Working at Winmark
We are always in search of talented individuals in management, support, and business development to support our award-winning brands as well as our technology and equipment leasing customers.
Winmark is always looking for potential candidates for our ever-growing operations areas.
We are seeking a talented retail professional interested in using their retail management expertise to help our brands small business owners! Our Field Operations Managers provide business consulting support to a region of stores (approximately 35-50) in all areas of operations, financial analysis and small business development. Provide constructive tools, guidance, and feedback with focus on improved operational and financial performance in each franchised location, as well as, continued region and brand growth.
Qualifications include 4-7 years retail management experience including inventory, financial management, and P&L analysis, preferable in multi-unit retail management with soft lines or similar industry. Strong relationship-building, problem solving, verbal and written communication skills are essential. Position works fairly independently with approximately 40% out of town travel (must be able to travel every other week or 2 full weeks/month in an out-of-town region). Great opportunity to take the next step in your career beyond store management! Position is based in Minneapolis, MN.
Winmark Capital Corporation, a solution-driven middle market leasing company and division of Winmark Corporation, has an opportunity for a sales professional with a successful track record to call on targeted companies. Position will lead the sales effort by successfully developing new business and partnering opportunities with high-level key decision makers in a territory.
Qualifications include: minimum of 3-5 years of proven direct sales development experience calling on medium to large companies. Must be able to work independently and be driven by success in building relationships, closing sales, and earning substantial income. Position works out of business office and requires approximately 15 - 20% travel to a remote geographic territory. Position based in either our Minneapolis, MN or Santa Barbara, California offices.
Winmark is always looking for potential candidates for our ever-growing Support Center team!
We are seeking a recent grad or entry-level IT candidate to assist our franchisees in their use of technology related products and services in 1,184 retail stores nationwide and growing. Our Support Center Technicians diagnose and resolve issues relating to Winmark Corporation's proprietary and third party software, networks, hardware, and peripherals. This phone support role handles calls timely and professionally, logging the calls and the resolution.
Qualifications include 2–4 years of computer-related support and/or education, with A+ and/or Network+ certification preferred, or willingness to obtain certification. Must possess knowledge of PCs and operating systems including troubleshooting capabilities and networking experience. Successful candidates are detail oriented with excellent problem solving skills and good verbal and written communication skills. Previous customer service or retail experience is desired, diplomacy with franchisees, professionalism, confidentiality, and tact are required. Position is based in Minneapolis, MN.
Winmark Corporation has an excellent opportunity for someone interested in continued growth in their marketing career!
Marketing Managers lead the marketing function for a brand by developing, managing, and implementing multichannel marketing programs to drive franchisee sales and maintain integrity of the brand. They also facilitate effective communication internally with brand staff and externally with vendors, advise franchise owners on annual marketing strategy to ensure successful marketing programs, and work cross-functionally with Director of Marketing, Creative Manager, and fellow marketing staff as a subject matter expert.
Qualifications include a 4 year degree in marketing or related field, along with 3 - 5 years’ hands-on marketing experience in both traditional and digital channels including social media and management of outside resources and vendors. Must also have a strong understanding of digital and social marketing and awareness of established and emerging digital and social marketing practices, concepts, and procedures.
Join our team! This is a great opportunity to start your career!
We are seeking a candidate with previous administrative experience in a fast-paced environment with strong organizational and time management skills. This position would be responsible for providing support in coordinating and processing legal documents for brands relating to franchise development, ensuring transactions and paperwork involved in development, transfers, terminations, store closings, and relocations. This position would also provide part-time Receptionist responsibilities, answering calls on a multi-line phone system, transferring calls and greeting visitors.
Qualifications include a BA or BS in business or related field as well as a proficiency in Word and Excel. Exposure to CRM or similar softward is helpful.