Mgr, Retail Beauty

<strong>We define culture as our values in action. It’s how we deliver superior customer service, create a great front-line work environment and improve performance in order to achieve our common purpose of saving people money so they can live better.</strong>

Fort Belvoir, VA

Acosta - Military

<p><strong>Acosta is the engine that drives greater sales and market share for consumer goods manufacturers and retailers around the world. A privately-held sales and marketing agency based in Jacksonville, Fla., Acosta has more than 100 offices around the world&nbsp;with more than 25,000 employees. Learn more about how our values, services and, most importantly, people are changing the CPG experience with proven results.</strong></p> <p><strong>Acosta is proud to foster a corporate culture that is empowering, inclusive and responsible. Our values center on people, integrity, results, trust, teamwork, innovation, and balance. Having associates who live these values and have a great passion for what they do makes Acosta a terrific company to work for.</strong></p>

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Regular Full-Time

Overview: The Retail Beauty Manager is responsible for increasing retail sales and brand awareness through strong presentations and education at the store level. This position will have a strong presence in stores and know how capitalize on opportunities that will grow the business. Focus will be on Beauty Consultant team and retail goals. The incumbent(s) in this position should exhibit the following ACOSTA values: - People Minded– Must show dignity and respect to all people - Integrity– Must exemplify the highest degree of ethical behavior - Results Oriented– Must show passion, pride and commitment to succeed - Trust– Must be honest, sincere and confident - Teamwork– Must build trusting relationships - Inovation– Must progress through a combination of creativity, common sense and vision - Balance– Must maintain an optimistic attitude and keep perspective on what is important in life
Responsibilities: <ul> <li>Responsible for Consistency of presentation and standards for multiplebeauty, skin care, hair and frangrance brandsthrough store visits, coaching, sessions with Beauty Consultants, and communication with store management.</li> <li>Analyzing individual stores: identify sales trends and opportunities by store.</li> <li>Communicating specific stock opportunities to maximize volume potential.</li> <li>Executing Seasonal event strategy and marketing calendars.</li> <li>Training and developing Beauty Consultants to achieve retail sales goals, improve presentation standards, selling sills, and maximize retail sales opportunities.You mustteach, coach, motivate and inspire Beauty Consultants through example.</li> <li>Monitor Beauty Consultant performance to standards and review developmental opportunities with Director/VP. Identify areas of strength and weakness with both the business and people in each account. Formulate action plan to correct problems with specific goals and timetables.</li> <li>Insure superior floor placement of our brands vs. competitors.</li> <li>Gather competitive activity information and report back to Director/VP.</li> <li>Provide efficient feedback to Director/VP regarding effectiveness of strategies, trainings, selling tools, and products on a weekly basis.</li> <li>Responsible for execution of DIF and RTV strategies.</li> <li>Prioritize most urgent business needs; strong time management.</li> <li>Manage all Company expenses within the parameters set forth in the T&amp;E Policy.</li> <li>Understanding of specific nature of each branch of service and know how to get things done in each.</li> <li>Other duties as assigned.</li> </ul>
Requirements: <strong>Minimum Education Requirements:</strong><br /> <ul> <li>BA or BS degree required</li> <li>Will consider an Associates degree/certificate with proven retail experience</li> </ul> <strong>Experience Requirement (i.e. 5 yrs category mgmt or 3 yrs food brokerage):</strong><br /> <ul> <li>3+ years experience in a retail sales environment</li> <li>2+ years supervisory/training experience preferred</li> </ul> <strong>Knowledge, Skill and Ability Requirements (i.e. &ldquo;plan-a-gram&rdquo; software expertise, presentation skills):</strong><br /> <ul> <li>Strong communication skills; ability to communicate in a timely and professional manner.</li> <li>Value and respectpeople, build strong positive relationships with others.</li> <li>Demonstrated expertise in MS Office, payroll, sharepoint,data systems and payroll.</li> <li>Ability to travel 50% of time &ndash; overnight travel included</li> <li>Ability to work 40+hours weekly if needed and some weekends</li> <li>Ability to stand, bend, walk for up to 8 hours</li> <li>Ability to carry up to 20 pounds</li> <li>Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment with flexibility</li> <li>Strong negotiation and presentation skills</li> </ul>