The Retail Expansion Management Intern will be an integral part of Al Haramain’s Retail Stores’ expansion into new markets, including the re-evaluation of the retail concept to play well across new markets and is built for future expansion.
This person will be given responsibility over major components of the work needed to execute launches into new markets, depending on their skill set and the needs of the effort. This could include operational, staffing, or project management processes and executions needed for the launch of more stores.
This role is perfect for a person in an existing Retail or District Manager role, or a corporate role supporting retail stores at a multi-unit chain. Has the opportunity to evolve into field or corporate management opportunities.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Work with the Retail launch team to ensure completion of launch program for new retail concept, including but not limited to:
Coordinating across all functions of enterprise to ensure successful launch
Assist in developing standard operating procedures for retail personnel and corporate staff supporting retail across multiple functions.
Participate in the recruitment, training, and oversight of store managers and in-store personnel.
Help provide visual merchandising and store design support to the team, to help maximize the impact of the stores.
Works with Marketing team to develop and implement effective marketing and PR launches.
Helps develop and implements ideas to make retail concept stand out from competition in the marketplace.
Driving license required.
Retail experience or related experience and/or training.
BA/BS or final year in Business related field.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills—both written and verbal.
Exhibit ability to organize thoughts, communicate clearly, completely and concisely.
Ability to conceptualize, develop, and execute business-building efforts.
Strong analytical and problem solving capabilities, with an orientation to details. Ability to resolve problems at both the strategic and execution levels.
Possesses strong project management skills and has the ability to work well within a team environment and individually.
Ability to manage multiple projects and priorities.
Knowledge of perfumes & cosmetics a big plus.