• Department Store Lead

    Location US-NY-Rochester
    Posted Date 6 days ago(9/11/2019 1:18 PM)
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  • Overview

    We are…

    Stein Mart is a national off-price retailer offering designer and name-brand fashion apparel, home décor, accessories, and shoes at everyday discount prices. Stein Mart provides real value that customers love in over 280 stores across the United States and online. Apply today and join the team!


    At Stein Mart, our purpose is to inspire our customers to look and feel special while saving money. Six values support our purpose, guide our behavior and smartly move us along our path to accomplishing our goals. Embracing this purpose and demonstrating these values will bring out the best in us every day and our customers will feel special every time they interact with us.


    We value...


    We are welcoming, friendly and look for ways to make you feel special

    High Standards

    We are accountable for our actions and challenge ourselves to proactively improve


    We move with speed and purpose to achieve success


    We are kind and concerned for the well-being of every person


    We are empowered to be innovative and resourceful


    We make things easy for people to shop and work with us



    Store Performance

    • Role model company values.
    • Assist store in meeting or exceeding sales objectives.
    • Assist store in meeting or exceeding credit card acquisition goals.

    Customer Service

    • Provide exceptional customer service.
    • Run registers/POS terminals and checkout processes.

    Operational Standards

    • Provide a clean and well-maintained store.
    • Ensure merchandise and store standards are followed.
    • Look for ways to proactively assist fellow team members.
    • Package online orders (Ship from Stores).
    • Follow Company policies and procedures to control inventory.
    • Receive and check in merhandise.
    • Assist in minimizing loss of company assets.
    • Perform all other tasks as assigned by a manager.
    • Organize department workflow.


    • Foster teamwork.
    • Provide information and maintain communication.
    • Role model company values.
    • Explain and assign daily work tasks to associates.
    • Act as a primary point of contact in the absence of the Merchandising Manager.


    Education and Experience

    • High school graduate or equivalent (GED) required. Associates Degree preferred. 2 to 4 years applicable retail work experience.

    Physical Requirements

    • Moderate physical effort required. Standing and walking will constitute 95% of a work shift. Stooping and lifting various merchandise contents of up to 30 lbs. on an as needed basis. Ability to identify colors.

    Technical Skills

    • Demonstrated expertise in merchandising skills, numeric reasoning to include proficiency in: adding, subtracting, multiplying, dividing, and calculating percentages. Computer knowledge and experience in Microsoft Suite environment for email and to navigate the internet.

    Behavioral Attributes

    • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate verbally. Should exhibit a strong customer centered focus and interest in working with people. Willingness to interact and cooperate in working with others. Detail oriented. Takes initiative, follows-through and completes tasks. Ability to work a flexible work schedule, including some nights and weekends.



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