Store Manager - Milford, CT
Posted on: January 25, 2023
Living Our Values
Inclusivity: rue21 embraces all of you. We promote individuality
and celebrate our differences. All are accepted, respected and
welcome. Integrity: We own our words, our actions, and our results.
We set our standard high by thinking big. It matters how we show up
and how we play the game. Collaboration: Together we are rue21. We
listen and support each other and achieve our collective goals
together. Curiosity: We don't ask why; we ask why not? We are agile
and are driven by new ideas and original thinking. We are
passionate and believe anything is possible. Community: Our power
is our people; our community of customers, associates, and
partners. We care, we connect, we listen, and we deliver.
Bring a vibe that's uniquely you to rue and work where you love to
shop! As the face of the company, you'll put your iconic,
one-of-a-kind sense of style to work representing rue21. Your love
of pop culture and fashion combined with your creativity and
energetic personality make the perfect combo to be an amazing Sales
Associate. Have fun at work while letting your inner trend savant
shine by providing customers with a top-notch shopping experience
and always making our customer feel like a total VIP!
Day in the Life
--- Run the sales floor like you're the host of the party creating
an energetic, fun, positive environment for customers to shop and
your team to work and thrive in. Be adaptable, flexible, and
willing to jump in at any part of the customer's journey to ensure
they're having a seamless experience.
--- Drive and own business results by ensuring GIFT service is
being delivered to all customers. Make all business decisions by
linking them to how they impact your loyal customers. Communicate
results to your team and coach in the moment through celebrating
and giving recognition.
--- Pride yourself in creating an environment where your team feels
comfortable expressing their authentic selves. Recruiting,
interviewing, hiring, and training your diverse team is the first
step to becoming the store where everyone wants to work, and all
customers want to shop.
--- Empower your team to make decisions so they develop into the
leaders of tomorrow. Encourage, inspire, and provide feedback while
they learn to be experts in their roles. Build a strong bench of
future leaders through recognition and accountability to help shape
the up-and-coming talent in your business.
--- View your store through the eyes of the customer. Identify
merchandising and replenishment opportunities while protecting a
store consistent with the brand. Ensure the implementation of new
floorsets, window displays, and promo setups are scheduled,
planned, and executed flawlessly.
--- Always think ahead by making sure you have plans in place to
achieve sales goals while meeting the customer's expectation.
Writing an effective schedule, allocating payroll appropriately,
and providing clear guidance is just the beginning of setting up
your team for success. Utilize reporting as you plan for future
business and adjust when necessary.
--- Follow all policy and procedures to maintain a safe shopping
experience for our customer and a work environment that is safe and
open for all.
--- Maintain salesfloor awareness to prevent product loss. Lead by
example with a high level of integrity.
--- Practice teamwork by being ready and willing to help other
members of the team when they need a hand.
--- Must be at least 18 years old to join the team. Leadership
skills required. 2+ years of retail management experience is
necessary. The Store Manager role is a salaried position scheduled
at least 40 hours per week and requires open availability.
--- Plan to walk and stand for up to 8 hours while helping
customers find the perfect outfits for every occasion.
--- Carry and lift boxes up to 40lbs filled with our newest
arrivals. You'll climb and balance on ladders, kneel, squat, and
reach above the shoulders to get new merchandise ready to debut in
What's in it for you!
--- Paid time off and paid Holidays
--- Health Insurance
--- Monthly bonus potential
--- Fun, fast-paced work environment; working with like-minded
people with same interests
--- Flexible work schedule including daytime, evening, and weekend
--- Express individuality and embrace diversity
--- 40% discount in-store and online
--- Casual dress code
--- Performance based advancement is supported and encouraged
--- Easy request-off and view schedules from home via a convenient
--- Perks at Work (discounts on electronics, movie tickets, travel,
--- Employee Assistance Program
--- 401K Match
Communication - Effectively communicates with supervisor as well as
store team; Actively listens to understand others and ensures the
message is understood; Ensures important matters are shared with
all appropriate parties; Communicates in a clear and concise
manner, both verbally and in writing; Accepts and uses feedback to
Collaboration -Demonstrates the desire and ability to work
cross-functionally; uses a "we" focused approach; Resolves
interpersonal conflicts constructively; Appreciates and leverages
the strengths of others to accomplish goals;
Listens to ideas from others and ensures all sides are heard before
reaching a final decision; Proves to be an open-minded and
Holds Self Accountable - Holds self-accountable for measurable high
quality, timely, and cost-effective results; Determines objectives,
sets priorities, sees tasks through to completion; Accepts
responsibility for mistakes; Complies with established priorities
and company directives
Solution Oriented - Recognizes issues, considers multiple sides,
determines action needed and weighs consequences before making a
final decision; Follows up as necessary to ensure forward progress;
Is not discouraged by difficult situations and makes informed
decisions based on available information
People Centric - Exhibits strong listening skills; Has a fast
paced, ever changing, people first mentality; Builds Positive
working relationships with internal and external business
Relevant - Displays genuine excitement about increasing job
knowledge; Has self-propelled interest to stay up to date/ahead of
trends as it relates to their role; Is valued and respected by
Initiative - Takes a proactive approach and goes beyond what is
required to achieve goals; Seeks out new assignments to search for
both professional and personal development opportunities; Performs
tasks outside of area of responsibility to help the
Deliver - Results driven with high standards; Sets achievable
goals, successfully executes, and can articulate solutions in a
linear, easy to understand way; Searches for inefficiencies in
processes and offers pertinent recommendations to improve
Evolve - Strives to be original through thought and ideas; Displays
genuine excitement around "new"; Successfully has grown and
developed in role
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