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Store Manager I

Company Name:
AT&T
Position Type:
Full-time
Meet and exceed customer experience and sales objectives for store. Supervise the overall daily operation of a store including hiring, development, discipline, and scheduling of employees to ensure an extraordinary customer experience, cost efficiency, and quality store operations. Maintain inventories at adequate levels, promote sales, and maintain the appearance of the store. Complete accounting and paperwork associated with cash receipts and prices and conducts physical inventories. Job level is determined by meeting store opportunity, customer satisfaction, audit scores, and other criteria.
ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES
Customer Experience and Sales
o Fully accountable for store implementation of The AT&T Retail Promise
o Fully accountable for execution of sales, service and customer experience initiatives in store
o Supervise store personnel to:
o Meet and exceed assigned goals for: customer experience and reputation, sales and service, revenue and productivity
o Demonstrate the right customer behaviors defined by Delivering an Extraordinary Experience
o Ensure every seller follows the AT&T Retail Experience and executes on all 5 Key Behaviors at all times
o Consistently demonstrate excellent leadership and coaching skills
o Create a work environment where motivated people can excel
o Oversee Store floor experience - Act as Floor General
o Own Customer Coordination,Welcome and Wait Time process
o Support Team and assist with customer transactions
o Coach and counsel personnel on ""opportunities"" with key sales and reputation metrics, recognize positive performance against key sales and reputation metrics and hold people accountable for poor performance
o Perform role plays with personnel on a regular basis to demonstrate ""what right looks like""
o Facilitate weekly personnel training/educational sessions
o Monitor the Customer FeedbackTool on a daily basis
o Resolve or escalate appropriately any billing or service issues
Employee Management and Development
o Interview, hire and make necessary discipline decisions, including terminations, for store personnel
o Inspire and engage employees by motivating team to succeed
o Lead by example
o Develop employees for growth and promotion by delegating appropriate responsibilities and inspecting completion
o Improve employee engagement throughout territory through appropriate behaviors and actions
o Develop and execute individual development plans for store personnel
o Observe and coach employees to provide feedback around sales technique effectiveness and providing excellent customer service
o Conduct On The Spot (OTS) Coaching
o Execute A & D process for direct reports
o Ensure personnel adhere to the Code of Business Conduct and conduct investigations with HR as needed
o Resolve quickly any Rep or Store level fraud issues communicated by ARSM, may involve working with Asset Protection and/or HQ Credit and Collections
o Fully understand and assist in educating personnel on the compensation plan and ensure employees know how to maximize
o Ensure Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) compliance
o Approve and communicate temporary assignments and overtime for floating personnel
Product Launches
o Partner with Area Retail Sales Manager and other appropriate parties to successfully launch new products, services or processes
o Actively inspect post-launch and drive improved results with best practices
o Inspect that employees are properly trained on new products and promotions to sell with confidence
o Document and report concerns with sellers' knowledge and/or behavior and provide additional coaching and/or discipline as appropriate
o Coordinate with security, facilities and mall management to ensure smooth product launch day execution
Store Operations
Staffing/Scheduling
o Act as Floor General - responsible for all activity in store at all times
o On the sales floor the majority of the time to coach and develop personnel
o Partner with Area Retail Sales Manager to review headcount forecast plan and staffing
o Employ Scheduling Tool to properly staff hot zones and meet business needs, training and special events such as product launches
o Ensure employee preferences/constraints are loaded into the Scheduling Tool on a monthly basis
Merchandising
o Accountable for adhering to the iPOG and the merchandising standards
o Instill a sense of pride and ownership in store appearance - where all employees understand their store is the face of AT&T to every customer
Compliance
o Drive operational compliance of back office processes, procedures and policies
o Ensure timely completion of required training to empower personnel to succeed
o Implement, execute and inspect existing and new retail programs, tools and training
o Execute monthly cost reviews of overtime, discounts, returns and credits
o Responsible for performing Access Review Tool (ART) periodic audits for direct employees to ensure they have the appropriate level of system/tool access for their roles and responsibilities.
Other
o Report fraudulent activity to Asset Protection
o On call for store emergencies
Demonstrate AT&T Extraordinary Leader Model Characteristics
o Continuously display high integrity
o Develop strategic perspective and champion change
o Inspire others to high performance through collaboration and teamwork
o Utilize professional expertise to solve problems and analyze issues
o Capture initiative and strive for results
Qualifications:
Required Qualifications
Two years sales/customer service experience in telecommunications or related industry
One year management experience
Excellent sales skills and demonstrated ability to meet or exceed performance standards
Ability to motivate and lead direct reports
Ability to work flexible hours, including evenings, weekends and holidays
Ability to operate a personal computer, wireless equipment, copier and fax
Desired Qualifications
Three or more years sales/customer service experience in the telecommunications or related industry
Previous management experience in the telecommunications or related industry
Effective communication, presentation and interpersonal skills
Strong organizational skills with attention to detail
Ability to work at multiple locations within district preferred
Familiarity with wireless terminology and AT&T Mobility systems preferred
Provisions listed in these Job Descriptions may be changed or modified by AT&T Mobility without prior notice at any time, at the Company's sole discretion.
Company Description:
The largest communications company in the United States. And the world. We are the industry leaders in providing wireless service, high speed internet access, local and long distance voice, and directory publishing and advertising services across the US. We are also developing our business to include next-generation television services with our new AT&T U-VerseSM TV.
Join our incredibly diverse company of more than 250,000 people and help drive the innovation that keeps AT&T at the leading edge of technology and service. Expect big things from the company that created the communications industry.

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