Merchandise Manager

Employer
Five Below
Location
Frederick, MD
Posted
Aug 06, 2018
Closes
Aug 20, 2018
Function
Management
Industry
Retail
Hours
Full Time
Do you want to work for the coolest brand on the planet? Five Below's where you go to kick-start your career into full gear. We're a Philadelphia-based brand and one of the fastest growing retail chains in the United States with over 600 stores in 32 states. We only sell the coolest, trendiest, high-quality products pre-teens and teens really want, all at $5 and below. And what about our work culture? It's one of the best around filled with high-energy, positivity and motivation. Five Below is like no other brand out there. So, do you want to get in on the hype now? Thought so. Check out the position description below and find out if the Merchandise Manager role is right for you! What does the Merchandise Manager do? Under the leadership of the Store Manager, directly leads the Freight team, and all associates of the store while the Manager on Duty. The Merchandise Manager (MM) is responsible for executing merchandising standards throughout the store. The Merchandise Manager is also responsible to "Wow the Customer", operational controls, inventory integrity, asset protection, cleanliness, safety and driving sales. How does the Merchandise Manager do it? As a Five Below leader, your first priority is to contribute to the success of your store. This means that you not only deliver in your role as the Merchandise Manager, but you also model leadership behaviors and deliver as a manager on duty. As the Manager on Duty, you deliver results during your assigned time, drive key performance indicators and brand loyalty by leading through your team. The Merchandise Manager is part of the management team that sets the tone by embracing and living the Five Below Value! These values translate into creating the coolest brand on the plant, where talented people want to grow their careers and here is how! Wow the Customer: Put the customer first and make a difference in people's lives Unleash Passion: Check your ego at the door and do what you say you will do Hold the Penny Hostage: Treat Five Below like your own business and hire talent that will do the same Achieve the Impossible: Set the bar high for self and team and make sure to take risks Work Hard, Have Fun, Build a Career: Come to work ready to take on the day, create a fun atmosphere and recognize the team for all the efforts. Key Operations Responsibilities: Ensures Merchandise Movement Process is flawlessly executed Responsible for merchandising, signing, and resets in Now, Style, Room, Tech, and Party Responsible for opening and closing store procedures Assists in merchandising procedures Responsible for maintaining assigned zone Sets and maintains Market Plan, Signage, and other Merchandise Sets Ensures the execution of company Inventory Integrity process Adheres to and holds associates accountable to all Five Below's Standard Operating Procedures(SOP) Responsible for cash handling procedures including but not limited to preparing and dropping bank deposits Authorizes register functions including post voids, returns and discounts Leads Asset Protection and Safety processes and holds associates accountable Assists in receiving and stocking procedures Unloads merchandise from trucks Checks in shipments Stages merchandise for the sales floor Packs out merchandise Leads and ensures Five Below's Packaway Process is completed within timeframes provided Performs store maintenance including but not limited to taking out garbage, sweeping, cleaning bathrooms, maintaining stock room This job description is not all-inclusive. Additional responsibilities will be determined by the Store Manager, as dictated by store needs. Essential Job Functions: Frequently operate cash register Frequently move merchandise weighing up to 25 lbs and places/removes merchandise up to a height of 5-10 feet Frequently ascend/descend ladders in order to retrieve and put away stock Frequently position self to kneel, bend, twist, and stoop, including in the stock room and on the sales floor Frequently communicate and exchange information with customers on the telephone and face-to-face in the store, as well as with managers and coworkers. Must be able to exchange accurate information in these situations Frequently move across the sales floor assisting customers, as well as to and from the stock room retrieving and putting away merchandise Must be able to identify and discern email and print instructions regarding merchandise layouts, associate schedules, and standard operating procedures Must be able to remain in a stationary, upright position for 80% of the time Minimum qualifications: High School Graduate or equivalent. College experience preferred Minimum 2 years of management experience Excellent verbal and written communication skills Ability to multi-task Creative thinking Ability to maintain composure under pressure Five Below is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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