Store Manager - Annapolis (Sports Management/Operations)

Company Name:
Sports Equipment
Position Type:
Under Armour is the chosen brand of this generation of athletes... and the athletes of tomorrow. We're about performance - in training and on game day, in blistering heat and bitter cold. Whatever the conditions, whatever the sport, Under Armour delivers the advantage athletes have come to demand.
That demand has created an environment of growth. An environment where building a great team is vital. An environment where doing whatever it takes is the baseline and going above and beyond to protect the Brand is commonplace.
The world's hungriest athletes live by a code, a pledge to themselves and everyone else: Protect This House... I Will. Our goal is to Build A Great Team! Will This House?!
Under Amour Retail is seeking a highly organized, energetic, and experienced Store Manager. The Store Manager is responsible for establishing and maintaining the total store Service Culture & Customer Experience & Operational Excellence that is representative of Under Armour. The Store Manager will oversee and is accountable for maximizing sales and profitability through product merchandising, teammate acquisition & development, inventory & expense control. The Store Manager must embody the UA culture, believe in the company spirit, possess strong interpersonal and communication skills, and the ability to lead teams. It is important for the Store Manager to be an independent self starter and to have a background in training and developing associates and managers. A bachelors degree (or similar) and 2 years of retail experience or 5 years of retail experience including 3 years in a supervisory role are preferred for this position.
What does this opportunity give me?
Pride. The company has a great history and you can be part of its future
Challenge. We are a fast paced growth oriented company
Opportunity. See what you are truly capable of accomplishing and where it takes you
Innovation. Never hear someone say, "This is how we've always done it."
What will I do at UA?
Maintain total accountability for Store Performance, Store Service Culture & Customer Experience, Store Merchandise Standards and Store Expense & Shrink Control.
Establish and execute strategic plan to achieve forecasted Sales & Performance Indicators for all time periods- daily, weekly, monthly, etc.
Drive Sales & Performance Indicators for self and total team while leading the floor.
Maintain awareness of Local Community and Business Opportunities; communicate opportunities to leadership; build and maintain Community networks.
Lead and Model the Customer Experience Principles for store team; ensure store Service/Selling Culture is representative of the Under Armour brand.
Actively train & develop core teammates for all management levels, in & outside store.
Continually evaluate Store Management talent to create strategy for store succession plan.
Own total team skill development through On-Boarding process and continuing training.
Evaluate and manage Assistant Store Manager & Associate Manager performance; lead ASM & AM performance management process.
Manage total store talent -seasonal hiring needs, anticipated turn; recruit & interview based on assessments to ensure stores fully staffed properly at all times.
Develop and continually grow External Recruiting Network.
Provide constructive feedback to the District Manager in the areas of: Sales, Service, People, Visuals, Product & Process.
Maintain effective communication both at the peer level & with Tide Point business partners.
Oversee all areas of Inventory Control; manage store Shrink Performance within outlined expectations.
Manage total store Payroll Allocation to optimize & drive business results on budget; ensure management & staff scheduling meet the needs of the business.
Lead bi-weekly management team huddles; maintain a presence on Leadership Conference Calls and in Store Visits. Share relevant Retail & Brand communication to Store Team; lead Team Shift Huddles.
Ensure total Store Accountability for UA Policies and Procedures.

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