A concession manager oversees the operations of the retail stand within a facility such as an arena or on a college campus. In addition to handing the operational, sales and management duties, this professional is often charged with creating marketing strategies in an effort to increase sales revenue.
A concession manager hires and trains concession staff members, schedules each shift and provides performance management.
When working behind the counter, a concession manager is responsible for selling products to customers, and maintaining a pleasant attitude in an effort to create a positive customer experience.
As a supervisor, a concession manager carries out all operational duties, including opening and closing the concession stand, closing out the cash register and maintaining inventory levels.
Education and Experience Required
To become a concession manager, a candidate must typically possess a high school diploma or its equivalent. Additionally, prior sales experience is also required.
The average concession manager, according to Simply Hired, earns an annual income of $36,000 in 2010.