The function of the store manager is to oversee the daily operations of a retail store.
Store managers work towards meeting personal and location sales metrics and customer satisfaction standards by maximizing the customer's experience. Manages all phases of store operations to ensure maximum sales and profitability. Retail store managers focus on key business initiatives, store presentation, marketing execution, inventory management, loss prevention, payroll management, risk management, and daily operational cost control.
Summary of Experience:
Must be organized with attention to detail and proven follow-up skills. Store mangers should posses the ability to manage multiple priorities with demonstrated management skills to include; coaching, training, recruiting and communication.
As with most retail positions, a high school diploma or GED is usually the only education requirement. College degree in business, or a closely related field, may substitute for a portion of the required experience. Supervisory experiences in a retail environment a plus.
Base salary will vary with store's sales volume and location. Compensation ranges from around $25,000 to $50,000. Store managers are usually offered benefit packages and may receive bonuses based on sales performance.