We are looking for a COO (Chief Operating Officer) to oversee and grow all aspects of our iconic world-renowned bookstore. This includes developing and maintaining an overall strategic vision for the company that inspires a culture of exceptional customer service and continuous improvement. You will be the company’s second-in-command and responsible for the efficiency of the business. We need a passionate book-lover who has an active knowledge of the independent book selling industry. Someone who understands the retail world and can anticipate trends and identify solutions that support Strand as a historical destination bookstore.
Our COO will maintain a profitable operation that helps our company grow and thrive using the epitome of good business sense: someone who sustains strong sales with a focus on profitability, cost controls and brand stewardship. You should be a thoughtful leader and a confident decision-maker who can develop, challenge and champion leaders. You should be capable of implementing the store’s mission and goals, and enabling the store management team and staff to successfully overcome challenges as they arise.
The COO will work closely with the Owner/CEO to draft the store’s operating budget, goals and objectives, and plan significant business decisions prior to implementation. We want an inventive person who will build on the success of our independent bookstores through progressive thinking.
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