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Group Sales Manager

Company: Bass Pro Shops
Location: Bridgeport
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

The Senior Group Sales Manager supervises one or more of the Sales Departments within the store to include merchandise presentation, inventory control, pricing, sales enhancements, staff selection and development and customer service activities, while assuming full store responsibilities as directed by the General Manager.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Supports a strong commitment to world class customer service and ensures a pleasant and productive shopping experience for all customers.
  • Meets or exceeds all financial plans as set by the Company.
  • Executes all Sales plans as directed by the Company.
  • Opens and closes the Store, assumes responsibility for the entire store when the General Manager is out of the building and has "Manager on Duty" responsibilities.
  • Supervises the Receiving, Customer Service, Maintenance and Sales Departments through the Group Sales Managers and/or in the absence of the GM.
  • Maintains planograms as set by the Corporate Office.
  • Staffs the Departments with "service" oriented associates; participates in interviewing and selection, coordinates training, prepares / approves performance appraisals, recommends merit / promotional increases, prepares weekly work schedules, coaches, and motivates associates to promote positive customer relations and a productive team-oriented work environment.
  • Works closely with Base Camp Support Staff to ensure proper merchandise assortment and inventory levels.
  • Resolves customer and associate issues.
  • Communicates and implements all advertising and marketing initiatives of the Company to include tabs, flyers, signing, pricing, features, imagery, visual presentation, etc.
  • Supports the GM as directed with all operational and financial efficiencies by auditing reports & processes, supporting physical inventory & shrink, safety requirements, and all operational procedures.
  • Carries out Supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the Company's policies and applicable laws, including interviewing, hiring & training, planning, assigning, and directing work; measuring and evaluating performance; rewarding and disciplining associates; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
  • Provides a legendary experience for every customer, every time by assisting customers in making buying decisions by identifying and evaluating customers' needs, making product recommendations based off this analysis, promoting programs including, but not limited to CLUB Membership, VOC and In-Store Pick-up
    • Experience: Minimum of 3-5 years in Retail Management, with responsibility for one or more Sales Departments.KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITY:
      • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, commissions, and percentages.
      • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret a variety of other financial, legal, and technical information
      • Ability to read and analyze certain reports
      • Ability to write reports and business correspondence
      • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from Managers, associates, customers, and the public. Ability to conduct meetings and presentations to groups
      • Proficiency with PC-based word processing, spreadsheets, data-based management and electronic point of sale and inventory management systems
      • Demonstrated strong interpersonal skills
      • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, associates, customers and with the Corporate Staff
      • Demonstrated use and understanding of servant leadership, team development, and team concept of management
      • Demonstrated a high level of organization and multi-taskingTRAVEL REQUIREMENTS:
          • Constantly stand and/or walk during shift
          • Constantly communicate with others to exchange information
          • Constantly repeat motions that may include the wrists, hands and/or fingers
          • Constantly assess the accuracy, neatness, and thoroughness of the work assigned
          • Occasionally ascend or descend ladders, stairs, step stools, etc.
          • Occasionally operate machinery and/or power tools
          • Occasionally operate motor vehicles or heavy equipment.
          • Occasionally work in low or high temperatures
          • Occasionally work in outdoor elements such as precipitation and wind.
          • Occasionally work in noisy environments
          • Occasionally work in hazardous conditions
          • Occasionally work in small and/or enclosed spaces
          • Medium work that includes constantly lifting and moving objects up to 20 pounds, occasionally move and lift objects up to 100 pounds or more (utilizing a team lift as needed)INDEPENDENT JUDGEMENT:
            • Performs duties within scope of general company policies, procedures, and objectives. Analyzes problems and performs needs assessments. Uses judgment in adapting broad guidelines to achieve desired result. Regular exercise of independent judgment within accepted practices. Makes recommendations that affect policies, procedures, and practices. Full Time Benefits Summary:
              Enjoy discounts on retail merchandise, our restaurants, world-class resorts and conservation attractions!
              • Medical
              • Vision
              • Health Savings Account
              • Flexible Spending Account
              • Voluntary benefits
              • 401k Retirement Savings
              • Paid holidays
              • Paid vacation
              • And more!Bass Pro Shops is an equal opportunity employer. Hiring decisions are administered without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.Reasonable AccommodationsQualified individuals with known disabilities may be entitled to reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act and certain state or local laws.
                If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, please visit your nearest location or contact us at Bass Pro ShopsAbout Us About Bass Pro Shops
                Bass Pro Shops - is North America's premier outdoor and conservation company. Founded in 1972 when avid young angler Johnny Morris began selling tackle out of his father's liquor store in Springfield, Missouri, today the company provides customers with unmatched offerings spanning premier destination retail, outdoor e quipment manufacturing, world-class resort destinations and more. In 2017 Bass Pro Shops joined forces with - Cabela's - to create a "best-of-the-best" e xperience with superior products, dynamic locations and outstanding customer service. Bass Pro Shops also operates - White River Marine Group , offering an unsurpassed collection of industry-leading boat brands, and - Big Cedar Lodge , America's Premier Wilderness Resort. Under the visionary conservation leadership of Johnny Morris, Bass Pro Shops is a national leader in protecting habitat and introducing families to the outdoors and has been named by Forbes as "one of America's Best E mployers."

Keywords: Bass Pro Shops, Bridgeport , Group Sales Manager, Executive , Bridgeport, Connecticut

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