Free People Manager In Training

Urban Outfitters Chicago , IL 60602

Posted 7 months ago

MANAGER IN TRAINING (MIT) | Roles & Responsibilities

Reports To: Store Brand Leader


To create a unique, innovative and inspirational customer experience; encompassing the Free People lifestyle and brand image, while maintaining all store operations and goals, resulting in driving sales and ensuring a profitable store.


  • Meet or exceed store sales plan and payroll goal

  • Serve as a proactive mentor, teacher and problem solver for the sales team

  • Motivate and inspire the store team through a strong store presence and consistently leading by example

  • Maintain business awareness, and drive sales in order to achieve and exceed goals

  • Promote and maintain a high standard for overall Customer Care, Operations and Loss Prevention

  • Ensure the use of all Customer Care resources and initiatives

Gain proficiencies in the following areas:

  • Manager on duty responsibilities

  • Store opening and closing functions

  • Store Operations

  • Markdowns and transfers

  • Adhere to all "typical day" guidelines

  • Perform all sales functions

  • Facilitate the zones of the floor based on business needs

  • Review and maintain a resource library of training tools

  • Assist the Visual ASM with the implementation of merchandising and display objectives

  • Create and maintain the store communication boards utilizing weekly and seasonal Home Office communication

  • Uphold all company Policy and Procedure

Sound like a good fit?

If you are ready to lead and inspire a team of positive, dynamic individuals, please apply. We look forward to reviewing your unique qualifications. You can learn more about Free People and all URBN brands at


As an Free People employee, your well-being is amongst our highest priorities. We offer a fabulous merchandise discount, an employer-matched 401(k) plan, qualified transportation credit, a generous employee referral program and much more.

The above information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

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Free People Manager In Training

Urban Outfitters