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Retail Market Manager

General Information

Location: Memphis, Tennessee, 38125

Ref #: M38196

Function: Corporate

Employment Duration: Full-time

Benefits:

  • Medical, dental and vision insurance

  • Company-paid life insurance, short-term and long-term disability

  • 401k program

  • Generous Paid Time Off (PTO) program

Description and Requirements

The Retail Market Manager is responsible for effectively managing and training Retail Merchandisers in an assigned geography. Retail Market Managers will deliver strategic direction and vision on a day-to-day basis to Retail Merchandisers to maximize sales opportunities for our clients.

  • Effectively train and develop a team of Retail Merchandisers to ensure there is a direct line of sight to the overall objectives of in-store execution required by our clients/retailers. Areas of focus include: New item execution expectations, clients’ shelving and sales objectives, and merchandising objectives.

  • Ensure quality execution by auditing work, providing feedback, and coaching teams to strengthen performance.

  • Lead by example by developing and maintaining consistent communication and rapport with retailers and clients.

  • Utilize systems and tools to maximize efficiency in scheduling and managing the retail selling team.

  • Develop teams to understand how to identify best practices and opportunities in store to support client sales.

  • Collaborate with Manager and other internal or external teams to effectively communicate and deliver key initiatives to clients and retailers.

  • Serves as subject matter expert on retail systems and utilizes Learning Management Systems and other methods to train associates on how to maximize use of technology in store.

  • Exhibits strong skills in business relationships, analysis, accountability, recruiting, time management and leadership.

  • Performs special assignments and field work as requested.

Core Competencies:

Thinking Broadly

  • Ability to see the big picture; ability to see relationships between diverse systems, organizations, or environments; ability to develop action plans from a range of viewpoints

Communicates Effectively

  • Conveys ideas clearly and succinctly; tailor messages to the audience, delivering the information in a manner that is accurate and compelling

Managing Performance & Developing Talent

  • Promotes continuous learning; gives and seeks open and authentic feedback; engages others and encourages high performance; uses coaching and mentoring skills to develop and support employee growth

Using Technology

  • Demonstrates expertise in using retail systems and tools to maximize the effectiveness and efficiencies in the job

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience

  • Prior broker, retail and set responsibility strongly preferred

  • Supervisory experience is required

  • Expertise in Microsoft software: Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint.

  • Strong interpersonal, organizational and sales skills

  • Ability to make presentations to a variety of audiences and respond to questions

Equal Opportunity Employer (Disabled, Veteran) | Under applicable requirements, such as the San Francisco FCO and the Los Angeles FCHIO, we consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records or criminal histories | E-Verify Employer

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