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TacJobs – Blue Force Gear Seeks Retail Store Manager (Tactical Gear)


Blue Force Gear, Inc. (BFG) is a family owned tactical gear manufacturer located in Pooler, Georgia. BFG is committed to attracting and retaining the best employees. In order to enhance our long term growth, we are seeking a results- driven senior level Retail Store Manager to be responsible for startup of a new tactical gear retail store and continued overall store management!

Major Responsibilities
• Startup of new retail store
• Manages the overall operation of the store
• Develops and implements strategies to increase store sales, profits, and service levels
• Interacts with a knowledgeable customer base in a friendly and professional manner
• Provides customer service to ensure customers have a positive and educated shopping experience
• Responds to customer inquiries and complaints
• Monitors store expenses and ensures that expense targets are met
• Drives operational inefficiencies to help minimize risk and protect the stores assets
• Manages the store’s inventory including: merchandising, pricing, ordering and back stock
• Develops and maintains inventory policies
• Oversees the stocking, receiving, and discontinuation of items
• Meets with key vendors to ensure that up to date products are being carried
• Achieves targeted sales goals
• Manages and mentors employees to provide exceptional customer service
• Trains and manages store staff
• Works closely with marketing and sales to coordinate events and day to day operations
• Analyzes, interprets, and acts on data to achieve desired business objectives
• Maintains a clean, organized and stocked retail store
• Maintains the stability and reputation of the store by complying with legal requirements
• Ensures overall safety practices are followed
Educational Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Sales, or related field.

Previous Experience:
• A minimum of 10 years of retail store, merchandising, and sales management experience preferably within the tactical gear industry
• Must have new store start up experience
• Must have strong understanding of sales and customer service
• Must have demonstrated ability to work within a budget
• Must be available to work varying shifts and days of the week (may include evenings, weekends, early morning or late shifts.
• Must have ability to stand for long periods of time is required
• Must be able to occasionally lift up to 75 lbs
Competencies and Skills:
• Excellent communication skills
• High energy with proven track record of results
• Proficient in Microsoft
• Demonstrated team player
• Must possess organization skills
• Self-motivated
• Strong leadership skills
• Must be client relationship builder

Please submit cover letter and resume to [email protected]
BFG is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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