The Store Manager is responsible for driving business and maintaining Lafayette 148’s standards of service, merchandising and operational execution. He or she is responsible for top line sales and bottom-line profit by leveraging tools and experience to lead a team of Stylists in delivering extraordinary client experiences that drive positive business results and ensure customer loyalty.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Ensure that sales and service meet and exceed company standards, and lead initiatives to enhance sales and overcome challenged results when necessary
  • Own store control-related operational processes including but not limited to inventory management, loss prevention, sell through, store expenses, audits, and payroll
  • Ensure merchandise is presented in accordance with visual, marketing, and operational standards and direction
  • Create a ‘best in class’ selling environment by exemplifying and leading Lafayette 148 brand standards with team
  • Seek input from customers to measure satisfaction and ensure consistent adherence to service standards
  • Maintain relationships within the community to engage and cultivate target customers
  • Oversee the creation and execution of local business development marketing strategies
  • Engage in proactive dialog with buying team to communicate customers’ requests and surface merchandise opportunities to drive business
  • Lead the mindset that “recruitment is everyone’s responsibility” within the store; cultivate a lineup of potential candidates for open roles
  • Provide leadership and tailored coaching to Stylists by delivering ongoing training, development and performance feedback

 

Desired Background:

  • Bachelor’s degree

 

Experience:

  • 6+ years of retail management experience including 2+ years in designer/ luxury sector
  • Experience managing a commissioned selling environment a strong plus

 

Skills:

  • Highly organized and able to adapt quickly to changing priorities
  • Ability to develop, plan and execute strategies to maximize opportunities
  • Proficiency in utilizing available technology including Outlook, Excel and Word
  • Ability to work evenings, weekends and holiday schedules

 

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