Simplex Store Manager - Seasonal Opportunity - Oakbrook Center in Oak Brook, Illinois

Store Manager Job Description

The Company:

Just Cozy, based in Austin, Texas, is the operator of holiday pop-up stores featuring an exclusive line of fashionable, affordable and comfortable women’s leggings and winter accessories featuring over 150 exclusive designs. Just Cozy began in 2014 in Canada and was met with huge success and acclaim from Canadian customers. We are now taking that success and building on it as we begin Just Cozy USA - If you are a motivated, driven retail professional we would love to speak further with you!

Our team is highly collaborative, motivated, nimble, and dedicated to optimizing our business . . not because they have to, but because we want to and we LOVE TO WIN! We're serious about having fun at work. Our success is built on hard work, commitment to delivering great service to our customers and to exceeding our team goals and objectives. Just Cozy offers experienced retailers a competitive salary and a lucrative season end bonus as well as life balance and an entrepreneurial environment. Join us as we create the next great American retail success story.

The role of: Store Manager

Reports to: Area Manager/District Manager

General Purpose:

The Store Manager is a seasonal position and is responsible for driving sales and managing teammates and operations in a single Just Cozy store location. Our Store Manager create an engaging and fun experience for our customers and a challenging and rewarding opportunity for our associates. You are a driven, committed, interactive, KPI driven, high energy, “get it done” person and remain team oriented and customer focused.

Essential Functions:

Assemble your Team

  • Recruit, interview, and hire team members with the experience and spirit to be great (in concert with Area Manager/District Manager)

  • Plan and deliver initial training for new hires

  • Coach and develop each team member to maximize their strengths following Just Cozy team leadership guidelines.

  • Identify and develop future store leaders

  • Leverage resources and team members within your location

Create an Active Selling/Service Culture

  • Lead by Example-serve customers and sell in a way that inspires your team to achieve goals through great service culture

  • Execute Just Cozy Sales Process at every opportunity

  • Clearly communicate sales and KPI goals and report results daily

  • Hold team accountable for results - recognize, reward, coach and develop team to achieve goals

Deliver Profit - Achieve Operational Excellence

  • Manage staffing plan and payroll to maximize sales and meet financial goals

  • Protect inventory by maintaining appropriate receiving, markdown, point of sale and loss prevention processes

  • Train and hold staff accountable for Just Cozy Operational processes and procedures

  • Be absolutely accountable for cash handling and deposits

Build the Just Cozy Brand

  • Represent Just Cozy positively in the shopping center and the community

  • Cultivate and maintain positive working relationships with partners, supervisors, mall management and staff.

  • Maintain a store environment that meets Just Cozy visual merchandising standards, engages your consumer and stimulates them to buy

Required Experience/Education/Certification/Skill set

  • 1 year or more of retail management experience

  • High school graduate - Bachelors Degree in business or marketing related discipline preferred.

  • Excellent Communication Skills - verbal and written

  • High level of Accountability

  • Charismatic Leader - Able to inspire team to exceed goals in a fun, fast paced environment

  • Attention to Detail - drive merchant mindset while operation within operational guardrails

  • Team Player - Commitment to going above and beyond to grow the Just Cozy brand

This Job Description is not all inclusive or all encompassing. Other duties may be required from time to time.