Negotiate lease renewals, issues and options for mall and strip center stores; draft appropriate changes to documentation in order to protect GameStop's terms and closing the transaction.
Responsible for the successful renewal of existing leases, and as necessary relocations, in designated markets.
Evaluate the advantages and disadvantages of existing sites, in partnership with the local District Manager(s), Regional Director(s), and/or other internal and external sources.
Make lease determinations with respect to legal issues and policy issues.
Proactively plan six months in advance of lease renewal terms and acquire all necessary information to make sound decisions. Provide timely recommendations and suggested courses of action to the Director of Real Estate.
Conduct research as needed to ensure that the lease renewal terms are appropriate with the current market, location, and other additional factors.
Construct, organize and maintain spreadsheets.
Meet deadlines for lease expirations.
Work with other departments as necessary.
Work on special projects as needed.
Communication - Clearly conveys information to individuals or groups in a manner that ensures understanding and comprehends information from others.
Planning and Organizing - Establishing courses of action of self and others to ensure that work is completed efficiently.
Quality Orientation - Accomplishing tasks by considering all areas involved, no matter how small; showing concern for all aspects of the job; accurately checking processes and tasks; being watchful over a period of time.
Work Standards - Sets high standards of performance and ethics for one's self; assumes responsibility and accountability for successfully completing assignments/tasks.
BASIC AND PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS (EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE)
High school diploma or GED required; Bachelor's degree from an accredited program in business or other related program preferred
At least 3 years (5 years preferred) of experience working in a real estate department for a national retailer or developer negotiating lease renewal terms.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS, JOB SKILLS, ABILITIES
Working knowledge of various major real estate markets
Proficient ability to communicate effectively with others using spoken and written English.
Demonstrated ability to negotiate contract terms in a forthright, professional, and tenacious manner for the benefit of the company.
Proficient project planning skills, including the ability to organize, prioritize and control job responsibilities in order to meet deadlines in an environment with overlapping and potentially conflicting priorities.
Demonstrated capacity for gathering and scrutinizing data to identify issues, opportunities, patterns, and sustainable business solutions
Proficient knowledge of Windows-based business computers and Microsoft Office programs; specifically, Excel, Outlook and Word
Ability to work collaboratively with others; conducts working relationships in a manner acceptable to others and to the organization
Consistently demonstrates a commitment to GameStop policies and procedures, including but not limited to, attendance, confidentiality, conflict of interest, and ethical responsibilities
According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), Overall employment of retail sales workers is projected to show little or no change from 2019 to 2029. Competition from online sales will lead to employment declines in brick-and-mortar retail stores.
According to BLS, the median hourly wage for parts salespersons was $15.61 in May 2020.
The median hourly wage for retail salespersons was $13.02 in May 2020.