Req #: 83537
Location Name: Empire Crossing, Bloomington
Reports to: Store Manager, Co-Manager and Assistant Store Managers
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Models MOD behaviors, leading associate engagement. Drives associate engagement and implementation of financial plans to maintain KPI performance on a daily/weekly basis.
Meets metric based goals by reinforcing behaviors that support the company service model. Reviews, understands and can clearly communicate business reports including daily sales flash. Can communicate business trends to DM/ SM.
Provides recognition and feedback to improve performance. Responds to customer requests and/or feedback with a high sense of urgency. Manages timekeeping system of all associates.
Assists the Store Manager and other leaders with the on-boarding of associates. Provides associates training and product information, participates in associate growth/ development.
Seeks opportunities for personal performance growth and demonstrates interest in building leadership skills. Provides feedback to the Store Manager on associate performance and communicates associate relations issues to Store Manager for follow up.
Participates in and supports associates in merchandise placement and shipment processing during the #prepped process. Assists in the communication and execution of presentation standards that are consistent with brand image. Ensures customers have a great experience by maintaining DSW store standards.
Reviews daily communication materials (Footnotes, Memos, Email, Checklists, etc.) and follows through with required actions. Ensures consistency in daily housekeeping as outlined in the 9 Field Commitments.
Ensures the implementation of inventory and pricing directives. Completes all tasking related to the daily opening and closing of the store. Adheres to daily store cleaning, recovery and maintenance standards. Communicates all related issues that require follow up to the Store Manager.
Performs other duties as assigned by the Store Manager or other supervisor.
Required Skills and Competencies:
Ability to manage in ambiguous situations to resolve internal and external conflict
Ability to develop collaborative working relationships
Ability to recognize what is critical and take action
Good verbal and written communication skills
Proficiency in base computer use, including Outlook and MS Word or word processing program
Proven ability to train and motivate others
Minimum 2 years retail experience required
Minimum high school graduate
Some college preferred
DSW believes that all persons are entitled to equal employment opportunities. We do not discriminate against any protected class including race, color, religion, religious creed, gender, sex, national origin, age, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition (defined as genetic information or impairments related to cancer), ancestry, marital status, family care leave, military and veteran status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, or based on any protected category under federal, state, or local laws.
DSW also makes reasonable accommodations for qualified applicants and associates with disabilities unless doing so creates an undue hardship, in accordance with all legal requirements. Any applicant requiring a reasonable accommodation during the application process or applicant who requires an accommodation to perform the essential functions of the job should request for accommodations by asking to speak with a Store Manager, District Manager, and Regional Manager, or by contacting Human Resources at . DSW will work with the individual to attempt to identify a reasonable accommodation that will not impose an undue hardship on DSW.