Store Manager adidas 6299 Merrimack, NH

HR Contact: Tina Nicholai


Title:   Store Leader



  Line of Business: Retail

  Department: Retail Field

  Location (City):  Various



Working Relationship

  Direct Reporting Line (ad): District Leader

  Indirect / 2nd Direct Reporting Line:

  Personnel Managed (Y/N): Y

  Key Interfaces (Relationships with other dept/groups): Customers, Peers, Supervisor, Vendors and Support Functions



Drive your store’s profitability by:

  • Meeting or exceeding store sales and profit targets
  • Managing all resources within the store to provide customers with a leading shopping experience
  • Driving the proper execution of established policies, procedures, initiatives and directives



Key Accountabilities:


  • Lead the recruitment, on-boarding, training and development efforts in the store through partnership with HR, Talent Acquisition and Retail Training
  • Coach, motivate and inspire Assistant Store Leaders to accomplish store goals and maximize their individual performance
  • Create a high performance culture by setting clear expectations, analyzing performance and giving appropriate and prompt feedback, including actively managing poor performance
  • Work with the District Leader to identify and develop select strong performers with potential for growth along the Retail Field Career Ladder
  • Complete all Store Leader training programs and effectively apply the learning on the job
  • Seek coaching and learning opportunities to continually improve your performance
  • Deliver best practice implementation to drive the collective performance of all district stores
  • Ensure compliance to established HR policies and procedures


  • Drive a service and selling culture in the store through leadership of adidas Group service model
  • Lead service by example, maximizing the amount of time spent selling and leading team members on the sales floor
  • Ensure there is always a Leader on duty on the sales floor, focusing team members on the consumer and on selling when you are not able to assume the responsibility yourself
  • Schedule and zone employees to allow service of consumers and driving sales to be prioritized above all else
  • Spend focused time on the sales floor to determine service improvement opportunities and to coach the Associate Store Leaders
  • Analyze Net Promotor Score results and communicate them to his/her store team to drive continuous service improvement
  • Optimize the consumer experience through leading digital initiatives including ship-from-store, click and collect and all programs through our Store Associate Mobile device. 


  • Lead all store operations in a systematic and efficient manner, as per established adidas Retail Operating Rhythms
  • Ensure adidas Retail Management Standards compliance with established policies, procedures, initiatives and directives
  • Ensure merchandise deliveries are processed on the same day they arrive and the store’s entire product offer is made immediately available and easily accessible to customers on a consistent basis
  • Ensure cash wrap transactions are processed quickly and accurately
  • Lead change management process initiatives as relevant
  • Assess and make recommendations to the District Leader to improve the commercial viability and availability of products for the store
  • Lead and implement all applicable loss prevention policies and procedures as well as health and safety risks


  • Be a Brand Ambassador, consistently exhibiting the Brand Attitude and Values
  • Demonstrate a passion for sport, culture and community, encouraging Store Leaders to lead this through their people at all times
  • Ensure all established Retail Experience, Visual Excellence and In-Store Communication standards are consistently implemented and maintained according to established standards and directives
  • Partner with District Leader and Retail Training in leadership of the effective and timely delivery of Foundational, Seasonal Brand product training materials and all learning programs in the store


  • Take full ownership of the store and its commercial success
  • Analyze relevant data to probe and challenge the status quo with District Leader
  • Drive continuous improvement to increase their stores’ sales, productivity and profitability
  • Ensure the legal and financial integrity of the store
  • Maintain a safe and productive shopping and working environment


Knowledge, Capabilities and Experience:

  • Must possess and consistently exhibit the competencies relative to the position.
  • Excellent Skills in operating personal computers, POS systems, and various software packages including MS office
  • Knowledge and understanding of profit and loss statement and store KPIs to make commercial decisions based on sound financial judgment.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills including the ability to lead discussions in diverse groups of varying size.
  • Excellent time management and problem solving skills as well as the ability to use good judgment and make strong independent decisions.
  • Demonstrates an inspirational attitude that contributes to a positive team environment.
  • Ability to build and maintain effective working relationships with team members along with willingness to set and maintain high standards of performance.
  • Well developed ability to speak, read, comprehend, and write English
  • Ability to maintain reliable and consistent attendance and punctuality.
  • Ability and willingness to travel by car and air domestically.


Physical Requirements:

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear.  The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms.  The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, and operate a Brannock device.
  • The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and ability to adjust focus.
  • Ability to work for long periods of time, typically 10-12 hours per day during peak seasonal periods.
  • Must be 18 years or older.



  • 4 year college or university degree in business, retail management, or related field or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Minimum 18 months experience working in a sports/fashion customer & commercial focused retail environment with a minimum 12 months of Store Management experience.

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Employee Acknowledgement:                                                              

adidas celebrates diversity, supports inclusiveness and encourages individual expression in our workplace. We do not tolerate the harassment or discrimination toward any of our applicants or employees. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Title:  Store Manager adidas 6299 Merrimack, NH

Brand:  adidas
Location:  Merrimack
TEAM:  Retail (Store)
State:  NH
Country/Region:  US
Contract Type:  Full time
Number:  246849