Reporting to the Store Manager, your role as the sales manager is to drive top-line sales while supervising and directing the sales staff. The Sales Manager acts as a member of the store leadership team under our Store Manager and has influence on and responsibility for all aspects of sales, customer, and employee experience.
As a leader in the jewelry industry for four generations and as the largest family-owned jeweler in the U.S., Shane Co. serves our customers with an unparalleled standard of excellence. Our people get to share in our customers milestone moments such as weddings, birthdays, anniversaries, and everything in between. We are looking for passionate, fun, vibrant individuals who want to be a part of our dynamic company culture in a retail environment.
Our goal for you is to give you an employment experience like no other so you wake up and want to come to work every day! If you love being part of a team as well as providing personal attention to every customer, this is the place for you!
As a member of the store leadership team, the Sales Manager drives top line sales by maximizing sales growth potential by ensuring all customers needs are met and developing the sales team. Daily responsibilities may include:
Assist in driving top line sales, including supervising, coaching, and direction of the sales staff.
Contribute to the sales floor by actively engaging in the sales process with our customers, providing an excellent experience for each customer in store while also exemplifying our Shane Co. sales tools.
Working closely, collaboratively, and transparently with the rest of the store management team.
Ensuring partnership with the Store Visual Merchandiser to understand and educate team in all merchandising standards including case presentation and storytelling.
Participating in and exemplifying our company culture.
Develop a basic understanding of all functionalities and processes in the shop, customer service department, and sales operations.
Attending and participating in all scheduled meetings of the store management team as requested, as well as meetings with the sales team.
Perform duties related to opening and closing the store.
Process clean and checks, write up shop jobs for sales, customer repairs, and warranty work, master Quality Control according to Shane Co. standards and participate in shop-related inventories.
No jewelry experience? No problem! The Sales Manager career track includes an innovative training program in which you will attain a high level of proficiency in sales, coaching, training, and store operations. We will provide you with the training you need to be able to demonstrate an in-depth knowledge of our merchandise, represent our brand, and create an exceptional store experience for each and every customer.
A minimum of 2 years’ experience managing, leading, developing, training, and/ or supervising others. Prior experience with jewelry sales is neither relevant nor required we will teach you!
We are available to our customers when they need us so evening and weekend availability is a must. (Though unlike most retailers, we are closed on major holidays!)
Direct knowledge of selling techniques and practices and demonstrated skill in that area. Significant prior sales experience in a face-to-face environment is required.
Retail sales or hospitality industry experience preferred with the ability to present features and benefits of unique products.
Great ability to provide and receive feedback from peers, supervisors, and customers and adapt behavior with coaching.
Genuine enjoyment working with people and a demonstrated ability to influence others in a trusting and cooperative manner.
Great listener we need you to listen to each employee s and customer s needs.
Must possess a high level of visual acuity and manual dexterity.
Excellence in written and spoken English is required including appropriate usage of spelling and grammar; you will communicate with our customers and home office team members in writing as well as face to face. Minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent is required.
The focus of this role is working with and through others, and building and maintaining relationships. Leading through example, championing company culture and values, and demonstrating personal character while staying organized are imperative. Successful candidates for this role will be able to motivate others while responding to their team s needs and concerns in a fast-paced environment. Ability to lead by example, a drive for success, the passion and commitment to build relationships, and be resourceful and proactive are characteristics that help our best Sales Managers succeed.
The primary environment for this role is a bright, well-lit, retail store. Standing and walking are required a significant portion of the time. This role requires bending, reaching, twisting, stooping, and occasional lifting of objects. Most business is conducted with customers in person. Manual dexterity, visual acuity, and color discernment are required at a very high level and with high frequency. This role is not a remote role.
Why Work for Shane Co.?
Shane Co. is a family owned business and everyone who works in our organization is part of the family. This family point of view is exactly why we want to take care of you AND your family.
We want driven and competitive people who help us satisfy our customers needs. In our stores, we do not sell on commission, we offer a competitive base rate and we bonus based on team performance.
We focus on providing you a time off package that is very generous for retail! It is important for us to be available when our customers need us. Our store employees do work weekends and evenings. However, you accrue 3 weeks of vacation in your first year! In addition, you also earn 6 sick days per year. We are closed on 7 holidays (unlike most retailers), AND we pay you for one volunteer day per year! The longer you work with us, the more vacation time you earn.
Unlike other companies who just offer low paying disability insurance to cover your major illness situations, we offer the ability to earn time off at FULL pay for the care of yourself or a family member! When your family needs you, we want you to be able to be there for them.
We offer very competitive medical, dental and vision plans, as well as a 401 (k) plan with a company match, company paid life insurance, and flexible spending accounts for medical, daycare or mass transit commuting expense. We also offer a number of discounted voluntary benefits including long-term disability, life insurance for your dependents, pet insurance and even things like discounted travel and movie tickets!
We have benefits focused on you AND any family member (Partner, children and even your parents!) including counseling, legal advice, assistance in finding appropriate medical specialists and even help in understanding medical bills!
And, of course, we offer a generous discount in our stores or online for you AND your family members!
The salary range for this role is $79,000-$93,000 per year. The range describes the minimum to maximum likely rate for this job description in this local market in the state of Washington. Individual pay will be determined based on skills and qualifications for the role. The salary range for this same position may be lower or higher in other markets.
Our company uses the position requirements to determine the pay benchmark for all roles. Please keep in mind the cost of labor varies from one geographic area to another, so pay ranges you see listed may be higher or lower in different markets. The listed pay range in this posting is for this specific location.
Employer will not sponsor visa or work authorization.