Career Opportunities

Are you interested in becoming a part of The Athlete’s Foot team? 

We are a global athletic lifestyle retailer carrying the hottest product from the best brands. We believe in helping our customers put more style in their game. We offer the finest selection of athletic-inspired footwear, along with trendy apparel to complete your look. So whether you want to hang out with friends or stand out in the clubs, we’ve got your covered.

Current position(s):

CONSTRUCTION & FIELD OPS MANAGER

We are looking for a collaborative, detail-oriented, problem solver to be our Construction and Field Ops Manager. This job contributes to The Athlete’s Foot success by helping us build and maintain stores that make customers go wow. 

Build: The ideal candidate will come with a background in retail that includes expertise in construction and project management. The individual will coordinate the building of new stores and the remodeling of existing stores from design implementation through construction. The Manager will work with various stakeholders to bid, order, and maintain fixture and furniture inventory. 

Maintain: This role will help our stores grow sales through consistently adhering to our operating standards to ensure consistent delivery of our in-store experience. The individual will communicate, coach, train, and audit franchisees on our operating processes, sharing best practices and benchmarks. 

Top candidates will enjoy working in a collaborative, entrepreneurial environment, helping create shared wins for our TAF U.S. team, our Global TAF colleagues, and our franchisees. 

If you’re sold on the opportunity to manage assortments that make our customers go wow, then you’ve arrived at the right place! 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Construction Project Management

The Manager coordinates new and remodel construction projects from design implementation through construction. This job adds value by ensuring the integrity of our concept is maintained in each and every store. 
  • Acts as the point person on all construction related projects, working collaboratively with store design, commercial operations, franchisees, architects, general contractors, and fixture suppliers.
  • Responsible for project delivery, document management, scope of work change management, cost forecasting, risk analysis, schedule integration, and project reporting.
  • Partners with franchisees to monitor construction schedules, progress and costs to ensure projects are completed on time and effectively
  • Plans and manages construction processes and practices to ensure that programs are aligned with company business goals and objectives
  • Consolidates, communicates and manages issues and risks affecting the project. Communicates project status to stakeholders accurately and on time.
  • Partners with franchisees, architects, and general contractors in the permitting and approval phase of the development process and ensures all proper approvals have been received
  • Visits job site to perform due diligence and monitor quality. Addresses concerns and maintains consistent follow-up on any outstanding issues. Conducts final audit with punch-list to authorize store to open.
  • Manages multiple projects at one time in various phases of development, to meet or exceed established goals, to track project financials and timelines, and to regularly report the status
  • Supports Commercial Operations goals by participating and contributing in planning and strategy meetings

Management of Fixtures/Supplies

This role will oversee our fixture and furniture programs.
  • Maintain accurate records of the fixture and furniture inventory on hand at our suppliers
  • Forecast anticipated fixture and furniture needs to ensure our suppliers are in stock to meet our construction needs
  • For each construction project, determine the quantities of fixtures required by creating take-offs based on the approved store design Tracks all orders and deliveries from suppliers to the site
  • Verifies accuracy for all material take-offs submitted by vendors
  • From time to time, the Manager will direct a bidding process on all our fixtures, using specifications from our Global Store Design group, to make sure we are getting highest quality products at the best possible costs
  • Collaborates with TAF Global Store Design to understand and improve the fixture strategy, plans and programs

Retail Operations

The Manager will help franchisees grow sales in existing stores through consistently delivering our in-store experience and operations.   
  • Partner with franchisees on a regular basis to discuss the performance of their stores, identify and implement improvements
  • Develop and maintain a trusting, mutually beneficial relationship with all owners
  • Help sell in new programs / enhancements to our operations or operating model
  • Solicit feedback from the owners on how we can be a better partner
  • Share best practices and success stories; coaches and trains
  • Create transparency by providing owners with regular updates on the business, our goals, strategies and achievements
  • Audit, track, monitor, manage stores to make sure they are in compliance with our SOPs

If you believe you fit the profile, and have a passion for sport inspired style, then please contact us.