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Retail Experience Manager

Company: Fleet Feet Sports
Location: Sarasota
Posted on: May 24, 2023

Job Description:

OverviewWe believe Running Changes Everything. If you believe that, too, we want to talk. With more than 250 stores and a robust e-commerce site, Fleet Feet is the largest running retailer in the country. Catering to more than runners, we pride ourselves on having an inclusive environment! We believe it's a privilege to serve and remain committed to delivering unmatched service and support when outfitting customers in everything they need to have a successful run, whether that's introducing them to their new favorite running shoes, socks, or gear, or inviting them to our next training program run. We like to keep things high-spirited, fast-paced, and fun. We don't mind wearing more than a few hats and stepping in to help out wherever is needed. Our team is a group of knowledgeable and hardworking individuals who work, sweat, and live passionately. We run together to tackle a problem, reach a goal, get encouraged, and nurture our brand each day. We are in full pursuit to find hardworking people to join us on our quest and bring our core values to life. ResponsibilitiesAs a Retail Experience Manager in a store location, you will be responsible for the day-to-day and long-term success of retail staff with a focus on customer experience. We believe that each one of our staff members is a key contributor to our brand's success. This position will help create the best customer experience by focusing on what matters most, our team. You will be responsible for effectively recruiting, onboarding, developing, scheduling, coaching, performance management, and education. Our Retail Experience Manager will oversee our Retail Sales Associate, or Outfitters, as we call them, to ensure each customer is outfitted with everything they need to get started or to keep going. This position will be expected to be on the sales floor 5 days a week. Joining Fleet Feet is joining a team and a community that ignites and promotes running and fitness. We pride ourselves on putting people first and know that what we do each day does not happen anywhere else, for staff or customers. We truly believe that running changes everything. Qualifications

  • Available to work a flexible schedule, including, days, evenings, weekends, and holidays
  • Demonstrated leadership ability with at least 2-3 years of retail experience in a customer-facing sales setting required
  • Proven track record of leading your team by example, giving feedback and coaching in the moment
  • Experienced in having hard conversations (performance, disciplinary, etc)
  • Passion for coaching and developing people
  • Ability to balance the needs of employees and business
  • Passion for managing, training, motivating employees.
  • Can own and manage administrative tasks, customer interactions and a fast-paced environment while staying organized
  • Professional and timely internal and external communication
  • Has a proven track record of developing and training staff
  • Fosters growth of others through recognition, coaching and development opportunities
  • Promotes individual and team performance by setting expectations, delegating and providing tools and resources
  • Assists with making business decisions, always putting staff and customers first
  • Builds and maintains trust from staff and customers by using sound judgment
  • Passionate, positive, self-motivated and detail-oriented
  • Collaborative and customer-centric
  • Willing to go above and beyond when needed
  • Communicate professionally with customers and team
  • Deliver the best customer experience by creating a positive staff culture with a focus on performance management and education.
  • Support all Fleet Feet initiatives, activities, and functionsPerks:
    • High energy and fun atmosphere
    • Training and advancement opportunities within the Fleet Feet brand
    • Community involvement and community service activities
    • Training Program and Product Discounts
    • Passionate team membersWe are an equal opportunity employer and believe having diverse teams in which everyone brings their whole self to Fleet Feet is key to our success. We welcome people of different backgrounds, experiences, abilities and perspectives. That is why we prioritize diversity and inclusion in our hiring practices, our culture, and our engagement with the community. -Fleet Feet franchisees operate as independent business owners. If you apply and are hired at a Franchise location, you would be an employee of that Fleet Feet franchisee and not an employee of the Fleet Feet Corporation. We have opportunities within both our franchise locations and our Fleet Feet Corporation.Additional Requirements - Hours of work for this position are approximately 40+ hours per week. - Position requires moving around for periods of 2-4 hours without a rest break, and task sequencing and the completion of complex administrative responsibilities. Occasional moderate to heavy (10-25+lb) lifting and carrying, bending and reaching overhead may be required. Work environment includes substantial communication with customers, working in a retail environment with product displays and stockroom with inventory, and potentially slippery surfaces. Position is under minimum levels of day-to-day supervision. Some travel may be required for meetings, training or conferences.

Keywords: Fleet Feet Sports, Sarasota , Retail Experience Manager, Hospitality & Tourism , Sarasota, Florida

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