From Product Care Specialists to General Managers, Showplace employees share two qualities - a desire to satisfy customers and a desire to grow as a team.
We build relationships with our customers, with our co-workers, and with our product and support vendors.
These relationships make Showplace strong.
If you would like to join the Showplace family, complete our application (click here for PDF) and bring it to any Showplace location (or stop by and get an application at the store), email your resume to HR@showplacerents.com, or visit our CareerBuilder Showplace page.
Accountable for overseeing the operations of a rent to own store to attain objectives in revenue, delinquency rate, customer service and store profitability.
General Manager Job Description
Accountable for attainment of personal sales performance, maximizing store revenue and building customer base.
Sales Representative Job Description
Accountable for effectively managing customer accounts and achieving delinquency and revenue goals.
Account Manager Job Description
Product Care Specialist
Accountable for the timely and proper delivery of product to and from customer homes as well as performing miscellaneous store duties.
Product Care Specialist Job Description
Benefits Working at Showplace Rent to Own
- - Major Medical
- - Dental
- - Vision
- - Long-Term Disability
- - Short-Term Disability
- - Life Insurance
- - 401(k) - Employer Match
- - Paid Vacation & Holidays
- - Competitive Wage Range
- - Monthly Bonus
This position is accountable for directing the daily activities of a group of employees toward established goals. The General Manager ensures that the store and its employees comply with compa-ny policies and procedures, seize every opportunity to improve sales revenue, and control the cost of operations. The General Manager helps employees understand the factors contributing to the store’s success and teaches them how they can contribute to that success each day.
Senior management establishes the basic merchandise and inventory levels for the store. District Managers monitor these levels. However, the General Manager is responsible for maintaining the proper mix and level of merchandise for the store by placing orders through the proper channels.
In addition to placing orders, the General Manager completes the following tasks in relation to merchandise:
- - Receives merchandise from vendors.
- - Completes proper inventory records.
- - Maintains constant awareness of the location of all merchandise assigned to the store.
- - Performs weekly audits to ensure the safety of company assets.
- - Directs the merchandising of the store to make it easy for the sales team to sell and for the customer to buy.
- - Appropriately re-prices merchandise to promote the movement of slow moving inventory.
- - From time to time, General Managers may need to repetitively lift and maneuver store products and equipment including but not limited to household furniture, appliances and electronics.
The General Manager is also accountable for training all store personnel to help them become job proficient. The General Manager works daily with employees to provide direction identify problems and recommend solutions. If changes are needed that are outside the budget limits, the General Manager must get approval from the District Manager before making the change.
The General Manager will participate with management in the development of goals and budgets for the store. Management and the General Manager will review the progress of the store against those plans throughout the fiscal year.
Sales Representatives are experienced professionals and have proven sales skills. A Sales Representative is motivated from within and consistently meets and exceeds sales expectations.
Individuals in this position have quality interpersonal skills and are typically the first of all store personnel to meet, greet and develop customer relationships and build additional customer base. These interpersonal attributes include quality telephone etiquette and sales presentation skills used for proactive prospecting and re-lationship selling. Sales Representatives must consistently apply professional prospecting techniques to generate new business while maintaining a high level of customer service for current customers.
Sales Representatives understand the value and benefits of the Showplace rental program as well as corporate marketing programs and communicate these to all current and prospective customers. This position adds value by creatively developing in-store marketing promotions and recommending their usage to store management. Sales Representatives also study, learn and understand all product features and benefits and possess the ability to both communicate and demonstrate these to customers ensuring the customer’s value and understanding.
This incumbent is a leader in merchandising and maintaining show-room cleanliness. They assist store management in monitoring inventory levels to maximize sales opportunities. They ensure all product is clean, working, well merchandised in an attractive manner, priced appropriately, and that all point of purchase ma-terials are in place. This may necessitate the individuals need to repetitively lift and maneuver store products and equipment including but not limited to household furniture, appliances and electronics.
Sales Representatives also perform other duties as assigned by store management to facilitate the accomplishment of store objectives such as product delivery and account management.
Account Managers are experienced in managing assigned customer accounts and achieving established levels of delinquency, charge-offs and revenue. A continuing challenge for the Account Manager is to maintain firm control over late customers while maintaining good customer relations. The Account Manager explains the rental agreement and terms and conditions of the rental agreement in a thorough manner with customers. When rental agreements expire, the Account Manager must call the customer on a systematic basis and follow- up with the customer until the account is cleared. Acceptable levels of store charge-offs are to be achieved by quality customer contact, skip tracing and working with local authorities for recoveries.
Due to the critical nature of customer contact maintained by all Account Managers, excellent interpersonal, quality literacy and baseline mathematical competencies are a requirement.
The Account Manager is accountable for maintaining sales levels as set by the General Manager. The incumbent must be able to handle walk-in customers and phone customers as well as communicate and demonstrate product features and benefits to create sales and enhance customer satisfaction.
The Account Manager performs other duties as assigned by store management to facilitate the accomplishment of store and team objectives. Some duties may include assisting in maintaining a well-merchandised showroom, product cleanliness, and product delivery. This may necessitate the ability to repetitively lift and maneuver all store products and equipment including but not limited to household furniture, appliances and electronics.
Product Care Specialist
The Product Care Specialist is our entry-level position, which provides an excellent way of getting to know the industry and provide a hands-on experience while learning the foundation of our company. There is no place like Showplace and no two days are the same in this position, keeping it new and exciting! Getting to go to our customers' homes and really get to build connections and lasting relationships. It provides a great chance to have a hands-on influence on bettering people’s lives; providing not only a service but great merchandise that they might not be able to obtain otherwise.
When you become a PCS at Showplace, you are working at the heart and soul of our company. Our Product Care Specialists have a distinct way of getting to know the company and culture, while maintaining a unique sense of independence and freedom. At Showplace, it is our mission to be a special place to work, a special place to shop and the best RTO in town! We pride ourselves on the culture and our focus of employee empowerment.
A Product Care Specialist is accountable for timely and proper delivery of product to and from customer homes by driving the store's company vehicle. They are also responsible for the basic setup and installation of products during delivery. Minor product repair and cleaning is also a primary function of the position.
- - Ability to lift furniture, appliances and televisions frequently with or without assistance
- - Willingness and the ability to work on Saturdays and some early evening hours
- - High energy and enthusiastic team player
We are strategic and deliberate in our daily operations. We hire unique, friendly, interesting people from all walks of life to carry our mission. Our employees want to come to work every day! We want every day to be fun!
With many leadership opportunities available, the PCS is the perfect way to get to know the industry, our customers, business and culture, and what makes us “us”…and learn why There is No Place Like Showplace!
Showplace is an independently owned and operated rent-to-own retailer of home furnishings, electronics, appliances, etc. We were founded in 1982, and operate fourteen (14) stores throughout Ohio. Our Corporate Office and Distribution Center are located in Marion, OH. Showplace offers comprehensive benefits including a competitive compensation package with major medical, vision, dental and life insurance, vacation, incentive bonuses, referral bonuses, an effective training program and a 401K with employer match.