FYE Job Application Online
As an outgrowing and developing company, FYE receives applications for different departments of the company. Applicants who would like to work at FYE can either provide their online application or directly can contact the human resources. This article mainly focuses on the applicable positions, detailed information about the current open positions and the application procedures. To have a deeper knowledge, only thing you need to do is to follow the requirements given in this article.
FYE, is an American chain of entertainment retail stores. As one of several Trans World Entertainment brands, it began in 1993 and was expanded in 2001 after buying out and rebranding mall-based Camelot, Strawberries, Record Town and Coconuts stores.
FYE Job Opportunities & Application Process
FYE receives application for open positions almost every season: some of the positions require experience and deeper knowledge in the specific area whereas the rest can be applied by unexperienced employees as well. Applicant who are willing for a position in FYE, can apply to the best fit for their future. However, the most important thing to keep in mind that the applicants are strictly expected to fulfill the age requirement. Nevertheless, for entry level positions, there exist no high-level qualification expectance, therefore, the sooner the application is made, the higher change the candidate has.
The store Sales Associate is the most critical aspect of a successful selling environment. If you love music, movies and all things entertainment and would enjoy interacting with our Customers who feel the same way, then this is where you want to be! Essential Job Responsibilities Sales Achieves assigned sales goals. Adheres to Corporate Customer Service Program and ensures customer satisfaction. Actively supports Store and District Management in complying with and conducting all corporate contests and promotions. Actively supports all sales programs and strives to achieve store sales plans. Communicates effectively with all members of the store staff. Works to maintain the teamwork essential for a successful, sales driven staff. Operations Adheres to all company policies and procedures. Protects all corporate assets by following Loss Prevention guidelines. Operates register quickly and accurately. Maintains cleanliness and housekeeping standards. Merchandising and Marketing Strives to continually increase personal product knowledge. Merchandises store in accordance with corporate communications. Special Projects Works on special projects as directed by Management.
Qualifications: Candidate must be sales and customer-service oriented.
Assistant Manager/Lead Sales Associate
Assistant Manager is responsible for operating the store in the absence of the Store Manager and Senior Assistant Manager. He or she will also assist in managing the business in accordance with the Company policies and procedures to maximize store profit. Essential Job Responsibilities Sales Ensures personnel and staff compliance to sales, customer service and satisfaction policies. Supports all sales initiatives, contests and events. Motivates staff to do so as well. Reviews opportunities in all product categories to maximize sales efforts of all Associates. Human Resources Takes active role in entire training process for new hires and existing Associates. Works with Store Manager on scheduling staff. Provides leadership and motivation focusing on maintaining a strong selling team. Provides input on Associate Performance Appraisals. Takes an active role in resourcing and interviewing potential candidates for the store. Operations Has keys to the store and is entrusted to open and close the store per policy. Protects Company assets. Takes responsibility for shipping and receiving product. Ensures physical condition and cleanliness of the store is in compliance with procedures. Keeps aware of all Loss Prevention issues and ensures Associate compliance with all polices. Ensures all cash handling and related bookkeeping is done properly. Works with Store Manager in controlling store expenses. Stays current in all store policies and procedures. Merchandising / Marketing Ensures compliance with all corporate directives such as promotional planners, price changes and special events. Maintains a high standard for visual appearance of the store. Keeps a good working knowledge of all product lines carried. Strives to improve product knowledge on an on-going basis. Keeps all Associates aware of the need for proper organization and alphabetizing of product. Communicates on an as-needed basis to ensure proper in-stock position. Management Takes full responsibility for all management functions in the absence of the Store Manager and Senior Assistant Manager.. Uses pro-active planning techniques to help schedule personnel and staff for daily and weekly tasks. Ensures store operates in a positive professional manner. Leads by example. Demonstrates a high level of enthusiasm, energy and a sense of urgency. Communicates all relevant issues to Store Manager that may affect store performance. Helps establish action plans to resolve any outstanding issues. Special Projects Works on special projects as directed by Management.
Qualifications: Candidate should have at least one year of retail experience. Candidate must possess professional and leadership skills and attributes. Candidate must desire a retail management position.
General Manager/Asst General Manager/Store Manager/Manager in Training
Achieves sales and profit plan for an assigned store by executing Company policies and procedures; identifies and takes advantage of product and merchandising opportunities; ensures excellent customer service; hires, trains and motivates the management and selling team; and, does related work as required. Distinguishing Features of the Work While a Store Manager works under the supervision of a District Manager and follows established policies and procedures, the manager is expected to apply initiative and creativity in driving sales and profits. The manager analyzes the profit and loss statement to minimize expenses and maximize productivity; the manager studies product sales, inventory and turnover to change product mix, to lower costs and increase sales. A Store Manager determines proper placement of product within the store, whether product lines such as video games, apparel, posters, etc. should be sold and quantities needed. While some approvals for these changes must be obtained, the manager must identify the need, and then support it (even sell it) to the proper authority. The Store Manager must also ensure that sales and customer service standards are met. While the Store Manager sometimes is working directly with customers on the selling floor, the manager is also skill practicing correct behaviors and selling skills for the Sales Associates, monitoring floor coverage, coaching Associates on selling efforts; and also observing and taking action on merchandising opportunities, loss prevention exposures, etc. Essential Job Responsibilities Sales Drives sales by modeling effective customer service for all Associates. Identifies Associates with selling deficiencies, analyzes opportunities for development, and initiates skill practicing where appropriate to further those areas for potential development previously identified. Effectively motivates others to meet and exceed sales plans. Develops and communicates performance goals to Associates. Monitors and analyzes Associate performance in accordance to those previously communicated goals and utilizes this information to effectively develop and assign associates to yield maximum sales. Analyzes sales trends by using all available resources. Consistently communicates with assigned merchandising representative to ensure appropriate product mix at store levels. Looks for, and communicates market opportunities to appropriate departments in order to drive sales. Communicates identified areas of opportunity to district manager for discussion. Actively supports store in conducting contests and promotions. Human Resources Ensures proper staffing by analyzing and identifying store needs. Uses past sales information but makes adjustments taking into consideration product releases, special and/or local events, weather conditions/forecasts, etc. Pro-actively recruits talent that possesses the attributes previously identified as being needed to drive sales. Develops Associates through training programs. Identifies opportunities to appropriately coach associates while they are performing. Looks for opportunities to effectively use skill practicing and model effective performance behaviors. Effectively motivates Associates to achieve position requirements. Reinforces positive Associate performance where appropriate. Analyzes and develops training plans for Associates who have been identified by the manager as underperforming through observation and result analysis. Ensures that store-level Associate performance appraisals are performed in a timely manner, incorporating the manager’s observations and analysis of performance. Conducts and documents counseling sessions consistently in regard to all associates where deemed necessary. Appropriately addresses and follows protocol for associate relations issues. Identifies potential issue areas and appropriately enforces Company policy through communication, training, and modeling appropriate behavior. Operations Maintains and controls all expenses to ensure store profitability. Analyses the store profit & loss statement to identify areas that may increase profitability. Makes all Associates partner in cost savings measures. Protects all corporate assets by following loss prevention guidelines. Analyzes store trends and identifies potential loss prevention issues within the store. Takes steps to reduce potential loss by effectively addressing those previously identified loss prevention issues. Effectively communicates with Regional Loss Prevention Manager. Ensures efficient use of payroll dollars by utilizing effective scheduling. Analyzes store sales trends and reviews upcoming events and releases that could impact scheduling needs and identifies scheduling needs throughout the upcoming weeks. Ensures adherence to all company policies and procedures. Models appropriate behavior at all times. Effectively reiterates and reinforces any changes in Company policy. Completes, maintains and submits all required company paperwork on a timely basis. Provides for a well maintained, clean and organized store to support efficient operations and a pleasant shopping environment. Analyzes and identifies areas of opportunity to enhance operational efficiency. Merchandising and Marketing Ensures that all aspects of inventory integrity occur (receiving and returns, price changes, cycle counts, and rush ordering). Monitors staff performance in these areas, and identifies areas for further development. Effectively merchandises store. Follows corporate communications and identifies areas of possible opportunity through analyzing sales trends, and projecting local trends that may affect store sales. Strives to continually increase personal product knowledge and that of all store Associates. Through observation and interaction, analyzes Associate strengths and weaknesses in regard to product knowledge and develops an action plan for further development based on genre needs of the store. Actively shops competition to maintain awareness of strategies, developments and opportunities. Identifies areas of opportunity to increase store sales based on observed trends. Monitors product level in store. Communicates product needs based on analysis of sales trend, and any local trends that could influence sales identified by the manager. Management The Store Manager establishes a positive, professional, sales and profit-oriented atmosphere, and always leads by setting the appropriate example. Shows fairness, good judgment, and consistency in decision making and delegation of responsibilities. Exhibits awareness, sense of urgency and organization. The Store Manager must plan, organize, delegate, execute and follow-up based on the continual analyzing and identification of store needs. Assists District Manager with special projects as requested. Communicates regularly and maintains a framework of open communication with district manager and all subordinates to provide a flow of relevant business information.
Qualifications Minimum one to two years of store management experience. Candidate must be available for a minimum of 44 hours per week. Completion of some college studies or college graduation is preferred.
Senior Assistant Manager
The Senior Assistant Manager is the true second in command of the store. A fully trained and successful Senior AM possesses the same operational knowledge as the Store Manager and can run the store in the absence of a Store Manager. Becoming a Store Manager is not a pre-requisite to be in the Senior AM position but if interested, successful Senior AM’s will be considered for promotion to Store Manager. Essential Job Responsibilities Sales Motivates, and leads by example. E.g. demonstrates selling and customer service skills on the selling floor, acting as a role model. Trains and coaches sales Associates in company selling skills and techniques, using the approved training program materials and all its tools as prescribed within policy. Is responsible for ensuring customer satisfaction. Supports all sales initiatives, contests, and events. Reviews opportunities in all product categories to maximize sales efforts of all associates. Human Resources Actively participates in own development according to current training and individual development plans, using the assigned Training Store Manager as an ongoing resource. Takes active role in entire training process for new hires, following guidelines and provides ongoing training and coaching for existing Associates, seeking out all current available resources. Provides leadership and motivation, focusing on maintaining a strong team, thereby limiting turnover to the current acceptable standard. Assists the Store Manager by providing input on Associate performance appraisals. Takes an active role in sourcing and interviewing potential candidates for the store. Actively participates in promoting communication among and providing feedback to Associates and management to ensure that all store members are aware of standards, initiatives, policies, best practices, etc. Operations Has keys to the store and is entrusted to open and close the store per policy. Takes responsibility for shipping and receiving product. Ensures physical condition and cleanliness of the store is in compliance with operational policies and procedures. Protects Company assets and keeps aware of all loss prevention issues and ensures Associate compliance with all polices. Ensures all cash handling and related bookkeeping is done properly. Works with Store Manager in controlling store expenses. Stays current with all store policies and procedures. Maintains close contact with financial paperwork and has working knowledge of how to interpret and react to this information, specifically the store P&Ls and the TIMS Reports. Merchandising / Marketing Ensures compliance with all corporate directives such as planners, price changes and special events. Maintains the Company standards for visual appearance of the store. Keeps a good working knowledge of all product lines carried. Strives to improve own product knowledge and the product knowledge of associates on an on-going basis. Keeps all Associates aware of the need for proper organization and alphabetizing of product. Communicates with the appropriate Merchandising representatives on an as-needed basis to ensure proper in-stock position and to ensure that local sales opportunities are capitalized upon. Management Takes full responsibility for all management functions in the absence of the Store Manager. Uses pro-active planning techniques to help schedule staff for daily and weekly tasks. Demonstrates a high level of enthusiasm, energy, and a sense of urgency. Communicates to the Store Manager all relevant issues that may affect store performance. Desirable Training, Experience, and
Qualifications for Senior AMs: Must possess professional and leadership skills and attributes. Must be willing to work a minimum of 40 hours per week. Should have at least one year of retail experience and prior management experience. College or other education beyond high school is preferred
Work Facts of FYE
Age Requirement: 16 years old
FYE Working Hours Varies by position and department.
Open Positions: Cashier, Customer Service Representative, Sales Associate, Assistant Manager, Second Assistant Manager, Store Manager, Distribution Center Associate, Distribution Center Supervisor, Human Resources Representative, Sales Manager
FYE Printable Application Form
If you could not find the proper position for your qualifications and make your online application from the current openings listed above, you would rather check, print and fill in the application form provided below for the position you search for at the nearest FYE to your location. The current quota for the position you would like to apply for may have not been updated yet, therefore, you can take your first step to your application by directly have contact with the company.
Printable Application PDF/Form: No.
How to Apply FYE Jobs: Official Site.