Yankee Candle at Branson Landing is currently looking for a Retail Store Manager. In this position, you will be responsible for the management and leadership of a Yankee Candle Store; overseeing and driving daily sales performance; maintain service and operational standards; supervising, coaching, counseling and training staff on sales program; ensuring adequate staffing; providing superior customer service; maintaining store facilities; ensuring safety and security for guests and staff; preparing cash reports and merchandise orders; and other similar duties pertaining to the management of a retail store.
The Retail Store Manager provides direction and leadership to a Yankee Candle Retail Store; drives sales & profitability; provides exemplary guest service, ensures visual merchandising/presentation and operational standards; recruits, staffs, coaches and develops store management teams and sales associates as a part of our Succession Plan; meets or exceeds divisional and store sales and profitability goals.
* 3+ years; supervisory/management experience in a retail sales
environment or similar fast paced, customer service environment, preferred.
* Previous experience in a retail sales environment with increasing
levels of responsibility and strong working knowledge of general retail practices and procedures.
* Demonstrated ability to effectively lead/direct, coach and train
others in a retail setting, and the ability to relate well using communication, interpersonal, diplomacy and related skills required.
* Experience in a specialty retail environment required.
Flexibility in work schedule is required including the ability to work extended hours, weekends, and holidays as operational need may require.