General Manager in Training Job at Buddy's Home Furnishings - Gainesville 34th St, FL, Gainesville, FL

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  • Buddy's Home Furnishings - Gainesville 34th St, FL
  • Gainesville, FL

Job Description

Description

Join one of the Fastest Growing Lease Purchase / Rent to Own Company in America – Buddy’s Home Furnishings is the third largest Rent-To-Own (“RTO”) furniture, appliance, electronic and computer provider in the United States. Over the past five years, Buddy’s has aggressively expanded its footprint by adding new company-owned and franchised stores outside of its home area. Currently, Buddy’s has more than 300 locations operating in the U.S. and Guam. The Company plans to continue this rapid growth over the next several years by opening new company-owned stores, acquiring independently operated RTO stores and franchising stores.

A General Manager In Training (GMIT)is promoted or brought into the organization with the sole intent of being trained and prepared for a future management role within the company. This role differs from the MIT role as this individual is expected to obtain the proficiency to run a store location within 120-180 days.

Salary: $18.00 - $22.00 per hour

* You must be over the age of 21 to be considered for this position.

* This is an in-person job and remote work is not an option.

Principal Responsibilities
* Acquire and Maintain Customers
* Compliance with all applicable federal, state and local statutes
* Decipher, prepare and review financial statements and store reports
* Ensure adequate availability of merchandise at all times
* Fill out paperwork for submission to corporate support
* Follow monthly marketing plans
* Implement sales and marketing programs
* Maintain company vehicles within safe operating standards
* Managing inventory and cash assets
* Meeting company standards for quality, customer service and safety
* Meeting sales and revenue goals, implementing marketing and growth plans
* Prepare daily work schedules, assign tasks, evaluate employee performance; discipline, enforce company policy and terminate when appropriate
* Provide a safe, clean environment for customers and associates
* Recruit, hire, and train to ensure efficient operations
* Set goals and conduct weekly staff meetings
* Store Management
* Train and develop associates
* All other duties deemed necessary for effective store management

Prior experience as Credit manager, general manager, Supervisor, sales associate, sales agent, rental agent, account executive, account manager, account collection, rent to own, home furnishings, furniture, electronics, appliances sales at one of the following brands is very helpful to the success at this job: Buddy's Home Furnishings, Rent a Center, Cort, Wayfair, Aaron's, Ace, Costco, City Furniture, Best Buy

Requirements/Responsibilities

Education and Experience
* Any combination of education and experience providing the necessary skills and knowledge are acceptable. Typical qualifications would be equivalent to:
* Associate or Bachelor’s degree with course work in business, accounting, marketing or management.
* Two years’ experience in retail or other business emphasizing customer service, account management or merchandising.

General Physical Requirements
* Position routinely requires lifting, loading, moving, and using a dolly for merchandise 50-300 pounds Stooping, bending, pulling, climbing, reaching and grabbing as required
* Must be able to traverse multiple flights of stairs while carrying furniture, appliance, and electronics
* Prolonged driving and standing
* Must be able to work in and outdoors in a variety of climates and weather conditions.

Prior experience as Credit manager, general manager, Supervisor, sales associate, sales agent, rental agent, account executive, account manager, account collection, rent to own, home furnishings, furniture, electronics, appliances sales at one of the following brands is very helpful to the success at this job: Buddy's Home Furnishings, Rent a Center, Cort, Wayfair, Aaron's, Ace, Costco, City Furniture, Best Buy

Buddy's Home Furnishings is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace.

Buddy's Home Furnishings requires a detailed background check including driving history and drug screening.

Special Instructions

Please do not send any emails, resumes, or call.
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Simply submit a ZippyApp application package which may include the Common Employment Application, Resume, and a Cover Letter. In your Cover Letter, please write a short paragraph describing yourself and why you would make a great addition to our team. ZippyApp is the Common Employment Application for online and mobile that allows you to apply for jobs with one click, and is being accepted at a growing number of businesses each day.

Job Tags

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