Stio® is looking for a full time Retail Channel Director to join our team in Jackson, WY.
As the Retail Channel Director (RCD) at Stio you will oversee the growth, performance and ongoing operations of the company’s owned brick-and-mortar sales channel. Your main goal is to ensure the smooth function of owned Mountain Studio™ retail stores to hit retail channel revenue and profitability goals. You will create Stio’s retail growth strategy, identify new markets, manage lease negotiations and buildouts, secure staff and launch new stores. In addition, you will oversee current and future store managers, be the ultimate responsibility holder for retail operations and merchandising and serve as the liaison between the retail staff and corporate headquarters.
The Retail Channel Director reports to the President & CMO.
The RCD is a self-starter with exceptional organizational and leadership skills and expertise in brick-and-mortar retail operations. You are an outstanding manager of people with strong interpersonal and communication skills, capable of getting the best out of direct reports with a wide array of experience and abilities. You have aptitude in decision making, problem solving and analysis. You have an entrepreneurial mindset and relish the opportunity to grow the retail channel at Stio.
What We Expect
Creation of channel and store-level revenue, operating expense and profitability forecasts
Channel and store-level budget oversight
Supervision and support of retail store managers and staff
Creation and implementation of channel growth strategies
Leadership in identifying new markets, negotiating leases and working with real estate, design and construction partners
Development and execution on channel merchandising strategy
Bachelor’s degree or greater
5+ years in retail store management
2+ years overseeing more than one storefront
Experience in retail channel development, new markets and opening new storefronts
Excellent communication, strategic thinking and analysis skills
Effective with Microsoft Office and Google products