Posted on: June 24, 2024 | Job#: R170370

General Manager - Christiana Fashion Center

Full time
2132 Fashion Center Blvd, Newark, DE, US 19702

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About Athleta

For the past 25 years, we’ve committed ourselves and our brand to a single aim: to empower all women and girls. Inspiration. Collaboration. Connection. Inclusivity. It’s what we do best, and we’re on the hunt for people who share our passion for leading an active lifestyle, growing personally as well as professionally, and creating game-changing products and experiences. 

We use business as a force for good by putting people and the planet right up there with profit, which is why Athleta is a certified B Corp. Ready to make a move? Join us. Because we know that alone we’re strong, but together we’re unstoppable.

About the Role

As the General Manager, you are responsible for leading your team to deliver a profitable store business plan. You ensure your store achieves all key metrics and is meeting or exceeding goals. You are the link between the brand vision and how it comes to life in your store. You drive profitable sales growth through all aspects of the store to include, Customer Operations, Merchandising, Product Operations, and talent development. As the General Manager, you will teach and coach behaviors to your store team that delivers a best in class customer experience.

What You'll Do

  • Analyzes results, identifies opportunities and makes decisions in collaboration with the leadership team to drive key performance indicators
  • Drive profitable sales through forecasting and scheduling
  • Manages store budget for daily operations in support of the P&L
  • Builds highly productive teams through sourcing, selecting and developing people
  • Accountable for team performance through coaching and feedback.
  • Teaches and trains to build capabilities.
  • Leads the implementation and execution of all Standard Operating Procedures and initiatives
  • Creates an inclusive environment
  • Implements action plans to maximize efficiencies and productivity
  • Performs Service Leader duties
  • Represents the brand and understands the competitors
  • Promotes community involvement
  • Leverages OMNI to deliver a frictionless customer experience
  • Ensures all compliance standards are met

Who You Are

  • 3-5 years of retail experience leading others
  • College degree or equivalent experience preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver results
  • Ability to effectively communicate with customers and employees
  • College degree preferred
  • Ability to maneuver around sales floor, stock room, and office; work around and with chemicals; lift/carry up to 30 lbs.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, including travel, to meet the needs of the business including nights, weekends, holidays
  • Ability to travel as required
  • Business Acumen skills
  • Established time management skills
  • Strong planning and prioritization skills 

Benefits at Athleta

  • Merchandise discount for our brands: 50% off regular-priced merchandise at Old Navy, Gap, Banana Republic and Athleta, and 30% off at Outlet for all employees.
  • One of the most competitive Paid Time Off plans in the industry.*
  • Employees can take up to five “on the clock” hours each month to volunteer at a charity of their choice.*
  • Extensive 401(k) plan with company matching for contributions up to four percent of an employee’s base pay.*
  • Employee stock purchase plan.*
  • Medical, dental, vision and life insurance.*
  • See more of the benefits we offer.

*For eligible employees

Gap Inc. is an equal-opportunity employer and is committed to providing a workplace free from harassment and discrimination. We are committed to recruiting, hiring, training and promoting qualified people of all backgrounds, and make all employment decisions without regard to any protected status. We have received numerous awards for our long-held commitment to equality and will continue to foster a diverse and inclusive environment of belonging. In 2022, we were recognized by Forbes as one of the World's Best Employers and one of the Best Employers for Diversity.

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Please note that effective, June 30, 2022, Gap Inc. will no longer require any of its employees to wear face masks or require proof of COVID vaccination, unless required by local or state/provincial mandates or as part of Gap Inc’s quarantine guidelines after being exposed to or testing positive for COVID. Therefore, please disregard any language in any job posting that refers to Gap Inc.’s face mask and proof of vaccination policy as said policy is no longer effective.

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