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Market Manager - San Bernadino, Riverside, or Palm Springs

Company: ShopThing
Location: Cabazon
Posted on: June 22, 2022

Job Description:

About This Role:ShopThing is seeking a Market Manager - LA to play a critical role as we continue growth of our shopper teams in the LA market. Reporting to the VP Growth, Shoppers the - Market Manager - LA will be responsible for training and leading a high-performing team of personal shoppers and influencers. You will be responsible for the overall success of the Influencer Program in LA, including scheduling, hosting events, managing deliverables and ensuring back of house operations are completed. You will also be responsible for nurturing and maintaining local retail relationships. To be successful in this role, you must have extensive knowledge of the fashion industry, are eager to influence how people are shopping for luxury goods, and have a proven track record of exceeding retail sales targets. One key pillar of our business is built with the shopper/influencers at its core, and this role will own the growth of that pillar within this market. -Our ideal candidate has experience in retail, loves fashion, has managed teams/people and thrives on high growth and unlimited potential. In this role you would have an extraordinary impact on the business and future of the company. You will have the opportunity and autonomy to lead the market through multiple phases of growth and help shape what success looks like. -Your Responsibilities Will Include:

  • Training local live personal shoppers within your market
  • Accountability for sales targets (GMV) within your - market
  • Actively building, growing and maintaining direct relationships with retail store managers and sales associates
  • Scheduling and managing shopper/influencer calendars across multiple brands with limited overlap in product coverage
  • Hosting live shopping events alongside influencers and managing operational logistics (product selection, confirming orders, coordinating payments, responding to customer inquiries, handling discrepancies and ensuring deliverable completion)
  • Reporting sales on a weekly basis along with other important KPIs to the Director of Shopper Growth
  • Developing criteria and KPI set to assess the viability of long-term relationships with influencers
  • Developing strategies for key events in the calendar year (Valentines Day, Mothers Day, Fathers Day, Back to School, Black Friday, Boxing Day, Christmas, etc).
  • Implementing training programs to convert influencer relationships to full-time shoppers
  • Executing on organizational goals and strategies in your marketYour Skills and Qualifications Include:
    • Minimum 3 years of managerial experience in sales
    • Bachelor's degree, preferably in Business
    • Experience in the retail/sales industry
    • Excellent communication, organizational and people skills
    • Strong leadership skills with the ability to manage, motivate and deliver
    • Driver's license and access to a vehicle -
    • Ability to multitask
    • Self-starter with a drive to bring new ideas and strategies to the team (a successful candidate should have his/her own vision)
    • Demonstrated ability to turn data into actionable insights
    • Comfortable with a full-time equivalent position (ie. Working 4 weekend days per month)ShopThing is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive and welcoming environment for every person who walks through our doors. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need. ShopThing celebrates and embraces diversity.As a member of the ShopThing team, you can expect:
      • A competitive salary based on experience
      • Unlimited vacation policy so that you can refresh, relax, and invest time in your interests
      • Health Insurance options including Medical and Dental benefits
      • An excuse to always look your best via our ShopThing employee discount on goods purchased though the app!
      • An inclusive and collaborative environment to join
      • An opportunity to be a part of building the future of live video in commerce in North America!There's no such thing as a 'perfect' candidate. We're looking for an optimist with grit and determination, who is excited to face the challenges of a growing startup. ShopThing is the type of company where you can grow, and we encourage you to apply to us even if you don't 100% match the exact job description.About ShopThingWe're on a mission to transform the way people shop and sell through live video commerce. Having raised our Series A financing round from top VCs, we are gearing up to take over the l-commerce space, one live shopping trip at a time, and bring the $430 billion gig economy to North America with the help of top-tier retail brands, influencers and 500,000+ users.2021 highlights:---- 4x'd GMV YoY---- Officially opened the doors to our US HQ & DC---- Launched our iOS App to a waitlist of 50K+ users--- 4.5 stars in the App Store with over 1000+ reviews!---- Exceeded our yearly download & GMV targets--- by Q3!------------ Achieved unbelievable results with the launch of our influencer program---- Amassed a social audience of 450,000+, the largest of any live shopping marketplace in the world!

Keywords: ShopThing, Palm Springs , Market Manager - San Bernadino, Riverside, or Palm Springs, Hospitality & Tourism , Cabazon, California

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