General Manager


About the Role

We re looking for someone who has a point of view, loves fashion and brings energy to everything they do. As a General Manager, you will foster a rue21 in-store-culture with a focus on customer experience and associate development while exceeding sales goals and controlling expenses.

What will I do as a General Manager at rue21?

  • Be a Leader:
    Recruit, hire and supervise a team of approximately 10 associates.
  • Be a Coach:
    Develop and maximize the success of each of your associates.
  • Be a Sales Driver:
    Analyze the business and create clear plans to maximize sales results.
  • Be a Brand Ambassador:
    Create a store environment that is focused on consistently delivering an exceptional and fun customer shopping experience.
  • Be an Operations Expert:
    Direct the planning and implementation of all store processes, visual merchandising, marketing, and promotional strategies.

What will be expected of me?

  • A passion for our brand - you have your own unique style, follow the latest fashion trends and live our brand.
  • An eye for detail- you re detailed obsessed when it comes to your workspace, someone who thrives a clean, organized and visually appealing environment.
  • A positive outlook - you re a motivator, someone who constantly fosters innovation and encourages feedback.
  • "We never stand still mentality - you re energetic, upbeat, friendly, and able to change direction and priority in a fast-paced and deadline-oriented environment.

What do you need from me?

  • Proven ability to successfully operate and drive the sales performance of an apparel retail store.
  • Minimum of 1-2 years store management experience required, preferably in fast-fashion.
  • Strong skills in communication, organization and follow-through.
  • Ability to work a full time flexible schedule which requires evening, weekend and Holiday shifts.
  • Ability to stand for up to 8 consecutive hours, climb and balance on ladders, and lift up to 40 pounds.

Why rue21?

  • Growth. We continue to grow our business and our merchandise categories, which creates many ways for you to advance.
  • Innovation. We believe in changing things up and encourage creative thinking.
  • Passion. We love what we do and strive to be the best every day. As part of our team, you will have the opportunity to make a difference and own your career path.


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