Retail/Inventory Co-Manager

Job description
Applicants will be interested in forming a long-term relationship with our company. Qualified candidates will be dependable, organized, motivated and passionate about their work.
A caring, considerate and enthusiastic attitude for the cannabis industry is a must.
Working knowledge of cannabis products at retail as well as all current California rules regulating retail and medical marijuana is required.
Mr. Nice Guy store management will be challenged by sales goals set by management. We are looking for candidates that will creatively contribute to the success and expansion of our company. This position gives a self-driven and motivated candidate room for development and growth.
With our high expectations comes high reward. We offer compensation that rewards competitive sales/task achievements and adherence to compliance standards. We value our customers as much as we value our employees and create an enjoyable, albeit fast-paced work environment that focuses on quality service.
Applicants must be at least 21 years of age, have a valid California drivers license, and have at least one year of experience working as a store manager or assistant store manager. Successful candidates will be able to assert themselves with varied clientele in a high traffic environment. Upholding California marijuana laws with clients and fellow employees is an essential part of the job and mandatory at Mr. Nice Guy.
Job Description
As part of our collaborative and guest-obsessed team, you help us create an experience that makes guests say “I love Mr. Nice Guy Stores!” You’re working alongside a dedicated team that brings their passion and pride to all that they do. You make shopping at a Mr. Nice Guy store inviting, frictionless and rewarding – leaving guests excited to come back.
ALL ABOUT STORE LEADERSHIP
You run a profitable growth business that has one purpose: To help all customers discover the joy of cannabis products in everyday life. You lead a sales force of experts, advocates and consultants that discover guests’ needs and offer solutions to earn their loyalty. You lead teams that are passionate about making sure guests get what they came for (plus a little more) every time they shop at your store. You develop leaders who care about their team members, and team members who care about their guests and each other. At Mr. Nice Guy we believe in our leaders having meaningful experiences that help them build and develop skills for a career.
The role of a Retail/Inventory Co-Manager can provide you with the:

Knowledge of guest service fundamentals and experience building and managing a guest first culture across the store
Skills in retail business financials (e.g. payroll, profit and loss) and driving sales growth
Experience creating store specific strategies and managing your team to deliver results
Knowledge of retail business fundamentals for total store: sales trends, inventory management, guest shopping patterns & satisfaction, pricing and promotions strategies, and specialty businesses
Skills in setting and planning total store quarterly business priorities and managing a team to deliver on sales goals
Make business decisions by assessing market competition, understanding guest insights and feedback
Experience managing a large team of hourly team members and leaders as well as leaders of leaders
Skills in recruiting, selecting, talent management and talent planning across all departments of the store

As a Retail/Inventory Co-Manager, no two days are ever the same, but a typical day will most likely include the following responsibilities:

Own your store’s overall business to drive efficiency and grow sales
Leverage your reports (financial, operational, team and guest) to understand the business and make decisions.
Understand sales trends and lead your team to drive sales growth in core business categories by leaning into key seasons, events and weekends.
Know and assess the competition; leverage guest insights and feedback to drive the business and be the destination of choice for our guests.
Lead an efficient operation to fund the sales culture.
As a key management leader, follow all safe and secure training and processes.
Address store needs (emergency, ethical conduct, California safety and compliance, etc..). Lead and hold the team accountable to work in the same way. Cultivate a guest-centric and engaged team
Develop a team and culture that is committed to guest loyalty and shares services and rewards to improve convenience and frequency.
Lead a confident and knowledgeable sales force that delivers a differentiated experience for our guests, prioritizes the guest over task and delivers a welcoming, inspiring, rewarding and easy guest experience.
Recruit, hire and retain a passionate team for area specific knowledge and expertise.
Invest in training to enhance skills and capabilities
Evaluate and manage individual impact through a total store contribution.
Create sustainable talent strategies to fuel continued team growth.
Own and implement hourly work schedules that align to guest and business needs (including weekends, mornings, evenings, overnight, and appropriate seasonal adjustments).

WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR
We might be a great match if:

Working in a fun and energetic environment makes you excited…. We work efficiently and as a team to take care of our guests
Providing service to our guests that makes them say “I LOVE Mr. Nice Guy Stores!” excites you…. That’s why we love working here…!
Leading teams who are stocking, setting and selling cannabis products sounds like your thing… That’s the core of what we do
You aren’t looking for Monday thru Friday job where you are at a computer all day… We are busy all day (especially on the weekends), making it easy for the guest to feel welcomed, inspired and rewarded.
Veterans are encouraged to apply!
The good news is that we have some amazing training that will help teach you everything you need to know to be a Store Manager or Assistant Store Manager.

There are a few skills you should have from the get go:
· Minimum of one year as a store manager or equivalent experience for store manager role.
· Minimum of one year of assistant manager experience or equivalent experience for the assistant store manager role.
· Education -high school diploma/GED required. One year college degree or equivalent experience is preferred.
· Must have prior cannabis retail experience.
· Strong interpersonal and communication skills
· Strong cognitive skills, including problem analysis, decision making, financial and quantitative analysis
· Manage conflict and lead and hold others accountable
· Relate well with and interact with all levels of the organization
· Welcoming and helpful attitude. Demonstrate a passion for customer service
· Manage workload and prioritize tasks independently
· Access all areas of the building to respond to guest or team member issues
· Interpret instructions, reports and information

Accurately handle cash register operations.
Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
Ability to work a flexible schedule including holidays, nights, and weekends with a minimum of 45-50 hours of availability per week.

If this sounds like a good fit, and you are interested in joining the Mr. Nice Guy family, please send a cover letter illustrating your retail experience and your resume.
Mr. Nice Guy is an equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.
Experience:

retail management: 1 year (Preferred)
management: 1 year (Preferred)
retail: 1 year (Preferred)

Education:
Bachelor's (Preferred)




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