Camping World and Good Sam Sales Associate in Schaumburg, Illinois

Erehwon Mountain Outfitters is currently hiring a Shift Leader for our Schaumburg location!


The Shift Leader is responsible for supporting the Store Manager in driving and sustaining sales by managing day-to-day operations of Erehwon Mountain Outfitters. This includes but is not limited to; assisting in staff selection and recruitment, staff motivation and supervision, establishment and maintenance of strong work teams to ensure sales goals are met. In this leadership role you will promote a strong level of customer service that exceeds customer expectations.

Main Job Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Provide strong customer-focused service

  • Assume store manager responsibilities in his/her absence

  • Maintain strong partnership with Store Manager; provide updates on the progress of store and staff

  • Work with Store Manager to determine, drive and sustain sales goals and profitability

  • Becomes cross-trained to effectively perform all operations including: visual merchandising, inventory maintenance, shipping and receiving responsibilities as needed

  • Communicates employee feedback to the store manager

  • Assists in interview/recruitment of a quality, sales-oriented staff that pursue passions related to our products and philosophy

  • Assist with the evaluation of staff performance; including making recommendations on hiring, compensation and promotion

  • When necessary, discipline employees consistent with the company policy

  • Maintains store resource supply levels at all times

  • Communicates with the Store Manger regarding inventory, markdowns and trends

  • Oversee daily product restock on the sales floor and report store shortages

  • Supervises daily workflow by planning and assigning daily goals, tasks and assignments

  • Creates a climate within the store in which staff are motivated to do their best, has strong morale and team spirit; shares wins and successes; fosters open dialogue; and creates a feeling of belonging within the team

  • Manages and motivates sales staff in a manner that ensures sales goals are met

  • Mentor sales techniques and product expertise

  • Train and motivate all staff to exceed customer expectations through outstanding selling and service skills

  • Assist in protecting company assets through promoting awareness of loss prevention

Key Competencies:

  • Decision Making

  • Problem solving and analysis

  • Excellent organizational skills

  • Coaching

  • Communication

  • Self-starter

Minimum Job Qualifications & Physical Requirements

  • Able to stand/walk for extended periods of time.

  • Able to reach, bend, squat, kneel, navigate stairs while carrying boxes.

  • Able to perform store maintenance items: sweep, vacuum, empty trash, clean.

  • Able to safely lift boxes up to 55 lbs

  • Comfortable in climbing ladders

  • Available to work store schedule Sunday to Saturday

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