Posted on: July 1, 2019 | Job#: 283973-200001623

General Manager - Newport - New Store

Full-time | Newport, RI, US

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About Athleta

We believe that being fit and active makes life richer and bigger than it could possibly be otherwise. And we’re always looking for people who share our passion for leading an active lifestyle, growing personally as well as professionally, and creating game-changing products and experiences.

Collaboration is a real thing here — because we know that individually we’re strong, but together we’re unstoppable. Athleta is a certified B Corporation, which means that we put people and planet right up there with profit, and we’re committed to using business as a force for good. 

About the role

As the General Manager, you are responsible for leading your team to deliver a profitable store business plan. You ensure your store achieves all key metrics and is meeting or exceeding goals. You are the link between the brand vision and how it comes to life in your store. You drive profitable sales growth through all aspects of the store to include, Customer Operations, Merchandising, Product Operations, and talent development. As the General Manager, you will teach and coach behaviors to your store team that delivers a best in class customer experience.

What you'll do

  • Analyzes results, identifies opportunities and makes decisions in collaboration with the leadership team to drive key performance indicators
  • Drive profitable sales through forecasting and scheduling
  • Manages store budget for daily operations in support of the P&L
  • Builds highly productive teams through sourcing, selecting and developing people
  • Accountable for team performance through coaching and feedback.
  • Teaches and trains to build capabilities.
  • Leads the implementation and execution of all Standard Operating Procedures and initiatives
  • Creates an inclusive environment
  • Implements action plans to maximize efficiencies and productivity
  • Performs Service Leader duties
  • Represents the brand and understands the competitors
  • Promotes community involvement
  • Leverages OMNI to deliver a frictionless customer experience
  • Ensures all compliance standards are met

Who you are

As the General Manager, you are responsible for leading your team to deliver a profitable store business plan. You ensure your store achieves all key metrics and is meeting or exceeding goals. You are the link between the brand vision and how it comes to life in your store. You drive profitable sales growth through all aspects of the store to include, Customer Operations, Merchandising, Product Operations, and talent development. As the General Manager, you will teach and coach behaviors to your store team that delivers a best in class customer experience.
  • Analyzes results, identifies opportunities and makes decisions in collaboration with the leadership team to drive key performance indicators
  • Drive profitable sales through forecasting and scheduling
  • Manages store budget for daily operations in support of the P&L
  • Builds highly productive teams through sourcing, selecting and developing people
  • Accountable for team performance through coaching and feedback.
  • Teaches and trains to build capabilities.
  • Leads the implementation and execution of all Standard Operating Procedures and initiatives
  • Creates an inclusive environment
  • Implements action plans to maximize efficiencies and productivity
  • Performs Service Leader duties
  • Represents the brand and understands the competitors
  • Promotes community involvement
  • Leverages OMNI to deliver a frictionless customer experience
  • Ensures all compliance standards are met

Benefits at Athleta

  • Merchandise discount for our brands: 50% off regular-priced merchandise at Gap, Banana Republic, Old Navy and Athleta, and 30% off at Outlet.
  • One of the most competitive Paid Time Off plans in the industry.*
  • Employees can take up to five “on the clock” hours each month to volunteer at a charity of their choice.*
  • Extensive 401(k) plan with company matching for contributions up to four percent of an employee’s base pay.*
  • Employee stock purchase plan.*
  • Medical, dental, vision and life insurance.*
  • See more of the benefits we offer.

*For eligible employees

Gap Inc. is an equal-opportunity employer and is committed to providing a workplace free from harassment and discrimination. We are committed to recruiting, hiring, training and promoting qualified people of all backgrounds, and make all employment decisions without regard to any protected status. We have received numerous awards for our long-held commitment to equality and will continue to foster a diverse and inclusive environment of belonging. This year, we’ve been named as one of the Best Places to Work by the Humans Rights Campaign for the fourteenth consecutive year and have been included in the 2019 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Indexfor the second year in a row.

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