Area Manager (New Brunswick and Nova Scotia)

Date Posted March 4, 2019
  • Department Management
  • Location New Brunswick
  • Job ID 46230

YM Inc. was founded on the strength of a single retail store in the heart of downtown Toronto in 1975, under the name Stitches. Today we are one of North America’s leading apparel retailers operating over 700 stores across Canada and the United States under the following banners: Stitches, Urban Planet, Urban Behavior, Sirens, Siblings, Urban Kids, Suzy Shier, Bluenotes, West 49, Mandee, Annie Sez and Afaze.

Our Opportunity:

Area Manager – Urban Planet, Stitches, West 49


Currently looking for an Area Manager to lead and inspire in New Brunswick and Nova Scotia.

As an Area Manager, your role ensures a strong focus on training, coaching and development, customer satisfaction and hiring and succession planning. You will be responsible to maximize store sales and effectively manage wage cost through strategic business management. Your role supervises multiple store locations; travel is required to provide support and direction to your Management teams.


  • Ensure stores meet the sales plan and effectively utilize available resources to maximize business opportunities
  • Ensure maximum productivity while maintaining excellent standards of customer service by all team members
  • An expert of the market, with an ability to identify, assess and capitalize on growth opportunities
  • Training and Development of team members with clear succession plans implemented
  • Ensure recruitment/hiring decisions are made with a sense of urgency and a commitment to hiring the best talent
  • Consistent and effective coaching and training to maximize store team performance
  • Ensure stores met all Merchandising standards, through consistent follow up, training, and guidance

Do you have what it takes?

  • Multi- unit retail management experience
  • A minimum of 5 years experience as a manager or area manager in a high-volume/flagship store
  • Top leadership skills to ensure seamless and profitable operations of your store
  • Proven success achieving sales
  • A highly competitive drive to be the top performer
  • Proven track record of having fun with a motivated and dedicated team
  • A “Make it Happen” attitude
  • Willingness to travel extensively (including overnight). Car is required

We offer:

  • Competitive salary, lucrative bonus
  • Continuous training and mentoring
  • Opportunity for development, growth and career advancement
  • Health and Dental Benefits Package

YM Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from qualified individuals. We thank all applicants for their interest: However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. If chosen to participate in the selection process, accommodations are available upon request. We will consult with the applicant to provide or arrange suitable accommodation in a manner that takes into account the applicant’s accessibility needs.

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