Department Sales Manager
Current Living Spaces Employees: Please apply via your internal Workday Account.
Living Spaces is a growing home furnishing brand and we continue to open new locations. We know in order to stay current with the times and trends, we have to perpetually update our look and selection. What has truly sustained our growth - from 1 to over 20 locations, from 100 employees to over 2,000, from a humble home furnishings store to a widely recognized and respected lifestyle brand - are the talented individuals who have taken us there. We are looking for innovative, driven, and passionate professionals to join our team so we can reach even greater heights together.
We believe that a great team member experience leads to an even better guest experience. That is why we place a huge emphasis on building a great culture within our teams. Our ideal candidate will have natural talent: meaning, they possess the capacity and commitment, along with an openness to being coached around skills that will ensure they delight and exceed the expectations of our guests in all areas of Living Spaces business. We also believe in our team members taking ownership of their performance and how that contributes to the overall success of their role.
Position Summary In this key position the Department Sales Manager is primarily responsible for every aspect of their department, starting with building and leading their team to greatness. The goal is to achieve monthly department SPV and revenue targets while maintaining the highest levels of guest satisfaction as measured by guest surveys. The Department Sales Manager is secondarily responsible for contributing to overall store SPV and revenue targets. This is accomplished by building and developing team members through the execution of Foundational Excellence (SOP, Talent, and Leadership).
Education & Experience: High school diploma or general education degree (GED); Two years of retail experience in a direct customer interactive environment required; "Big Box" experience preferred; Supervisory experience highly preferred.
Computer Skills: Basic knowledge of computer software, including Microsoft Word and Excel.
Certifications & Licenses: N/A
Qualifications: Demonstrates key Talent behaviors (Capacity, Commitment, Coachability, Self-Assess, Collaborate, and Self-Initiate); Demonstrates key Leadership skills, starting with the ability to communicate effectively with customers and employees; Demonstrates key Training skills, starting with the ability to coach and provide effective feedback; Demonstrates effective selling skills; Ability to communicate effectively with customers and
employees; Ability to read, write, and speak English; Ability to work well in a team environment; Ability to work in a fast paced retail environment and adapt to the changing needs of the business; Ability to work flexible retail hours including weekends, evenings, and holidays.
Equal Opportunity Employer
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