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Executive Team Leader Specialty Sales (Assistant Manager Merchandising and Service) - Waterloo, IA

Company: target
Location: Waterloo
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Location: 1501 E San Marnan Dr, Waterloo, Iowa, United States, 50702-4300ALL ABOUT TARGETAs part of our collaborative and guest-obsessed team, you help us create an experience that makes guests -say -"I love Target!" -When you work at Target, you're helping every family discover the joy in everyday life. -You're working alongside a dedicated team that brings their passion and pride to all that they do. Your passion for the latest trends will come to life when you lead a team to actively engage with every guest in each of the specialized businesses. -ALL ABOUT SPECIALTY SALES A sales force of specialized consultants who provide tailored suggestions and solutions through active selling and compelling visual merchandising presentations that inspire guests and build the basket.Teams in Apparel & Accessories (A&A), Beauty and Electronics prioritize guest experience while blending completion of tasks that ensure product is available and easy to shop - pulling, filling, pricing, setting, staging and maintaining the sales floor and the backroom.At Target, we believe in our team members having meaningful experiences that help them build and develop skills for a career. The role of a Specialty Sales Executive Team Leader can provide you with the:Knowledge of guest service fundamentals, experience building and managing a guest first culture on your teamKnowledge of retail business fundamentals including: department sales trends, inventory management, guest shopping patterns, pricing and promotions strategiesExperience setting and planning department(s) monthly/quarterly workload to support business priorities and managing a team to deliver on sales goalsAbility to manage multiple specialty businesses and balance team member expertise in each area to effectively manage teams in each departmentKnowledge of competitors and ability to leverage insights that drive business objectives in each specialty departmentExperience managing a team of hourly team members and leaders and creating business specific strategies and goalsSkills in recruiting, selecting and talent management of hourly team members and leadersAs a Specialty Sales Executive Team Leader, no two days are ever the same, but a typical day will most likely include the following responsibilities:Drive total store sales, understand your role in sales growth and how your departments and team contribute to and impact total store profitabilityCreate a guest-obsessed culture and lead your team to prioritize the guest experience and deliver on store sales goalsCreate schedules and make adjustments as needed to align to guest traffic and business needsManage your team to effectively plan merchandising and pricing workload including transitions, revisions, sales plans, sampling and promotionsKnow and assess the competition and leverage guest insights and feedback to drive the business and be the destination of choice for our guestsWork a schedule that aligns to guest and business needs (this includes early morning, evening, overnight shifts and weekends)Build a team of consultants that are knowledgeable and passionate about Apparel and Accessories, Beauty and ElectronicsManage and develop a sales force using selling training techniquesLead A&A, Beauty and Electronics backroom processes, organization, layout and replenishment of the salesfloor to ensure product is available for guestsLead your team to deliver inspiring visual moments in A&A, Home, Baby and other seasonally relevant areasEnsure fitting rooms are used as an extension of the sales floor and are welcomingPlan, lead and follow-up on organizational and operational changeAnticipate and identify changes in unique store trendsAnticipate staffing needs, talent plan and recruit - both long and short termDevelop and coach your team and Team Leaders to elevate their skills and expertiseLead team onboarding, learning and help close product knowledge and skill gaps through development, coaching and team interactionsEstablish a culture of accountability through clear expectations and performance managementProvide service and a shopping experience that meets the needs of the guestAlways demonstrate a culture of ethical conduct, safety and compliance; lead and hold the team accountable to work in the same wayAddress store needs (emergency, regulatory visits, etc.)As a key carrier, follow all safe and secure training and processesAll other duties based on business needsWHAT WE ARE LOOKING FORWe might be a great match if:Working in a fun and energetic environment makes you excited---. We work efficiently and as a team to take care of our guestsProviding service to our guests that makes them say I LOVE TARGET! excites you---. That's why we love working at TargetLeading teams who are stocking, setting and selling Target products sounds like your thing--- That's the core of what we doYou aren't looking for Monday thru Friday job where you are at a computer all day--- We are busy all day (especially on the weekends), making it easy for the guest to feel welcomed, inspired and rewardedThe good news is that we have some amazing training that will help teach you everything you need to know to be a Specialty Sales Executive Team Leader. But, there are a few skills you should have from the get-go:4 year degree or equivalent experienceStrong interpersonal and communication skillsStrong business acumenComfortable dealing with ambiguityManage conflict, lead and hold others accountableRelate well with and interact with all levels of the organizationStrong cognitive skills, including problem analysis, decision making, financial and quantitative analysisLearn and adapt to current technology needsManage workload and prioritize tasks independentlyWe are an awesome place to work and care about our teams, so we want to make sure we are clear on a few more basics that we expect: Access all areas of the building to respond to guest or team member issuesInterpret instructions, reports and informationScan, handle and move merchandise efficiently and safely, including frequently lifting or moving merchandise up to 15 pounds and occasionally lifting or moving merchandise up to 40 pounds -Accurately handle cash register operationsClimb up and down laddersFlexible work schedule (e.g., nights, weekends and holidays) and regular attendance necessaryAmericans with Disabilities Act (ADA)Target will provide reasonable accommodations (such as a qualified sign language interpreter or other personal assistance) with the application process upon your request as required to comply with applicable laws. If you have a disability and require assistance in this application process, please visit your nearest Target store or Distribution Center or reach out to Guest Services at 1-800-440-0680 for additional information.

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