Careers in Retail
As one of the largest non-athletic footwear companies, Wolverine Worldwide Retail is a great place to start or expand your career. Built around iconic brands such as Merrell®, Sperry®, Stride Rite®, Saucony®, Hush Puppies®, and Sebago® our fleet of nearly 500 company-owned retail stores will provide ample opportunity to learn and grow in a world-class retail environment.
We seek service-oriented employees who have a passion for our brands and aspire to live the lifestyle, who strive to be the best at what they do and who like to have fun while they work. Our employees are empowered to create amazing experiences every hour, every day.
Full-time, part-time, and seasonal opportunities are available. Wolverine offers employees a full menu of progressive benefits, flexible scheduling, and discounted product purchases.
This position creates amazing experiences for our consumers every hour, every day. Sales Associates are responsible for engaging customers, being fully knowledgeable about store products and policies, operating point of sale register, accurately recording transactions, handling cash, credit, and other forms of payment, detecting theft and other security risks, and handling inventory. Ultimately, our sales associates ensure the store looks Grand Opening ready for every customer.
In addition to the responsibilities of a Sales Associate, a Key Holder is accountable for executing store opening and closing procedures and providing direction to Sales Associates in the absence of store management. Key Holders set the example for team members to do the right thing always and have fun while they work.
The Store Manager is responsible for overall operational excellence, exceeding store financial and key performance metrics. This is accomplished by recruiting, hiring, and developing the best talent in the industry. This position provides leadership and direction regarding engaging people, promoting product, exciting presentation, and sound store operations, analyzes the business and then leverages tools and insights to increase sales and service. Creating an environment where people desire to return to work and shop, leading community involvement programs that inspire others to participate, and exhibiting a passion for the brand lifestyle is key to a Store Manager’s success.
Assistant Store Manager
This position supports the Store Manager in all aspects of overall operational excellence, as summarized above. The Assistant Store Manager coaches and develops a cohesive team of highly motivated Sales Associates that are ready to take on progressive responsibilities, creates amazing experiences for consumers, drives store revenue and profitability, and sets operational standards. A successful Assistant Store Manager will create a stable environment that allows the Store Manager to introduce innovative and progressive business ideas and assist other stores.