Retail Manager - The Binnacle
in Halifax, NS

Halifax, NS
Full-time - Permanent
$50,000 - $60,000 / year
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The Binnacle is Canada's premier supplier of marine, sailing and boating accessories and equipment. We stock an extensive range of gear for recreational boating, sailing and boats of all kinds.

As the store manager you would be expected to lead a sales team of up to 10 people. The successful candidate will create a customer service orientated environment amongst their staff, ensuring a positive customer experience. The store manager is also responsible for overseeing all operations on the retail floor including training staff, identifying priorities of each day and delegating tasks to ensure the store is constantly restocked and that the inventory is overstocked in an organized and timely manner. Maintaining the floor to a high standard of cleanliness and presentation is paramount and the successful candidate would be able to motivate their team by setting an example through their hard work and commitment.


• Managing a staff of up to 10 sales associates
• Training and developing professional, dedicated sales associates
• Establishing and maintaining a productive, customer orientated, work environment amongst the sales staff while fostering a team environment
• Ensuring the sales floor is always stocked and presentable
• Delegating tasks with respect to priority and ensuring they are done correctly
• Keeping the staff up to date on current sales and promotions
• Opening and closing the store
• Promoting a safe, respectful work environment for employees and customers at all times.


• Boating experience is a must have
• 5 years or more of retail experience or equivalent
• Excellent customer service
• Effective management skills
• Clear communication and organizational skills
• High school diploma, GED, or equivalent diploma (University degree is an asset)
• Flexibility to work weekends, boat shows and evenings as required

Physical Requirements:
• Ability to stand for extended periods of time
• Ability to carry boxes up and down stairs, reach overhead, bend, squat and kneel while stocking shelves and merchandising the store
• Comfortable climbing ladders and using step stools

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We are the largest boating specific store in Atlantic Canada and offer a unique environment to someone with a passion for boating and being on the water.

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