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 Corporation has an excellent opportunity for someone interested in continued growth in their retail operations career!
As a New Store Development Manager, you will travel pre-opening to new stores, ensuring brand standards are met and providing guidance regarding inventory levels, product mix, merchandising, pre-opening advertising, staff hiring and training, reviewing business plans, and all other operational areas, as well as assisting through opening days.
Position will also develop, update and monitor store design, layout, and merchandising for new stores to maintain efficient and consistent brand standards, as well as assist in the development, creation, and facilitation of training programs to ensure franchisees attain the necessary knowledge and skills for effective store and business operations.
Qualifications include a 2 or 4 year degree in business management or related, preferred, along with 3+ years’ experience in retail operations, store design and construction, or similar. Excellent written and oral communication skills required along with potential to train small to medium groups. Must be able to multi-task and work independently, as this position is 40 – 50% travel.
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.
Join our 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 sales career!
As Sales Coordinator, you will be the primary support for Franchise Development and Winmark Franchise Partners (WFP) in tracking, qualifying, and updating leads in the system. You will work closely with franchise consulting and referral networks, and act as the marketing and public relations liaison for both Franchise Development and WFP.
The position will also maintain resale lists for all brands on websites and in CRM, track and provide the metric reporting status on incoming leads, research and assist with network and individual consultant networking opportunities, and write and update ads for transfer listings.
Qualifications include a 2 or 4 year degree in business or related field, along with 3+ years' experience in sales support, franchising environment preferred. Excellent verbal and written communication skills along with strong phone presence. Must display a high degree of professionalism, tact, confidentiality, and diplomacy. Must possess strong organizational and time management skills with strong attention to detail. Must be able to handle multiple projects.