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Director of Retail Wynn Boston Harbor
US-MA-Boston

Job Title: Director of Retail Wynn Boston Harbor

Location: Wynn Boston Harbor

Job Description and Responsibilities:

Wynn Boston Harbor is a luxury global destination gaming resort that will feature 671 hotel rooms with sweeping views of the Boston skyline and Boston Harbor, ultra-premium spa, specialty retail, award-winning dining, and state-of-the-art ballroom and meeting spaces. At a total cost of $2.4 billion, it is the largest private single-phase development in the history of the Commonwealth. Situated on the waterfront along the Mystic River and connected to Boston Harbor, Wynn Boston Harbor will include a six-acre park along the water that will feature pedestrian and bicycle paths that provide access to the harbor, an events lawn, picnic and public viewing areas, ornate floral displays and retail and dining experiences that overlook the Wynn Harbor Walk.

Wynn Boston Harbor is currently under construction with resort opening anticipated June 2019. Once open, Wynn Boston Harbor will employ over 4,000 team members. We invite you to apply to be a member of the founding Wynn Boston Harbor team.

The Wynn Boston Harbor Director of Retail will oversee all retail operations within Wynn Boston Harbor. This includes, but is not limited to; implementing the department strategy and ensuring alignment with overall Wynn Boston Harbor strategy; maximizing opportunities for departmental and company success; maintaining all Wynn Standards; and ensuring excellent guest and team member experience.

Job Responsibilities:

As a leader of the retail division, the Director will provide strategic vision and leadership to his/her team as well as operational expertise to drive a successful business. Additional responsibilities includes interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, forecasting, and controlling budgets and staffing requirements; as well as overseeing the overall performance of stores, visual merchandising, focusing on profitability statistics and inventory shrink.

  • Recruits, hires, develops and retains a strong selling team both in management and in sales that reflect a best-in-the industry retail team and operates with clear objectives and strategies in order to achieve goals.
  • Perform a lead role in training Retail new hires on departmental policy/procedure and Forbes standards.
  • Provides consistent leadership to his/her team that creates a synergy across property to ensure that every action that is taken is consistent with the goals of driving traffic generating sales and enhancing the store’s market position.
  • Develops, monitors and achieves all short and long-term financial goals and objectives including sales, gross margin, inventory turn and bottom line profitability.
  • Reviews and is knowledgeable of competitor operations, marketing and management policies/practices and recommend actions and responses to industry/market changes.
  • Partners with the buying team on analyzing vendor assortment, top and bottom selling styles, sales turn, visual merchandising and any potential sales growth opportunities.
  • Ensures that the stores are operating efficiently and consistently in accordance with “best practices” and guidelines with respect to the guest experience, sales, store appearance, merchandise presentation, staffing, inventory management, financial control and loss prevention.
  • Works closely with the store team on ensuring merchandise is continually rotated and maintained to the guidelines and standards set. Maximize the store’s square footage through strategic merchandise placement.
  • Ensure that all safety is a priority. Train staff members on safety policies and follows company safety standards.
  • Develops strong relationships with leased tenants and serves as the liaison for operational, event planning and marketing support.
  • A successful Director always puts the company first and works to exceed any goal set.

Job Requirements:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each job responsibility satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Travel required 25-50% of the time.

Age, Gaming and Certifications:

21 years of age or above.

Will be required to obtain and maintain registration or a license issued by the Massachusetts Gaming Commission.

Education and/or Experience:

Bachelor’s Degree in business management or a related field; or equivalent experience required.

Minimum 8-10 years of multi store management experience, 5 years in a leadership role required.

Requires strong computer skills and proficiency in Microsoft Office specifically Outlook, Word, Excel, & PowerPoint.

Candidate must have experience with planning and project management.

Must possess outstanding organizational, interpersonal, and administrative skills, as well as excellent attention to detail.

Language Skills:

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret documents, such as policy and procedure manuals, maintenance instructions, and other related documents. Ability to respond to common inquiries from other employees or guests. Fluency in English required, second language a plus. Ability to write detailed instructions and correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and group situations.

Mathematical Skills & Reasoning Ability:

Must possesses a very good understanding of retail metrics and demonstrate the ability to apply concepts such as sell through, turn, and percentages to practical situations. Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to decipher reports and maintain reports on request.

Physical Demands:

Essential responsibilities include moderate physical ability such as lift or maneuver at least thirty (30) pounds, and varied instances of standing/walking. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms, and to sit, climb or balance, and stoop, stretch, bend, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that exists while Team Members are performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • The noise level in the work environment is typically moderate. When on the casino or property floor or some back of house areas, the noise level increases to loud.
  • Due to the unpredictable nature of the hospitality/entertainment industry, Team Members must be able to work varying-schedules to reflect the business needs of the property.

In accordance with our host and surrounding community agreements, we will give preference to properly qualified residents of the cities of (1) Everett, (2) Malden, and (3) Boston, Cambridge, Chelsea, Medford, and Somerville.