What does a Showing Assistant do?
Showroom managers have a director-level role overseeing the sales floor of a retail operation, generally one involving cars or other expensive, high-value merchandise. They lead and supervise a team of sales specialists and support staff. They establish department policies, strategies, and sales target numbers and objectives. They play an active role in strategic planning, and help brainstorm and develop innovative and creative marketing strategies to build brand awareness and generate leads and sales. These roles may involve sales quotas and compensation may be structured to be partially reliant on commissions and bonuses.
Showroom managers typically have a bachelor’s degree in a business field, although an equivalent level of relevant professional experience may be acceptable. They should have a strong sales background, including roles with managerial duties. These roles require strong leadership skills and motivational abilities.
- Report any problems, discrepancies or unusual situations that arise.
- Establish goals, budget time, and set priorities to achieve desired objectives.
- Respond to phone calls and questions from guests in a manner that is consistent with guest service philosophy.
- Assist with all opening and closing duties as assigned by management.
- Monitor the cleanliness and operation of theatre vending equipment.
- Ensure tickets are sold in accordance with company policy.
- Operate POS system, including the proper handling of and responsibility for accuracy of cash drawer, credit cards, travelers' checks, gift cards and redeemed coupons as well as concession stock inventory.
- Operate, prepare and clean all concession related equipment.
- Manage crowd control and assist guests in finding seats in auditoriums when necessary.
- Conduct in theatre inspections to monitor picture and sound quality, watch for film and content theft, and help maintain a safe quality environment within the auditoriums.
- Clean auditoriums at the end of scheduled shows and maintain clean restrooms, lobby area, hallways and other areas outside of the auditorium.
- Supervise the receiving of products and ensure that the proper paperwork is completed.
- Perform calculations with speed and accuracy and identify and correct errors.
- Establish, develop and maintain positive business and customer relationships.
- Create quotations and Design Portfolio for customers for their selections.
- Review inventory for product rotation on a daily basis to prevent shrinkage and damages.
- Process cash and credit transactions accurately and dealing with customer refunds.
- Train employees in job responsibilities and safe operating procedures.
- Associate's Degree in business.
- Strong command of English language and good communication skills.
- Well-developed expense control capabilities.
- A confident, natural leader and problem solver with demonstrated critical thinking and collaboration skills.
- Expected to convey in-depth product knowledge.
- Able to display confidence, strong work ethic, and positive attitude.
How much does a Showing Assistant make?
Showing Assistant Career Path
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