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Retail Store Manager


Posted by Sportago on 03/27/2024

Job Basics

Industry Sector: Outdoor

Job Categories: Retail - Management- Staff

Company Type: Accessories, Apparel/SoftGoods, HardGoods/Equipment, Retailer, TravelandTourism

State: CA

City: St. Helena

Country: United States

Required Experience: 1 - 3 years

Job Type: Full Time

Salary: $55,000-$65,000

Required to Relocate: No

Required to Travel: No

Employee May Telecommute: No

Job Seeker Must Live Within: 25 miles

Job Description & Requirements

The home for Great Outdoor Clothing, Sportago, celebrating 40 years in downtown St. Helena is seeking a store manager to run our day-to-day store operations.  We offer competitive salary, health insurance, vacation, retirement, great discounts, a set schedule and hours and a positive, fun working environment that you will be able to help nurture and shape. 

A little bit about the job:

We are seeking a store manager who can lead daily operations in the store.  You will manage and reinforce a sales culture that perpetuates the love of the outdoors and the activities that we all enjoy doing.  You will instill those values in the rest of our sales team and help with larger retail planning and events with our principal owners.  Your goal is not only to help run a successful business, but to also run a shop that is awesome for our community, our customers and our staff. 


Day to Day:

1)      Create a positive employee experience focused on engagement, retention and instructional training.  You are the people person!

2)      Actively work the sales floor, interacting with customers and staff.  You are the product expert and customers and staff come to you with their questions and needs. 

3)      Help in the ordering, receiving and managing of the store merchandise and vendors. 

4)      Create retail and merchandising plans that include seasonal offerings and support local activities and events.

5)      Engage with customers and help create a community around the store and its product including identifying new business opportunities within our area. 

6)      Manage daily tasks, including simple bookkeeping, reporting, sales goals and operations. 


1)      3-5 years retail store management experience preferred.

2)      Great at communicating and building relationships, both inside and outside the store.

3)      An innovative thinker that can resolve problems in a beneficial and constructive way.

4)      Ability to thrive in times of change and shifting priorities and have a strong ability to stay flexible to the unforeseen. 

5)      A passion for the outdoors and a mind for the protection of our natural environment and access to it for all. 

The wonderful thing about working in the outdoor industry is that customers are shopping to go do something fun!  Be it a trip, a hike, a run, we get to help them realize their goal and join in on their excitement.  If you feel like you have a passion for the outdoors and for helping to create a retail environment that supports these values, we would love to talk!

About Sportago

For more 40 years Sportago has set the standard for great outdoor clothing, footwear and accessories in the heart of the Napa Valley and beyond.  We specialize in products that are as diverse as your lifestyle‚Ķ

Being located in Northern California we have one of the greatest and most unique vantage points for outdoor activities in the world.  From spring skiing in Tahoe, kayaking the Russian River, backpacking the Mendocino Coast, or just another day around town, we can outfit you for any outdoor adventure or pursuit.