Gap has always been about optimistic American style. Starting with our very first store on Ocean Avenue in San Francisco, opened almost 50 years ago by Doris and Don Fisher. The thread that’s run through those five decades is the phenomenal people that make up our brand – our employees and our customers. People who are rooted in the legacy that makes Gap what it is, but who are also focused on the future. People who want to leave the world better than they found it.
We’ve built our brand on staying true to our roots while always being out in front of what’s next. If you want to be part of an iconic American brand, and help lead the way for where we’re headed, we’d love to have you join us.
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
3-5 years of retail experience leading others
College degree or equivalent experience preferred
Demonstrated ability to deliver results
Ability to effectively communicate with customers and employees
College degree preferred
Ability to maneuver around sales floor, stock room, and office; work around and with chemicals; lift/carry up to 30 lbs.
Ability to work a flexible schedule, including travel, to meet the needs of the business including nights, weekends, holidays
Ability to travel as required
Business Acumen skills
Established time management skills
Strong planning and prioritization skills
Benefits at Gap
- Merchandise discount for our brands: 50% off regular-priced merchandise at Gap, Banana Republic and Old Navy, 30% off at Outlet and 25% off at Athleta for all employees.
- 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 Index for the second year in a row.
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