The Store Operations Executive Training Program is a development program geared toward those individuals that see themselves as a future General Manager of a department store. The program is a series of progressive rotations designed to provide you exposure to all functional business areas of a store.
You will learn to analyze business trends, apply leadership principles in order to lead high performing teams.
You will learn fundamental principles of merchandise planning, assortment, visual presentation and brand stewardship to ensure your store is most profitable.
Develop short and long term action plans that address opportunities and positively impact the business
Build and execute development plans to drive optimal performance for all direct reports
Execute all responsibilities in order to optimize the customer’s experience in store
Review, understand and take action regarding sales and productivity results on a weekly and monthly basis
Generate in-store excitement through distinctive branding, merchandising and visual standards
Work with key business partners to develop a greater understanding of store operations
Participate in sales and customer service events
Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university, preferably in Business Management with a competitive average
Must be a 4th year student at the time of application in a 4 year Bachelor’s Degree Program and available to work full-time in 2017
Must have retail experience or experience in a related field
Management experience preferred
Strong leadership abilities, including professional business ethics, assertiveness and self-motivation
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Strong analytical and innovative mindset
Highly flexible and adaptable in a fast paced, hands-on environment
Ability to work store retail hours
Ability to prioritize multiple projects and tasks to achieve productivity and business goals
Flexibility to relocate upon successful completion of the program and subsequent store placement
*Note: HBC welcomes all applicants for this position, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
The Hudson's Bay Company is truly one-of-a-kind. No other company in the world can boast the longevity of success, legacy of innovation or significance in history. Join our team, and become part of a company that is redefining the retail industry. Since day one, we have been a company of adventurers. It is that sense of adventure that has driven our success, and it is what sets HBC part from other retailers. The HBC environment is rich with knowledge, passion and drive that combined with a deep history, inspires our associates at every level.