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Company: Academy Sports + Outdoors
Location: Houston, TX
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Retail, Wholesale, Apparel

Description

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Come work at a place where we take pride in creating a workplace environment that values hard work, commitment, and growth.

The Manager in Training (MIT) program is a blended-learning, multi week program focused on immersing a manager in all aspects involved in managing a multi-million dollar business for the company

The MIT must successfully complete the training program to be moved on into a Manager role. Job Description:

Education:

  • Bachelor's degree in related field preferred.

Work Experiences:

  • At least three years of relevant work experience required.
  • Demonstrated success in leading overall departments of up to 40 people to drive operational excellence and sales targets.

Skills:

  • Exceptional supervisory and management skills; ability to effectively coach department members on store policies, protocols and expectations; leads by example and effectively drives the performance of team members. 
  • Excellent customer service orientation.
  • Effective problem solving and communication with customers and team members.
  • Strong business acumen with an understanding of business implications of decisions, knowledge of market and competition and an orientation to profitability and established targets.
  • Reads, analyzes and interprets general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.
  • Speaks clearly, positively and persuasively and demonstrates active listening in a variety of situations with team members, customers, business partners and the general public.
  • Writes reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals.
  • Effectively presents information and responds to questions from groups of team members, business partners, customers and the general public.
  • Applies common sense understanding and reasoning to make appropriate, timely decisions.
  • Working knowledge of inventory software, order processing systems, payroll systems and Microsoft Office products such as Word and Excel.
  • Proficiently uses basic mathematical computations and applies common sense understanding to carry out instructions in written, oral or diagram form.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Full-time position averaging 45-50 hours/week.
  • Preparation for management responsibility of the entire store.
  • Learning Management responsibility for all departments and actively participates in understanding personnel decisions of team members, including, but not limited to, employee selection, training, discipline, termination and development.
  • Responsible for learnings how to oversee and execute all department expectations including, but not limited to: staffing, customer service, more options, display audit reports, zone integrity and recovery standards, display specifications, visual merchandising & signage, stocking and replenishment standards, mismate program expectations, and merchandise guidelines.
  • Provides departmental direction to the Sales team and learns daily supervisory practices to ensure that exceptional customer service is the priority of interaction with customers.
  • Learns how to develop and implement strategy for achieving weekly and monthly operational goals and completing tasks assigned to the store.  This includes the development, analysis and implementation of the sales, staffing, training, payroll hours and scheduling of team members.
  • Gains understanding of workforce productivity, efficiency and process improvement projects and initiatives.
  • Becomes proficient in holding team members accountable for compliance with established sales, safety and security practices and procedures in conjunction with local, state and federal regulations.
  • Ensures the completion of departmental zoning and adherence to department, store and Company standards.
  • Responsible for supervising the execution of various assignments as delegated by the Store Director in Playbook.
  • Actively participates in floor walks with Regional Vice President, District Manager, and Store Director and creates an implementation plan to make changes based on feedback provided in store walks.
  • Acquires knowledge of auditing firearm sales in compliance with federal and state law, including properly completing ATF Form 4473 and conducting background checks, and signs off as final approver.
  • Required to complete Firearms Sales Certification training.
  • Required to learn, understand and enforce company policies, procedures and safety rules.
  • Adheres to company work hours, policies, procedures and rules applicable to management-level employees.
  • Duties may change and may be required to perform other duties as assigned.

Physical Requirements & Attendance

  • Regularly required to talk or hear; frequently required to stand, walk, sit, use hands to finger, handle or feel and reach with hands and arms.
  • Occasionally climb or balance, or stoop, kneel, crouch and crawl.
  • Occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this role include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
Full time

Academy is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate with regard to employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or any other category protected by law.​


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