In partnership with store leadership, work alongside store associates providing daily direction, communication and training to execute daily action plans in accordance with Vera Bradley’s objectives and standards. ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES (Note: Other duties may be assigned) To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Set high standards and motivate the team to create The Experience Responsible for exceeding sales goals, building store traffic, converting Guests, interacting with the product, and promoting campaigns and contests to drive brand awareness and lasting customer relationships. Act a liaison between store associates and store leadership to create a fun and collaborative work environment Maintain an awareness of loss prevention by supporting a culture of honesty and connecting the links between creating The Experience, store associate engagement and shrink EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE High School graduate or equivalent strongly preferred Prior retail experience strongly preferred; prior management experience strongly preferred Experience in specialty retail strongly preferred. Experience with retail POS system a plus KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Dependable with open availability and flexible to work nights, weekends and holidays. Strong desire and ability to serve customers and solve problems Ability to lead, motivate and promote a team environment Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills Detail oriented with the ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.