Hard Rock International Retail Sales Manager in United States

From the brand that rocks the world, a career that rocks yours! We are seeking talented individuals to join the band and help launch the Hard Rock brand in the region.

This individual will direct retail operations while ensuring that the business is maximizing its potential. He/she will be responsible for the financial results of the department as well as development and retention of human capital.


  • People - To provide a positive “employee life cycle” for all staff members during their tenure with Hard Rock.

  • Guest Experience - To provide an authentic experience that “rocks” for Hard Rock guests by ensuring that the retail business is visually inviting, maintains the proper inventory, and provides amplified service.

  • Profit - To operate a financially profitable retail business operation.

  • Sales - To grow the business by using innovative sales and marketing concepts.

  • Brand – Lives the Brand

  • Coordinate operations between departments.

  • Teach/coach and document team members who fail to meet standards to maintain a high quality workforce.

  • Present a professional image to team members, guests, clients, owners and investors.

  • Attend client functions and designated parties to provide support, ensure guest satisfaction and promote future business.

  • Build business/market share by thinking of new ways to promote the company and by participating in local events to increase sales and profits.

  • Develop and maintain positive relationships within the business and social community.

  • Spearhead philanthropic initiatives.

  • Work as a team, helping all team members complete the required activities that ensure we blow away Guest expectations.

  • Maintain low staff turnover rate and high morale.

  • Operate ethically to protect the image of Hard Rock.

  • Utilize programs designed to help Save the Planet.

This job description reflects the position’s essential functions; it does not encompass all of the tasks that may be assigned.


  • Proven track record of managerial success in a fast paced environment by possessing the experience, ability, and knowledge to move the business forward financially while focusing on human capital.

  • Proven track record of making high quality decisions and the ability to make complex decisions.

  • Applicable standard of education is required.


  • Strong leadership behaviors coupled with the technical skill set to drive the business toward success.

  • Adherence to health/safety and food safety regulations.

  • Must possess strong communication and listening skills, excellent speaking, reading and writing.

  • Comprehend and use technical or professional language, either written or spoken, to communicate complex ideas.

  • Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.

  • Multiple language abilities a plus, fluency in English required.


  • Ability to move throughout the corporate office and cafes during visits (standing, walking, kneeling, bending) for extended periods of time.

  • Ability to sit for extended periods of time.

  • Ability to make repeating movements of the arms, hands, and wrists.

  • Ability to express or exchange ideas verbally and perceive sound by ear.

  • Manual dexterity, hand-eye coordination, and ability to work with hand above shoulders.

  • Ability to occasionally, regularly, frequently move objects (lift, push, pull, balance, carry) up to 10 pounds.

  • Ability to turn or twist body parts in a circular motion.

  • Ability to tolerate exposure to heat, cold, and loud/noisy environment.

  • Ability to travel via auto or airplane for long periods of time.

Hard Rock Ottawa values diversity and is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing employment accommodation in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act.

If you require accommodation to apply or if selected to participate in an assessment process, please advise Human Resources.

We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those being considered for an interview will be contacted.

Requisition Number: 2018-5759