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Retail Supervisor

Cherry Republic
Job Description
Job Title: Retail Supervisor
Location: Charlevoix, MI

Summary of Position:
Cherry Republic’s Retail Supervisor assists with the coordination training of staff, shipment of goods, arrangement of store layout, opening and closing procedures, and providing overall support to the Retail Store / Management.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Includes the following. As with any job, other duties may be assigned to you as appropriate.
  • To assist the Retail Management as directed while accomplishing operational and customer service-oriented tasks and responsibilities.
  • Manage retail staff, including cashiers and other ambassadors working on the floor.
  • Continuous enforcement of Cherry Republic customer service expectations by example.
  • Able to follow and enforce policy and procedures with a strong desire to provide quality customer service with a positive attitude.
  • Ensure merchandise is clean and ready to be displayed.
  • Maintain floor inventory, store should look full. 
  • Ensure promotions are accurate and merchandised to company standards.
  • Manage the store and property when Manager is away, serve as a second set of eyes.
  • Assists with special events in store and companywide.
  • Cash Handling and Register Balancing – monitor sales staff daily when on sales floor.
  • Continually work towards and supervise employees to monitor appearance of Retail Store & Tasting Room and grounds.
  • Enforce CR 101 training by customer service guidelines, able to apply company values to resolve issues.
  • Able to perform Ship from Store (SFTS) and R4 orders.
  • Supervisory Responsibilities
  • Serves as lead person for retail staff of 10 – 40 employees when Management is unavailable.

Skills You Need
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Reliable, honest and enthusiastic about the work that is being done.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to demonstrate leadership skills.
  • Ability to multi-task various projects and staff members.
  • Organized, team player who has a good understanding of the culture of Cherry Republic.
  • Able to deliver superior customer service.
  • Follow through to ensure tasks are completed and goals are met or exceeded.

Qualifications for the Job - To perform this job successfully, you must be able to perform each essential Duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and / or ability you are required to possess.
  • Educational Requirements - High School Diploma or GED required, previous retail experience in a retail setting preferred.
  • Language Requirements - Ability to read. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of clients, customers, managers and the general public.
  • Computer Skills – To perform this job successfully, you should have knowledge of our Point of Sale (POS) system including SFTS, mail order software (R4), and the google platform.
  • Physical Requirements - Ability to be on foot for long periods of time walking on sales floor with the stamina to stand stationary when using the POS system. Frequently lifting 25 lbs or more throughout an 8-hour shift. Must be able to reach, bend, crouch, and use a ladder and tools to create displays. Frequent bagging and gift boxing when cashiering. Occasional outside maintenance is required (i.e. snow shoveling, sweeping).  
  • Reasoning Ability - Ability to communicate accurately, timely, and thoroughly to customers and staff.
  • Managerial Requirements - Previous managerial, supervisory, or leadership experience preferred. 

Your Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those you would encounter while performing the essential functions of this job. Should you have a disability, the company may make reasonable accommodations to allow you to perform the essential functions. Retail store associates should maintain a flexible schedule and be available when needed at the store. Should be able to lift up to 25lbs and stand for long periods of time. Shoveling snow in winter, climb ladder when necessary to a height of 12'.

Other Things You Should Know
Listed here are the important parts of your job. But more importantly, you are here to think, to use your judgment, to act in the best interest of the company at all times. The “Ultimate Expectation” is as follows: Always do what most needs to be done without waiting to be asked. As long as you are acting in the company's best interests and in accordance with core values and policies, you have permission to act in our mutual best interests.
If at any time, you don’t feel we are doing the right thing, please say so. You have the right and we give you permission to speak up when necessary, to state what is unstated, to make a suggestion, or to question an action or decision. This doesn’t mean we will always agree with you, nor that we will necessarily change what we are doing; but we always want to hear what you most believe would help us better achieve our goals and purpose and to create an even better place for all of us! 


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