Senior Store Manager, Abbot Kinney at Grove Collaborative
Los Angeles, CA, US
Grove Collaborative is a digitally native brand and direct-to-consumer e-commerce platform for natural home, personal care, and wellness products. With a mission to help every person make the healthiest choice for themselves, Grove offers a flexible recurring shipment model and gives each customer a personal shopper, a “Grove Guide.”
What makes us different 
We are a B Corp
We are a B Corp - a group of about 2,500 companies (like Patagonia and Ben & Jerry's) that prioritize social & environmental impact as well as profits. We can only do well if our community, environment, employees, and customers do well too. 
We sell real things to real people and make an impact
Our customers are real families and individuals across the United States. We’ve helped hundreds of thousands of people make better decisions and use more sustainable products.  
The Role
This is a new role for the first retail storefront of a new initiative from Grove. As our store leader you will be responsible for driving our business through building and staffing a world-class team with excellent operational and team management. You should be passionate about customer service while having extensive experience managing a high-volume retail store. In this role, you will work directly with our leadership team in San Francisco. 

Your Impact

    • Deliver an exceptional retail experience in our first offline presence and build a team culture that’s inclusive, positive, and passionate about serving and delighting customers
    • Source and hire a full store team and work closely with our leadership team pre-opening to ensure a smooth and successful launch
    • Be relentless about bringing our brand to life at every touchpoint
    • Drive the business through entrepreneurial leadership and ownership of financial reporting (4-wall P&L), weekly updates, and visual merchandising and store standards
    • Develop and train teams, recruit to fill positions with ambitious and best-in-class hires
    • Promote and monitor high quality service among all employees
    • Conduct regular employee reviews and maintain constant dialogue to ensure the happiness and well-being of each employee (open-door policy)
    • Provide constant feedback to store team and to headquarters to streamline and improve retail policies and procedures
    • Maintain procedures and systems such as: opening and closing, efficient ordering system for all necessary store supplies, and loss prevention security measures
    • Maintain a safe, healthy, and positive work environment for employees and customers
    • Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee of this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Who You Are

    • 5+ years work experience managing high volume retail, preferably in LA market
    • Self-starter with proven ability to motivate teams and manage projects
    • Highly driven to make the store a success and assist in setting the tone for our retail strategy
    • Experience with creation and implementation of sales and business strategy
    • Ability to motivate others and build effective teams
    • Comfortable in a fast-paced, ever changing environment
    • Experience with inventory management, stock takes and replenishment cycles
    • Experience in staff scheduling and management
    • Pride of ownership with store appearance, cleanliness and organization
    • Excellent communication skills and merchandising abilities
    • Desire to work evenings and weekends and critical retail times 

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