Person behind sales counter hands a shopping bag to a customer

You might hire a store manager to:

  • Ensure high levels of customer satisfaction through excellent service
  • Manage store budgets, update financial records, and monitor inventory levels

  • Hire, train, and oversee new and current sales associates
  • Motivate the sales team to meet or exceed goals and objectives
Required skills and qualifications Preferred skills and qualifications
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Retail management experience
Powerful leadership skills with the ability to make important decisions
Entrepreneurial, business-oriented mindset
Customer service expertise
Working knowledge of business development best practices
Superb organizational and time management capabilities
Empathetic leadership style
Ability to quickly brainstorm solutions when problems arise
In-depth knowledge of efficient office management processes