Retail Department Manager, Softlines

Barrie, ONTARIO | 10 months
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Retail Department Manager, Softlines
Barrie ON Canada - Retail
Employment Status:                       Full time, temporary - Maternity leave contract
 Posted On:                                         8Jan2018
This is an 16 month maternity leave contract. As the Softlines Department Manager, you will be responsible for managing the day-to-day operations for the softlines departments.  Working with the retail management team and department leads, you will ensure merchandising standards and strategies are executed and maintained as set forth by corporate Cabela’s and the senior store management team.
  • Manage the Clothing, Footwear, Camping and Home & Gift departments;
  • Ensure departments comply with all merchandising guidelines set by company policy;
  • Carry out merchandising planograms, monitor stock levels, and prepare for advertisements, flyers, seasonal items and/or promotions;
  • Perform ‘Manager on Duty’ tasks, including dealing with any customer, employee, or store related issues;
  • Interview and hire qualified employees, coordinate new hire training, and supervise staff on a daily basis;
  • Train employees on legendary customer service and build customer loyalty;
  • Coach and develop department leads and associates by conducting performance reviews, documenting performance issues, and performing disciplinary action when necessary;
  • Create weekly schedules and maintain payroll accuracy in accordance with time and labour budgets;
  • Communicate with employees in an effective and efficient manner and to facilitate morning and evening rally meetings to keep employees informed on in-store events;
  • Perform store opening, closing and the End of Day e-mail report and cash out;
  • Track sales and customer statistics, identify opportunities for improvements;
  • Have a basic knowledge of products that Cabela's carries, assist customers on the floor during peak sales periods providing a positive influence on leads and sales associates, and mentor associates on sales presentations and product applications and;
  • Maintain general store cleanliness and appearance.
  • Two or more years retail management experience;
  • Knowledge and/or experience in outdoor activities and associated products preferred.
  • Firearms Possession and Acquisition License is preferred;
  • Good interpersonal skills including the ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing;
  • Proficient in office software packages (word processing, spreadsheets, Internet, e-mail, etc.) MS Office preferred and;
  • Proven ability to work in a dynamic, continuous improvement environment.
Interested candidates should submit their resume and cover letter to
Cabela’s employees should apply as an internal candidate by selecting “I am currently a Cabela’s employee”.
We thank all applicants for their interest in employment opportunities with Cabela’s; however only those selected for interviews will be contacted. Cabela’s is committed to creating and maintaining a barrier-free environment for all employees and customers. We believe in integration and equal opportunity and we are committed to treating all people with dignity and respect. Should you need assistance at any point during the recruitment process please contact the store and ask to speak to the Human Resources Department

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