Assistant Manager of Running & Marketing

Job Description: Assistant Manager of Running & Marketing will assist the Director of Running & Marketing in delivering supportive and affirming products, events and services to runners of all abilities.

To apply email your cover letter and resume to adam.stuhlfaut@shoesnfeet.com

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Interest in and passion for running, walking or fitness.
  • Entrepreneurial mindset and can develop and implement projects independently.
  • Experience in or demonstrate the capacity to quickly learn event and project management.
  • Comfort in working over multiple social media platforms including Facebook, Instagram, Stories, IGTV and Twitter
  • Experience in or interested in acquiring in depth knowledge about shoes and apparel, including becoming comfortable with recommending footwear based on basic biomechanical principals.
  • Experience in coaching running and/or fitness programs or the willingness to learn.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Ability to concurrently manage the project planning for multiple events throughout the year, including running races, trunk shows, training groups, medical nights, trade show appearances and similar events.
  • Represent SHOES-n-FEET at running, fitness and other related events in the community.
  • Grow social media presence by creating unique, up-to-date content and tracking social media performance
  • Ensure that each customer or event participant receives outstanding service by providing a friendly environment, which includes greeting and acknowledging every customer, maintaining solid product knowledge and all other aspects of customer service.
  • Develop training programs and other fitness services targeted at improving women’s fitness and developing a love for running, walking and fitness.
  • Evaluate and recommend to retail buyer(s) shoes, apparel and accessories that best represent the goals of the retail store and the training programs
  • Maintain an awareness of all promotions and advertisements.
  • Assist in floor moves, merchandising, display maintenance, and housekeeping
  • Assist in processing and replenishing merchandise and monitoring floor stock.
  • Assist in completing price changes.
  • Participate in year-end inventory and cycle counts.
  • Assist in ringing up sales at registers and/or bagging merchandise.
  • Any other tasks as assigned from time to time by any manager.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office programs Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Publisher
  • Experience with email platforms such as Constant Contact, MailChimp or similar
  • Comfortable navigating multiple social media platforms, especially Facebook, Instagram, Stories, IGTV and Twitter
  • Ability to work varied hours/days, including nights, weekends, and holidays as needed
  • Ability to operate all equipment necessary to perform the job
  • Ability to communicate with associates and customers
  • Physical ability to stand for extended periods, and to move and handle boxes of merchandise and fixtures throughout the store, which entails lifting, and perform all functions as set forth above
  • Passion for or interest in running, walking, fitness and/or outdoors.
  • A passion for, and knowledge of sports apparel & footwear
  • Understanding of or willingness to learn gait analysis.

Benefits

  • Medical, dental, 401K.
  • Job Type: Full-time
  • Salary: $33,000-$35,000/yr

To apply email your cover letter and resume to adam.stuhlfaut@shoesnfeet.com