Best Buy General Manager - Store 369 (State College) in State College, Pennsylvania


Job Title:

General Manager - Store 369 (State College)

Location Number:

000369-State College-Store

Job Description:

What does a General Manager do?

The General Manager ensures Best Buy delivers on our customer promise as THE destination and authority for technology products and services. As Best Buy’s store-based executive your leadership will create an environment for an outstanding and differentiated customer and employee experience.

You will analyze store performance indicators against company goals and lead direct reports to develop plans to improve the business in partnership with District Leadership.

As the General Manager you will:

  • Be accountable for revenue, margin, and NOP budget across all channels including P&L analysis and action planning.

  • Maintain labor management, brand and merchandising standards, and inventory integrity throughout the entire store.

  • Manage partnerships and 3rd party programs to ensure seamless experience for customers.

  • Motivate and inspire the team to perform to their full potential and rally around the company mission, vision, and values.

  • Conduct regular store meetings, attend District/Territory meetings, and participate in special projects / initiatives as assigned.

  • Recruit, hire, and retain a diverse workforce.

  • Be an active participant in the community as a role model representing the Best Buy Brand.

What are the Professional Requirements of a General Manager?

Basic Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent

  • 3 Years Supervisory or Management experience OR 3 years of Military Leadership experience, inclusive of coaching, training, recognition and performance evaluation

  • 3 Years Sales or Service experience

  • 3 Years experience analyzing Profit & Loss/financial statements

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Associate Degree (2 year) in Business, Sales or related field

  • 1 Year Retail experience

  • 1 Year Consumer Electronics experience

  • 4 years of Military Leadership experience

  • Previous P&L ownership (including expense / labor management, shrink, forecasting)

  • Experience managing 3rd party vendor partnerships

  • Experience developing and leading change

  • Experience driving strategic initiatives

Req #:


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Job Level:

Manager with Direct Reports

Employment Category:

Full Time


Best Buy

About Us:

Best Buy Company and its Family of Brands

Best Buy is the world’s largest multi-channel consumer electronics retailer with stores in the United States, Canada, and Mexico. We are the 11th largest online retailer in the U.S. and Canada, we have the number one customer loyalty program of its kind and more than 1.6 billion visitors to our websites and stores each year. Our more than 165,000 employees are committed to helping deliver the technology solutions that provide value, enabling access to people, knowledge, ideas and fun – whether online, via mobile device or in our stores.

Additional Job Information:

What are my rewards and benefits?

Surrounded by the latest and greatest technology, a team of amazing coworkers and a work environment where anything is possible, you’ll find it easy to be your best when you work at Best Buy. While you’re making technology work for our customers, we’re making sure Best Buy works for you with our pay for performance philosophy. At Best Buy we offer top salaries for management, including both short and long term incentive plans based upon business results, as well as endless opportunities to grow in a dynamic work environment that’s part of an industry that never sleeps. From tuition reimbursement to deep employee discounts, to health, wealth and wellness benefits, we believe the success of our company depends on the passion of employees for learning, technology and people.

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