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Store Manager - Orland Park, IL

Company: AKIRA
Location: Orland Park
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

AKIRA Store Manager

In 2002, AKIRA opened the doors to its first women's clothing boutique in Chicago. Since then, the company has extended its reach to 30+ stores across the United States, as well as a thriving eCommerce business (shopAKIRA.com.) AKIRA is extremely well-poised for sustained growth as we continue to build a nationally recognized brand.

AKIRA's culture has one very large, distinct difference from other fast-fashion competitors: Other-Worldly Customer Service and Fanatical, Obsessive Attention to the consumer's needs and desires. The core principle for all employees at AKIRA is to Act and Think Like an Owner, and this belief can be reflected across all areas of the company.

The Position:

Store Manager

Location:

Orland Park, IL

Overview:

AKIRA Store Managers are fanatical sales people, goal driven & servant leaders. They ensure that our customers are styled by experts who eat, sleep, and breathe fashion. We live to make our customers look & feel good! They relentlessly hire & train to ensure their store has top notch talent! Through leading by example and thinking & acting like an owner, our managers stop at nothing from achieving their personal & store goals.

Responsibilities:
* Recruiting, interviewing, & hiring new employees & managers
* Training, developing, & retaining top-notch employees & managers
* Developing & maintaining a high store morale
* Reinforcing & improving our selling culture through our 5 steps of selling
* Delivering in the moment & written feedback
* Acting as a supreme motivator for employees & managers
* Ensuring store operations and visual presentation are up to AKIRA standards
* Upholding and enforcing all AKIRA policies
* Achieving & surpassing individual sales goals
* Achieving & surpassing the store's daily, weekly, & monthly sales goals
* Leading by example to promote and exemplify AKIRA's culture, & code of conduct through our 4 principles

Requirements:
* Passion for fashion
* Fanatical work ethic
* Strong Leadership skills
* Excellent communication & organizational skills
* High motivation and an appropriate sense of urgency
* Minimum of 1 year experience in retail management
* Ability to supervise, motivate, & direct employees effectively
* Ability to adapt well to new direction and embrace change
* In-depth knowledge of visual merchandising & customer service
* In-depth knowledge of store operations including: inventory control, loss prevention, retail systems, & store budget preparation
* Ability to work in a highly entrepreneurial environment, where being hands-on is critical to our store's success
* Ability to work in a collaborative environment and establish & sustain strong relationships with employees & managers

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Benefits:
* 401(k)
* Dental insurance
* Health insurance
* Paid time off
* Vision insurance
Shift:
* Day shift
* Night shift
Weekly day range:
* Monday to Friday
* Weekend availability

Experience:
* Customer service: 2 years (Preferred)
* Sales: 1 year (Preferred)
* Retail management: 1 year (Required)

Work Location: One location%105086%

Keywords: AKIRA, Orland Park , Store Manager - Orland Park, IL, Executive , Orland Park, Illinois

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