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Peek Kids Store Manager

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Peek Kids - University Village - Seattle, WA

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Description:

Peek Kids is a division of Charlotte Russe, Inc. Peek Kids is a children’s premium clothing brand with a lot of personality. We pride ourselves in creating garments that are equally cool and comfortable, with as much thought behind them as adult brands. We believe in creating an exciting retail environment where adults and children alike feel welcome and are encouraged to delight in books, toys, treasures, and treats within. This is the perfect time to join our Peek Kids family. From our headquarters to our store teams, we hire talented, tuned-in, hard-working individuals who are committed to driving business while providing an exciting, genuine customer experience. If you are a talented, personable, dedicated individual, excited about building a business while delivering a unique and exciting customer experience, please read on. Job Summary As Store Manager you are ultimately responsible for leading all aspects of a multi-faceted retail store. You have the ability to exercise independent judgment and discretion in developing and communicating strategies that ensure a positive customer experience while driving profitable top line sales. The Store Manager owns and is accountable for the overall store experience, including People, Brand and Operational Processes. This opportunity allows you the ability to create an environment that ensures customer satisfaction, maximum productivity, and profitability by interpreting and implementing company developed processes and initiatives. Last but not least, this role requires a leader who creates a positive working environment for all employees. Essential Duties and Responsibilities -Understands company strategic initiatives and works closely with the District Manager to translate these into strategic goals and priorities for the year -Drives the customer service experience by leading, modeling and training store associates on the Peek store experience -Models selling behaviors by developing relationships with customers, providing product information including features, trends and styles and makes product suggestions based on knowledge of the merchandise and the customer. -Begins and maintains relationships with customers by creating client profiles and any necessary follow up communication -Cascades company communication and directives across the store ensuring company initiatives are consistently and efficiently executed -Evaluates and manages store sales and payroll goals on a daily basis utilizing applicable reports and scheduling tools to ensure all goals/plans are achieved -Creates loss prevention action plan utilizing company tools and processes to minimize loss and achieve shrink goals -Understands and leads team to execute product strategies including merchandise presentation, promotions, and signage -Partners with store team to implement visual displays, promotions, and merchandising moves per company guidelines -Leads the team in all tasks related to maintain a neat, clean and organized store. -Effectively analyzes business critical reports and utilizes this information to problem solve, make decisions and drive sales -Develops people strategy for store based on Company people goals. Work with store team to execute all parts of the strategy including hiring, new hire orientation, training and performance management. -Manages scheduling of team members within the store to ensure there is appropriate coverage to ensure a consistent fun and meaningful customer experience -Develops store hiring plan and works with store management to ensure staffing and scheduling needs are achieved -Develops a high performing team and continuously fosters a culture of strong performance by providing consistent and timely feedback -Partners with store management to create individual development plans consistent with the employee’s development needs and career aspirations -Communicates and ensures compliance with all Company policies including, but not limited to, policies regarding meals and rest breaks, scheduling, timekeeping, overtime pay and payment for all time worked -Acts as Store Keyholder

Requirements:

Knowledge, skills & abilities: - Effective interpersonal and communication skills with all levels of management - Strong analytical, problem-solving and project management skills - Ability to work in a fast pace environment and manage multiple competing priorities - Ability to analyze data to drive results - Strong computer skills - Excellent written, verbal and presentation skills - Ability to interact cooperatively and work as a team towards a common goal - Ability to appropriately deal with employees and customers. - Ability to interpret all policies and procedures to resolve customer and employee issues - Excellent time management skills Minimum Experience: - 3 years store management experience preferred - 4 year college degree or equivalent preferred Physical Demands While performing the duties of this job, Store Manager is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands for firm and strong grasping; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear. Store Manager is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; and bend, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Store Manager must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. These physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the Store Manager position. Reasonable accommodations will be made as required by law to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Schedule Requirements - All Managers must be available to be scheduled to work during all store operating hours (including non-sell opening/closing responsibilities) - In general managers will be scheduled 5 shifts per week within their availability (exceptions may include holidays and peak seasons) - Store Managers are required to work a minimum of 40 hours per week. Based on business needs, Store Managers may be expected and/or required to work additional hours. - Ability to travel including overnight as required

Additional Info:

Job descriptions are used for informational purposes only, are not to be considered all inclusive of responsibilities within a position, and may change periodically with or without notice. In addition, we reserve the right to add, delete, change duties, formally or informally, verbally or in writing, at any time for any position. Job descriptions do not alter the at-will policy of the Company, meaning that the employee or employer can terminate employment at any time, for any reason, with or without cause.