Staples Market Manager (Retail) - Seattle WA in Seattle, Washington

Description

Description:

Provide support and direction to the General Managers and the store organization to increase sales and maximize profit. Ensure that all company goals are achieved through consistent execution of company endorsed programs in the areas of merchandising, marketing, operations, human resources and expense management. This role is primarily a developmental step for those managers deemed to be capable to fulfill the District Manager job. The role will provide for this manager a global and multi-unit view of the job.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Assume responsibility for the P&L in the market

  • Drive sales and service achievement

  • Ensure that company goals for sales, payroll, profit, customer service, inventory, shrinkage and expense are attained through the consistent execution of operating plans

  • Ensure all merchandising and marketing plans and programs are executed properly

  • Support and supervise General ManagersIdentify performance improvement opportunities quickly; set clear performance expectations; coach GMs to develop and execute improvement plans

  • Manage security/safety and loss prevention by ensuring effective execution of procedures, including inventory, audits, bad checks, credit card fraud, and cash management

  • Ensure open communication of issues, plans, and responsibilities between store personnel, field management, distribution centers and Home Office to facilitate effective execution of all plans and procedures

Qualifications Basic

  • Must have 3 to 5 years previous retail management experience.

  • Progressive multi unit experience in a retail environmen

  • Strong leadership and team management skills

  • Excellent communication and customer service skills

  • Ability to drive sales in a customer service focused environment

Preferred:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred

Staples is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.