Presentation on theme: "Careers in Retail Management"— Presentation transcript:
1 Careers in Retail Management Speedway SuperAmerica
2 Retail: 2nd largest industry behind healthcare Why Retail?Retail: 2nd largest industry behind healthcareOver 1600 locations spanning 9 states in the MidwestOver 18,000 team members from the front lines to the boardroom2.8 Billion gallons of gasoline in 20032.3 billion dollars of related merchandise salesBenefits of being a wholly owned subsidiary of Marathon Oil
3 Defined Career Paths Why Retail? Fleet Sales Treasury Pricing CoordinatorMarketingTraining & DevelopmentSales AccountingFinanceInformation TechnologyHuman ResourcesCustomer RelationshipSafety & SecurityDiversity & CultureDistrict Manager TraineeDistrict ManagerAdvance District ManagerDevelopmental District ManagerDivision Coordinating ManagerRegion ManagerDivisional Vice-PresidentSenior Division Vice-PresidentOne PathMany Others
4 Training & Development CBTOn the Job TrainingClassroom
6 Leading Benefits Why Retail? Sick Pay Plan Tuition ReimbursementRelocation AssistanceVision CareScholarshipsU.S. Savings BondsCompany VehicleAdoption AssistanceAD & D PlansLong term Disability PlanHealth Benefits- Cigna, HMO, Blue Care, Health Plus, AetnaLife Insurance- SSA providedDental InsurancePension Plan –company funded++Contributory 401K PlanVacations- up to 5 weeksFamily, Medical, & Personal LeavePaid Holidays & Personal Days
7 Why Retail?CultureA clear vision, mission, and strategically aligned goalsEmployee centeredCustomer focusedCommunity involvementUnderstanding that our people and their development and success drive our business.
9 Shattering The Stereotypes Why Retail?ShatteringTheStereotypesRetail is long hours- Successful retailers have learned to use people skills and time management to establish a true work/life balance District Manager- 8a.m. – 5 p.m. “40 hour work week” Monday thru Friday Store Manager- 7a.m. – 5 p.m. “50 hour work week” Monday thru Friday Marketing Support- 8a.m. – 5 p.m. “40 hour work week” Monday thru FridayRetail is low wages & no benefits- The retail industry is very competitive in wages and benefits. Attracting top talent is job # Store Managers can earn between $40K - $50K with bonus District Managers can earn between $50 - $80K with bonus Marketing Support can earn upwards from $40K to six figures doeWho wants to work retail? % of all jobs support or are directly involved in marketing and retail activities. The future is bright and getting brighter for those up to the challenge!
10 Successful Candidates possess…… Why Retail?Successful Candidates possess……Superior Customer Service SkillsSuperior Interpersonal SkillsDecisiveFlexibleAnalyticalDrive and Determination to be Successful Leaders & Team Players
11 YOU bring to the table… Desire to be successful Why Retail?YOU bring to the table…Desire to be successfulFresh ideas and perspectiveTeam spirit and sense of community and cultureDetermination to meet the demands of the marketplaceCustomer Service Orientation—What Truly Matters
12 WE bring to the table… Why Retail? Opportunities to showcase your talentsOpportunity for personal & professional developmentRecognition & RewardsCareer Development PathsChallenge & AutonomyCollaborative Team EnvironmentsCompany Culture focused on your SuccessFinancial SecurityJob Security & GrowthBenefits & Wellness