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Co-Manager

Store | Benton, IL | Full Time

Job Description

Job Title: Co-Manager

Reports To: Store Manager

Job Location: Store Location

FLSA Status: Salaried Exempt

Exempt Classification: Executive

                                                                                                                                               

JOB SUMMARY

The Co-Managers are being trained to become future Store Managers.  The primary role of the Co-Manager is to develop knowledge and understanding of the day-to-day store operations, customer service, and merchandising under the supervision and direction of a Store Manager.  This position requires strong leadership skills and the ability to motivate and supervise associates.  Also included are establishing an interactive sales approach, keen awareness of safety & loss prevention, maintenance of store cleanliness and appearance, excellent customer service, and a positive attitude.

 

JOB DUTIES AND ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Direct the operations of the assigned store
  • Direct all store personnel to build revenue and meet sales goals
  • Ensure attractive, safe, and accurately priced merchandise displays and floor plans
  • Recruit, train, & develop personnel
  • Take a hands-on approach with directing daily goals for the Assistant Store Managers
  • Be a positive and professional “role model” for the team
  • Find solutions to associate and customer questions and concerns
  • Responsible for the maintenance and upkeep of the building and grounds
  • Develop the product knowledge and sales techniques of the team
  • Demonstrate effective and consistent communications and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrate effective problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Become an expert with standard concepts and practices within the retail environment
  • Maximize inventory, cash control, and loss prevention techniques
  • Establish and preserve a positive work atmosphere
  • Use general office equipment such as telephone, copy machine, fax machine, calculator, computer
  • Operate Telxon gun, forklift, pallet jack, ladder, and other retail equipment
  • ·May be required to cross train and perform other duties

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 2+ years retail management experience
  • Be an outgoing self-starter who enjoys working with people
  • Ability to relocate for a Store Manager position
  • Computer knowledge in Excel and Word
  •  Proficient User of computer software systems
  • ·Ability to interact with the team in a fast-paced environment, remaining flexible, proactive, resourceful and efficient
  • Ability to multi-task and coordinate, analyze, observe, make decisions, and meet deadlines in a detail-oriented manner
  • Ability to work independently without supervision
  •  Flexibility with hours: ability to work a 50-hour workweek (10-hour shifts, 5 days per week) with varied hours, days, night, and weekends as business dictates
  •  Must meet federal requirements to qualify to obtain a Federal Firearms License (FFL) and any applicable local requirements
  • Ability to access and use the in-store computer, scanning system, and wireless handheld unit
  • Ability to participate in our online applicant and new hire on-boarding process remotely
  •  Ability to complete computer-based training

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Supervise and direct the assistant managers, department managers, and store associates
  • Has authority into the job status of associates: hiring, firing, promotions, and assignments

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • ·Good visual acuity
  • ·Ability to lift, push, and/or pull a minimum of 30 pounds repetitively and 31-50 pounds intermittently
  • Ability to stand and/or walk for long periods of time
  • Ability to use a ladder and/or pallet jack
  • Close vision for computer work
  • Repetitive wrist movements on keyboard
  • Ability to walk up and down stairs multiple times per day
  • Ability to verbally communicate effectively and professionally with all audiences (in-person or via handheld transceiver
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.