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Retail Associate Store Manager, Head of Visual Merchandising- New Store Opening Indianapolis IN!

Retail Associate Store Manager, Head of Visual Merchandising- New Store Opening Indianapolis IN!

companyL.L. Bean
locationIndianapolis, IN, USA
PublishedPublished: 6/5/2024
Full Time

We invite you to be part of our team of trailblazers dedicated to helping people discover and enjoy the outside. Come join us. Because on the inside we’re all outsiders. And if it’s outside, we’re all in.

L.L.Bean is searching for a Retail Associate Store Manager- Head of Visual Merchandising to lead the opening and future success of our NEWEST STORE coming to Rivers Edge in Indianapolis, IN. This store is targeted to open late Fall 2024.

This highly important role brings the L.L.Bean brand to life through compelling merchandise presentations and visual execution across the entire store. This Associate Store Manager of Visual Merchandising drives department performance through quick reaction to business performance, ensures delivery of the legendary L.L.Bean customer experience for an outdoor lifestyle concept retail store, and promotes the company's core values of Outdoor Heritage, Integrity, Service, Respect, Perseverance and Safe and Healthy Living to ensure the integrity of the brand, culture and mission of L.L.Bean is upheld at all times.

  • Store Sales Volume: $5-7M


  • Delivers legendary world-class customer service.
  • Responsible for operational execution in the stores following known SOPs
  • Leads price changes, replenishment, floor-set changes and visual, promotional and marketing initiatives.
  • Oversees execution of multi-channel services ensuring execution that delivers top notch customer service
  • Recommends hiring plans and strategies.
  • Helps recruit, hire, train and develop talent for the stores
  • Addresses employee issues/conflicts and provides feedback, coaching and developmental opportunities.
  • Leads and executes compliance with Loss Prevention policies and procedures.

Health and Safety Requirement: Every employee is responsible for contributing to a safe and healthy workplace. Employees are expected to be active participants in health and safety by following all safety policies and procedures, reporting unsafe conditions or at-risk behaviors to leadership, and conducting work in a safe manner. Those in a leadership role are also expected to model safe behaviors, evaluate risk, and ensure that risks are reduced to acceptable levels.

Education Level: 2-Year Associates Degree
Years of Experience: 3+

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Associate's degree or equivalent with at least 3+ years of retail management experience in relevant traffic and volume Retailer
  • Leadership experience with an apparel retailer is a must
  • Experience in all aspects of Retail leadership, service, operations and visual merchandising
  • Strong business acumen with the ability to achieve sales and service goals
  • Proven leadership skills with the capability of developing and motivating employees
  • Established time management and organizational skills
  • Demonstrated interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
  • Capable of building strong partnerships and working collaboratively to achieve goals
  • Ability to maintain a high level of enthusiasm, motivation and a positive attitude
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including nights, weekends and holidays

L.L.Bean is for everyone. We are committed to fostering a culture of diversity and creating safe, inclusive spaces where everyone feels welcome - here and in the outdoors.

If you care about the outdoors, joining L.L.Bean is a great way to feel good about what you do. Our benefits package makes a good thing even better, with programs and perks designed to support your health and financial goals. Plus, maintaining a healthy work-life balance and re-charging outside are all part of the plan. Because, when it comes to the outside—we’re all in. Visit to learn more.

Being outside brings out the best in us, no matter where we come from or what we believe. At L.L.Bean, we value individual differences and encourage our co-workers to be themselves – because  the uniqueness of each individual makes L.L.Bean better.