including apparel, wellness and lifestyle accessories as well as investing in the growth of physical retail in the US and abroad--with the plan to open 50 new stores in the next three years. Sound like something you want to be part of? We’re hiring!