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General Manager - Herman Miller

Company: Design Within Reach
Location: Dallas
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

**General Manager - Herman Miller**at Design Within Reach Dallas, Texas As a Herman Miller Seating Store - General Manager, you will provide guidance and education through a demonstration/fit journey. With the primary responsibility of guiding our clients to the products that will assist in their wellness journey, this role requires active team engagement, effective communication and coaching for results. Finding the right fit and function for our client is our service mission. As an industry leader for over 100 years in office furnishings and iconic home, Herman Miller remains committed to innovation and ergonomic design. The Herman Miller Seating Store will continue and expand upon this pursuit. Our products are the work of craftsman and artisans who share our commitment of purposeful design and uncompromising quality and fit. The General Manager is responsible for being an authority on our Herman Miller products and conveying the full assortment and benefits. You will lead by example, coach and provide an exceptional customer experience that is in alignment with the Herman Miller core values. It will be your responsibility as the General Manager and brand ambassador to deliver the Herman Miller Client Experience through team coaching of demonstrations, quoting, and generation of sales. You will be expected to train and inspire your team to achieve Store Sales Plan. You will report into a Regional Manager. Herman Miller Task Seating General Managers work strategically to maximize their Store revenue and efficiently manage all aspects of sales and merchandising. A General Manager's role is to seek continuous improvement and develop their teams to deliver the Herman Miller Client Experience. This includes but is not limited to hiring effectively, performance management, and employee relations in partnership with Human Resources and the Regional Manager. **What youll do:**Youll have opportunities to lead a team, create a performance culture, inspire results through engagement and own your Store's business through the Client Experience:* Develop, lead, and motivate team through effective performance coaching, feedback and training.* Manage talent acquisition, development and team retention * Foster the Herman Miller Client Experience * Engage in performance management on a daily, weekly, monthly basis* Ensure the Studio represents the best in presentation by utilizing visual directives and our standards manual* Ensure all Studio operational procedures are followed to maximize profit and manage expense control goals (e.g., scheduling and managing store shipments, controllable expenses, and supplies). * Resolve employee relations issues of sales team members in partnership with HR.* Maintain a positive and productive work environment.* Build positive working relationships with Store team, HM and DWR General Managers and their teams and the Regional Manager to share business insights and best practices and develop strategies to grow the business across all channels and brands.* Deliver Sales Plan This might be you if you have the following experience, skills, and abilities: * Minimum 5 to 7 years of retail management experience, a proven track record of successful leadership and an in-depth knowledge of the retail industry.* Excellent verbal, written, organizational and interpersonal communication skills, with strong emphasis on listening; demonstrated people management skills and the ability to thrive in a team environment.* Demonstrated design skills and a passion for the technical design and human ergonomics * Ability to inspire team to conduct effective demonstrations in a high traffic environment* Ability to adhere to high personal performance standards; integrity, business ethics and the desire for continuous improvement* Ability to build relationships and trust with direct reports, peers, and Store clientele* Financial literacy, business acumen and ability to manage budgetary responsibilities.* Experience with a POS system and proficiency with MS Office software, web navigation and 3-D rendering programs.* Able to routinely move objects weighing more than 20 pounds and to understand safety requirements.As a General Manager, you'll be eligible for DWR's comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental and vision insurance, paid holidays, parental leave, green transit subsidy, 401k and more. ***Herman Miller provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, marital status, national origin, ancestry, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws, and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type.*****U.S. Equal Opportunity Employment Information (Completion is voluntary)**Individuals seeking employment at Design Within Reach are considered without regards to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identity, or sexual orientation. You are being given the opportunity to provide the following information in order to help us comply with federal and state Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action record keeping, reporting, and other legal requirements. Completion of the form is entirely **voluntary**. Whatever your decision, it will not be considered in the hiring process or thereafter. Any information that you do provide will be recorded and maintained in a confidential file. Gender Please identify your race If you believe you belong to any of the categories of protected veterans listed below, please indicate by making the appropriate selection. As a government contractor subject to Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA), we request this information in order to measure the effectiveness of the outreach and positive recruitment efforts we undertake pursuant to VEVRAA. Classification of protected categories is as follows: A "disabled veteran" is one of the following: a veteran of the U.S. military, ground, naval or air service who is entitled to compensation (or who but for the receipt of military retired pay would be entitled to compensation) under laws administered by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs; or a person who was discharged or released from active duty because of a service-connected disability. A "recently separated veteran" means any veteran during the three-year period beginning on the date of such veteran's discharge or release from active duty in the U.S. military, ground, naval, or air service. An "active duty wartime or campaign badge veteran" means a veteran who served on active duty in the U.S. military, ground, naval or air service during a war, or in a campaign or expedition for which a campaign badge has been authorized under the laws administered by the Department of Defense. An "Armed forces service medal veteran" means a veteran who, while serving on active duty in the U.S. military, ground, naval or air service, participated in a United States military operation for which an Armed Forces service medal was awarded pursuant to Executive Order 12985. Veteran Status Form CC-305OMB Control Number 1250-0005Expires 05/31/2023 **Voluntary Self-Identification of Disability**We are a federal contractor or subcontractor required by law to provide equal employment opportunity to qualified people with disabilities. We are also required to measure our progress toward having at least 7% of our workforce be individuals with disabilities. To do this, we must ask applicants and employees if they have a disability or have ever had a disability. Because a person may become disabled at any time, we ask all of our employees to update their information at least every five years. Identifying yourself as an indivi

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