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Department Manager - Women’s - Barneys New York

JOBLUX - Philadelphia, PA , United States

Job description

Celebrating our legacy of modern fashion, creativity, individuality, and intrigue by providing every guest with an unparalleled customer experience. We are currently seeking a Department Manager – Women's for our Philadelphia store. The Department Manager is directly responsible for customer service, sales performance, floor merchandise presentation and physical inventory results. All sales and support associates in the department report to the Department Manager, who ensures that their job functions are executed.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Direct and demonstrate the priority of customer acknowledgment and service over all other tasks
  • Build a personal relationship with customers in the store to increase sales penetration and traffic
  • Manage the selling and service culture of the store

Sales & Merchandise Management

  • Utilize all available resources to develop an intimate knowledge of store merchandise in own and other areas
  • Understand and maintain company merchandising philosophy and standards
  • Analyze sales performance and strategies to maximize opportunities and improve overall performance
  • Serve as an effective and creative participant in coordinating and executing special events
  • Consistently communicate with Corporate Store Operations and Buying Office regarding merchandise needs


  • Work intensively with new employees to ensure their understanding of the Barneys New York culture and standards
  • Train, coach, and challenge others to help them achieve their fullest potential

Loss Prevention & Operations

  • Develop and implement initiatives to reduce loss, partnering with the appropriate store and corporate executives
  • Facilitate accurate and efficient physical inventories
  • Plan and organize operational tasks so that they are completed in the most effective manner with minimal disruption to customer service
  • Demonstrate fiscal responsibility and contribute to achieving store and company expense initiatives


  • Minimum of 5 years of luxury retail management experience within women’s accessories, leather goods, and jewelry
  • BA preferred
  • Possess exemplary customer service, greeting customers in a positive, upbeat and friendly manner
  • Strong emphasis on merchandising and analytical skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Knowledge of Barneys New York stores and an understanding of our vendors are preferred
  • Highly motivated, forward thinking
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and multi-task
  • Computer proficient

Barneys New York offers competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package. Only candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted. EOE.

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About this company
JOBLUX is the first niche social network for luxury brands professionals and students/alumni. Our network is present globally in more than 27 countries and translated in over 9 languages. All luxury market fans keep up in an easy to use and rich quality content portal in order to succeed their niche networking, job hunt, read news, grow and collaborate.