• Gap
  • Newport , RI
  • Non-Executive Management
  • Full-Time
  • 123 Wellington Ave

About Athleta

We believe that being fit and active makes life richer and bigger than it could possibly be otherwise. And we re always looking for people who share our passion for leading an active lifestyle, growing personally as well as professionally, and creating game-changing products and experiences.

Collaboration is a real thing here because we know that individually we re strong, but together we re unstoppable. Athleta is a certified B Corporation, which means that we put people and planet right up there with profit, and we re committed to using business as a force for good.

About the role

As the General Manager, you are responsible for leading your team to deliver a profitable store business plan. You ensure your store achieves all key metrics and is meeting or exceeding goals. You are the link between the brand vision and how it comes to life in your store. You drive profitable sales growth through all aspects of the store to include, Customer Operations, Merchandising, Product Operations, and talent development. As the General Manager, you will teach and coach behaviors to your store team that delivers a best in class customer experience.

What you'll do

  • Analyzes results, identifies opportunities and makes decisions in collaboration with the leadership team to drive key performance indicators

  • Drive profitable sales through forecasting and scheduling

  • Manages store budget for daily operations in support of the P&L

  • Builds highly productive teams through sourcing, selecting and developing people

  • Accountable for team performance through coaching and feedback.

  • Teaches and trains to build capabilities.

  • Leads the implementation and execution of all Standard Operating Procedures and initiatives

  • Creates an inclusive environment

  • Implements action plans to maximize efficiencies and productivity

  • Performs Service Leader duties

  • Represents the brand and understands the competitors

  • Promotes community involvement

  • Leverages OMNI to deliver a frictionless customer experience

  • Ensures all compliance standards are met

  • Who you are

  • 3-5 years of retail experience leading others

  • College degree or equivalent experience preferred

  • Demonstrated ability to deliver results

  • Ability to effectively communicate with customers and employees

  • College degree preferred

  • Ability to maneuver around sales floor, stock room, and office; work around and with chemicals; lift/carry up to 30 lbs.

  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, including travel, to meet the needs of the business including nights, weekends, holidays

  • Ability to travel as required

  • Business Acumen skills

  • Established time management skills

  • Strong planning and prioritization skills

  • Benefits at Athleta

  • Merchandise discount for our brands: 50% off regular-priced merchandise at Gap, Banana Republic, Old Navy and Athleta, and 30% off at Outlet.
  • One of the most competitive Paid Time Off plans in the industry.*
  • Employees can take up to five on the clock hours each month to volunteer at a charity of their choice.*
  • Extensive 401(k) plan with company matching for contributions up to four percent of an employee s base pay.*
  • Employee stock purchase plan.*
  • Medical, dental, vision and life insurance.*
  • See more of the benefits we offer.
  • *For eligible employees


    Associated topics: assistant store manager, associate manager, co manager, lead, leader, major gifts officer, major gift officer, shift supervisor, supervise, supervisor

    * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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