Thrifty Shopper
  • Full Time
  • Immediately
  • 48,750 Year
  • 3654 State Route 281, Cortland, NY 13045
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Store Manager - Cortland Thrifty Shopper

Store Manager - Cortland Thrifty Shopper

The Rescue Mission is seeking a Full Time Store Manager for our Ithaca Thrifty Shopper store. You were born to lead. Reporting to your District Manager, your number one priority is to lead the store team to provide extreme customer service. You will lead, coach, and develop your team to exceed all corporate goals and initiatives. Your responsibilities will include all aspects of store management including recruiting, hiring, training, customer service, visual merchandising, and store operations.

Our people and customers deserve the very best managers… and they get them!

The Store Manager ensures the service, selling environment within the store is fun, and engaging for customers at all times. The Store Manager is responsible for making critical decisions that contribute to growing the customer base and driving profitable sales growth. The Store Manager directs all Sales/Credit, Talent, Customer and Operations functions within the store.

The Ithaca Store manager will also be working with Development and Volunteer Service Departments to cultivate relationships with customers. Responsible to grow sales and customer count from previous year by reviewing merchandising activities; studying shopping trends, advertising, and display plans; and recommending additional sales promotions or clearance sales, as needed.

Education and Requirements: 

  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • Associate Degree in business or related field a plus
  • Bachelor's Degree in Business ore related field a plus
  • A valid NYS Driver's License


  • Demonstrated leadership ability with at least 2 years of experience in a customer-facing sales setting and retail experience required
  • Confident and comfortable engaging customers to deliver an elevated experience
  • Motivated to achieve great results because of one's enthusiasm from interacting with customers and athletic products
  • The Store Manager is resourceful and versatile in responding to changing demands and opportunities in a rapidly changing Omni-channel retail environment
  • Strong cognitive and mathematical skills, including problem analysis, decision making and financial analysis
  • High level of ethics, values, integrity, and trust
  • Flexible availability – including weekends 
  • Create and maintain a store culture that is committed to exceeding customer expectations and delivering the highest level of customer service at all times
  • Communicate customer feedback, best sellers, business trends and recommendations to the District Manager

Working at the Rescue Mission allows you to be part of our mission to share hope, end hunger and homelessness, change lives and strengthen communities’ one person at a time.  We offer a comprehensive benefit package that includes health, dental, vision, 401(K), paid time off, life insurance, supplemental sickness, accident and cancer insurance and much more.  Please visit our website at  to learn more.

Rescue Mission is an equal opportunity employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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