Retail Store Manager
Location: Newington, NH
As a Retail Store Manager, you will be responsible for
the management and leadership of a Yankee Candle Store;
overseeing and driving daily sales performance; maintain
service and operational standards; supervising,
coaching, counseling and training staff on sales
program; ensuring adequate staffing; providing superior
customer service; maintaining store facilities; ensuring
safety and security for guests and staff; preparing cash
reports and merchandise orders; and other similar duties
pertaining to the management of a retail store.
The Retail Store Manager provides direction and
leadership to a Yankee Candle Retail Store; drives sales
& profitability; provides exemplary guest service,
ensures visual merchandising/presentation and
operational standards; recruits, staffs, coaches and
develops store management teams and sales associates as
a part of our Succession Plan; meets or exceeds
divisional and store sales and profitability goals.
• 3+ years; supervisory/management experience in a
retail sales environment or similar fast paced, customer
service environment, preferred.
• Previous experience in a retail sales environment with
increasing levels of responsibility and strong working
knowledge of general retail practices and procedures.
• Demonstrated ability to effectively lead/direct, coach
and train others in a retail setting, and the ability to
relate well using communication, interpersonal,
diplomacy and related skills required.
• Experience in a specialty retail environment required.
Flexibility in work schedule is required including the
ability to work extended hours, weekends, and holidays
as operational need may require.
This position offers a competitive salary & excellent
The Yankee Candle Company, Inc. is an equal opportunity
employer and does not unlawfully discriminate against
any applicant on the basis of race, color, religion,
sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual
orientation, or any other class protected by federal or
state law. EOE/M/F/D/V
The Yankee Candle Company, Inc. is the leading designer,
manufacturer, wholesaler and retailer of premium scented
candles, based on sales, in the giftware industry.
Employing approximately 6,000 people world-wide (as of
December 31, 2012), Yankee Candle (Headquartered in
South Deerfield, Massachusetts) has a 43-year history of
offering distinctive products and marketing them as
affordable luxuries and consumable gifts, with sales
from continuing operations of $844.2 million dollars in
fiscal year 2012. Having earned a reputation for
superior, long-lasting fragrance quality, Yankee Candle
is America’s trusted choice for fragrance.
The Company sells its products through a North American
wholesale customer network of approximately 27,800 store
locations, a growing base of Company owned and operated
retail stores (568 Yankee Candle Stores located in 46
states and 1 province in Canada as of December 31,
2012), direct mail catalogs, and its Internet website (www.yankeecandle.com).
Outside of North America, the Company sells its products
primarily through its subsidiary, Yankee Candle Company
(Europe), Ltd., which has an international wholesale
customer network of approximately 5,900 store locations
and distributors covering a combined 55 countries.
A key contributor to our success has been our vertically
integrated business model, which enables us to control
most every aspect of our business, from product
development to manufacturing to distribution to
marketing and sales. This structure allows us to
consistently provide high quality and innovative
products, deliver them in a timely and efficient manner
to customers all over the world and provide excellent
customer service. The power of the Yankee Candle® brand
and our dedicated and talented employee base truly set
us apart from our competitors.
Our one-of-a-kind Flagship Store in South Deerfield, MA
is the world’s largest candle and Christmas store,
containing approximately 90,000 square feet of retail
and entertainment space, and has been ranked as one of
the most popular tourist attractions in Massachusetts.
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