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Journeys Store Careers

Journeys believes in promoting from within. Over 65% of our home office employees started their careers at Journeys, working in our stores. The people who work in our stores embody the Journeys culture. Working in stores is the starting point for many of us in our careers, and we look forward to helping you start your journey.

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Sales Associate

Sales Associate

Your Typical Day

  • Your main goal each day is to drive sales and provide awesome service, which means that your priority is working with customers and selling product each day!
  • You will also help your store complete day-to-day tasks like helping merchandise the sales floor and updating the store’s sales floor with new product and marketing materials.
  • You will also receive training and development for your current and future roles within the company.
  • Spend your day with the coolest people around, listen to great music, and be yourself! There is no uniform, so you get to show off your style.

Growth Opportunities

  • Get career advancement opportunities - Journeys believes in promoting from within and wants you to have your dream job! Many of our company leaders started in this role.
  • Receive training and development for professional skills like salesmanship and store operations!
  • Grow your shoe collection all of our employees get 40% off!
  • See more work perks HERE.

You Are Good At

  • Selling
  • Being Driven
  • Communication
  • Customer Service
  • Being Dependable
  • Being Competitive

Journeys is culture, lifestyle, and attitude. Shoes, music, fashion -- no other company can come close. It will always go back to passionate people. You can be yourself & thrive to be the best in what ever you decide to do with Journeys. It’s limitless!

Jesse Dimas, Regional Vice President
Jesse Dimas
Assistant Store Manager

Assistant Store Manager

Your Typical Day

  • Start your day by checking in with the Store Manager and making a plan to meet your goals each day.
  • Your priority each day is to drive sales, which means you get to work with customers and sell product! You will focus on beating your sales goals and motivating your team to achieve their goals.
  • Supervise and help with tasks like processing incoming shipments, helping out with changes to the store’s visual displays and marking down shoes that are on sale.
  • With the help of your Store Manager, you will train and develop your staff.
  • Supervise and manage all aspects of daily store operations and loss prevention needs as needed by your Store Manager.
  • Work with and develop an awesome team!

Growth Opportunities

  • Grow your paycheck - the more you sell, the more money you make!
  • Get career advancement opportunities - Journeys believes in promoting from within! This position is the gateway to leadership within the company and a crucial role to Journeys’ success.
  • Receive training and development for professional skills like building a successful team.
  • Win awesome prizes like cash contests.
  • See more work perks HERE.

You Are Good At

  • Selling
  • Communication
  • Attention to Detail
  • Being Competitive
  • Being Self-Motivated
  • Coaching, Training and Developing Others
Beth Malone

I started as a Part-Time Sales Associate in high school. I realized I loved and was good at managing others, and was promoted to Store Manager at 19 years old. At 25, I was promoted to District Manager. Journeys truly cares about their people and provides all the advancement tools you need to succeed.

Beth Malone, District Manager
Store Manager

Store Manager

Your Typical Day

  • Start your day by making a plan. Check in with your employees on a regular basis, and communicate expectations for your team to help them succeed.
  • Your primary goal each day is to drive sales with every action, which means beating your sales goals and motivating your employees to attain their goals.
  • Train and develop store staff, and hold your team accountable for their performance.
  • Build your team by networking, recruiting, interviewing and hiring future employees.
  • Manage all aspects of daily store operations, and perform all company initiatives and procedures accurately.
  • Work with and develop an awesome team!

Growth Opportunities

  • Grow your paycheck - the more you sell, the more money you make!
  • Receive career advancement opportunities - Journeys believes in promoting from within! This position unlocks opportunities to get promoted to the Home Office, field management and more!
  • Get training and development for professional skills like learning how to run a business.
  • Receive opportunities to travel to other stores and team meetings.
  • Win awesome prizes like cash contests, fly away trips to the Caribbean, our annual Sales Meeting in Nashville with private concerts, parties, networking and more!
  • See more work perks HERE.

You Are Good At

  • Selling
  • Communication
  • Attention to Detail
  • Being Competitive
  • Being Self-Motivated
  • Managing People and Company Initiatives
  • Recruiting, Coaching, Training and Developing Others

I love my job because of the fun that we have and the people I get to interact with daily. I get to teach, influence, motivate, lead and have fun with so many amazing people and help them seize career opportunities. The way we embrace our identity, our customers and our employees is what makes us Journeys. This focus on people puts us ahead of other companies.

Nico Newby, District Manager in Training
Nico Newby

LEARN ABOUT OUR RETAIL STORES

journeys core values
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Journeys is a teen retail leader with an emphasis on footwear and unique specialty items including apparel, backpacks, hats and accessories. With more than 840 stores in all 50 US states, Puerto Rico and Canada, Journeys offers the most popular brands that cater to the teen lifestyle such as Vans, Converse, adidas, Timberland, Dr. Martens and UGG. Through strategic artistic partnerships, event sponsorships, exclusive content, creative collaborations with musicians and a focus on giving back to the community through charitable events and volunteer programs Journeys has become more than just a retailer, but a universal part of teen and youth culture.

The in-store Journeys experience features an energetic environment, friendly, passionate staff and a family-like atmosphere where self-expression is not just accepted but encouraged and embraced. TVs are playing carefully curated music videos and lifestyle segments, set alongside impactful visual merchandising displays that change monthly to reflect on the latest trends and styles sought after by the 12-22 age bracket.

Journeys is, in every way, an attitude you can wear and an attitude that cares!

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Journeys Kidz is a uniquely branded youth footwear retailer, offering shoes, apparel, backpacks, hats and accessories all designed specifically for kids ranging from infants to tweens. Journeys Kidz is an extension of the successful Journeys footwear retail concept, combining a fun, energetic in-store atmosphere and welcoming, passionate staff in a family-friendly environment catering to both kids and parents. TVs play carefully curated cartoons and music videos, and are set alongside visual merchandising displays that change monthly to reflect the latest trends and styles for kids. Key brand offerings include Vans, Converse, adidas, Nike, Puma, Timberland, Dr. Martens and UGG.

journeys core values
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Underground by Journeys is a retail store with an emphasis on the trendiest footwear styles and unique specialty items including apparel, backpacks, hats and accessories. Underground by Journeys is an extension of the successful Journeys footwear retail concept, and caters to a brand-conscious consumer who values pop culture and cutting edge styles. Brand offerings include Vans, adidas, Converse, Timberland, Dr. Martens and UGG.

The Underground by Journeys in-store experience is highlighted by knowledgeable, passionate staff and an atmosphere where self-expression is not just accepted but encouraged and embraced. Flatscreen TVs play carefully curated, upbeat hip-hop and pop music videos and lifestyle segments, and sit alongside impactful visual merchandising displays that change monthly to reflect on the latest trends and styles.

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