• Merchandising Manager

    Location US-IL-Willowbrook
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(7/10/2018 3:23 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-22277
    # Positions
    1
  • Overview

    The Stein Mart story began more than 100 years ago in the Mississippi Delta with one family owned establishment. Today, Stein Mart has grown into a nationwide retailer with over 290 stores. Stein Mart’s success is attributed to our unique niche in the market offering current fashion trends at competitive prices paired with customer service and a personal shopping experience. Join the Stein Mart story today!

     

    Stein Mart is currently seeking a results oriented professional enthusiastic about customer service and fashion. We are looking for an individual with experience leading a retail team who can ensure the store is focused on achieving sales goals, customer service and the shopping experience, and developing internal talent.

     

    Responsibilities

    • Utilize Stein Mart's policies, procedures, and merchandising guidelines to drive sales for a specific department in the store – Ladies, Men’s, or Home.
    • Create, recommend, and implement ideas to help store reach all goals and objectives.
    • Manage the merchandising areas to optimize selling space and maximize selling potential.
    • Supervise coordinate, and allocate resources for store activities.
    • Maintain human resource documentation and reporting.
    • Contribute to maintaining a safe and secure store environment.
    • Serve as Manager on Duty by providing leadership during a closing shift.


    Customer Service:

    • Model a positive customer service spirit, exhibiting a friendly and helpful attitude with customers and associates.
    • Empower associates to ensure customer satisfaction.
    • Create, recommend, and implement ideas to ensure a unique customer shopping experience.

     

    Team Development:

    • Partner with the Store Management to interview and hire new team members.
    • Build relationships that foster a healthy team environment.
    • Provide information and communicate effectively.
    • Utilize Stein Mart training and development resources to develop job skills and provide information to help others learn.
    • Contribute to creating a safe and secure store environment.

     

    Qualifications

    • High school graduate or equivalent (GED), Associates degree preferred.
    • Minimum 2 to 4 years applicable retail work experience, including 1 year of supervisory experience with demonstrated expertise in a multi-department environment.
    • Moderate physical effort required; standing and walking will constitute 95% or more of a work shift.
    • Strong desire to grow in a retail career through own internal development.
    • Demonstrated expertise in merchandising skills.
    • Ability to make informed decisions, complete tasks and problem solve.
    • Possess strong numeric reasoning skills (i.e., proficiency in adding, subtracting, multiplying, dividing, and calculating percentages).
    • Experience working in a Windows environment; utilizing on-line reporting tools and e-mail.
    • Effective oral and written communication skills.
    • Ability to relocate is a plus. 

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