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Mike's Paddle is the leading Stand Up Paddle Board Shop and School in the Bay Area! Join our team of outdoor and retail professionals to provide excellent services to paddlers. We provide lessons, rentals, classes, tours, and retail for the general public. Our offerings has a very wide span: beginner classe, summer camps, surf lessons, international trips. Our retail shop has top of the line boards and accessories in the industry with all top brands in the shop as well as demos. We are looking for an assistant retail store manager to work in a very dynamic and fun environment.


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Duties and responsibilities include but no limited to:

-Customer Service: Answer phones, email and social media inquiries; assist customers with online and in person transactions; assist customers with board rentals as well as launching and docking boards.

-Retail: Merchandising; store front decorations; help with receiving and stocking; retail sales of boards, paddles and accessories; help with big retail sales events.

-Managing: one other retail sales assistant and dock assistants; interacting with SUP and SUP yoga instructors.

-Social Media: daily instagram posts of shop, paddling or environment.

Job Requirements:

-Retail management experience 1 year or more

-Knowledge of customer and market dynamics and requirements

-Solid communication and interpersonal skills

-Ability to read, write and effectively communicate with customers, peers and management

-Ability to multi-task, while being attentive to customers and remaining flexible to the needs of the business

-Ability to work as part of a team and take initiative independent of direct supervision

-Physical demands: This position involves constant moving, talking, hearing, reaching, grabbing and standing for at least two consecutive hours. May occasionally involve stooping, kneeling, crouching and climbing ladders. Must be able to lift 40 Ibs.

-Enthusiastic, friendly and energetic with a genuine desire to provide outstanding service

-High school diploma or equivalent; college degree preferred

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Retail Sales experience

  • Knowledge of outdoor industry and products, specially paddling


  • 3 previous references required

Job Type: Full-time

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Balance Float is looking for a highly self motivated person with great  communication skills to work part time at its facility. 

You will have access to use all services as part of the position.


In your role you will be:


  • Cleaning and preparing rooms

  • You must have an eye for detail

  • Greeting guests

  • Checking people in, and operating the point of sale system


If you think you would love to be part of our team please contact us.


Please add your email address and contact phone number to your application. 

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Are you a strong team player, a lover of fashion and home retail, and driven to have a successful career in retail? If you are looking for a company that offers support, recognition, coupled with a fun working environment, then this role may be right for you.


Marimekko is looking for Keyholders to join our team in Palo Alto, CA.

As a Keyholder you will play an important supporting role to the Store Manager and assist with day-to-day running of the store. Previous  management experience is favorable, however not mandatory. The Keyholder will be responsible for building a great work culture and providing customers with an exceptional shopping experience. 


*Hands-on leadership skills, brilliant teamwork skills, and flexibility

* Solid understanding of retail operations and financials

* Good people management skills

* High energy and a passion for retail 

* Strong selling skills, great sales attitude, and customer service-oriented disposition 

* Attention to detail and a sense of responsibility 


Apply now including resume and a cover letter outlining the following:

* A brief example of your experience and entrepreneurial skills

* How you align with Marimekko’s values

* What you are passionate about

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Marimekko is a Finnish design company renowned for its original prints and colours. The company’s product portfolio includes high-quality clothing, bags and accessories as well as home décor items ranging from textiles to tableware. When Marimekko was founded in 1951, its unparalleled printed fabrics gave it a strong and unique identity. Marimekko products are sold in about 40 countries. In 2016, brand sales of the products worldwide amounted to EUR 194 million and the company's net sales were close to EUR 100 million. Roughly 160 Marimekko stores serve customers around the globe. The key markets are Northern Europe, North America and the Asia-Pacific region. The Group employs about 400 people. The company’s share is quoted on Nasdaq Helsinki Ltd.

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Senior Manager, WW Retail Fulfillment Operations Insights and Analytics

Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino),California,United States

Operations and Supply Chain

  • This Sr. Manager will lead all aspects of Analytics and Insights for our Retail and Online Direct Channel. Theyll be responsible for building models, data visualization tools, information systems and insights that will help us drive Sell Through and Customer Engagement. This role will lead in both a people management capacity and a technical leadership capacity. Success will be measured by delivering high value management systems content, trends and analytics for the direct channel and driving preparedness for executive reviews for the RFO team.


As a Sr. Manager you are able to lead activities across functions and regions. Youll exercise supervision and thought leadership in terms of methods, models, tools, staffing, prioritization and establish operational objectives, work plans, and delegate assignments to subordinates. Youll review objectives to ensure goals and objectives are met and you will be involved in developing, modifying and executing plans and work-streams that could have a significant operations and company-wide impact. Youll be a SME in collating and analyzing large sources of data. Youll provide leadership and guidance on developing models and tools to effectively gain insights from business performance to shape future focus areas and priorities. Youll work on delivering insights where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth knowledge of organizational objectives and be able to implement strategic policies when selecting methods, techniques, and evaluation criteria for obtaining results. Youll possess the ability to navigate through ambiguity and influence others in sensitive situations, demonstrating effective collaboration and stitching skills as well as form effective relationships. Youll regularly interact with senior management or executive levels on matters concerning several functional areas, business trends and performance and customer impacting issues. Youll establish and assure adherence to schedules, work plans, and performance requirements. This is a high profile role and will suit a dynamic, energetic individual, who can demonstrate expertise and skills in the following areas: Excellent communication, presentation, and people management skills, a positive and professional Customer focused attitude and ability to learn complex systems along with the capability to simplify and deliver automation Flexibility, adaptability and skill for delivering under pressure Develop strong cross-functional relationships with worldwide and local Operations as well as the Retail teams A great teammate with a hands-on and can do attitude that can influence through collaboration and leadership. An aptitude for working effectively with other teams and taking them along for the journey is critical Deep understanding of supply chain, logistics, eCommerce operations - ideally in an Apple context Prioritization skills to constantly focus on the most important project in a fast changing environment and a keen eye for detail should be a habit. Analytical, curious and creative mind set as well as an ability to see the big picture and zoom into the macro level technical detail A driver who is self motivated and operates with a great sense of urgency and can achieve progress under immense degree of ambiguity Ability to troubleshoot problems quickly and think creatively to tackle problems as well as deliver results under very tight timelines

Education & Experience

BA/BS Degree plus 10-15+ years relevant experience MBA/MS Desirable

Additional Requirements

  • Excellent leadership skills

  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to listen and provide clear input

  • Excellent analytical skills

  • A persistent attention to detail

  • The ability to exert appropriate influence in a highly matrixed organization

  • The ability to maintain a focus on simplicity while balancing complex challenges

  • This person will be need to be experienced with Apple systems and processes

  • The ability to recognize, attract and develop talent

  • The candidate must be dynamic, highly analytical, hands-on and possess a strong understanding of operations and product planning

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Job Description

Airport Home Appliance & Mattress is seeking support in our Hayward showroom. We are looking for a competent individual who pays attention to the details, isn’t afraid to tackle new projects, and would like an opportunity to grow. The Retail Operations Associate will report to the store manager, and is truly an integral part of our store operations.

Full time, schedule to be discussed, pay $13-$16 per hour, DOE.

- Maintain store cleanliness
- Clean store merchandise and displays
- Pull/prepare merchandise for customer pickup, and assist in loading product into customer vehicles
- Organize/maintain store equipment and store isles by removing debris
- Prepare stock pulls for store-to-store transfers
- Keep building exits free from blockage
- Material handling
- Stock check
- Receive, Stock, & Store new inventory
- Special Projects
- Assist variety of order processing departments

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees in this position. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities. Other duties may be assigned or duties may change based on business needs.

- High school diploma or GED required
- Excellent customer service

- Read, write and understand the English Language
- Able to stand for extended periods
- Must be able to lift 75 lbs
- Excellent hand-eye coordination
- Work under pressure and meet deadlines
- Reliable & dependable
- Require little supervision
- Accepts responsibility and accountability
- Ability to work in team environment
- Excellent written and oral communication skills
- Strong organizational skills and attention to detail

This employer may have workplace chemicals/products known to the State of California to cause Cancer, Birth Defects and/or Reproductive Harm.

Company Description

Airport Home Appliance & Mattress is the largest independent appliance and mattress retailer in Northern California. We're been locally owned and operated for over 38 years, and while we've grown a lot over the years - we're still a friendly and knowledgeable team with a personal approach to sales/service.

People travel from all over Northern California to shop with us for three reasons - we have a bigger SELECTION than anyone else, we have better PRICE than even the big box stores, and we have the most knowledgeable PEOPLE. For these reasons, our stores keep getting busier while others close the doors.

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