Brand Manager, Mens & kids (p/t) - 21301
Ralph Lauren Corporation (NYSE: RL) is a leader in the design, marketing and distribution of premium lifestyle products in four categories: apparel, home, accessories and fragrances. For nearly 50 years, Ralph Lauren's reputation and distinctive image have been consistently developed across an expanding number of products, brands and international markets. Objective: As a Ralph Lauren Brand Ambassador, provide the very best in aspirtational in-store and merchandising and selling skills training to drive mutual sales growth & profitability for all Ralph Lauren Brands.Accountabilities:Coaching / Training:Drive retail performance thru disciplined business management for all Ralph Lauren brandsExecution of Store Staffing Excellence - retain best Selling Specialists at all times utilizing Account metrics including Sales per Hour, Average Sale, Units/Transaction, etc. Partner with Account/Store Human Resources team with any staffing issues, to include interviewing and selection of future Sales Specialists.Conduct product and selling seminars to create an educated and professional Selling Specialist culture, with the goal of improving regular priced selling while offering exceptional customer service.Provide and demonstrate selling techniques where possible - empower the team.In- Store Presentation:Execute strong well-balanced merchandise statements consistent with Ralph Lauren strategies & guidelinesExecute floor moves based on seasonal directives, modifying as required based on business trends Maximize use of point-of-sale collateralPresent compelling, forward-looking rigs at all times.Ensure the highest of maintenance standards to include stores execution for timely processing of new inventory, price changes and markdowns.Maintain store team focus on organized stockroom standards for easy product replenishmentCommunication: Build & maintain strong account partnerships & relationships and collaborate continuallyReview of business with Store Manager and store mgmt. team to identify immediate and ongoing opportunities and issues with every visitComplete Business/Visit Recap with each store visit, identifying product opportunities to both Account & RL teamsMaintain required focus and follow-up with Communication Doors Qualifications:Minimum of 3 years in retail managementMotivated self-started, with professional attitudeStrong merchandising skills and entrepreneurial spiritCreative thinker and business driverExcellent communications skillsBasic computer knowledge and photography skills Ralph Lauren is an equal opportunity employer. We offer dynamic career opportunities with growth potential and a generous company discount.