Store Manager

     Artemesia is a women's clothing company currently based in The Berkshires of Massachusetts. We design and manufacture our clothing and accessories in the Northeast, USA. Our aim is to create a lifestyle collection of pieces with timeless, elevated, laid back style for everyday living by using natural fibers with a focus on sustainability and heirloom quality. Our retail ethos is built around the Artemesia brand, while in addition offering a collection of thoughtfully curated apothecary items, accessories, jewelry and home goods. 
     We are seeking a full-time Boston Store Manager who is an organized self-starter. This is a person with previous customer-facing job experience who will work closely with our Operations Manager to ensure daily tasks are taken care of in full, customers are tended to, and Sales Associates are supported. The Boston Store Manager will bring our brand ethos to the Newbury Street Location and has a strong interest in style. Great communication skills are a must. This is a position for a team player who strives to meet expectations, contributes to a prosperous work environment, and commits to the continuous growth of the brand. In return, Artemesia offers a friendly work environment with above average compensation and benefits, and opportunity for advancement.

Responsibilities: 
  • Serve as a leadership figure for the store by managing Sales Associate’s schedules and day-to-day tasks.
  • Manage store inventory flow to and from the warehouse. 
  • Dedicate time to merchandising, maintaining cleanliness, interfacing with customers, and directing Sales Associates. This includes working on the sales floor and being able to multitask between store duties. 
  • Train new Sales Associates.
  • Attend a weekly management meeting to discuss any strategies, issues, or other relevant happenings concerning the stores and share relevant information from these meetings with sales associates. 
  • Organize triannual performance reviews with Sales Associates. 
  • Anticipate hiring needs and play a vital role in recruiting new profiles for the store. 
  • Improve and update store policies and Employee Handbook as we continue to grow and transform. 
  • Adhere to all brand policies and procedures and be a shining example for Sales Associates. 
  • Uphold Artemesia's standards for visual merchandising, store cleanliness, and customer service.
  • Maintain punctuality and reliability. 

Requirements:
  • 5 years experience in retail or a similar industry. 
  • A depth of interest in style, sustainability, quality, and design.
  • A positive, forward-thinking mentality. 
  • Strong ability to self-start, work independently, problem solve, and innovate. 
  • Excellent communication skills. 
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Participation in team meetings. 
  • Fierce attention to detail. 
  • Ability to work on weekends. 
  • Use Slack for inter-company communication. 

Opportunities for Growth:
  • Train to work regionally

Compensation is based on relevant prior work experience and includes benefits such as a 401K, paid week of vacation time, noteworthy holiday bonus, etc.

Note: This is a physical job and may at times include moving heavy racks of clothing or lifting bins of clothing that weigh more than 40 pounds. 

Artemesia is an Equal Opportunity Employer.