New Balance Retail Store Outlet Manager - Kildare, Ireland in Co. Kildare, Ireland

Achieve profitable sales results and promote superior customer service by managing the daily operations of the retail store. Oversee retail staff; analyse sales and profits, and evaluate/implement activities using the New Balance Core Values of TeamWork, Integrity, and Superior Customer Service.

Staffing and Schedules

• Manage full and part-time retail staff.

• Make decisions and recommendations relative to hiring, training, salary administration, performance management, development and employee relations.

• Oversee completion of monthly work schedules and weekly time cards to Payroll Department, manage payroll budget.

• Make recommendation on headcount for yearly budget review based upon trend.

• Work with Retail Manager and HR team to develop recruiting methods. Utilise both to assist in training and retaining employees.

Sales and Merchandising

• Work on the selling floor, particularly during scheduled weekend days and major sale events.

• Ensure security of New Balance employees, New Balance merchandise and store assets.

• Review floor presentation and layout; set goals to improve turn and overall gross margin results.

• Use data and budget plans to breakdown selling and merchandising goals for the team.

• Analyse sales and gross profit using various reports.

• Promote re-orders on best selling styles; communicate slow-selling items for markdown review.

• Conduct meetings with central management team to discuss merchandise mix, average inventory levels and model stocks to improve sales performance. Develop seasonal action plans.

• Coordinate special in-store promotions in conjunction with team and marketing department.

• Identify additional marketing and sales promotional opportunities in market area.

• Coordinate major events

• Establish and maintain Direct Mail Program.

Store Operations

• Review monthly departmental expense reports and approved budgets to insure accurate accounting of actual expenses.

• Complete requirements for capital expenditures for major projects and annual budget meetings.

• Complete daily bank deposits, coordinate financial reporting to general accounting, i.e. daily spreadsheets, petty cash reconciliation. Submit monthly reports for end of the month reconciliation

Perform other duties as required.

• Degree or equivalent in retail related field desirable

• Proven retail management experience

• People management experience

• Excellent communication skills

• Ability to organise and manage projects

• Ability to lead and motivate a team

• Sales and customer service focus

• Proficiency with MS Excel and retail software

• Ability to work flexibly to include weekends and holidays

iCIMS ID: 14514

Street: Nurney Rd

Street 2: Kildare Village

External Company Name: New Balance Athletic Shoe, Inc.

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