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Free People Manager In Training
MANAGER IN TRAINING (MIT) | Roles & Responsibilities
Reports To: Store Brand Leader
To create a unique, innovative and inspirational customer experience; encompassing the Free People lifestyle and brand image, while maintaining all store operations and goals, resulting in driving sales and ensuring a profitable store.
Meet or exceed store sales plan and payroll goal
Serve as a proactive mentor, teacher and problem solver for the sales team
Motivate and inspire the store team through a strong store presence and consistently leading by example
Maintain business awareness, and drive sales in order to achieve and exceed goals
Promote and maintain a high standard for overall Customer Care, Operations and Loss Prevention
Ensure the use of all Customer Care resources and initiatives
Gain proficiencies in the following areas:
Manager on duty responsibilities
Store opening and closing functions
Markdowns and transfers
Adhere to all "typical day" guidelines
Perform all sales functions
Facilitate the zones of the floor based on business needs
Review and maintain a resource library of training tools
Assist the Visual ASM with the implementation of merchandising and display objectives
Create and maintain the store communication boards utilizing weekly and seasonal Home Office communication
Uphold all company Policy and Procedure
Sound like a good fit?
If you are ready to lead and inspire a team of positive, dynamic individuals, please apply. We look forward to reviewing your unique qualifications. You can learn more about Free People and all URBN brands at www.urbn.com/
As an Free People employee, your well-being is amongst our highest priorities. We offer a fabulous merchandise discount, an employer-matched 401(k) plan, qualified transportation credit, a generous employee referral program and much more. www.urbn.com/work-with-us/benefits
The above information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.
Part-Time Retail Merchandiser
Are you looking for a company with flexible scheduling to demonstrate your merchandising, customer service and organizational skills? Lawrence Merchandising has a great opportunity for you!
Lawrence Merchandising Services (LMS), a WIS International Company, is hiring Part-Time Retail Merchandisers in your area to complete merchandising services in many of the nation's top retailers and for many of the nation's top retail brands. Our client base is continually growing so we need you!
Watch this brief video for more information about our Part-Time Retail Merchandiser position.
What will I be doing?
As a Part-Time Retail Merchandiser, you will help ensure client satisfaction in the following ways:
Creating and managing your own work schedule by logging into our online reporting system to accept or decline merchandising services as they come available at retailers in your area. You can accept anywhere from 0-20 hours per week. The availability of services will vary greatly throughout the year, and we do not guarantee a set number of hours each week. There may be time periods where services are not available.
Servicing your local retail stores by completing merchandising services independently or in a team, in a timely manner, and always delivering quality, while working with a variety of different types of merchandise.
Utilizing a mobile device to check in/out for services. You will also be taking and uploading photos to our online reporting system.
Merchandising service tasks will vary, but could include stocking, implementing plan-o-grams, visual merchandising, resets, product cut-ins, setting signage, audits, and developing strong relationships with store personnel.
Is LMS for you?
LMS has ongoing nationwide weekly and monthly services and many additional projects available on a first come, first serve basis. As well as the ability for our Retail Merchandisers to become dedicated to certain locations and services (availability will vary nationwide).
Service opportunities may be one-time (project based) or reoccurring maintenance services (weekly, bi-weekly, monthly, etc...).
Services need to be completed sometime between Monday-Friday, and sometime between the hours of 8am to 6pm. Weekend services may be available in some areas.
You will be expected to be flexible to the needs of our business as we continually strive to meet and exceed the expectations of our clients.
Merchandising services are completed independently or in a team, and our Part-Time Retail Merchandisers must be comfortable using our online reporting system.
FLEXIBILITY! The position is truly flexible! No evenings and weekends are required, though weekend hours may be available in some areas.
GAIN RETAIL EXPERIENCE! Build a career in Merchandising by gaining retail experience.
INDEPENDENCE! Work independently or in a team but have access to a helpful and responsive LMS office team.
At LMS you are not an independent contractor, you are a W2 employee and receive all associated benefits such as an Employee Referral Bonus Program, voluntary health, vision, dental, short term disability, life insurance benefits, and 401(k) to those who qualify.
Merchandising and/or retail experience preferred.
Ability to thoroughly follow written and verbal instructions.
Ability to stand with varied movement for up to 5 hours at a time, ability to regularly lift up to 5 pounds (and up to 20 pounds on rare occasions), fine motor control (hand movements), speech, hearing, sight, ability to read documents with small font sizes, manual dexterity; with or without reasonable accommodation.
Access to internet, printer, and camera phone (digital camera acceptable), and ability to receive voice messages via phone.
Access to a PC or Mac that runs Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, or Safari.
Access to Adobe Acrobat Reader (or ability to download).
Preferred: Some projects require access to a smartphone or tablet to participate in the services.
How to Apply
- Fill out an application by clicking the "Apply for this job online" button to be considered further or visit our website to submit an application www.Lmsvc.com.
What is a Retail Merchandiser? For answers to this question, please visit http://www.lmsvc.com/careers/working-as-a-merchandiser.html.
Lawrence Merchandising Services, a WIS International Company, is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Produce Team Member
Provides support as a member of the Produce team to include receiving and preparing product, maintaining the Produce floor and displays, and selling product in support of WFM standards. Performs all functions related to breaking down deliveries and stocking shelves. All Whole Foods Market Retail jobs require ensuring a positive company image by providing courteous, friendly, and efficient service to customers and Team Members at all times. All positions must be performed in accordance with team and store Standard Operating Procedures. Further, Team Members must be prepared and able to perform the duties inherent in other Team Member job descriptions. Team Leaders are required to spend significant time on the floor, engaging with customers, and pitching in to help whenever and wherever needed. All positions must strive to support WFM core values and goals, promote national, regional, and store programs and initiatives, and ensure adherence to all applicable health and safety regulations.Job Responsibilities
Ensures a fresh and appealing display by keeping cases and shelves clean and well stocked by front-facing, checking codes, rotating and removing out-of-date products.
Assists Team Leader in organizing and displaying volume and seasonal items.
Monitors and prevents spoilage and communicates waste to buyers, Team Leaders, and shift supervisor.
Completes spoilage, sampling, temperature, and sweep worksheets as required.
Assists with periodic inventory checks.
Arrives to work station on time, appropriately groomed, dressed and ready to work; works all scheduled shifts and attends required trainings and meetings.
Provides excellent customer service, addresses needs of customers in a timely and effective manner and models suggestive selling techniques; answers phones and pages promptly and courteously.
Maximizes sales potential through effective and proper procedures for prepping, storing, rotating, stocking, and merchandising product.
Follows and complies, or ensures compliance, with established procedures, including Weights and Measures, health and sanitation, and safe work practices.
Maintains, or ensures maintenance of, a clean and sanitary working and shopping environment; maintains equipment in accordance with WFM cleanliness and safety standards.
Performs opening, mid, and closing duties as assigned; ensures accuracy of signs and pricing.
Immediately reports safety hazards and violations.
Performs other duties as assigned by store, regional, or national leadership.
Ability to sell proactively.
Ability to learn basic knowledge of all products carried in department.
Ability to learn and understand growing processes that differentiate conventional from organic produce.
Strong attention to detail.
Strong to excellent communication skills and willingness to work as part of a team.
Ability to deliver information in a clear and respectable manner to fellow Team Members, customers, and vendors.
Ability to meet customer service expectations and standards in all interactions with customers, vendors, and Team Members.
Ability to follow directions and procedures; effective time management and organization skills.
Passion for natural foods and the mission of Whole Foods Market.
Strong work ethic and ability to work in a fast-paced environment with a sense of urgency.
Understanding of and compliance with WFM quality goals.
- No prior retail experience required.
Physical Requirements/Working Conditions
Must be able to lift 50 pounds.
In an 8-hour work day: standing/walking 6-8 hours.
Hand use: single grasping, fine manipulation, pushing and pulling.
Work requires the following motions: bending, twisting, squatting and reaching.
Exposure to FDA approved cleaning chemicals.
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Ability to work in wet and dry conditions.
Ability to work a flexible schedule including nights, weekends, and holidays as needed.
Ability to use tools and equipment, including knives, box cutters, electric pallet jacks, and other heavy machinery.
May require use of ladders.
Note: The purpose of this document is to provide a general summary of essential responsibilities for the position and is not meant as an exhaustive list. This document does not reflect all job duties or requirements for every position. Requirements build as one progresses through the job levels, so any job duties required at a lower level may be required at the higher level in addition to the duties listed for that higher level. Duties, assignments, and other responsibilities may differ for similar positions based on business conditions, departmental or geographic location, and/or needs for the particular position. An individual must demonstrate successful performance in their current position before being considered for promotion. In addition, in order to promote into a higher-level position, a business need for the promotion must exist and the candidate must be considered the most qualified person for the new position. Completion of certain milestones such as obtaining an advanced degree or certification, time in current position, or developing skills to perform at the higher-level role do not guarantee a promotion.
At Whole Foods Market we provide a fair and equal employment opportunity for all team members and candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability. Whole Foods Market hires and promotes individuals solely on the basis of their qualifications for the position to be filled.32>
We believe that service starts inside the organization and embrace a concept called "People First." At RH, do your best work in an inspiring space, enjoy a 50% product discount and receive opportunities for career advancement.
We are designers, not decorators. That distinction means that we look at a project in the context of the entire space, or the whole, rather than as parts or components. RH designers understand the art and science of lifestyle, environment and taste to create a functional, beautiful and personal space. We provide luxury design services for the reimagining of one room or an entire home, anywhere in the world. Our designers embody the RH lifestyle and a sense of personal style, polished appearance, refined taste and a discerning eye for luxury.
Associate Designers play an integral role in providing design services to walk-in clientele within an RH Gallery. They will work in collaboration and under the mentorship of the Gallery and Lead Designers. They are innovators with an entrepreneurial spirit and a passion for establishing and fostering relationships.
We believe RH is one of the most innovative and fastest growing luxury brands in the home furnishings marketplace. We believe our brand stands alone and is redefining this highly fragmented and growing market. Our ability to innovate, curate and integrate products, categories, services, hospitality and businesses with a completely authentic and distinctive point of view, is a powerful platform for long-term growth. We evolved our brand to become RH, positioning our Company to curate a lifestyle beyond the four walls of the home. Our unique product development, go-to-market and supply chain capabilities, together with our significant scale, enable us to offer a compelling combination of design, quality and value that we believe is unparalleled in the marketplace.
Live Our Values: People, Quality, Service and Innovation
Provide a luxury experience for the RH clientele through RH Design Atelier services
Qualify and educate potential design clientele on services offered by the RH Design Atelier
Master and execute the RH Design ethos for residential interior design
Provide design expertise and execute small scale design projects
Support with large-scale projects in partnership with the Gallery Design Team
Educate and qualify gallery clientele on RH Design Atelier services
Foster close partnerships with Gallery Leaders and the Gallery Design Team
Produce brand appropriate design presentations; communicating design concepts, space planning and product selections
Own all phases of the client experience from consultations through delivery and site visits, as assigned
Ensure fiscal goals are achieved
Represent the RH lifestyle brand through communication, personal appearance and professionalism
Maintain a strong interest in the luxury and design industry
Support the visual and quality standards within the Gallery
Art, Architecture or Interior Design and relevant experience preferred
1 - 3 years of interior design or relevant experience preferred
Professional portfolio required
Leadership experience preferred
Hands-on interior installation experience preferred
Experience within a design firm or high-end furniture and luxury retail preferred
People and relationship driven
Strong leadership skills
Strategic and mental agility
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Proficiency with Mac Operating System, IOS devices, Microsoft Office and Google Applications
Proficiency in AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite, and other related space planning/rendering programs preferred
Strong artistic skills, including hand rendering and sketching capabilities preferred
Ability to lift and mobilize small to medium items up to 25 lbs. while utilizing appropriate equipment and techniques
Ability to maneuver effectively around gallery floor, stock room and office
Position entails prolonged standing, twisting, stooping, kneeling, squatting, bending and climbing
Licensed to drive preferred
Ability to travel locally or out of state
Great benefits package with premier medical, dental and vision partners
Rewarding paid time-off plans, including vacation, sick time, personal days, company holidays and more
Substantial associate discount of 50% off regularly priced RH merchandise and 30% off sale items
Access to all RH Members Program benefits, including complimentary design services
High-value discounts with respected national vendors, partners and retailers
Generous Referral Bonus Program to reward associates for recruiting top talent
Store Operationslululemon athletica is seeking a highly capable leader who is passionate about developing others and connecting with the community as a Key Leader on our team. The key objective of this position is to lead our retail floor and maintain amazing guest experience in stores.
What you will do
The role will combine the life-altering potential of wearing stretchy pants to work every day while talking health, fitness and yoga to your guests and community. The key leader plays a key role in ensuring an exceptional level of education on the retail floor by training, coaching, and developing a team of Educators that delivers the lululemon guest experience. Key leaders build capabilities within the store team to drive strategy and achieve results for the business, today and tomorrow. Under the supervision of the Store Manager and Assistant Store Manager, the position supports in day-to-day leadership and key areas of store operations. Our Key Leader emanates the lululemon culture, is a lover of fitness and sweaty endeavors, and is committed to creating amazing experiences for those around them.
The life of our Key Leader
Passionately leads and educates on our product, community and culture on the retail floor and in the community
Takes a stand as an advocate for lululemon athletica's values and guest experience
Oversees the execution of certain deliverables on the Manager '80/20 Checklist', as delegated by the Store Manager or Assistant Manager. For example, Inventory, Product or Community Events
Present on the retail floor encouraging and energizing staff
Represents her/his store at all required meetings, events and conferences, under the direction of the Store Manager and Assistant Store Manager
Acts as a coach to Educators and plays a hands-on roll in their development
What are the technical skills necessary to perform this role?
Minimum one year's work experience in retail / sales leadership, or an equivalent role
Bachelor's degree in business, marketing, retail or related field (preferred)
Working knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel and Outlook)
Detail oriented and highly organized with strong time management skills
Ability to multi-task and coordinate ongoing projects, plans and people development
Love of brainstorming, problem-solving, being creative and resourceful
Positive attitude and contagious enthusiasm for lululemon, community, and people
Passion, knowledge and involvement in yoga, and/or athletics
Strong sense of personal style and athletically minded
Excellent decision making and problem resolution skills
Entrepreneurial, proactive and solution-oriented
To Apply for this position:
If you are seeking a position in a company which fosters and supports health and fitness, personal development, growth, change, responsibility and overall success please submit your resume and cover letter directly to this posting.
NOTE: Only those applicants under consideration will be contacted. Please accept our utmost appreciation for your interest.
Product Manager, Workplace Technology
Bridgewater Associates is focused on understanding how the world works. By having the deepest possible understanding of the global economy and financial markets, and translating that understanding into great portfolios and strategic partnerships with institutional clients, we've built a distinct track record of success. We've done this for more than 40 years by having great people operate in a culture of radical truth and radical transparency. Today, we manage about $160 billion for approximately 350 of the largest and most sophisticated global institutional clients including public and corporate pension funds, university endowments, charitable foundations, supranational agencies, sovereign wealth funds, and central banks.
Investment Engine Department Summary
We are engineering systems to understand the world. Our philosophy is that the world can be understood, and we strive to build a fundamental, cause-and-effect understanding of markets and management. Technology is crucial to advancing our mission. Our technologists collaborate with our researchers and managers to design, engineer, and run platforms that enable systemization and scale in everything we do.
Bridgewater has embarked on a focused and motivated workplace technology improvement program in order to help our users become more effective and offer them greater flexibility. The program has senior business and technology stakeholder buy-in and the progress we have made so far has been well received by the organization. We want to continue to build upon this momentum and have a significant number of further products and technologies to evaluate and/or deploy as well as maximize what has already been released. As Workplace Technology Product Manager (WTPM) you will be the focal point in this space for products, partners, process and projects. We expect the WTPM to work seamlessly across our technology team and business community to ensure that mission priorities are helped, not hindered by our tools and associated stack.
We think you'll click with us if you
Enjoy managing a high powered user base to a high bar, understanding and responding to their goals.
Have the ability to empathize with users, and "see" tech driven improvements that may or may not hide in plain sight.
Can build and maintain strong relationships across our organization at a variety of levels and compound these relationships over time.
Can handle workplace tech related critical issue escalations in a composed and thoughtful manner.
Are open-minded, appreciate direct feedback, and revel in intellectually rigorous environments.
Always find the time to understand what users want and why and make sure our engineering team appreciates that perspective.
You'll Spend Your Time
Partnering with our users to understand their goals, needs, challenges and working habits.
Owning the product roadmap for our workplace technology solutions.
Collaborating with our security and engineering teams to take initiatives from proof of concept to being utilized in daily life.
Designing and documenting solutions that drive business value (functional specifications, project plans, personas etc.)
Utilizing internal customer feedback and usage data to drive enhancements for a better user experience.
Driving workplace tech adoption through strong change management practices.
Demonstrated project ownership, and ability to drive outcomes from inception until full business value realized.
Demonstrable experience of moving the needle in both solution selection and user uptake of workplace technology (Office 365, Zoom, Collaboration tools, Peripherals, Phones, Hardware etc.).
First class verbal and written communication skills.
Strong track record of establishing best practices for productivity tools based on the strength of your customer engagements.
Passion and curiosity for how tech works and what benefits it can bring. (we love great tech concepts, we equally love great application of tech).
Bridgewater Associates, LP is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Order, replenish, and merchandise perishables products and participate in regional and national sales promotions.Responsibilities
Replenish products through proper buying procedures.
Ensure product orders are timely and accurate to monitor inventory turns.
Ensure the product mix meets varied customer dietary needs and requests.
Find placement for all new products.
Provide outstanding customer service; ensure customer needs are met in a timely fashion.
Monitor product quality and freshness and ensure proper rotation or product.
Maintain accurate department signage and pricing.
Build displays according to movement, promotions, profitability, value and regional guidance.
Participate in regional and national sales promotions.
Oversee customer special order process.
Educate team members and customers on new, local, and private label products.
Follow department procedures for preparing, storing, rotating, and stocking of product.
Maintain and monitor department waste, spoilage, sweep, and transfer logs.
Maintain a clean and well organized work area.
Follow and comply with established procedures, including Weights and Measures, health and sanitation, and safe work practices.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
High energy, enthusiastic, and displays an affinity for our products, core values, and company philosophy
Ability to understand and convey to others the differentiating factors about our products
Ability to follow directions and established procedures
Ability to visually examine products for quality and freshness
Ability to sell proactively
Good verbal and written communication skills
Basic math skills
Strong organization skills
Basic proficiency with computer applications and programs including email, Microsoft Office, and operations related applications
Ability to work a flexible schedule including nights, weekends, and holidays as needed
Desired Work Experiences
1+ year buying/merchandising experience
1+ year perishables experience
Customer Service Focus
At Whole Foods Market we provide a fair and equal employment opportunity for all team members and candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability. Whole Foods Market hires and promotes individuals solely on the basis of their qualifications for the position to be filled.
In-Store Visual Merchandiser
Job Title: In-Store Visual Merchandiser
Reports to: Store Manager
Visual direction provided by Regional Visual Merchandiser
Location: Store Location
The In-Store Visual Merchandiser provides visual merchandising service to a specific Patagonia retail store. With direction from the Regional Visual Merchandiser, this position is responsible for supporting the implementation of the visual merchandising directives and standards to achieve the company's goals pertaining to brand image, product presentation, and product sell through.
Communication of these directives, standards, and goals comes from the Visual Design Group, the Regional Visual Merchandiser, and the Store Manager. When not scheduled for visual merchandising this position performs sales associate responsibilities.
Essential Job Functions
o Bring the Patagonia story to life; create a retail environment that is innovative, unique, inspired, customer friendly, and reflective of the local community.
o Support the Regional Visual Merchandiser in implementing the merchandising directives set forth by the company.
o Reactive Merchandising: weekly and monthly, remerchandise product to maximize sales and react to weather, trends, and inventory levels; utilize weekly merchandising reports to highlight top 20 products. This includes point of purchase displays and materials push tables, toppers, and other select focus areas throughout the store.
o Mannequins: Dress and style the mannequins in the store every two weeks.
o Monthly Focus: remove and install window displays and push displays based on the timeline approved by the Visual Design Group.
o Sale Events: collaborate with the Regional Visual Merchandiser and Store Manager to efficiently execute sale set up and maintain visual standards during off price events.
o Work with the Regional Visual Merchandiser, Store Manager, and the Environmental Point Person to develop and install environmental displays and customer communication to meet our visual standards.
o Provide timely and complete follow-through on all areas of merchandising directed to you by the Regional Visual Merchandiser. Utilize the Visual Merchandising Checklist. Submit focus photos within 3 days of installation to your Regional Visual Merchandiser.
o Communicate all merchandising information, questions, and needs to the Regional Visual Merchandiser, Store Manager, and Assistant Manager. Work with them to determine specific needs, such as fixtures, image photos and point of sale materials.
o Communicate to store staff on a daily basis regarding visual standards. Act as the store "liaison" for merchandising questions when the Regional Visual Merchandiser is out of the store.
o Assist in seasonal store flips.
o Occasional travel required.
o Occasional purchasing of merchandising supplies required; cost will be Company paid based upon prior approval of Store Manager and/or Regional Visual Merchandiser.
o Must be able to safely and regularly lift and carry 55 pounds.
o Must be comfortable climbing ladders.
o Continually able to kneel down to floor level.
o Must be able to stand/walk for extended periods of time.
o Continually able to do fine and medium hand manipulations.
o Store is open 7 days per week. Number of scheduled hours per week varies.
o The number of dedicated merchandising hours (8 hours, 16 hours or 32 hours per week) is determined by the store's sales volume. The balance of weekly hours is dedicated to sales associate responsibilities.
o Total number of scheduled work hours per week is determined by position status and needs of the business.
o Merchandising days will be scheduled with the collaboration of the Regional Visual Merchandiser, Store Manager, and Assistant Store Manager and may vary per store.
o When not scheduled for visual merchandising, all other hours within weekly schedule will be scheduled as a sales associate.
Minimum Job Qualifications
o Minimum 1 year previous retail store visual merchandising experience requiring execution of merchandising plans and demonstrated ability to design and construct creative displays.
o Demonstrated understanding of effective retail product presentation.
o Ability to delegate and communicate tasks.
o Extreme attention to detail, conscientious worker.
o Working knowledge of computers with experience in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and Adobe Illustrator.
o Excellent customer service skills, in person, on the phone and in writing.
o Comfortable with team-based work structure and the ability to work independently.
o Demonstrated flexibility on the job; ability to adapt quickly and react positively to business needs and changes in strategies.
It is the responsibility of every employee to contribute to a positive work environment through cooperative and professional interactions with co-workers, customers, and vendors.
Equal Employment Opportunity
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other factors prohibited by law.
Coffee/Candy/Bulk Specialist - Part Time - Westport (117) - Store #117
As a key member of the Coffee/Candy/Bulk department, the Coffee/Candy/Bulk Specialist is responsible for ordering, rotation of product, merchandising, and full presentation of the coffee/candy/bulk department. The Coffee/Candy/Bulk Specialist works in a fast paced, multitasked environment. Primary job duties include providing excellent customer service, keeping the department clean at all times, answering customer questions regarding services and products offered, sampling products per customer requests and handling special orders. The Coffee/Candy/Bulk Specialist is also responsible for ensuring that all coffee, candy, and bulk items are ordered on a weekly basis. Also, the Coffee/Candy/Bulk Specialist will partner with the Gift/Floral Department as needed, and will be responsible for following all store policies and procedures.
Demonstrate the ability to be organized, to work independently and with the Other Departments to provide the highest quality shopping experience, all while maintaining the overall appearance of the department/departments and sales floor and follow approved procedures for ordering, packaging of candy and bulk items, rotating of product, and merchandising.
Ensuring sample coffee pots, creamer, sugar, napkins, stirrers, coffee cups and lids are full and readily available for customers throughout the day.
Unloading and breaking down deliveries as needed; stocking the sales floor with products as needed; maintaining proper product assortment, merchandising and product quality on the sales floor and following rotation standards when replenishing stock levels.
Follow and utilize the planograms, layouts, and schematics of the department as well as duties and assignments as directed by management.
Conducts weekly cycle counts, resets and department inventories to ensure departmental success.
Quality and safety duties include inspecting and storing products, following proper cleaning and sanitation procedures, and operating equipment in a safe and focused manner. Follow all company guidelines and procedures, to include but not limited to date and rotation of product, safety, sanitation and preparation. Prep area cleaning includes rinsing and sanitizing all equipment, coffee bins, coffee grinders, coffee pots, bulk bins and containers, gravity feeders, candy bins and containers, counter space, shelves, display shelves, and storage racks. Adhere to all local, state, and federal health and civil code regulations.
Observe all store rules, Company policies and handbook guidelines, shift operating hours at all times as scheduled or assigned by Managing Partner/Store Manager. Must wear an apron and non-slip shoes.
- Addressing and greeting customers; answering questions in a friendly manner, proactively offering assistance and providing accurate and timely information, making product/ service recommendations and accommodating special requests.• Being able to listen to others' points of view and recognizing and appreciating differences.• Properly handle, rotate, package, transport and store products; ensuring strict adherence to TFM guidelines.• Prioritizing requests and department activities while managing interruptions and attending to details to complete tasks within deadlines is a must. • Utilize training resources and fellow team members to educate self and others about product uses and characteristics.• Have knowledge of products used throughout the store to provide and assist customers in finding complete meal solutions.• Have knowledge of products within the Coffee/Candy, Bulk and other departments to accommodate customer requests to provide excellent customer service.
- Oral and written communication skills that allow for productive communication with co-workers, management and customers. • Must be at least 18 years of age.What you bring to the job:• Ability to follow through on deliverables and meet objectives and deadlines• LOVE food• Ability to take initiative and work independently• Superior customer focus• Be a team player, goal-oriented• Excellent time management • Ability to perform in an intense, fast paced environment
Work Environment/Physical Responsibilities
- Work involves continuous interaction with customers and co-workers in a fast-paced environment • Typical motions include repetitive hand and arm movements, repetitive grasping, bending and reaching • Responsible for moving or lifting an average of 10-40 pounds with a maximum weight lifted of 70 pounds occasionally • Exposure to extreme temperatures (coolers, freezer, outdoors, etc.)• Will be required to spend the majority of time on his or her feet and stand or walk without a break for up to 4 hours
Store OperationsTHE MISSION OF AN EDUCATOR (the Role):
Educators at lululemon athletica do just that! They educate! Their main role is to effectively educate our guests on the fabrics, features, fit and function of our product, our culture and the communities we belong to. Our goal is to have guests leave our stores having learned something, rather than having purchased something. By educating guests we empower them to make decisions for themselves based on the facts that we offer them. The guesswork is taken out of shopping for customers, and a 'Wow! It's You!' guest experience is created, leaving customers with the knowledge to educate others on behalf of lululemon athletica. Authentic conversations are key to delivering the ultimate guest experience by relaying your experiences with lululemon products to the guest. This is truly the most important role in our company and we rely on our educators to authentically share our culture and brand with their community.
A DAY IN THE LIFE OF AN EDUCATOR (the Tasks):
Education and Guest Experience:
Provides guests with world-class 'education' and guest experience in the areas of product, culture, and community by speaking authentically about product use through their own experiences
Product Education: communicates special features, benefits, fabric properties, usage, and best care instructions
Culture Education: 'demonstrates', the culture held within the company, including: attitude of fun, respect, support, empowerment, encouragement, passion, interaction with other staff, and in-store discussion of lifestyle (i.e. yoga, fitness, health and fun)
Community Education: ensures guest is aware of in-store community bulletin board – for information and resources regarding yoga and other health, fitness and related community information. We are the hub for all sweaty endeavors in our communities!
Creates excitement and FUN for our guests on the retail floor
Receives/processes stock received from warehouse, involving: unpacking, counting, tagging as required, folding, sizing and placing on the floor, with overflow stock in back room and stored areas
Assists in preparing the store for the day including: replenishing garment styles and other merchandise by color, size, and quantity requirements; folding, sizing, and merchandising as required
Answers phone inquiries as required
Ensures stock replenishment in work areas
Ensures items from change rooms are returned to appropriate area - sized and tagged
Prepares pants for hemming including pinning, completing necessary documentation (customer/store hemming slip); and educating regarding timelines for completion
Arranges for mail and/or delivery, as required, to other locations and/or warehouse
Completes assigned clean up evening duty
Utilizes the Point of Sale cash system, processes payments, refunds and exchanges and issues gift cards
Prepares alterations for pick up the next day
Unpacks boxes for inventory as required. Boxes can weigh 10 - 30 lbs
Under the direction of the Store/Assistant Manager performs/completes other additional project, duties, and assignments as required and/or by request
EDUCATOR MUST HAVE'S (the Knowledge, Skills and Qualifications):
Passion, knowledge and involvement in yoga, and/or other fitness, health or sports activities required. We expect that you will be enrolled in participating in weekly fitness activities in and out of the store with the store team
Strong personal sense of style and athletically minded
Upbeat, optimistic, passionate, friendly and authentic
Excellent team player and ability to work independently
Responsible and dependable
Proactive and solution-oriented
Excellent communication skills – verbal and written
Extraordinary guest interaction, organizational and time management skills
Ability and willingness to accept and provide feedback
Completion of grade 12 education – preferred
Strong problem solving and decision-making skills.
General computer knowledge.
AN EDUCATOR'S WORKING DAY (the Hours):
We expect all full-time employees to be available to open and close, at a minimum, twice per week. We expect all part-time employees to be available to open and close a minimum of once per week. Everyone must work one weekend day. Part-time is up to 23 hours per week; full time is 24-40 hours per week. Time is spent educating on the retail floor.
TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION:
If you are seeking a position in a company which fosters and supports health and fitness, personal development, growth, change, responsibility and overall success please submit your resume and cover letter directly to this posting.
NOTE: Only those applicants under consideration will be contacted. Please accept our utmost appreciation for your interest.
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