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Retail Store Manager

Blenko Glass Company Milton, WV
  • Expired: 10 days ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

Retail Manager Job Summary

We are looking for an experienced Retail Manager to provide oversight for all operations of our Visitors Center Gift Shop located in Milton, WV. The Retail Manager leads all retail operations at the location and is responsible for making sure the store functions smoothly while optimizing profits. The Retail Manager will direct restocking efforts, the floor merchandising plan, and inventory tracking, as well as conduct hiring, scheduling and training. In this position, the Retail Manager must be able to garner respect and motivate personnel to perform at their maximum capacity while keeping the store in good working order. The ideal candidate will have a working knowledge of all aspects of running a retail store in addition to computer technology, merchandising, ordering, and marketing as well as strong people-skills.

Retail Manager Duties and Responsibilities

  • Train, manage, and regularly evaluate staff performance
  • Recruit and hire new employees
  • Manage all store operations and delegate responsibilities
  • Supervise employees, providing coaching and mentorship to optimize productivity and increase sales
  • Set and monitor store’s budget, making every effort to maximize efficiency and profits
  • Manage appropriate levels of stock and purchases while staying on budget
  • Address customer complaints/feedback in a professional manner
  • Plan and execute specials and promos, including holiday and other events
  • Maintain current knowledge of market/trends
  • Analyze and predict sales, and sale trends to make informed decisions
  • Uphold compliance with all legal, health, and safety guidelines
  • Conduct discipline, coaching, and, when necessary, termination of employees
  • Protect against loss by monitoring security, training staff and maintaining security cameras
  • Serve as central point of contact for all public tours and facilitate other events on site

Retail Manager Requirements and Qualifications

  • Computer skills, including point of sale and retail management software
  • B.S./B.A. in business, marketing, sales or relevant field;
  • Previous history as retail manager or in other managerial position
  • Strong working knowledge of management best practices
  • Solid communication and interpersonal skills
  • Exceptional organization, strategic planning, and leadership skills
  • Strong style sense and an eye for merchandising
  • Familiarity with data analysis and customer traffic principles


  • Compensation based on experience

To apply, either complete this zip recruiter application or visit our Main Office (not Visitors Center Gift Shop) and ask for an application.

Blenko Glass Company

Why Work Here?

Blenko is living history - generations of collective hot glass skill, the opportunity to work with raw batched glass in a variety of colors.

Blenko Glass Company has been a family owned and operated company since 1893. We have been located in Milton, WV since 1921. Exquisite color, skilled craftsmen, and imaginative designs have made Blenko famous in the time-honored craft of hand-blown glass. In a world of ever increasing automation, we at Blenko pride ourselves in paying particular attention to the forms and designs of our handmade ​​products. Learn more at:


9 Bill Blenko Drive, Milton, WV 25541
Milton, WV