Sales Manager, Armani Collezioni Northbrook

Job Description

The Armani Group is one of the leading fashion and luxury goods groups in the world today with 10,500 direct employees and 13 factories. It designs, manufactures, distributes and retails fashion and lifestyle products including apparel, accessories, eye-wear, watches, jewelry, home interiors, fragrances and cosmetics under a range of brand names: Giorgio Armani, Armani Collezioni, Emporio Armani, AJ Armani Jeans, A/X Armani Exchange, Armani Junior and Armani Casa.

POSITION OVERVIEW:

The Sales Manager will be responsible for recruiting, developing, and training a staff that is dedicated to driving the business; to ensure smooth operation of boutique; and to provide a proactive business plan while maintaining peak productivity in all areas.

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Meet and/or exceed the sales goals
  • Analyze store sales reports to determine the needs of the business and set business strategies
  • Track, monitor and communicate business results
  • Seek out new ways to increase business
  • Support the development of associate's sales techniques to maximize sales
  • Coordinate with advertising and public relations to support maximum sales
  • Possess an in-depth knowledge of the merchandise
  • Maintain a consistent awareness of the competition
  • Implement and maintain all merchandising directives and ensure execution of effective merchandising strategies
  • Build and maintain communication with the buyer
  • Ensure deliveries are properly processed in a timely manner
  • Possess continual thorough knowledge of stock levels
  • Monitor inventory to control shrinkage, ticketing, sensors, and proper/organized storage
  • Control store expenses and maintain operating budgets continually striving to reduce costs
  • Recruit, train and develop staff insuring all management positions are filled in a timely fashion with qualified personnel
  • Support, promote and assume responsibility for loss prevention in all areas of risk management, physical security, store cash controls, inventory management, inter-store communication and L/P audits
  • Support and promote the Point-of-Sale process in all areas of register procedure, protocol and policies

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum 2+ years of management experience in a similar high end related field
  • Experience in buying and/or merchandising
  • Sales background
  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills both verbal and written
  • Able to speak effectively in interpersonal situations
  • Strong independent work ethic, excellent time management skills, and

organizational abilities

  • College degree preferred

Meet Some of Armani's Employees

Marc S.

Assistant Marketing Manager for Beauty

When a new campaign launches at a Giorgio Armani cosmetics counter, you can bet Marc’s been behind the scenes—from the campaign idea to the in-store display. And he's also the one running the numbers to make sure it’s a success.

Kristen H.

Assistant Marketing Manager for Fragrance

Kristen is responsible for Giorgio Armani Fragrance marketing campaigns, and all the details that go with that—from creating beautiful in-store displays to planning what specific inventory the store will need.


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