Build-A-Bear Workshop®

Assistant Workshop Manager

Jobs Description

Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc. is the leading and only global company that offers an interactive make-your-own stuffed animal retail-entertainment experience. Founded in 1997, the company currently operates more than 400 Build-A-Bear Workshop® stores worldwide, including company-owned stores in the United States, Puerto Rico, Canada, United Kingdom, the Republic of Ireland and Denmark. We are proud to have been recognized as a FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For® the last 7 years.

 

Education / Experience Requirements

Ideal candidates for the FULL TIME ASSISTANT WORKSHOP MANAGER position should have the following characteristics and qualifications:

  • 2 plus years of retail supervisory experience with a proven, successful track record in a guest centric business, preferably in specialty retail
  • Exceptional leadership
  • Sales focused while engaging guests in creating a fun, memorable experience
  • Passionate, ambitious and success oriented
  • Models personal and professional integrity
  • Accountable for results ; takes pride and ownership of store operations
  • Attention to detail; planful and organized while being flexible and adaptable in our fast paced environment
  • Balances the appropriate levels of warmth and dominance in his/her management style
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Attracts and recruits solid candidates for all positions
  • Minimum of high school diploma or equivalent; college degree is a plus.
  • Open availability (including nights and weekends) to meet the needs of the business and maintain 37.5-40 hour five day work week
  • Demonstrates an appreciation for children of all ages