VIAD

RETAIL MANAGER (CANADA)

3 weeks ago
Job ID
2017-9358
# Positions
1
Alberta

Overview

Responsible for maintaining and increasing sales and profitability of the retail outlet, while ensuring the highest standards of quality service, cleanliness and adherence to GPI policies and operating procedures are met.  Responsible for supervision of retail store staff, ordering, inventory, cash control, and all duties and aspects of retail store management. 

Responsibilities

  1. Manages retail store performing all management and sales functions.  Responsible for profit and loss of store: a) sales; b) cost of sales; c) inventory; d) labor; e) inspections 
  2. Conduct training and site orientation for all employees.
  3. Plans and posts work schedules one week in advance; keeps time records; supervises employees to ensure efficient and productive job performance; assign employees to responsibilities where they are best qualified. 
  4. Receives and verifies all merchandise shipments and directs shipments to appropriate areas.  Verifies quantity, quality and damages and reports all discrepancies. 
  5. Displays merchandise in an appealing fashion that will tend to increase sales.    Keeps displays filled and attractive. 
  6. Maintains adequate inventory in store by ordering from warehouse and direct vendors. 
  7. Ensures all store security policies are enforced.  Confers with Location Manager to remedy security concerns, employee problems and other issues.  
  8. Supervises physical inventory at mid-season and close of season.  
  9. Responsible for daily balancing of cash and depositing receipts. 
  10. Responsible for vending machines and reports, if available. 
  11. Enforces all Company policies and regulations. 
  12. Performs other duties as assigned. 

Qualifications

  • Previous store management experience required.
  • Excellent knowledge of merchandise costs, labor costs and controls.
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Must have previous display, merchandising experience and cash register operating experience.
  • Must possess ability to receive deliveries, stock shelves, and lift heavy items in safe manner.
  • Must possess ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing with all levels of management.
  • Must be courteous and friendly in dealing with customers and co-workers.
  • Must posses current Food Safety certification.

Work Environment

  • Gift Shop environment.
  • Some positions may include Hotel environment
  • Job requires working long hours, evenings, weekends, and holidays.
  • Job requires constant standing and walking.
  • Job requires repetitive motion and lifting of product up to or in excess of 50lbs.
  • Non-smoking environment.

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