Area Sales Manager
Lord & Taylor - Stores - Syracuse, NY

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Job Description
: Area Sales Manager

Role Mandate:

The Area Sales Manager directs all daily activities in specific multi-million dollar merchandise areas and ensures an extraordinary in-store customer experience. The Area Sales Manager impacts store sales by leading and motivating a team of sales professionals, by supporting all company programs and initiatives and by identifying and responding quickly to business trends. The Area Sales Manager reports directly to the General Manager or Assistant General Manager.


• Achieve incremental sales growth by gaining commitment from your team.
• Drive new account, gift card and email capture programs to increase repeat business.
• Utilize revenue and reports to monitor sales, analyze deficiencies, and respond quickly to opportunities.
• Demonstrate accountability for hours usage and repeatedly achieve weekend hours plan.
• Minimize shortage by maintaining back of house standards.
• Drive safety initiatives in the department and throughout store.
• Motivate team to perform at a higher level by setting goals and follow up.
• Develop, promote and retain your associates.
• Deliver our Signature Customer Experience to each customer each day.
• Develop a higher quality staff; recruit and hire talented people, who want to sell and will be successful in a customer focused environment.


• B.S./B.A. from an accredited 4 year college or university.
• Minimum of 3+ years of retail management experience.
• Strong leadership and interpersonal skills.
• Ability to adapt quickly to changing priorities.

Note: Only applications submitted online will be accepted.

Lord & Taylor welcomes all applicants for this position; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.