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Retail General Manager - Retail Management

Company: We Place People Executive Search Firm
Location: Mentor
Posted on: May 31, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description Location: Mentor, OH We are looking for a result-driven, hands-on GM leader within the retail industry! Are you a superstar with a solid track record of increasing profitable revenue? Our client can offer GREAT benefits, competitive base salary, bonus and lucrative incentives and great working hours (not your traditional retail hours). This can be an exciting new challenge for your career with rewarding financial incentives while leaving the long retail hours behind! Are you result-driven and have experience creating innovative, one of a kind unique customer events and customer experiences that have ultimately created increased traffic and revenue? We have a unique opportunity for you to take your career to the next level with the opportunity to blend your passion for retail, special events / marketing and mall management within an organization that is truly doing some innovative and cool things within the retail industry! Our client who is a leader within the industry, is looking for a dynamic high energy and out of the box thinking General Manager who can create unique customer experiences/events within a local mall near Mentor, OH. The GM will be hands-on and help create an innovative and creative community center filled with unique customer experiences. This GM will interact with tenants, leasing, property management and members of marketing team. We want someone who can turn the traditional mall setting into a go-to destination that provides entertainment, livelihood, special events. Candidates with deep ties to the community and understand the local customer demographics are preferred along with experience obtaining sponsorships! If you have an entrepreneurial spirit and want to have the ability to bring about change and create shopping experiences like no other shopping centers then this role might be for you! This is a great opportunity for District Manager level leaders who want to drive profitable results within a large mall setting and be responsible for the overall success of the revitalized center.

Great benefits, competitive base salary, bonus and lucrative incentives Requirements: Bachelors Degree (preferred) or equivalent experience Suggested but not limited to backgrounds in Property Management, Hospitality, Retail, Mall Management, Special Events/Fundraising, etc Previous management experience with financial responsibility Proven success in driving profitable revenue Experience creating innovative customer experiences/revenue generating events and obtaining sponsorships Previous retail property management, mall experience or similar experience helpful but not required Ability to work in a highly collaborative environment Demonstrated business and financial acumen Creative and dynamic thinker Results oriented with excellent time management skills and ability to prioritize and meet commitments Ability to think innovatively and implement with a sense of urgency Strong negotiating and sales skill set Good problem solver with the ability to identify problems and bring issues to resolution proactively General Responsibilities: The GM serves as a hands-on leader for assigned mall and helps create innovative and creative community centers that enhance the overall customer experience within assigned mall while meeting the needs of the community demographics The GM will be an active member of the local community and build partnerships with local organizations, local government and businesses, prospective and current tenants The GM will proactively bring innovation to the mall by creating unique customer experiences that differentiate the mall from all others in the community through identifying and securing the most captivating merchants, service providers, entertainment venues as well as prime food and beverage establishments as well as sponsorship/vendor support. The GM serves as a primary driver of the business and a principal leader that recruits, motivates and retains a high performing local team and is able to formulate strong partnerships cross-functionally with Leasing, Specialty Leasing, Business Development, Marketing and Sponsorship The GM will be responsible for tracking and maximizing the financial performance of the mall to include all Income, expenses, capital improvements, budgets, forecasts, sales and traffic generation as well as the formation of long-term strategic plans that focus on growth and driving profitable revenue If interested and you feel you have the experience we are looking for, please forward your resume for immediate consideration - we are beginning interviews! Company Description We Place People is a premiere Executive Search Firm working with leading companies nationwide. We have a direct relationship with our clients and a 95% hire rate! We differentiate ourselves from other firms & work closely with our candidates throughout the interview process. WE PLACE PEOPLE is what we do best!

Keywords: We Place People Executive Search Firm, Mentor , Retail General Manager - Retail Management, Other , Mentor, Ohio

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