Divisional Merchandising Manager - Oklahoma City
Company: Loves Travel Stops & Country Store
Location: Oklahoma City
Posted on: May 19, 2019
Req ID: 119641
BASIC PURPOSE : The primary purpose of the Division Merchandising
Manager is to work with the store management teams and ensure a
successful merchandising program. This position will analyze
individual store performance, train store staff on the expected
merchandising execution standards, inspect and follow-up on
consistency and quality of execution, and maintain sales trends and
margin growth to meet and/or exceed budgeted goals for locations
within the assigned division.
- Develop store teams' knowledge on sales and margin growth
through consistent execution of merchandising strategies
- Work with each store management team to analyze and develop
successful merchandising programs centered on team development,
training and follow-up
- Perform in-store quarterly merchandising inspections to help in
the development of the teams to create a consistent level of
merchandising throughout assigned stores
- Communicate with various operations teams on all aspects of
merchandising issues and follow-up items on a daily basis to insure
- Work with outside vendors to insure merchandising programs are
run according to Love's standards
- Foster a collaborative working relationship with vendor
partners and store teams to ensure positive and profitable
- Analyze assigned stores profit and loss statements and sales
- Ensure assigned stores maintain sales and margin growth by
meeting and/or exceeding budgeted goals
- Responsible for follow-up on execution of all active promotions
within assigned store
- Responsible for developing talent in assigned stores to become
"merchandising champions" within your assigned division
- Additional tasks and all other duties as assigned EDUCATION AND
High School Diploma or equivalent required
Bachelor's Degree in Business Management or related field or
equivalent years of work experience required
o 2+ years of management or supervisory experience preferred
o 2+ years of merchandising experience preferred
o Accounting or financial budgeting experience preferred
o 5 to 8 years experience as a retail general manager or assistant
general manager required; Mulit-Unit experience preferre
-Must be willing to relocate anywhere within the United States
DRUG/BACKGROUND CHECKS: All offers of employment may be conditioned
on receipt of a background check report, drug screening and/or
motor vehicle report that is acceptable to Love's.
SKILLS AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
Hard skills: knowledge of Microsoft Office, personal productivity
software, including word processing, spreadsheet and Outlook
applications. Knowledge in all phases of hotel management,
including but not limited to: sales and marketing, daily management
of all areas of operations involving human resources, food and
beverage, budget management, rooms, housekeeping, maintenance, and
Soft Skills: strong selling and negotiating skills, strong
communication and presentation skills, strong leadership skills to
motivate and train staff, solid long-range planning and development
skills, excellent organizational and prioritization skills,
excellent decision maker, ability to work independently, and
superior customer service skills.
Typical Physical Demands:
Regularly required to talk and hear.
Requires standing and walking, with some bending, kneeling,
stooping, crouching, crawling, and climbing.
Occasional light lifting not over 50lbs.
Manual dexterity sufficient to operate a computer keyboard and
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close
vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth
perception and ability to adjust focus.
WORK ENVIRONMENT : While performing the duties of this job, the
employee may be exposed to outdoor elements in all seasons.
Occasionally, the employee will also be exposed to fumes and
particles, moving mechanical parts and vibration. The noise level
in the work environment and can be loud at times. While performing
the duties, the employee is frequently exposed to dirt, dust,
grime, grease, oil, gas, high-concentrated cleaning solutions, and
TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS: Must be able and willing to travel 4-5 days
per week to meet inspection schedule.
EEO STATEMENT: Love's Travel Stops Inc. and Its Affiliates provide
equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants
without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, national
origin, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law
requirements, the Company complies with applicable state and local
laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in
which the Company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms
and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring,
placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves
of absence, compensation and training.
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Founded in 1964 by Tom Love, Love's Family of Companies is
headquartered in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, and remains entirely
family owned and operated. With more than 300 locations in 40
states, Love's approximate growth rate is 20 stores per year.
Love's has consistently ranked in the top 10 on Forbes' Magazine's
annual listing of America's largest privately held companies. From
the first filling station in Watonga, Oklahoma, the Love's
commitment has remained the same: "Clean Places, Friendly
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