Store Manager

Be a part an ultra-chic, super sweet candy-land adventure of make believe come true for the stylish, the young, and young-at-heart.

San Jose, CA


<p style="margin: 0in; margin-bottom: .0001pt;">IT&rsquo;SUGAR was founded to create an environment that fosters the greatest feeling of happiness and humor; that allows you to smile and laugh out loud without judgment. Expanding rapidly, with over 100 locations nationwide, IT&rsquo;SUGAR aspires to a future where everyone has access to the pure joy that comes from indulging in a world with fewer rules and more sugar.</p> <p style="margin: 0in; margin-bottom: .0001pt;">&nbsp;</p> <p style="margin: 0in; margin-bottom: .0001pt;">There are three major things that differentiate IT&rsquo;SUGAR from other candy retailers. One is the product &ndash; an unconventional twist on traditional candy store goods that focus on the humorous and outlandish. Second is the ambiance &ndash;full of bright colors, loud music and &nbsp;lighthearted rebellion. Third is the people - passionate, optimistic, and energetic.</p>

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Overview: <p><strong>Sweet Career Opportunity at IT'SUGAR!</strong></p> <p><strong><br />Who we are!</strong></p> <p>It's at the intersection of attitude and fun. Just upstairs from irreverence, right down the hall from pleasure. A place that takes candy, and turns it into an experience. Where you can listen to the music as loud as you want, laugh at the top of your lungs, and dance if you feel like it. A place where the answer is always "yes," and a place that's a little too good to be true. It's a place about joy, taste, color, and sound. Sweet and sour, rich and creamy - that's how life should be, and that's how it is at IT'SUGAR!</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>We are looking for&nbsp;<strong><em>Store Manager</em></strong>&nbsp;candidates for our&nbsp;<strong>VALLEY FAIR&nbsp;LOCATION!</strong></p> <p><strong>&nbsp;</strong></p> <p><strong>** IT"SUGAR is a Drug-Free Workplace **</strong></p>
Responsibilities: <ul> <li>Set store standards including but not limited to sales performance, profitability, associate conduct, operational standards, asset management team, merchandise and housekeeping standards</li> <li>Create outstanding customer relations and influence all staff members to do the same; assist in the direction of company outreach and community relations; serve as the store&rsquo;s chief ambassador and be completely identified with the name IT&rsquo;SUGAR</li> <li>Hire and train store associates. Supervise and develop staff to achieve the highest levels of personal performance with decreasing levels of direct supervision; to train staff and coordinate efforts to achieve goals</li> <li>Possess and share a high level of product knowledge; effectively demonstrate products; assess product performance and communicate opportunities to appropriate business partners, i.e.: buyers, planners</li> <li>Thoroughly understand and dissect store Profit and Loss Statements to identify opportunities, establish or enhance controls, adhere to budgets and increase store profitability</li> <li>Conduct all business in a thoroughly honest and dependable manner, including but not limited to all register functions, inventory and inventory control, special orders, price changes and handling customer sends</li> <li>Achieve targeted performance results</li> <li>Keep up with store visit checklist requirements</li> <li>Meet paperwork submission expectations (payroll, daily sales, new hire</li> </ul>
Requirements: <strong>Candidate Qualifications:</strong><br /><br /> <ul> <li>Have a minimum of&nbsp;<em><strong>4+ years retail sales/customer service experience with at least 2+ yrs in retail management (as an Asst. Store Manager or Store Manager)</strong></em>&nbsp;;</li> <li>Previous operations, personnel, and visual merchandise experience is a MUST;</li> <li>Flexible schedule (which may include nights, weekends, and holidays);</li> <li>Possess prior experience overseeing store opening and closing procedures;</li> <li>Exhibit Strong team-building/leadership ability and a willingness to lead by example;</li> <li>Have proven track record of reliability and the ability to work BOTH independently and as a team;</li> <li>Excellent communication skills;</li> <li>Have a naturally energetic, bubbly &amp; outgoing personality;</li> <li>Demonstrate a personally-driven attitude, excellent customer service/sales skills, and a commitment to delivering outstanding customer service to every customer, while also driving product sales and promotions personally and staff-wide;</li> <li>Be able to lift up to 30 lbs;</li> </ul> <p>We offer a competitive wage and benefits package including medical, dental, and vision plans, and accrued sick time &amp; personal time off.</p> <p><strong>Ready to Apply?</strong>&nbsp;Send in your resume using the "Apply Now" link (in Word/PDF Format). Please include the job title and the store location you are applying for in the email subject line.</p> <p>&nbsp;<strong>For more information:</strong></p> <ul> <li><strong><em>Visit our Website:</em></strong>&nbsp;</li> <li><strong><em>Visit us on Facebook:</em></strong>&nbsp;</li> <li><strong><em>Visit us on Twitter:</em></strong>&nbsp;</li> </ul> <p>Job Type: Full-time</p>