General Manager
Halloween City - Alexandria, LA

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Company Profile: In 1981, Halloween City started with two temporary stores and a handful of employees. Today, we operate in 25 states with over 12,000 employees! We offer a competitive salary, generous employee discounts, transportation to cover stores within territory, a fast-paced fun work environment, and a management incentive program. Employees that thrive in our Halloween City setting have the potential for permanent employment in our Party City stores.

Our continued growth and success stems from our ability to provide our customers with an exciting, one stop shop for all their Halloween needs and as a proud member of the Party City Retail Group we do that better than anybody else. Job Description: Summary of Responsibilities The General Manager acts as a Halloween City representative to the buying public. Responsible for driving sales, reducing controllable expenses, and the day to day operations of a temporary Halloween retail store. Adheres to all policies and procedures established by Halloween City in order to achieve our overall goals.

Primary Functions Human Resources o Recruiting/Hiring/Training o Coaching/Counseling/Terminations o Developing Associates for advancement o Weekly scheduling according to given budgets o Monitor payroll/daily approval of Associate time clock punches in Retail.net Store Operations o Complete Halloween Highlights training program o Set standard of excellence for Customer Service o Daily implementation of the Own Your Zone program o Oversee all aspects of the cash register operations, daily banking and nightly reconciliation following Halloween City policies and procedures o Utilize the Retail.Net reports and loss prevention audit procedures to reduce the potential for loss o Meet/exceed Halloween City sales goals by driving sales o Support Corporate sales initiatives such as item of the day, average ticket, contests, and email collection by ensuring compliance of staff o Facilitate weekly Huddle meetings o Process freight following Company receiving procedures o Responsible for all store assets, possession of store and office keys o Participate in the physical inventory and tear-down of the store at the end of the season o Complete all end of season reports, prepare succession plan for following year Merchandising o Store setup/reprocess carry over merchandise o Ensure the continued integrity of store flow-o-grams, plan-o-grams, and endcaps o Compliance with price changes and daily merchandising memos o Maintain control of damages, defectives, and parts & pieces Communication o Update store communication board with zone charts, daily task list, store schedule, etc. o Alert District Manager of store concerns, inventory needs, staffing concerns and general questions o Maintain constant communication with District Manager and Corporate contacts via phone and/or store email Marketing o Seek out local marketing opportunities and support Corporate marketing initiatives such as Friends and Family, Business to Business, and Regional Haunt programs o Properly display all interior store signage such as aisle violators, Picture Wall, product posters, etc. The information in this job description has been designed to indicate the general nature of work performed by the Associate with this classification. It is not designed to contain or to be interpreted as a complete inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of the Associate assigned to this job.

Halloween City is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Job Requirements: Other Functions Ability to assist in the setup and tear-down of other temporary Halloween City locations Perform additional duties as assigned Working Conditions The responsibilities of this position may require the associate to work extended hours during any given week. Flexibility in times/days available to work is essential. Work environment tends to be fast paced.

Frequent and direct interaction with Customers and Associates. Exposure to fluorescent rays from light fixtures as well as computers and cash register screens. Some exposure to dust/dirt due to product storage. Physical Requirements This position will require long periods of standing with frequent stooping, bending, kneeling, and crouching.

Will require the ability to climb a ladder and/or reach and move boxes/objects from various storage heights. Individual must be able to lift and/or move objects with weights of 0-50 lbs.

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