MIDTOWN is looking for a Retail Manager to add to our first class organization. About Our Company
MIDTOWN is an industry leader in upscale fitness and sports resorts. Founded in 1970 as a single tennis club in Chicago, Midtown now has 8 full-service tennis and fitness facilities in the United States and Canada. Today we represents a diverse team of individuals committed to inspiring members through movement, community, and personal attention. This is our purpose, and it drives everything we do. Each associate, whether an entry-level employee or a seasoned manager, contributes to our culture. We encourage each other toward personal and professional growth, social engagement, and service to others. The Club
Our Palatine location is a resort-like athletic club nestled in a forest grove with beautiful views of the surrounding nature preserve. Showcasing everything in one location, our members enjoy 13 world-class Indoor and Outdoor Tennis Courts, Squash, Racquetball, Group Exercise, Cardio & Strength Training, Cycling, Basketball, Volleyball, Yoga, Pilates Reformer, Mat Pilates, Indoor and Outdoor Pools, Kids Summer Camps, Resort-like Spa Experience with Salon Services, a Bistro with Contemporary Indoor Dining, Boutique Retail, Luxury Showers, Private Lockers, Executive Locker Services and more… The Position
As a Retail Manager, you will create/direct appealing and eye-catching visual displays that lead the customer through the entire store. You will collaborate with club leadership on upcoming shop and club initiatives, special promotions and key messages to develop visual strategy and design. You will spearhead the success of this high volume boutique pro-shop and serve our members by: Working with sales associates and Midtown buying team to place future and immediate/fill-in orders. Attending local trade shows and showrooms. Overseeing annual budgets, monthly P/L and variance reports. Receiving inventory and tagging merchandise for display. Re-Merchandising and changing displays Performing monthly closing/quarterly inventory Approving and recording all invoices related to retail orders Hiring, training, coaching and leading retail associates. Managing and overseeing associate schedules. Performing annual associate performance reviews. Scheduling and directing retail staff meetings Attending and planning department and club events Minimum Requirements
7+ years occupational or related experience 5+ years management experience Possess an engaging and friendly personality Demonstrate above average math skills Possess an optimistic disposition Possess exceptional organizational skills Demonstrate strong customer service abilities Enjoy working collaboratively with others as a team player Ability to train and teach team members Possess problem solving skills Have knowledge and experience of promoting and displaying merchandise Associate Benefits
Full-time Midtown associates are eligible to receive a competitive compensation package and benefits plan including: group health, dental, life, vision, prescription drug program, flexible spending account, short/long term disability, matching 401k, professional development account, and a complimentary club membership. Bring your unique personality to Midtown and strengthen your career.