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Boutique scouting for management jobs in Chicago

Posted on June 12, 2011

A specialized, racy boutique said it is recruiting for management jobs in Chicago.

Since 1971, the Pleasure Chest has firmly believed that everyone has a fundamental right to pursue sexual fulfillment. The retail outlet supports the community’s growth and exploration by providing a fun, educational and specialized experience.

The Pleasure Chest is currently seeking a store manager for theChicagostore to lead a team of Sex Specialists. The ideal candidate will have a retail background, at least two years of supervisory experience, a strong understanding of sex-positivity and a desire to work in a diverse environment. This position is full-time and does offer insurance benefits after a probationary period.

The store manager is responsible for overseeing and actively participating in the floor operations, implementing company policies, overseeing weekly ordering and leading sales growth, merchandising and outreach initiatives. The Chicago store manager is expected to balance the day-to-day operations of the store and special projects/national initiatives.

It is not immediately clear if the store is recruiting for business development jobs in Chicago as well.

The store manager must be customer-oriented with an interest in sales and educating our customers in a manner that is sex positive. The store manager is expected to supervise a diverse team of Sex Specialists in a motivating and supportive manner. The store manager must possess strong communication skills, both verbal and written, and experience managing a team of people.

Areas of responsibility include:

Implement Pleasure Chest’s customer service and Sex Education standards on the sales floor

Hire, train, schedule and supervise a diverse staff

Build and maintain a strong team

Uphold company policies in a manner that is fair and consistent

Implement sales development initiatives in theLos Angelesstore, as well as preparing monthly sales reports

Prepare bi-weekly payroll/ manage benefits for location

Weekly orders/maintain appropriate stock levels in the store

Execute local marketing initiatives, promotions and coordinating donations

Maintain the appearance of the store and merchandising

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