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Company
South Loop Loft
Date Posted
09/19/17
Location
Illinois
Duration
Full-time
Salary
Medium
Category
Sales/Marketing
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Lindsey Coral Harper
Showroom Manager
Company South Loop Loft
Date Posted 09/19/17
Location Illinois
Duration Full-time
Salary Medium
Category Sales/Marketing
Job Description

We’re hiring a Retail Manager in our Chicago Showroomto be our resident selling, merchandising, and operations expert. Qualified individuals will manage the retail space for South Loop Loft, with a strong emphasis on driving sales, fulfilling orders, and maintaining a fully functioning shop. Applicants must be self-motivated, committed to exceeding sales goals and easily adapt to the always evolving needs of our growing business.

South Loop Loft is a luxury focused home decor brand, offering a highly curated collection of vintage furnishings and a growing collection of Custom furniture. We draw in shoppers and Interior Designers nationwide and have a growing e-commerce platform in addition to our shoppable showroom.

This position reports directly to the founder and is an exciting opportunity for the right candidate to join a young, fast-growing, creative business in the design industry. This is a full time position that requires working at our showroom 5 days a week.

Key Responsibilities

◦ Maximize company sales growth and profitability by overseeing all operations including sales, customer service and visual merchandising

◦ Manage vendors for custom order, restoration, + refinishing from start to completion

◦ Maintain and execute merchandising standards with regards to selling, stocking, cleaning, and maintenance.

◦ Open/Close the store including reconciliation of all transactions and completion of a daily Sales Report

◦ Act as the lead merchant for the store and ensure the store consistently achieves and/or exceeds sales goals, with assistance from sales associates. Additionally, maintain client relationship with our Current Trade Members and focus on building up our Trade Client business.

◦ Maintain ecommerce shop, including customer inquiries, order fulfillment, and inventory.

◦ Oversee store maintenance regarding cleanliness of facilities and work place safety.

◦ Recruit, train and develop of high performing and result driven sales associate(s).

◦ Maximize effective sales floor coverage with regard to scheduling, budgeting, and appropriate staffing.

◦ Plan and execute quarterly in-store events

◦ Receive and update inventory when new product arrives

Job Requirements

Required Skills + Experience

◦ Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience

◦ 3-5 years of high end retail sales in the interior design or showroom sales industry, experience preferred

◦ Microsoft Office Suite, Google platform

◦ Strong oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills

◦ Knowledge and efficient execution of retail inventory strategies, merchandising and styling

◦ Able to work independently and prioritize multiple objectives in a rapidly changing environment

◦ Must live in Chicago and have reliable transportation

◦ Ability to be mobile on the sales floor for extended periods of time

◦ Ability to lift and mobilize medium to large items, up to 50lbs., while utilizing appropriate equipment and safety techniques.

This position requires partial weekend hours. This is a Full Time Position.

About our Company

South Loop Loft is a luxury focused home decor brand, offering a highly curated collection of vintage furnishings and a growing collection of Custom furniture. We draw in shoppers and Interior Designers nationwide and have a growing e-commerce platform in addition to our shoppable showroom.

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Contact
Beth Berke
Owner
beth@thesouthlooploft.com
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