Merchandising Manager

Stein Mart, Inc. Huntington Beach, CA
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Merchandising Manager

Job ID: 2018-21930

Posted Date: June 12, 2018

Division: Retail/Customer Service - Store Department Management


19041 Beach Boulevard

Huntington Beach, CA

The Stein Mart story began more than 100 years ago in the Mississippi Delta with one family owned establishment. Today, Stein Mart has grown into a nationwide retailer with over 290 stores. Stein Mart's success is attributed to our unique niche in the market offering current fashion trends at competitive prices paired with customer service and a personal shopping experience. Join the Stein Mart story today!

Stein Mart is currently seeking a results oriented professional enthusiastic about customer service and fashion. We are looking for an individual with experience leading a retail team who can ensure the store is focused on achieving sales goals, customer service and the shopping experience, and developing internal talent.


* Utilize Stein Mart's policies, procedures, and merchandising guidelines to drive sales for a specific department in the store – Ladies, Men's, or Home.

* Create, recommend, and implement ideas to help store reach all goals and objectives.

* Manage the merchandising areas to optimize selling space and maximize selling potential.

* Supervise coordinate, and allocate resources for store activities.

* Maintain human resource documentation and reporting.

* Contribute to maintaining a safe and secure store environment.

* Serve as Manager on Duty by providing leadership during a closing shift.

Customer Service:

* Model a positive customer service spirit, exhibiting a friendly and helpful attitude with customers and associates.

* Empower associates to ensure customer satisfaction.

* Create, recommend, and implement ideas to ensure a unique customer shopping experience.

Team Development:

* Partner with the Store Management to interview and hire new team members.

* Build relationships that foster a healthy team environment.

* Provide information and communicate effectively.

* Utilize Stein Mart training and development resources to develop job skills and provide information to help others learn.

* Contribute to creating a safe and secure store environment.


* High school graduate or equivalent (GED), Associates degree preferred.

* Minimum 2 to 4 years applicable retail work experience, including 1 year of supervisory experience with demonstrated expertise in a multi-department environment.

* Moderate physical effort required; standing and walking will constitute 95% or more of a work shift.

* Strong desire to grow in a retail career through own internal development.

* Demonstrated expertise in merchandising skills.

* Ability to make informed decisions, complete tasks and problem solve.

* Possess strong numeric reasoning skills (i.e., proficiency in adding, subtracting, multiplying, dividing, and calculating percentages).

* Experience working in a Windows environment; utilizing on-line reporting tools and e-mail.

* Effective oral and written communication skills.

* Ability to relocate is a plus.