Store Manager

Chicago, IL
Sep 14, 2017
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Job Description

Tired of working for "Big Box" Retailers who don't hear your voice? See your vision? Allow you to

We have a cure for your blues! AKIRA!

AKIRA has been taking the Chicago fashion scene by storm since 2002 and is looking to continue our serious growth! We are always looking for TOP TALENT

We are looking for sales driven, motivated, unique, and fashion fanatical individuals to run our stores and grow our brand. If you have visions of running your own boutique but don't have the funds, we offer you the chance to get a taste of what that is like. No, we are not giving you a store, but we are giving you the chance to run one as if it were your own.

We provide a unique, fun, work environment where dance offs regularly take place, thinking outside of the box is a definite, and being you is a must! The ability to sell water to elephants, exchange tweets with your always growing clientele and motivate others around to outsell you will make you AKIRA royalty. The opportunities to grow with AKIRA are endless (as your wardrobe would be as well)!

Who are GREAT AKIRA Managers?
  • Individuals with PROVEN sales and leadership experience
  • People-person with a fun, positive attitude who can motivate and mentor while setting the tone for an exciting work day
  • Must be able to inspire a team of stylists to sell, Sell, SELL...did we mention selling?
  • Clients WANT to take down your phone number and have you style them again
  • People who to think and act like owners (without having the hassle of paying the electricity!)
  • Change is exciting and inspiring
  • Fashion Fanatics who keep up on the latest trends
  • Possess at least 1 year of previous retail management experience


To learn more about AKIRA check us out at

Company Description
About AKIRA:

Fifteen years ago, AKIRA opened the doors to its first women's clothing boutique in Chicago. Since then, the company has extended its reach to 26 stores across 4 states, as well as a thriving eCommerce business ( AKIRA is poised for sustained growth as we continue to build a nationally recognized brand.

AKIRA offers incentive compensation, competitive benefits, and we are committed to encouraging internal development and providing significant career enrichment opportunities. Most importantly, what has propelled AKIRA'S growth and success over the years has been the dynamic culture within the company - if you are filled with passion, have a strong desire to get things done, and if you want to go to a place where you know your work matters and where you can implement your ideas and decisions, then AKIRA just might be the place for you.

Chicago, IL


Wed, 13 Sep 2017 11:27:31 PDT