Store Manager

Date:  Apr 4, 2024

Fairview Heights, IL, US, 62208

Store # - Mall Name:  9052 - Cardinals Clubhouse - St. Clair Square

Benefits, Perks & More!

  • Comprehensive benefits eligibility starting on first day of employment for full-time employees
  • 401K program with a company match for full-time employees
  • Fun, sports-centric environment
  • Growth opportunities
  • Casual dress code
  • 40% store discount
  • Bonus structure based on sales and customization targets
  • Employee referral bonus program

Have Fun! Sell Hats!

At Lids, our Store Managers are the heart and soul of the Lids brand. These cap experts strive to foster the passion for sporting and fashion goods by meeting the needs of our loyal customers and occasional buyers alike. Our customers rely on our team to find and select products that represent their individualism, team pride, and personal style. Working in our retail stores requires our store managers to provide an exceptional Lids experience to each and every customer, to guide and inspire our retail teams to provide excellent service, to conduct thorough product presentations, and to be experts in our products and services.

Your Playbook:

  • Follow the LIDS core values of Leadership, Integrity, Dedication, and Service.
  • Provide exceptional customer service.
  • Prepare store schedules and provide for proper store coverage at all times, within the guidelines for wage control set by the company.
  • Follow all policies to accurately manage store inventory including receiving, transferring, completing price changes and conducting product counts.
  • Perform proper documentation and record keeping.
  • Open and close the store as required.
  • Manage store associates through thorough use of LIDS Training Programs, goal setting (for sales and tasks), and regular follow up.
  • Recruit, develop, and train store personnel.
  • Administer the progressive steps of discipline to include verbal and written warnings. In addition, the Store Manager carries out employment terminations following approval from the District Sales Manager and Human Resources.
  • Performs work of subordinates, as needed.
  • Communicate with employees at all levels of the company.
  • Other duties as assigned.

What We're Looking for in our Next All-Star:

  • A two year post secondary education and one year related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Established ability to produce sales results while minimizing loss.
  • Proven supervisory skills, with capacity to deliver training material and assess retention.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to operate a computer, as well as maneuver relative software programs.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds.
  • Ability to climb a ladder and work with hands overhead.
  • Standing required for up to 100% of the work time.
  • Ability and willingness to travel overnight for training and/or business meetings.
  • Ability to work varying days and hours, based on business needs, and maintain an excellent attendance record.

Reports To

  • District Sales Manager


Store managers can earn up to 2 times the local minimum wage based on experience. Exact compensation may vary based on skills, experience, and location. FT Managers are also eligible for monthly store sales bonuses and a 40% employee discount. Full time employees are eligible for a full range of benefits including Paid Time Off, health, vision, dental, and 401(k).

EEO Statement:
Hat World, Inc., Lids Holdings, Inc., dba Lids and subsidiaries is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to complying with all federal, state, and local EEO laws. Hat World, Inc., prohibits discrimination against employees and applicants for employment based on the individual's race or color, religion or creed, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, marital status, sex, pregnancy status, age, military status, disability, or any other protected characteristic or class protected by law. Hat World, Inc. provides reasonable accommodation for disabilities in accordance with applicable laws.

Notice to Applicants:
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Req ID: 17288 

Location: 9052 - Cardinals Clubhouse - St. Clair Square 

Nearest Major Market: St Louis