Responsible to create the Vera Bradley experience through overall store operations and sales management. Responsibilities include exceptional customer service, visual merchandising, staff management, development and training, upholding store image standards, general store operations, and sales goal achievement.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES (Note: Other duties may be assigned)
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Develop Vera Bradley loyalty by creating an outstanding experience for both associates and customers
Hire, train, motivate and retain a team of qualified associates that communicate and represent the Vera Bradley philosophy
Responsible for the maintenance of the payroll budget and manage controllable expenses to maximize profitability
Lead the team with exceptional sales and strong presence while on the floor and communicating the Vera Bradley brand aesthetic, philosophy and lifestyle to the sales associates and guests
Act as a liaison to home office in determining policies and procedures specific to outlet stores
Uphold the Vera Bradley brand standards through exceptional visual merchandising
Oversee daily, weekly, monthly processes to ensure operational integrity
Monitor onsite and offsite inventory to achieve ideal balance of top selling items in physical store location to maximize sales opportunity
Provide a clean, organized and inviting environment for both customers and associates
Manage all human resource related tasks including recruiting, onboarding and I-9 compliance, performance management, payroll and scheduling, health and safety, and store security
Maintain a leadership role in the community
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE
High School Graduate or equivalent required
Bachelor's degree in Marketing, Business, Retail Management or related field preferred
Prior retail experience strongly preferred
2+ years management experience required; or proven Vera Bradley management ability required
Experience in specialty retail or outlet stores strongly preferred
Experience with retail POS system a plus
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Polite and professional
Exceptional sales skills
Ability to lead, motivate and promote a team environment
Equal Opportunity Employer/Vets/Disabled
Vera Bradley is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Affirmative Action Employer. For more information, please click the following links:
Vera Bradley's Equal Employment and Affirmative Action Policy
Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law (in English)
Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law (in Spanish)
Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law (Supplement)
E-Verify Participation Poster (English)
E-Verify Participation Poster (Spanish)
Right to Work Poster (English)
Right to Work Poster (Spanish)
If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment application process, please send an e-mail to applicationassistance@VeraBradley.com. Please include the accommodation you are requesting and your contact information.
Reasonable accommodations are considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation and other EEO/Affirmative Action issues will be responded to from this e-mail address.
Vera Bradley, Inc.