Store Manager - Rideau Centre

Retail Sales Management Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

We are opening a brand new Icebreaker Store in the Rideau Centre, Ottawa in May 2017 and we’re on the hunt for a brand new store team that can stop Ottawans in their tracks.

We’re starting with you – our new Store Manager. We want you to spearhead the opening and ongoing leadership of this amazing, brand new retail space. You’ll start with us as soon as possible to get yourself and your team fully prepped and ready to hit it on opening day.

Using your own awesome retail networks and Icebreaker’s internal Talent Scout, you can select and build your own outstanding team. You’ll be working hard to establish the store with the support of our Head of Retail – Luke and the Icebreaker support team over in Vancouver.

Once the store is open you’ll be leading and motivating your team to crush their sales targets, coaching and mentoring on how to get stuff done the Icebreaker way as well as merchandising, managing stock and pushing forward with marketing initiatives to get your store on map.

To be successful in this role you will need:

  • A deep understanding of Canadian retail – how, where and why do Canadians shop?
  • Business networks in Ottawa – you know people who know people
  • Sound judgment and decision making skills – you’ve got this dialled
  • A natural ability to engage, persuade and motivate others – you’re the life and soul
  • Excellent relationship management and communication skills – you talk what you walk
  • A passion for fashion and a good eye for visual merchandising– you know how to work it
  • Effective stock management skills – you got clothes in different area codes
  • A great sense of humor and an ability to create fun – see above

What we can offer you:

  • A world-class leadership development program
  • An incredible discount program
  • Direct line of communication with senior leadership
  • Opportunities within a truly global organisation
  • Medical benefits
  • 4 weeks paid vacation per

If this feels like the type of job you’re passionate about, and it fits with your skills and experience, please click apply below to send us your CV with a covering letter explaining why you'd be right for Icebreaker.

The recruitment of this position is being managed by Jessica Shears, Talent Scout. For any queries, contact Jess directly on +1 778 327 6505 or skype ib_jessicash