Manager In Training - Phipps Plaza
Teavana is a fast-growing specialty tea retailer carrying over 100 varieties of loose leaf tea and a variety of high quality tea accessories from around the world. Our goal is to share the global culture of tea and enrich the lives of our guests through the experience and benefits of drinking tea. We are a diverse and socially conscious company that supports EquaTrade and donates to CARE International. We are excited to be growing at a rate of approximately 50 to 60 new stores per year and expanding internationally.
Teavana is currently seeking an experienced, successful leader with management experience for the position of Manager In Training (MIT) . For training purposes this position will home base out of our Phipps Plaza store, but candidates should also be mobile and willing to work at any store within their designated area (district).
MIT candidates are hired to enter a comprehensive 18 week training program that focuses on the Teavana sales process, how to train and develop successful sales teams, and the operational aspects of running a Teavana store. They are provided timely feedback on their job performance throughout the training process. If they successfully meet the job requirements by the conclusion of the program, they may then be promoted into General Manager Positions as they become available. Candidates that are evaluated as not meeting the requirements of the position may be placed in other store positions or the Company may choose not to continue their employment.
Benefits at Teavana include a company culture that believes in developing and promoting our employees. For example, promotions above GM ranks are 100% internal and promotions below GM ranks average 80% internal. We are dedicated to maintaining a culture of internal development and advancement. In addition, Teavana offers competitive compensation and benefits programs, including a monthly bonus potential with no cap on amounts and health, dental, vision and 401K benefits.
There are excellent opportunities for the right candidates to advance quickly within the company.
If you are interested in this position, please apply online!
Location: Atlanta, Georgia (GA)
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Ideal MIT candidates should have the following experience and skills :
Prior management or assistant management experience in a sales oriented retail environment.
Be able to effectively drive sales through the Teavana sales process while coaching and mentoring store staff to do the same.
Recruit, Hire, Train and Develop a selling team to ensure the highest level of guest service and productivity.
They should also be career and growth oriented.
Have the ability to relocate based on the needs of the company within an assigned area or district.
Teavana Holdings hopes its customers become steeped in its tea stores. Through some 250 company-owned retail stores, Teavana Holdings sells...