[Ouretail] Awesome Job opportunities at Hollister

ek335601 at ohio.edu ek335601 at ohio.edu
Mon Jan 5 21:21:46 EST 2009

Hi everyone~
This goes out to all the recent/upcoming graduates in the Cleveland area. I 
know that there may be a hand full of you that graduated after Fall Quarter and I 
truly encourage you to consider this opportunity!  I am the Store Manager at Hollister in Mentor,
Ohio and we are currently seeking recent college graduates to join our management team. There are 
positions available throughout NE Ohio within multiple brands (A&F, abercrombie, and Hollister).
It's a great place to start with a salary and benefits right out of school and in such a fast paced
environment there is tons of room for growth and promotion.  So for all those interested, please e-mail 
me your resume and we can set up an interview at your earliest convenience. I'm really looking forward 
to hearing back from you!  

Thanks so much and hope everyone had a safe and festive holiday season!

Erin Korona
ek335601 at ohio.edu 
erin_e_korona at yahoo.com

Here's a position description which can also be found at hollisterco.com:

The Hollister training program is a comprehensive 90-day plan focused on 
immersing the trainee in all aspects of running a store. Training is conducted 
in stores, and is broken down into weekly increments of focus. Each period the 
trainee will shadow a different member of the management team providing 
exposure to men's and women's merchandising, campus recruiting, scheduling, 
and basic principles of management. The store manager will conduct weekly 
performance assessments. Ideally, progression from this position to store 
manager should be within 8-10 months. After a successful period of store 
management various career opportunities include and are not limited to, 
district management, college recruiting, visual merchandising, and rehab team. 
Creativity and brand imaging are consistently communicated through a work 
hard, play hard mentality.

Career Field:
Store Management (can lead to opportunities such as District Management, 
Marketing, Recruiting, New Store Openings, Visual, Buying, Operational 
Training, and other).

Necessary Skills:
Bachelor's Degree
Effective Communicator
Capacity for rapid career growth
Eye for quality
Creative approach to problem solving
Great sense of style
Ability to think and react in a high-energy environment
Leadership ability
Entrepreneurial spirit

Full Benefits (medical and dental)
Salaried Position
Stock purchase plan
Paid vacation (after 6 months of employment)
401K (after 1 year of employment)
40 percent clothing discount

Assistant Mangers spend six to twelve months managing a specific department 
within the store. They are given accountability in order to become comfortable 
with leadership. Assistant Managers develop managerial and presentation skills.

Promotion to Store Manager could happen as quickly as a year from entry into 
the MIT program. Store Managers receive a salary increase and responsibility 
over MITs and Assistant Manager.

DMs (District Managers) are responsible for the operation of eight to ten 
stores. Each Store Manager reports directly to the DM. District Management 
involves consulting, training and teaching Store Managers. DMs receive a 
salary increase and are often relocated.



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