Charm City Run Fells Point Business Lead

Who We Are:

Charm City Run is a running and walking specialty company consisting of 8 retail locations and an events and training division. Founded in 2002, our mission is to inspire and move the human spirit one sole at a time. We love this statement. It’s a lofty goal, but we have a humble and perhaps ignorant belief that we can do this every day.  Charm City Run Events produces over 130 endurance sporting events per year. Over 85,000 runners and walkers cross a Charm City Run finish line every year. Charm City Run Training prepares over 2,200 people per year for events from a 5K through an ultra marathon. The Live. Give. Run. Foundation has donated over one million dollars in 20 years and Charm City Run Events helps local non-profits raise over $500,000 a year for their respective causes.

Reports To:

The Fells Point Business Lead will report to the Charm City Run General Manager and will be a member of
the Charm City Run Leadership Team.


Fells Point Business Lead – Charm City Run

Job Overview:

The Fells Point Business Lead is responsible for managing and leading Charm City Run Fells Point. This
leader will manage the staff, inventory levels, and further cultivate Charm City Run’s relationships in the
fitness and non-profit community. The Charm City Run Fells Point leader will manage and lead according to
the mission to inspire and move the Human Spirit one SOLE at a time.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Customer service second to none. Equal respect for every customer.
  • Manage the current staff and hire staff for the Fells Point location.
  • Manage employee schedules and payroll.
  • Work with Footwear, Apparel, and Accessory buyers to determine product selection and optimal
    inventory levels.
  • Analyze top-line financials and staff performance metrics.
  • Collaborate with the General Manager to establish financial plans and budget goals.
  • Cultivate meaningful relationships in the community.
  • Create meaningful events that not only drive revenue but elevate the brand’s mission.
  • Work with other leads to execute events and projects to push Charm City.
  • Share ideas and learnings with the leadership team of Charm City Run.


  • Experience working with a team.
  • Experience working in a fast-paced environment.
  • Experience in decision-making and the ability to execute on plan and strategy.
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends. Retail hours.
  • A passion for the running and walking community.
  • Ability to anticipate how a decision made can affect our customers, our partners, our events or other
    departments’ operations and/or morale.
  • A mindset of getting the job done and working outside of the job description when necessary.
  • Excellent communication, organizational and interpersonal skills that inspire and build trust resulting
    in effective working relationships across the company.
  • Uphold moral and ethical standards set by Charm City Run within the workplace and community at large.

Interested candidates should send their resume with cover letter to Ben Pickett at