Store Manager

Wine Rack - Waterloo, ON (30+ days ago)

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Location:
Wine Rack #316- 255 King Street North, Waterloo, N2J 4V2

Job Description:
This role is responsible for the day to day operations focused on achieving sales, managing controllable expenses and delivering controllable contribution for a store or multiple stores. Responsible for leading a team of Wine Merchants, ensuring the store operates properly and that customers are served following our customer service programs. Responsible for managing inventory, meeting customer needs and following merchandising direction. Responsible for developing opportunities to build sales.

Key Responsibilities
Recruiting, training and developing a team of Wine Merchants, CEC and MIT’s, providing leadership and development through ongoing coaching.
Ensuring appropriate and accurate inventory levels to meet sales and marketing needs while maintaining a high standard of store presentation.
Sampling, recommending and selling wines to customers
Operating the store according to company policies, company direction and government legislation.
Controlling expenses to work within budgets and achieve required financial results.

Education, Experience & Qualifications
College or university
Retail experience
1-2 year's of management in Retail
Smart Serve Certification
WSET level one and above
Retail store environment
Extended hours of standing
Some heavy lifting required
Must be available to work shifts and various days of the week
Must be available to address store issues outside of regular working hours
Must be available to work key times of the day and week based on business requirements
May have the opportunity to manage multiple stores

We offer:
Competitive salary and bonus
Benefits and pension plan
Flexible work hours
Product Allowances
Tuition reimbursement
Regular contests where you can win prizes of gift cards, premium wines, dinner at a winery, and more!
An opportunity to learn about the world of wine

Number of Openings:
1

We are committed to establishing a qualified workforce that reflects the diverse population it serves and we encourage applications from all qualified individuals. We are also committed to preventing and removing barriers to employment for people with disabilities, and we invite you to inform us should you have any accessibility or accommodation needs.