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Disney Store: Associate General Manager

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 962944BR Location Manhattan, New York, United States Business Disney Store Date posted Jun. 22, 2022

Job Summary:

Disney store and shopDisney are the retail merchandising arms of Disney Parks, Experiences and Products, the business segment of The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) and its affiliates that extends The Walt Disney Company’s brands to merchandise. Disney store and shopDisney is owned and operated by Disney in North America, Europe, Japan and China. Disney store and shopDisney carry high-quality products and books, including exclusive product lines that support and promote key entertainment initiatives and characters from Disney, Pixar, Star Wars, Marvel and National Geographic. shopDisney.com is the U.S. ecommerce destination for guests of all ages, offering a curated selection of products, global collections and collaborations from Disney and licensees, including trend fashion and accessories, toys, home and collectibles. Disney store and shopDisney offer magical shopping experiences that can only be delivered by Disney, one of the world’s largest and most successful entertainment companies. There are currently Disney store locations in North America, Japan, China and Europe, plus online stores www.shopdisney.co.uk, www.shopdisney.de, www.shopdisney.es,www.shopdisney.fr, www.shopdisney.it, and www.disneystore.co.jp. For more information, please follow us at: www.facebook.com/shopDisney, www.instagram.com/shopDisney and www.twitter.com/shopDisney

Responsibilities:

Join our Times Square Disney store team as the Associate General Manager, helping to lead our highest volume Disney store location in the world! Times Square is an international tourist destination and acts as a showcase for the best of Disney in experience and merchandise including hosting special events to support many of our synergy partners throughout the Walt Disney Company. In partnership with the General Manager, the Associate General Manager will be responsible for executing the day-to-day action plans to provide an effective and efficient store operation.
  • Develop strategies and translate into specific priorities, goals and action plans
  • Oversees all cash wrap processes requiring management approval to ensure customers are served in accordance with customer service policies and cashier guidelines
  • Model, encourage, and shows best behaviors on the sales floor
  • Develop and train all Cast Members on store procedures, and company initiatives and standards to ensure that everyone understands company direction
  • Improve overall Guest experience by collecting and analyzing feedback
  • Manage store staff, including hiring and creating staff schedules
  • Monitor the store fund to ensure the store has appropriate funds for daily/weekly business needs
  • Guarantees store is a well presented, neat, clean and safe environment for all Cast Members and Guests
  • Ensure participation in community involvement to drive brand awareness and loyalty
  • Work with upper management to increase sales and team member performance

Basic Qualifications:

  • 3+ years retail management experience, or equivalent Store Management experience in a high-volume locations.
  • Strong knowledge of merchandise presentation.
  • Available to work nights and weekends, including opening and closing shifts to meet needs of the business
  • Passion for product knowledge, customer service and selling
  • Communicate effectively with staff and management, even under pressure
  • Listen to feedback and take constructive action
  • Demonstrate excellent customer service
  • Motivate Cast Members to perform replenishment tasks which result in the customer satisfaction
  • Create a positive work environment • Ability to lift boxes weighing up to 40 lbs
  • Ability to climb a ladder

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bilingual

Required Education

  • High School Diploma or equivalent

About Disney Store:

Disney store, which debuted in 1987, carries high-quality products, including exclusive product lines that support and promote Disney’s key entertainment initiatives and characters from Disney, Pixar, Star Wars and Marvel. shopDisney.com is the ecommerce destination for guests of all ages, offering a curated selection of the best product from Disney store, Disney Consumer Products licensees, global collections and collaborations, and Disney Parks and Resorts, including trend fashion and accessories, toys, home and collectibles. Disney store and shopDisney offer magical shopping experiences that can only be delivered by Disney, one of the world’s largest and most successful entertainment companies. There are currently more than 240 Disney store locations in North America; more than 40 Disney store locations in Japan; two locations in Shanghai, China including a flagship; and more than 70 Disney store locations in Denmark, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Portugal, Spain, and the United Kingdom.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with Disney Store USA, LLC, which is part of a business we call Disney Store.

Disney Store USA, LLC is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

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