The Co-sales Manager (CSM) is responsible for leading through Ulta Beauty's mission, vision, and values in order to develop a high-performing team that consistently delivers top-line sales growth. The CSM is a close partner to the general manager (GM) and is accountable for supporting the overall business, inclusive of the salon. Additionally, s/he is responsible for delivering loyalty program growth through new member sign-ups, guest data integrity, and credit card growth. The CSM leads a team of cashiers and is responsible for all aspects of frontend operations and guest experience. This leader drives his/her business through a focus on performance (sales, service, and expense control), people (talent acquisition, training, and development), and process (standard operating procedures). This position requires a passion for process excellence, a drive for results, and the ability to lead and influence.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES (*Essential Functions)
The CSM is a champion of Ulta Beauty's mission, vision, and values, and should demonstrate them skillfully and consistently through the following (as well as all other projects/duties as assigned):
Meet or exceed goals related to total store sales, profitability, and operational excellence.
Forecast and adjust payroll to maximize productivity, achieve sales & payroll goals, and complete workload.
Build a team that embodies the Ulta Beauty brand by delivering exceptional service and driving guest loyalty program growth that meets or exceeds store goals.
Review and interpret financial and operational reporting regularly, including store visit and audit results.
Identify underperforming metrics and develop strategies that leverage company programs, tools, and resources to improve and grow the business.
Attract, hire, and retain a diverse team of top talent.
Train, coach, and develop managers and associates reports using company programs, tools, and resources.
Create an environment that inspires and encourages the growth and engagement of associates.
Model and promotes behaviors that support a guest-centric culture across the store.
Promote a culture of teamwork by working alongside the management team, establishing priorities, and providing clear direction.
Be knowledgeable of, and ensure compliance with Ulta Beauty policies, procedures, and standards.
Use the company's scheduling tool as directed to adjust schedules and manage attendance in-the-moment during manager-on-duty shifts to ensure accurate schedules and reporting.
Uses the company's task management tool as directed to prioritize the execution of store workload, ensuring full leadership adoption and compliance with company policy.
Protect company assets and minimize loss by ensuring all store standards and operating procedures are met, including workplace safety, inventory control, cash management, and loss prevention.
Support continuous improvement by implementing company programs and influencing end-user adoption.
2-3+ years of fast-paced, retail management, or other relevant work experience
Financial management: success with driving top-line sales, interpreting reporting data, managing payroll budgets, and controlling expense
Retail management: proven ability with monitoring inventory levels, achieving operational excellence, driving a service culture, and executing merchandising directives
Leadership management: experience with attracting, developing, and motivating top talent, swiftly adapting to change and leading others through the change-curve, developing collaborative relationships with others, and leading and influencing
Proficient with basic technology (e.g., POS system, Microsoft Office programs, and Apple devices)
Excellent written and verbal communication
Strong collaboration and interpersonal skills
Strong organizational skills to manage multiple tasks with moving parts
Ability to react under pressure, use good judgment in ambiguous situations, and be flexible/adaptable
SPECIAL POSITION REQUIREMENTS
Work a flexible, full-time schedule to include days, evenings, weekends, and holidays
Attend offsite meetings (may require overnight travel)
Continuous mobility throughout the store on a daily basis
Lift and/or move up to 50 lbs. on a daily basis
Stoop, kneel, and crouch on a daily basis
Climb a ladder and maintain balance on a daily basis
Ulta Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance, Inc.