“The product is fun and lets me flex my creative muscles every season, but the best part of working here honestly, is the team. The people I work with are amazing, and that counts for a lot in the design industry!”

Sean, Designer

Store Manager - Crazy 8
in OH - Dublin

Job Description

Bold. Upbeat. That’s us. We get more than a little excited about empowering kids to own their style. The trendsetters. The go-getters. The fun-starters. That’s us too. Are you ready to be a part of the Crazy 8 team? (Hint: The answer is yes.)

The Role

At Crazy 8, we know our management teams are a big part of our success. We look for the best people who can meet the unique needs of our retail locations while empowering their teams to make the Crazy 8 shopping experience as awesome as it can be. Our Store Managers are a valued part of the Crazy 8 family.

What You’ll Do

Our Store Managers are passionate about creating and delivering an unrivaled customer-centric experience for their customers. You are devoted to owning the business as if it were your own. You build outstanding teams to meet/exceed financial and business goals. You are a champion of the business and lead confidently to drive exceptional results.

Sell

  • Motivate the team to sell and prioritize the customer above everything to exceed goals
  • View the customer through an omni channel lens and drive incremental sales strategies
  • Train, educate and role model brand selling behaviors; monitor and coach staff to improve selling opportunities
  • Be the master of product knowledge and share expert knowledge with the team

Excel

  • Motivate and inspire the team to achieve/exceed profitability goals including conversion, comp sales, payroll, key performance indicators and other business goals
  • Ensure Successful Store Standards are implemented and maintained at a high level
  • Create and implement visual and merchandising strategies to increase sales
  • Be responsible for the look and feel of the store; understands floor capacity and store layout
  • Utilize tools, resources, and information to drive results and enhance the customer experience

Excite

  • Is looked to for expertise, direction, communication, and feedback
  • Embrace the complexity of the business and know how to get things done
  • Share feedback, generate ideas and insights to improve the business

Team

  • Build high performing teams and promote an environment which inspires people to do their best
  • Anticipate talent needs based on business plans; network, source, hire and retain amazing people
  • Celebrate individual and team progress and encourage others to exceed goals
  • Consistently hold people accountable to uphold standards and achieve results

Job Requirements

What You’ll Bring

  • A passion for fashion and a love of selling
  • 4+ years management experience in specialty retail and/or multi-unit retail business (preferred)
  • Experienced leadership with demonstrated experience in meeting/exceeding sales and profits
  • Experience working with children (preferred)
  • Proven ability to identify top talent, build a team, and train/develop/retain people
  • Experience creating merchandising strategies and implementing visual changes to achieve business results
  • Proven ability to think through complex issues
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic company
  • Availability to work when needed, including nights, weekends and holidays

What Makes You Stand Out

  • Exceptional customer service
  • Optimistic problem-solving skills
  • Excellent business acumen
  • Forward-thinking
  • A courageous and agile leader who thrives in change
  • Outstanding communication skills

Why You’ll Love Working With Us

  • The Product—so good, you’ll be using your employee discount more than you probably should
  • The People—ask anyone who works here…we have incredible people on our team
  • The Experience—you’ll enjoy a rewarding career at a respected global children’s brand
  • The Benefits—health insurance, 401k

Let’s Talk Perks!

  • Generous Health Savings Account (HSA) employer contributions for individuals and families
  • Flexible Spending Accounts and commuter benefits
  • Paid holidays and flexible time off
  • A fabulous employee discount at our family of brands (Gymboree & Outlet, Janie and Jack, Crazy 8 & Outlet)
  • Gymboree Play & Music class discounts
  • Educational Assistance Development Program
  • Life insurance
  • Additional corporate discounts at participating companies

More About Us

Gymboree Group, Inc. is a specialty retailer, operating stores with high-quality clothes and accessories for children. Our family of brands includes Gymboree, Janie and Jack, and Crazy 8. Since our start in 1976, we have grown from offering mom-and-baby classes in the San Francisco Bay Area to currently operating over 900 retail stores in the United States and Canada, along with franchises around the world. We believe that respect for the customer, respect for the brand, and respect for each other are at the core of everything we do.

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Job Attributes

Req Code

H1385-C8.2

Job Category

MERCHANDISING

Job Type

FULL-TIME

Career Level

N/A

Education

N/A

Job Location

5043 Tuttle Crossing Blvd., Suite #200
Dublin, OH  43016

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