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Sales Department Manager - Salt Lake Running Co

Join The SLRC Team

As a top 10 Running Store in America, Salt Lake Running Company is known for providing our movement inspired community with premium products and uncompromised customer care. In today’s age of instant gratification, online transactions and sedentary lifestyles, SLRC focuses on connecting with customers in an authentic, real way to help inspire and support their desire to move their bodies. To make this happen we set big goals and chase them down like an African gazelle. We come from different backgrounds and varying levels of athletic experience. We are positive, we work hard as a team, we contribute individually in meaningful ways and we want you to join us! Bring your unique life experiences and hard-earned life lessons with you.  

Do you love engaging with people, helping them accomplish their goals and making a difference? Do you get excited about learning new concepts, engaging with new technology and premium products? Do you want to share your enthusiasm with customers and coworkers? Are you looking for a long-term committed relationship with a great company and the best coworkers you could ever dream of? Then we need you!   

Sales Department Manager

As the Sales Department Manager, you will lead the SLRC Sales Team and manage the processes to achieve key organizational objectives. Your role is pivotal in aligning assets, building the brand, connecting with customers, and driving sales. You will oversee all aspects of the customer experience, coordinate the SLRC Trainers and sales floor training program, and supervise Sales Floor Managers and Assistant Sales Floor Managers across all SLRC brick-and-mortar locations.

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure the SLRC Sales Team is fully trained and that training is relevant and effective.
  • Coordinate and lead SLRC Trainers.
  • Lead, manage, inspire, and hold the Sales Team accountable for achieving sales targets and adhering to SLRC’s business practices.
  • Directly supervise Sales Floor Managers and Assistant Sales Floor Managers, empowering, coaching, and delegating as appropriate.
  • Assist with planning and conducting monthly staff meetings.
  • Oversee every aspect of optimizing product sell-through.
  • Manage SLRC’s presence and participation in Special Events, such as Expos, Corporate Fittings, and Sales.
  • Assist the Operations Department with product flow, inventory counts, supply needs, and IT issues.


  • 3+ years of retail experience in a specialty environment, preferably in the outdoor or running industry.
  • Master’s degree OR Bachelor’s degree plus an additional year of industry experience OR High School diploma plus an additional 2+ years of industry experience.
  • Prior experience managing and training sales associates.
  • Available to work 40 hours/wk during the hours of 8am-8pm Mon-Sat
  • Available to Travel to all four SLRC Locations
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, team environment.

Preferred Skills

  • Strong leadership and team management skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to prioritize competing tasks and manage time effectively.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and ability to make sound decisions.
  • Proficiency in using sales and inventory management software.

The Perks

  • Starting wage of $25.00-$26.00/hour, depending on level of management experience with future opportunities to grow to salary of $55,000-$60,000 annually
  • Performance Incentives (sales incentive pay and manager bonus)
  • Benefits package including: PTO, healthcare stipend, and 401k with matching
  • Generous employee discounts and free gear
  • Free entry into SLRC Events and Training Groups
  • Opportunities for growth and longevity within the company
  • A fun, collaborative, and uplifting work environment

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