Our client has a rich history providing award winning products and services to meet the needs of their customer’s recreational desires. Current ownership is fourth (4th) generation and have grown their business as a top-tier global retailer resource. Their vision and dedication have resulted in an organization that feels more like an extension of family than a workplace. Their humble nature, superior customer service and strategic manufacturing partnerships has earned them life-long relationships in their industry. Generational knowledge and experience representing the finest brands have taken them to the next level of growth. This growth is anchored in their core values: Satisfaction and Integrity.
Our client is looking for an experienced General Manager that will play a key role integrating growth strategies to create a best-in-class system. The General Managers responsibilities will be broad and include oversight of all operations, human resources, technology, marketing, sales and service. It is preferred that the ideal candidate must have distinguished themselves within the marine industry. The desired candidate will plan, execute, and coordinate the business to deliver results and grow. The General Manager must be dedicated to developing people and be comfortable working in a nontraditional, fast paced environment with highly intelligent, mission driven subordinates, peers, and superiors. Self-motivated and independent, this individual will be expected to set up operational policies and procedures, set tactical direction and structure for a multi-state organization. Candidate must be extremely hands-on and possess the ability to integrate cross functional teams, leveraging established performance and strengthening team integration.
This position reports to the Ownership and will have six (6) functional areas reporting directly
Along with leadership, the GM will mentor and coach the existing team to keep the integrity of the current culture intact. Organize resources to get things done, while using them effectively and efficiently. GM will create a documented strategic plan to free up the current leadership and set the course of tactical objectives. Set clear expectations, manage processes and procedures to ensure accountability through a workable performance management system. Help individuals set goals and assure the team is accomplishing their individual goals. This individual must have a strong work ethic with exceptional organizational skills. It is essential that the GM builds trust within the team while keeping high performing departments performing at existing and growth levels. GM must be innovative to create new opportunities and sustainability along with implementing best practices.
This position will be responsible for running a broad scope of responsibilities for eight (8) multi-state regions. This is a customer focused culture that takes pride in exceeding their customers’ expectations by delivering practical solutions and supreme service.
Leadership and Management:
• Bachelor’s Degree in business, finance or management required. MBA highly preferred.