Office Depot Retail Services Sales Manager in Mishawaka, Indiana
At Office Depot and Office Max, every leader is responsible for growing total sales and services within the location. The Services Sales Manager will partner with the General Manager to drive the overall services culture within the location. He/she is accountable to achieving services sales plan for all services including copy and print, technology, subscriptions, and business services. He/she will assist in the day to day operations, and work with the General Manager to develop overall store strategies and tactics and is expected to know how the store is performing relative to the services target/plan and will apprise the General Manager of results. Will articulate areas of opportunity and devise and execute an action plan to resolve. The person in this role also has accountability for driving the store's overall sales training to ensure appropriate Office Depot and Office Max's selling techniques are executed. This position develops talent, provides positive and constructive feedback, and appropriate coaching and counseling to associates. The person in this role will lead, motivate and inspire associates and foster a customer/client first environment resulting in a memorable and positive client experience; building customer retention, strong relationships, and brand awareness and loyalty. The Services Sales Manager is also a "Key Carrier" and will be considered the Leader on Duty in the absence of other management.
The Services Sales Manager assists with the merchandising, operations and execution of store and company standards in addition to resolving both associate and customer relations' concerns. He/she will proactively engage with customers to exceed their needs and work to generate revenue by driving a sales culture. Quickly builds ongoing customer/client relationships and becomes a trusted advisor. Partners with General Manager to execute on new business-related services and product launches and develop strategies to improve conversion and Average Order Value (AOV). Is as a Change Champion, supporting and initiating change.
High School diploma or equivalent; Bachelor's degree preferred
Business, Marketing, Retail Management, or another related field preferred
Minimum two years of experience in retail, including management and/or supervisory in a sales driven, customer-oriented company. Sales experience in a services industry a plus.
Leads, coaches and inspires associates, while fostering a culture that builds trust, brand loyalty and exceptional customer/client service delivery. Creates and manages a sales focused environment through the training and development of associates. Accountable for the assessment and development of all services and sales associates, ensuring that all associates have completed and maintain their certification, as applicable (print, tech, etc.)
Deliver exceptional customer/client service by observing, listening, interacting and following up with customers to ensure satisfaction and issue resolution. Builds a culture which drive sales through motivating associates to be product experts and customer focused. Is a business services sales leader and a role model for superior customer service by demonstrating an understanding and high degree of proficiency using the Office Depot and Office Max sales principles. Proactively observes, coaches, and provides feedback to associates to enhance their proficiency in this area.
Responsible for increasing sales and profitability through conversion, AOV (Average Order Value), and customer satisfaction improvement across all categories.
Accountable for velocity services and executes on new services product launches, including services and product protection plans. Drives merchandising sales contests.
In the absence of the General Manager, manages inventory/inventory levels, assets and expenses within the store by applying financial controls and routinely reviewing all operational processes including receiving, data entry, cash handling, and payroll control. Will also be responsible for managing merchandise flow-through and replenishment processes.
Consistently maintains store appearance to company guidelines and keep in a neat, clean, well-stocked environment. Adhere to all standards related to signage labeling, planogram integrity, and merchandise presentation.
Responsiblefor managing performance, talent assessment, development and recognition of associates. Manages the performance appraisal process by delivering timely and valuable developmental feedback and reviews to all associates. Supports an environment that embraces diversity and encourages creative, innovative thinking and risk taking. Provides direction, coaching, and real time counsel related to all associate performance issues. Manages conflict effectively. Drives the recruitment, retention and development of a diverse range of talented people by participating in the interviewing and selection process.
Pay, Benefits and Work Schedule:
Office Depot offers competitive salaries, a benefits package, which includes a 401(k) and more, along with plenty of opportunity to move and grow within our organization! For immediate consideration for this exciting position, please click the Apply Now button.
Equal Employment Opportunity:
Office Depot is committed to providing equal employment opportunities in all employment practices. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship status, marital status, age, disability, genetic information, protected veteran status, gender identify or expression, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law.