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Overview

At Office Depot and Office Max, every leader is responsible for growing total sales within the location.  The Sales Manager will partner with the General Manager to drive the overall sales culture within the location. He/she is accountable to achieving sales plan for all sales including copy and print, technology, subscriptions, and business services.  He/she will assist in the day to day operations, and work with the General Manager to develop overall store strategies and tactics and is expected to know how the store is performing relative to the sales target/plan and will apprise the General Manager of results. Will articulate areas of opportunity and devise and execute an action plan to resolve. The person in this role also has accountability for driving the store’s overall sales training to ensure appropriate Office Depot and Office Max’s selling techniques are executed. This position develops talent, provides positive and constructive feedback, and appropriate coaching and counseling to associates. The person in this role will lead, motivate and inspire associates and foster a customer/client first environment resulting in a memorable and positive client experience; building customer retention, strong relationships, and brand awareness and loyalty.  The Sales Manager is also a “Key Carrier” and will be considered the Leader on Duty in the absence of other management.
 
The Sales Manager assists with the merchandising, operations and execution of store and company standards in addition to resolving both associate and customer relations’ concerns. He/she will proactively engage with customers to exceed their needs and work to generate revenue by driving a sales culture. Quickly builds ongoing customer/client relationships and becomes a trusted advisor. Partners with General Manager to execute on new business-related services and product launches and develop strategies to improve conversion and Average Order Value (AOV). Is as a Change Champion, supporting and initiating change.    The essential functions of this position may require you to consent to periodic comprehensive background checks conducted by a third-party.
 

Responsibilities

1. Leads, coaches and inspires associates, while fostering a culture that builds trust, brand loyalty and exceptional customer/client service delivery. Creates and manages a sales focused environment through the training and development of associates. Accountable for the assessment and development of all services and sales associates, ensuring that all associates have completed and maintain their certification, as applicable (print, tech, etc.) 
2. Deliver exceptional customer/client service by observing, listening, interacting and following up with customers to ensure satisfaction and issue resolution. Builds a culture which drive sales through motivating associates to be product experts and customer focused.  This is a business sales leader and a role model for superior customer service by demonstrating an understanding and high degree of proficiency using the Office Depot and Office Max sales principles.  Proactively observes, coaches, and provides feedback to associates to enhance their proficiency in this area.  
3. Responsible for increasing sales and profitability through conversion, AOV (Average Order Value), and customer satisfaction improvement across all categories.   
4. Accountable for velocity services and executes on new services product launches, including services and product protection plans. Drives merchandising sales contests.  
5. In the absence of the General Manager, manages inventory/inventory levels, assets and expenses within the store by applying financial controls and routinely reviewing all operational processes including receiving, data entry, cash handling, and payroll control.  Will also be responsible for managing merchandise flow-through and replenishment processes.  
6. Consistently maintains store appearance to company guidelines and keep in a neat, clean, well-stocked environment. Adhere to all standards related to signage labeling, planogram integrity, and merchandise presentation.  
7. Responsible for managing performance, talent assessment, development and recognition of associates. Manages the performance appraisal process by delivering timely and valuable developmental feedback and reviews to all associates. Supports an environment that embraces diversity and encourages creative, innovative thinking and risk taking. Provides direction, coaching, and real time counsel related to all associate performance issues. Manages conflict effectively.  Drives the recruitment, retention and development of a diverse range of talented people by participating in the interviewing and selection process.  
8. Leads daily, weekly, and monthly store meetings to ensure the accurate communication of company initiatives, policies and procedures, as well as updates to the daily operations of the store. Ensures associate understanding of company benefits, directives, and other programs.  
9. Obtains and maintains Sales Leader certification and other position specific certifications as required. Completes all management training; including (but not limited to) Anti-Harassment, Code of Ethics, etc. Adheres to OSHA, Worker’s Compensation, wage and hour, I-9 compliance and other legal requirements.

 

Requirement
 

Qualifications

 

High School diploma or equivalent; Bachelor’s degree preferred

Business, Marketing, Retail Management, or another related field preferred

Minimum two years of experience in retail, including management and/or supervisory in a sales driven, customer-oriented company. Sales experience in a services industry a plus.

Pay, Benefits & Work Schedule

Office Depot and OfficeMax offers competitive salaries, a benefits package, which includes a 401(k) and more, along with plenty of opportunity to move and grow within our organization! For immediate consideration for this exciting position, please click the Apply Now button.

How to Apply

 

Click the Apply Now button and follow the instructions on each page. When you have completed the application, click the submit button.

Equal Employment Opportunity

 

Office Depot and OfficeMax is committed to providing equal employment opportunities in all employment practices. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), gender (including gender identity and expression), ancestry, national origin, citizenship status, marital status (including registered domestic partnership status), age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, military and veteran status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

We will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Other Information

 

Leads, coaches and inspires associates, while fostering a culture that builds trust, brand loyalty and exceptional customer/client service delivery. Creates and manages a sales focused environment through the training and development of associates. Accountable for the assessment and development of all services and sales associates, ensuring that all associates have completed and maintain their certification, as applicable (print, tech, etc.)

Deliver exceptional customer/client service by observing, listening, interacting and following up with customers to ensure satisfaction and issue resolution. Builds a culture which drive sales through motivating associates to be product experts and customer focused.; Is a business services sales leader and a role model for superior customer service by demonstrating an understanding and high degree of proficiency using the Office Depot and Office Max sales principles.; Proactively observes, coaches, and provides feedback to associates to enhance their proficiency in this area.

Responsible for increasing sales and profitability through conversion, AOV (Average Order Value), and customer satisfaction improvement across all categories.;

Accountable for velocity services and executes on new services product launches, including services and product protection plans. Drives merchandising sales contests.

In the absence of the General Manager, manages inventory/inventory levels, assets and expenses within the store by applying financial controls and routinely reviewing all operational processes including receiving, data entry, cash handling, and payroll control.; Will also be responsible for managing merchandise flow-through and replenishment processes.

Consistently maintains store appearance to company guidelines and keep in a neat, clean, well-stocked environment. Adhere to all standards related to signage labeling, planogram integrity, and merchandise presentation.

Responsible;for managing performance, talent assessment, development and recognition of associates. Manages the performance appraisal process by delivering timely and valuable developmental feedback and reviews to all associates. Supports an environment that embraces diversity and encourages creative, innovative thinking and risk taking. Provides direction, coaching, and real time counsel related to all associate performance issues. Manages conflict effectively.; Drives the recruitment, retention and development of a diverse range of talented people by participating in the interviewing and selection process.

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Fair Chance Ordinance

We will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records City & County of San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance

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At Office Depot, we offer our benefits around the 5 facets of Total Well-Being: Physical, Emotional, Work-Life, Financial, and Community. Here’s a look into what we offer:

Physical:

  • Health Insurance
  • Wellness Fairs
  • Flu shots
  • Fitness & Nutrition Programs
  • Ergonomic Support
  • Return-to-Work Programs

Emotional:

  • Mental Health Benefits
  • Support Programs

Work-Life:

  • Location Events & Activities
  • Onboarding Plan & 'Buddy'
  • Recognition & Rewards Programs
  • Flexible Work Schedules
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Time Off

Financial:

  • Retirement Programs
  • 401(k) Match
  • FSA/HSA Pre-Tax Benefits
  • HSA Match
  • HRA Funding
  • Discounts/Perks
  • Life/Disability Plans

Community:

  • Charitable Giving
  • Volunteering & Mentorship

At Office Depot, we offer our benefits around the 5 facets of Total Well-Being: Physical, Emotional, Work-Life, Financial, and Community. Here’s a look into what we offer:

Emotional:

  • Employee Assistance Programs

Community:

  • Associate Resource Groups focused on Diversity and Inclusion

As the working world continues to evolve, so are we. Shifting from an office supplies retailer to a business services platform is not a simple task, nor is it one we take lightly. It requires the diverse talents and contributions from each and every associate – all driven by our 5C culture of Customer, Commitment, Change, Caring and Creativity. We’re working together to make a difference, challenge the status quo, and be the trusted experts that help our customers manage their businesses. We’ve got 40,000+ associates to date – and we’re always looking to add great talent to our team. The once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to help transform our company to fuel the businesses and communities around us is knocking. Start your #LifeAtDepot and discover how you can be a part of the transformation.

  • Description

    Overview

    At Office Depot and Office Max, every leader is responsible for growing total sales within the location.  The Sales Manager will partner with the General Manager to drive the overall sales culture within the location. He/she is accountable to achieving sales plan for all sales including copy and print, technology, subscriptions, and business services.  He/she will assist in the day to day operations, and work with the General Manager to develop overall store strategies and tactics and is expected to know how the store is performing relative to the sales target/plan and will apprise the General Manager of results. Will articulate areas of opportunity and devise and execute an action plan to resolve. The person in this role also has accountability for driving the store’s overall sales training to ensure appropriate Office Depot and Office Max’s selling techniques are executed. This position develops talent, provides positive and constructive feedback, and appropriate coaching and counseling to associates. The person in this role will lead, motivate and inspire associates and foster a customer/client first environment resulting in a memorable and positive client experience; building customer retention, strong relationships, and brand awareness and loyalty.  The Sales Manager is also a “Key Carrier” and will be considered the Leader on Duty in the absence of other management.
     
    The Sales Manager assists with the merchandising, operations and execution of store and company standards in addition to resolving both associate and customer relations’ concerns. He/she will proactively engage with customers to exceed their needs and work to generate revenue by driving a sales culture. Quickly builds ongoing customer/client relationships and becomes a trusted advisor. Partners with General Manager to execute on new business-related services and product launches and develop strategies to improve conversion and Average Order Value (AOV). Is as a Change Champion, supporting and initiating change.    The essential functions of this position may require you to consent to periodic comprehensive background checks conducted by a third-party.
     

    Responsibilities

    1. Leads, coaches and inspires associates, while fostering a culture that builds trust, brand loyalty and exceptional customer/client service delivery. Creates and manages a sales focused environment through the training and development of associates. Accountable for the assessment and development of all services and sales associates, ensuring that all associates have completed and maintain their certification, as applicable (print, tech, etc.) 
    2. Deliver exceptional customer/client service by observing, listening, interacting and following up with customers to ensure satisfaction and issue resolution. Builds a culture which drive sales through motivating associates to be product experts and customer focused.  This is a business sales leader and a role model for superior customer service by demonstrating an understanding and high degree of proficiency using the Office Depot and Office Max sales principles.  Proactively observes, coaches, and provides feedback to associates to enhance their proficiency in this area.  
    3. Responsible for increasing sales and profitability through conversion, AOV (Average Order Value), and customer satisfaction improvement across all categories.   
    4. Accountable for velocity services and executes on new services product launches, including services and product protection plans. Drives merchandising sales contests.  
    5. In the absence of the General Manager, manages inventory/inventory levels, assets and expenses within the store by applying financial controls and routinely reviewing all operational processes including receiving, data entry, cash handling, and payroll control.  Will also be responsible for managing merchandise flow-through and replenishment processes.  
    6. Consistently maintains store appearance to company guidelines and keep in a neat, clean, well-stocked environment. Adhere to all standards related to signage labeling, planogram integrity, and merchandise presentation.  
    7. Responsible for managing performance, talent assessment, development and recognition of associates. Manages the performance appraisal process by delivering timely and valuable developmental feedback and reviews to all associates. Supports an environment that embraces diversity and encourages creative, innovative thinking and risk taking. Provides direction, coaching, and real time counsel related to all associate performance issues. Manages conflict effectively.  Drives the recruitment, retention and development of a diverse range of talented people by participating in the interviewing and selection process.  
    8. Leads daily, weekly, and monthly store meetings to ensure the accurate communication of company initiatives, policies and procedures, as well as updates to the daily operations of the store. Ensures associate understanding of company benefits, directives, and other programs.  
    9. Obtains and maintains Sales Leader certification and other position specific certifications as required. Completes all management training; including (but not limited to) Anti-Harassment, Code of Ethics, etc. Adheres to OSHA, Worker’s Compensation, wage and hour, I-9 compliance and other legal requirements.

     

    Requirement
     

    Qualifications

     

    High School diploma or equivalent; Bachelor’s degree preferred

    Business, Marketing, Retail Management, or another related field preferred

    Minimum two years of experience in retail, including management and/or supervisory in a sales driven, customer-oriented company. Sales experience in a services industry a plus.

    Pay, Benefits & Work Schedule

    Office Depot and OfficeMax offers competitive salaries, a benefits package, which includes a 401(k) and more, along with plenty of opportunity to move and grow within our organization! For immediate consideration for this exciting position, please click the Apply Now button.

    How to Apply

     

    Click the Apply Now button and follow the instructions on each page. When you have completed the application, click the submit button.

    Equal Employment Opportunity

     

    Office Depot and OfficeMax is committed to providing equal employment opportunities in all employment practices. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), gender (including gender identity and expression), ancestry, national origin, citizenship status, marital status (including registered domestic partnership status), age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, military and veteran status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

    We will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

    Other Information

     

    Leads, coaches and inspires associates, while fostering a culture that builds trust, brand loyalty and exceptional customer/client service delivery. Creates and manages a sales focused environment through the training and development of associates. Accountable for the assessment and development of all services and sales associates, ensuring that all associates have completed and maintain their certification, as applicable (print, tech, etc.)

    Deliver exceptional customer/client service by observing, listening, interacting and following up with customers to ensure satisfaction and issue resolution. Builds a culture which drive sales through motivating associates to be product experts and customer focused.; Is a business services sales leader and a role model for superior customer service by demonstrating an understanding and high degree of proficiency using the Office Depot and Office Max sales principles.; Proactively observes, coaches, and provides feedback to associates to enhance their proficiency in this area.

    Responsible for increasing sales and profitability through conversion, AOV (Average Order Value), and customer satisfaction improvement across all categories.;

    Accountable for velocity services and executes on new services product launches, including services and product protection plans. Drives merchandising sales contests.

    In the absence of the General Manager, manages inventory/inventory levels, assets and expenses within the store by applying financial controls and routinely reviewing all operational processes including receiving, data entry, cash handling, and payroll control.; Will also be responsible for managing merchandise flow-through and replenishment processes.

    Consistently maintains store appearance to company guidelines and keep in a neat, clean, well-stocked environment. Adhere to all standards related to signage labeling, planogram integrity, and merchandise presentation.

    Responsible;for managing performance, talent assessment, development and recognition of associates. Manages the performance appraisal process by delivering timely and valuable developmental feedback and reviews to all associates. Supports an environment that embraces diversity and encourages creative, innovative thinking and risk taking. Provides direction, coaching, and real time counsel related to all associate performance issues. Manages conflict effectively.; Drives the recruitment, retention and development of a diverse range of talented people by participating in the interviewing and selection process.

    ;

    ;

    Fair Chance Ordinance

    We will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records City & County of San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance

    Read More Read Less

  • Benefits

    At Office Depot, we offer our benefits around the 5 facets of Total Well-Being: Physical, Emotional, Work-Life, Financial, and Community. Here’s a look into what we offer:

    Physical:

    • Health Insurance
    • Wellness Fairs
    • Flu shots
    • Fitness & Nutrition Programs
    • Ergonomic Support
    • Return-to-Work Programs

    Emotional:

    • Mental Health Benefits
    • Support Programs

    Work-Life:

    • Location Events & Activities
    • Onboarding Plan & 'Buddy'
    • Recognition & Rewards Programs
    • Flexible Work Schedules
    • Paid Holidays
    • Paid Time Off

    Financial:

    • Retirement Programs
    • 401(k) Match
    • FSA/HSA Pre-Tax Benefits
    • HSA Match
    • HRA Funding
    • Discounts/Perks
    • Life/Disability Plans

    Community:

    • Charitable Giving
    • Volunteering & Mentorship
  • Benefits Part-Time

    At Office Depot, we offer our benefits around the 5 facets of Total Well-Being: Physical, Emotional, Work-Life, Financial, and Community. Here’s a look into what we offer:

    Emotional:

    • Employee Assistance Programs

    Community:

    • Associate Resource Groups focused on Diversity and Inclusion
  • About Us

    As the working world continues to evolve, so are we. Shifting from an office supplies retailer to a business services platform is not a simple task, nor is it one we take lightly. It requires the diverse talents and contributions from each and every associate – all driven by our 5C culture of Customer, Commitment, Change, Caring and Creativity. We’re working together to make a difference, challenge the status quo, and be the trusted experts that help our customers manage their businesses. We’ve got 40,000+ associates to date – and we’re always looking to add great talent to our team. The once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to help transform our company to fuel the businesses and communities around us is knocking. Start your #LifeAtDepot and discover how you can be a part of the transformation.

 
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Career Progression

  • 2012
    SALES/SOLUTIONS ADVISOR
  • 2014
    GENERAL MANAGER
  • 2018
    STORE PROJECTS MANAGER
  • 2020
    SR. PRODUCT DIRECTOR

Associate Spotlight

Phillip R
 

Phillip Rumpf

Retail District Sales Manager

Meet Phillip Rumpf, our Retail District Sales Manager in the Salt Lake City UT market. Phillip has been with Office Depot for 5 years now, and in that time, he has quickly advanced through our stores organization as a Customer Service Manager, Assistant Store Manager, Store Manager and now as District Sales Manager.

The path to his current position has been challenging and rewarding and his leadership took the opportunity to develop him and encourage his ambitions along the way. As a Store Manager, Phillip was identified as a high potential leader and was selected for our “Blue Angels” program for leadership development which led to his current DSM role.

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