The Children's Place STORE LEAD in GULFPORT, Mississippi

A Store Lead is responsible for supporting the Store Leadership Team, in the absence of a manager, by completing cash wrap operations, opening and closing procedures and acting as the Leader On Duty (LOD). The Store Lead represents the brand, operates in a professional manner, engages customers, maintains store standards and supports teamwork. The Store Lead has a direct reporting relationship to the Store Manager.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Supports management team in order to maximize productivity through product knowledge, customer service and by meeting key store initiatives

  • Assists in developing talent through the training and supervision of associates

  • Serves as a positive role model for others in driving and maintaining high standards throughout the store while ensuring the integrity of the brand

  • Participates in the Leader On Duty (LOD) program which provides an exceptional shopping experience to our customers and drives store profitability while leveraging payroll

  • Supports and participates in all company training and developmental initiatives

  • Fosters a positive work environment and provides direct, honest feedback in a timely manner

  • Maintains a clean, organized and efficient stockroom, adhering to customer ready environment (CRE) standards and safety requirements

  • Ability to model, encourage and demonstrate exceptional customer service behaviors while on the sales floor

  • Represents the company in a professional and positive manner

Education and Experience:

  • 1 to 3 years previous retail experience

  • must be at least 18 years of age

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent Required

Business Knowledge and Critical Skills:

  • Demonstrated passion for customer service, time management and organizational skills

  • Attention to detail and ability to prioritize tasks

  • communicates effectively

  • Ability to work in team environment

  • proficiency in Microsoft suite of applications and ability to adapt to additional internal applications

  • Demonstrates adaptability

  • Serves as a role model

  • Be flexible and open to change in a fast paced environment

  • Embraces self development

  • Ability to work a flexible schedule to meet the needs of the business

  • Ability to maneuver around sales floor and stockroom; climb ladder, lift and carry up to 50 lbs.

External Company Name: Children's Place, Inc., The

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