VF Corporation Kipling Sales Lead (Las Americas Premium Outlet San Diego, CA) in San Diego, California
The Sales Lead supports the Store Manager with the execution of daily business, customer engagement, store operations, team coaching, and merchandising standards in the store. As part of the leadership team and under supervision of Store Manager, you have a key role to supervise store staff and ensure the highest level of customer engagement and sales results are achieved. You contribute to fostering a positive work environment that ensures both internal and external customer satisfaction while maximizing productivity and profitability. This position may assume responsibility for the store in the absence of another manager, determined by the needs of the business.
Join the Kipling Family
Kipling established itself as a global handbag brand by embodying a carefree spirit and pioneering the use of its signature crinkle nylon in expressive colors and patterns. Today, Kipling is sold in more than 80 countries internationally, and is a global leader in selling quality, durable bags designed for everyone.
Kipling fosters a culture where everyone is welcome. We pride ourselves in creating an environment that recognizes and celebrates differences. We put our people first. We always have and we always will.
Live.Light is our mantra, and it supports a positive outlook on life. It is about being true to yourself. It is living an organized and lighter life both mentally and physically, where less is more. It’s about looking on the bright side, seeing the glass half full, and radiating optimism.
We strive to Live.Light each and every day, and we’d love for you to join us!
How You Will Make a Difference
What you will do : Assist in maximizing and achieving store sales goals and monitoring sales progress against key targets. You inspire a consumer centric mindset within the store, and model selling behaviors through genuine interactions with consumers. Under the direction of the Store Manager, assist in supervising and coaching a high-performing team and provide sales-related feedback. You ensure all company and store policies & procedures are followed, and delegate tasks to associates as needed to maintain operational excellence.
How you will do it: You lead an environment of productivity by leading the customer engagement on the salesfloor and providing coaching and feedback to associates around customer engagement. Assist in executing the management of labor and payroll expenses to maximize sales and productivity under the direction of the Store Manager. You report concerns directly to the Store Manager.
What success looks like: You and the team successfully meet and exceed sales results and business goals. You lead by example, promote an inclusive store environment, and contribute to great consumer experiences in all situations.
Free to Be, Inclusion & Diversity As a purpose-led, performance driven company, we strive to foster a culture of belonging based on respect, connection, openness, and authenticity. We are committed to building and maintaining a workplace that celebrates the diversity of our associates, allowing them to bring their authentic selves to work every day.
Skills for Success
Years of related professional/retail management experience: 1+ years
Educational position requirements: A formal education and subsequent undergraduate/graduate degrees are nice to have, but we are most interested in your total experience and professional achievements.
Physical requirements: Standing required for entire work shift. Bend, lift, open, and move product up to 50 pounds (as needed).
What we expect you already know: Ability to meet business goals by driving results through store teams, how to coach and motivate a team to excel at sales & profit results, proven communication skills, being solution oriented and ability to be flexible in a fast-paced environment.
What we will teach you: How to continually develop and lead a customer centric mindset and team, how to elevate your ability to coach to meet and exceed sales goals, and how to lead and work as a part of a successful leadership team.
VF Guiding Principles : Live with Integrity, Act Courageously, Be Curious, Act with Empathy, and Persevere.
What’s In It for You We’re in the business of unleashing human potential, driven by the ideas, energy and commitment of our people. That’s why we offer comprehensive benefits that encourage mental, physical and financial well-being for all VF associates. When it comes to benefits, we’re the total package. Go to MyVFBenefits.com and click on “Looking to Join VF?” to learn more.
Our Parent Company, VF Corporation
VF is one of the world’s largest apparel, footwear and accessories companies connecting people to the lifestyles, activities and experiences they cherish through our family of iconic outdoor, active and workwear brands. At the heart of our journey lies our company-wide purpose: We power movements of sustainable and active lifestyles for the betterment of people and our planet. This is our purpose. It’s the reason we come to work every day. It’s a commitment shared by our global associates across all brands. Our purpose unites us and leads us to pursue our goals, together. This is our calling. Learn more at vfc.com.
We just have one question. Are you in?
VF Diversity Vision Statement VF is committed to creating an inclusive environment that welcomes and values the differences among all of our associates, customers, suppliers and the communities in which we live and conduct business. The continued success and growth of VF is enhanced through initiatives that promote diversity throughout VF around the world.VF is an equal employment opportunity/ affirmative action employer of minorities, females, protected veterans and the disabled. VF is committed to providing equal opportunities in employment, and treating our VF associates and VF applicants without discrimination on the basis of their race, color, gender, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, citizenship, disability, protected veteran status, HIV/AIDS status, or any other legally protected factor.
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