Hallmark Cards, Inc. Retail Store Manager (23561) in Schaumburg, Illinois

This job was posted by https://illinoisjoblink.illinois.gov : For more information, please see: https://illinoisjoblink.illinois.gov/ada/r/jobs/6151712 Descriptionreqid: 23561WHEN YOU CARE ENOUGH YOU CAN CHANGE THE WORLD.Are you the person who wants to inspire meaningful relationships and enhance people's lives? Do you take pride in everything you do? We're looking for someone like you to be a leader within our store!WHO WE ARE:At Hallmark Gold Crown, we believe that it is our mission to help change the world, one moment, one celebration, one relationship at a time. We take this mission seriously. Our consumers invite Hallmark into their lives to help them show how much they care - to commemorate life's most special occasions, provide comfort through-life's most trying times, and the everyday moments in between.This opportunity is located at our Hallmark Gold Crown store in Schaumburg, IL.The Hallmark Gold Crown store is the destination for all things caring. The place where all of the magical things Hallmark has to offer - cards, gifts, ornaments, movies, and more -- come to life to inspire and support people in their desire to care and connect. We help with the perfect solution for all of life's relationships and occasions - to feel more deeply, to celebrate more uniquely, and to connect more often. Our store team is driven to reach store goals while delivering a memorable experience to each of our shoppers because we genuinely care and choose to make a difference in the world and in our communities. Our Store Managers are key to providing a 'caring team' atmosphere not only for our customers but for the sales leaders and associates that work for them. The difference begins with YOU!AN OVERVIEW:As the Store Manager for a company-owned Hallmark Gold Crown retail store you are empowered to manage the store and your team to deliver on sales, people, IAT, customer service goals and store standards using the many tools and resources provided. The primary goal is to exceed sales plan for the store and to manage all operational aspects in a successful manner. You will effortlessly connect with our caring customers to support their relationship building and to earn their loyalty and return visits to your store, while inspiring your team to do the same.WHO YOU ARE:A highly effective manager, trainer, coach and motivator capitalizing on your strong retail leadership experience.A collaborator, innovator and team leader. You lead, influence and develop exceptional relationships with our customers, and store, corporate and vendor partners.Your approach to connecting and communicating with others is comfortable and authentic.A highly capable visual merchandiser with a passion for translating our brand in a way that feels natural, organic and local.A tech savvy retail leader with strong proficiency in using point of sale systems, hand-held devices and Windows operating systems.A highly motivated individual who thrives in an ambiguous and ever-changing environment - someone always up for a challenge and inspiring others to learn and think differently.Do the traits above describe you? (If so, you should really apply for this role!)THE STORE MANAGER BRINGS HALLMARK'S MISSION TO LIFE BY:Ensuring the store meets and exceeds sales goals and identified retail metrics, including but not limited to, IAT, shrink, customer reward program, payroll, and customer service.Developing and delivering effective training to elevate the team to care, connect, sell and service all customers and earn their return business. Making your store one that consumers think of first.Coaching and developing in a way that team members will thrive, achieve and connect with our consumers.Successfully develop and execute in-store events and services with the local community as a center point.Successfully manage all daily store operations and other opportunities/projects as requested.HALLMARK BELIEVES IN E NRICHING THE LIVES OF OUR EMPLOYEES BY OFFERING BENEFITS PROGRAMS TO HELP YOU:Take care of you and yours:Eligible for medical, dental, vision and flexible spending/health saving accounts.Short term disability and long term disability.Eligible for life, supplemental life, dependent life and voluntary accident insurance.Employee Assistance Program offering emotional support, work-life solutions and financial resources.Hallmark offers discounts on child care.Adoption assistance of up to $5,000 per childElder care counseling and referral programs.Save for your future:Savings/401(K) plan with 3% company match. Store Managers are part of the Affiliates Savings Plan which offers a 50% company match on employee contributions up to 6%. Investment assistanceEnjoy your time:Paid Time OffSix paid holidays annuallyAnd More!Manager bonus program40% shopping discount on all merchandise purchased in a CSG storeHallmark's volunteer recognition program (VIP)Hallmark's Matching Gifts to Education ProgramAs well as a variety of discounts made available by participating businesses including travel, computers, and tax preparationBASIC QUALIFICATIONS:In order to be considered for this role, the following is required:A high school diploma, GED, equivalent or higher.1+ year of retail experience.Ability to continuously