Area Manager

Sweet U Candy Shop
Oct 11, 2016
Oct 26, 2016
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Full Time
Job Description:

Retail Area Manager/Team Leader Position OverviewThe Area Sales Manager is a senior leadership position responsible for leading 4 or more retail locations and 20+ total employees including, Store Managers, Assistant Managers and Sales Representatives throughout Connecticut and Rhode Island. Job Description: Sweet U Candies is rapidly growing and we are seeking hard working, dedicated, successful, retail multi unit Management professionals to join the sweetest team in the world! Sweet U is seeking an Area Manager/Team leader to manage up to 6 of our Sweet U Candy shops. Responsibilities:Staffing: Effectively training, coaching, developing and mentoring the teamSetting daily, weekly and monthly sales targetsScheduling: Creating weekly store schedule for all of the stores in your area to ensure all staffing budgets are maintainedMaximising sales and profitabilityProviding your team with a stimulating and supportive environmentMaintaining and increasing the high Sweet U standards of customer service by providing positive and effective resolution customer and team member concerns as first point of escalation for store managementDriving team performance to exceed sales targets and other performance metrics across all stores in the assigned territoryEnsuring adherence to all Sweet U company policies and operating procedures by all store personnelEnsuring adherence to all Sweet U company policies and training requirements by all store personnelEnsuring all store personnel conduct themselves with a high ethical standard on a daily basisConsistently demonstrating a professional, high-performing, ethical image and acting as a role model for the Sweet U BrandEffectively communicating with all store personnel and with all corporate personnel on a daily basis and being accountable to ensure communications from senior management are funneled down to all staff, fully understood and immediately implementedEnsuring and being responsible for the cleanliness of all Sweet U stores, equipment and fixturesMerchandising: Accountable to ensure in-store presentation standards are maintained to Sweet U audit standards including housekeeping, merchandising, signage, and maintenance of sales, stock and common areasAsset Protection: Accountable for the protection of Sweet U assets by following established policies, processes and proceduresTravel: It is expected that Area Managers/Team Leaders will be in the stores 100% of the time to effectively deliver all goals and objectives.Performance Management: Assist HR management and perform basic HR roles in the field when necessaryHAVE FUN! We are an AWESOME Candy shop after all! Have fun, build fun and create fun in your area!!! Required Skills and AbilitiesStrong leadership and interpersonal skillsBe able to perform all Area Retail Manager/Team Leader functions as outlined in the Area Retail Manager/Team Leader job descriptionProven ability to meet personal sales goals and coach others in successful sales techniques.Sound oral, written and face to face communication skillsStrong conflict resolution skillsExcellent time management skillsAbility to retain and develop future leadersOutgoing, upbeat, and friendly personalityOwn reliable transportation and keep Valid Driver's License/Valid auto insurance. Candidates must be able to perform the following:?? Ability to work flexible hours, including evenings, weekends and holidays?? Ability to stand for long periods of time?? Ability to complete all paperwork completely, accurately, in a timely manner?? Ability to lift up to 50 pounds?? Ability to operate a personal computer, wireless equipment, copier and fax?? Ability to work in other locations as the needs of the business dictate may be required.?? May be required to wear a uniform Required Experience and EducationHigh school education required. University degree is an asset.Supervisory or management experience of sales team is required, multi-unit management experience is preferred.Demonstrated record of achievement in prior sales position is required.Computer literate with knowledge of all Microsoft Office applications.Must be able to pass an extensive background check Job Type: Full-time Sweet U is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, marital status, veteran status or any other basis protected by local, state or federal law.

Company Description:

Sweet U shops carry over 130 varieties of candies, Soft Serve Frozen Custard, chocolates, nuts, dried fruits, trail mix along with our own Sweet U branded chocolates, mints and spring water in state of the art professionally branded kiosk shop.

The Sweet "U" brand theme will evoke university and college imagery. The name U also references our custom built state of the art Kiosk shops which will be designed to have a U shape for easy customer access to our products from all sides.

The SWEET U Mission Statement:
To provide the Airport, Mall and travel plaza customers with the perfect pick-up snack while on the go. To sweeten the day of Airport, Mall and Travel Plaza customers with the best selection of quality bulk candies, Soft Serve Frozen Custard, nuts, chocolates, trail mix, and dried fruits and to provide world class customer service, enhancing the Airport, Mall and Travel Plaza experience for all.

We provide very competitive pay, bonuses, and growth opportunity for those that make SWEET U their home team.

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