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    Join the Sole Focus Running Team!

    Love running? Great! Are you a good listener? Perfect! Are you eager to be a part of something that will have a positive impact on your community? Then we'd love to hear from you! Sole Focus Running is committed to keeping our community active by providing top notch customer service in getting folks in the right gear. We sponsor various local races, promote local running groups and host various group runs, clinics and shoe demos.

    CURRENT OPENINGS

    FLOOR MANAGER (Open Until Filled)

    At Sole Focus Running our staff is the face of run specialty. We hire people who aim to give each customer an excellent in-store experience from shoe fittings to general running knowledge.

    The Floor Manager ensures each customer the best experience in the industry, utilizing the sales techniques and product information you receive from our Dynamic Footwear Specialist training, which includes interviewing each customer, conducting a static and dynamic analysis and educating customers on the benefits of products we offer that benefit their specific goals. Floor Managers help keep the front of the shop well merchandised and clean, while assisting with general shop operations.

    Additionally, Floor Managers help keep staff productive and hold them accountable, coaching throughout the day and ensuring daily tasks are completed.

    Job Responsibilities: 

    • Greeting customers as they enter the store
    • Providing industry leading customer service
    • Always keeping the sales floor clean and tidy
    • Filling in products that are low/out of stock and placing special orders for customers
    • Receiving and stocking products that come in
    • Merchandising the sales floor, overseeing shop and window displays
    • Answering phones and calling customers when orders arrive
    • Keeping the stock room clean and organized
    • Ring up customers utilizing our POS system
    • Processing returns
    • Basic knowledge of computers and Microsoft Office platform
    • Assisting with in-store and grassroots marketing via social media and planning location events.
    • Ability to lead a sales team and hold them accountable
    • Employee scheduling at that location
    • Coordinating small item fill in orders with sister store

    Requirements:

    • Friendly and upbeat personality
    • Problem solving skills
    • Ability to perform basic math. Must have PC and/or cash register skills. Past run specialty or retail experience a plus
    • Strong communication skills
    • Ability to work under pressure and multitask
    • Conflict resolution skills
    • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
    • Ability to climb a ladder
    • Available to work every other Saturday and fill in as needed
    • Running background preferred
    • Approx 30 hours/week (three 7hr days and one-half day plus rotating Saturdays)

     

    Benefits

    • 60 Hours Paid Time Off after 90 days
    • Six paid holidays per year (New Years Day, Memorial Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas & Boxing Day)
    • After one-year, occasional travel to trade shows or conferences
    • Seeded & discounted footwear and apparel
    • Option to host a “family fit night” for your immediate family members to come in and get fitted and for you to purchase shoes at cost as gifts, once a year.  
    • Satisfaction in helping people reach their health and fitness goals

    Starting Hourly Rate: $17-$20/hr.

    Please indicate your location of interest. 

     

    FIT SPECIALISTS (accepting applicants-both locations)

    A Fit Specialist ensures each customer the best experience in the industry, utilizing the sales techniques and product information you receive from our Dynamic Footwear Specialist training, which includes interviewing each customer, conducting a static and dynamic analysis and educating customers on the benefits of products we offer that benefit their specific goals.

    Additionally, Fit Specialists will perform POS transactions and assist with keeping the shop tidy.  

    Job Responsibilities: 

    • Greeting customers as they enter the store
    • Providing industry leading customer service
    • Always keeping the sales floor clean and tidy
    • Answering phones and calling customers when orders arrive
    • Keeping the stock room clean and organized
    • Ring up customers utilizing our POS system
    • Basic knowledge of computers and Microsoft Office platform
    • Assisting with in-store and grassroots marketing via social media and planning location events.
    • Lead or participate in occasional shop events.

    Requirements:

    • Friendly and upbeat personality
    • Problem solving skills
    • Ability to perform basic math. Must have PC and/or cash register skills. Past retail experience a plus.
    • Strong communication skills
    • Ability to work under pressure and multitask
    • Conflict resolution skills
    • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
    • Ability to climb a ladder
    • Available to work some Saturdays
    • Running background preferred
    • Flexible schedule

    Benefits

    • Seeded & discounted footwear and apparel
    • Occasional free race entries
    • Satisfaction in helping others achieve their running and fitness goals
    • A good way to learn the industry, can lead to promotions or opportunities within industry 

    Starting Hourly Rate: 13.00-15.00/hr

     

     

    Need Assistance? Call or Text us during business hours for help with shoe selection

    Staunton: 540-466-5674

    Harrisonburg: 540-688-6033

     

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