Merchandising Manager

Stein Mart, Inc. Johnson City, TN
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Merchandising Manager

Job ID: 2018-21929

Posted Date: June 12, 2018

Division: Retail/Customer Service - Store Department Management


3211 People Street, Bldg. H

Johnson City, TN

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.

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