Polo Factory Store - Store Selling Manager

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Miscellaneous



Description Company Description

Ralph Lauren Corporation (NYSE:RL) is a global leader in the design, marketing and distribution of premium lifestyle products in five categories: apparel, accessories, home, fragrances, and hospitality. For more than 50 years, Ralph Lauren's reputation and distinctive image have been consistently developed across an expanding number of products, brands and international markets. The Company's brand names, which include Ralph Lauren, Ralph Lauren Collection, Ralph Lauren Purple Label, Polo Ralph Lauren, Double RL, Lauren Ralph Lauren, Polo Ralph Lauren Children, Chaps, and Club Monaco, among others, constitute one of the world's most widely recognized families of consumer brands.

Position Overview

Store Selling Managers support the Assistant Manager and lead the Associate and Supervisor teams in exceeding customer

expectations and achieving financial goals through talent development. They deliver the Ralph Lauren Experience by creating

connections, offering hospitality, providing recommendations, exploring and listening. Store Selling Managers succeed through living

our service philosophy of being a driver, a brand ambassador, inclusive, flexible and proactive. Their role is essential for advising,

developing others and improving performance. Results are achieved through optimizing customer engagement, talent management and

increasing productivity, while delivering the highest level of integrity standards.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

The Ralph Lauren Experience

* Be Inclusive: Welcome customers like honored guests in your home

* Be Flexible: Adapt service approach and be accessible to every customer

* Be a Brand Ambassador: Demonstrate passion and knowledge of the product

* Be a Driver: Convert shoppers into lifelong Ralph Lauren customers

* Be Proactive: Feel empowered to make the experience perfect

Maintaining Brand Standards

* Ensures maintenance of product presentation to brand standards at the baseline expectation

* Responsible for pricing execution, signage and ensuring promotion & markdown compliance

* Maintains quality service by establishing and enforcing organization brand standards

Talent Management

* Asks for and applies feedback to improve performance

* Provides feedback, coaching and guidance to develop Sales Associates

* Instructs staff on how to handle difficult and complicated transactions

* Training, developing and leading Sales Associates

* Promotes motivation and direction to meet sales goals

* Supports Associate orientation

Business Objectives

* Greet, assist and respond to customer inquiries and complaints

* Product selling and service expert in the store to drive sales

* Anticipates obstacles and takes action to get efforts back on track

* Ensures opening/ closing task completion

* Helps customers by providing product knowledge, answering questions, obtaining merchandise requested, completing payment transactions and preparing merchandise for delivery

Behaviors

CREATE

Take Initiative

* Seek and identify internal and external opportunities that benefit the business

* Be open-minded

* Collaborate to identify new ways of looking at issues

Navigate Organization

* Gather information needed to overcome obstacles

* Adapt enthusiastically to change

* Make sound and timely decisions

ENGAGE

Learn Continuously

* Demonstrate consistency between your words and actions

* Stand up for what you believe is right

* Be humble, admit when you've made a mistake, and strive to learn and improve

Build Relationships

* Develop open and honest relationships with others

* Relate to other in an accepting and respectful manner

* Take interest in the needs of others

Promote Teamwork

* Be a good team player

* Involve others in decision and plans

* Collaborate and discourage any 'me vs. you' mentality

Develop People

* Successfully onboard new and existing talent

* Support ongoing development of your team

* Provide feedback to others

DELIVER

Provide Solutions

* Actively listen to meet the needs of others

* Think about the impact your decisions have on others

* Look for ways to improve your performance

Get Results

* Juggle priorities effectively

* Resolve issues quickly

* Get support to complete tasks when you need it

Experience, Skills & Knowledge

Qualifications

The key to our success is hiring PEOPLE who are: Passionate, Enthusiastic, Outgoing, Poised, Leaders, and Engaged.

Experience

- Two to three year's retail experience

Education

- High school graduate/equivalent; Bachelor's/Associates degree preferred

Physical Requirements

- Ability to communicate with customers and store personnel
- Ability to maneuver around the sales floor, stock/dressing room, cashwrap and office
- Ability to operate the register
- Ability to stand, move and walk for multiple hours
- Lift up to 30 pounds and moderate climbing required
Availability

- Ability to work a flexible schedule to meet the needs of the business, which will require day/evening, weekend and may include overnight shifts

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