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Area Manager


Posted by Christy Sports on 06/06/2019

Job Basics

Industry Sector: Bike, Lifestyle, Outdoor, Snow

Job Categories: Management, Management - Sales, Management - Team, Operations, Retail - Management- Staff

Company Type: Hard Goods/Equipment, Retail, Recreation

State: CO

City: Telluride

Country: United States

Required Experience: 5 - 7 years

Job Type: Full Time


Required to Relocate: Yes

Required to Travel: No

Employee May Telecommute: No

Job Seeker Must Live Within: 50+ miles

Job Description & Requirements

Summary Description: Reporting to the Vice President - Operations, this position will oversee our retail stores in the Telluride Region area from an operational and merchandising standpoint.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the operation of the rental/retail stores in the Telluride Region area;
  • Look for business growth opportunities;
  • Visit all locations regularly to ensure store standards are at a high level
  • Hire all store manager positions in the Telluride Region area;
  • Lead bi-weekly staff meetings to keep all stores informed of direction, informed of goals, and answer questions related to operations;
  • Assist the VP Ops in payroll budgeting;
  • Monitor and control expenses as set within the budget;
  • Continue to grow resort relationships and operate sales event(s) in the Telluride Region area.
  • Evaluate sales trends and create methods for sales growth;
  • Work with store managers to monitor inventory control;
  • Demonstrate excellent knowledge of products and industry trends;
  • Assist and guide managers in hiring, training, coaching, leading and maintaining a high-quality staff;
  • Function as a training resource for managers;
  • Communicate company values and goals. and administer company policies to the employees;
  • Conduct performance reviews for coaching / development of managerial staff on a regular basis; and,
  • Other duties as assigned.



=         High school diploma or equivalent;

=         Some college education preferred;

=         Minimum of five years of retail experience;

=         Minimum of five years of store management experience;

=         Proficient in Microsoft Office applications;

=         Excellent communications skills both written and verbal;

=         Self-motivated with the ability to multi-task;

=         Proficient with retail POS systems

About Christy Sports

Founded in 1958, Christy Sports is one of the largest winter sports specialty retailers in the nation with more than 50 locations in Colorado, Utah, Washington and New Mexico. In addition to offering a broad selection of retail merchandise in its stores and through multiple e-commerce sites, Christy Sports offers a wide range of equipment servicing capabilities and is a leading provider of rental services to customers offering the latest and best equipment available in the marketplace.