Assistant Retail Manager Job Description

Assistant Retail Manager Job Description

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Assistant retail manager provides sales Managers with proper training regarding sales techniques, legal requirements, and company products, policies, and procedures.

Assistant Retail Manager Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Maintaining appropriate stock levels in your boutique and ensuring the highest standards of housekeeping, cleanliness and merchandising
Demonstrate a thorough working knowledge of all aspects of store operations including all point of sale, pricing, merchandising and administrative procedures in accordance with Company standards
Responsible for properly and accurately receiving merchandise, totaling bills, accepting payment, and making change for customers in our retail stores
Stamps, marks, or tags price on merchandise and merchandise boxes
Ensures Outlet/Big Box store visual standards are met at all times per company direction by ensuring the proper mix and depth in key SKU’s
Expected to assist the store manager in meeting or exceeding assigned sales plans and target metric objectives within the assigned store
Objectives within the assigned store
Responsible for and expected to meet or exceed assigned sales plans and target metric objectives within assigned store
Overall store
Assists with inventory selection and ordering for the Gift shop and Sundry shop

Assistant Retail Manager Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Education for Assistant Retail Manager

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the assistant retail manager job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Associate Degree in Business, Science, Agricultural Science, Agriculture, General Education, Retail Management, Merchandising, Marketing, Business/Administration, Associates

Skills for Assistant Retail Manager

Desired skills for assistant retail manager include:

Proper food handling and sanitation procedures
Relevant products
Store layouts and plan-o-grams
HR best practice
Merchandising techniques and retail operations
Point-of-sale policies and procedures
Policies and procedures
QA Audit
Word and Excel

Desired experience for assistant retail manager includes:

Employee Relations experience, participation in labor relations training and/or HR experience preferred
May be required to stand for long periods of time during a work day
Must possess strong written and verbal communication
High school diploma or equivalent (college or university degree helpful, but not required)
3-4 years of retail experience with at least 2 years in a supervisory capacity
1 year of luxury retail apparel experience, preferred

Assistant Retail Manager Examples


Assistant Retail Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for an assistant retail manager. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for assistant retail manager
  • Completing and submitting all necessary paperwork to the Support Office
  • Any other duties required to achieve the smooth and profitable running of the boutique
  • Additional tasks may be required from time to time
  • Provide excellent customer service by responding with a sense of urgency to our customers’ needs while completing other tasks
  • Provide positive, enthusiastic, inspired, creditable and effective leadership for all store Team Members
  • Additional supervisory responsibilities will include interviewing, hiring and training Team Members
  • Responsible to open and close the store location
  • Implements the replenishment and inventory strategy to support assortment and merchandise plans while achieving service level targets
  • Executes purchase orders to suppliers based on store worksheets, and works with stores to resolve worksheet discrepancies
  • Evaluates and plans all basic and seasonal forecasts and profiles based on demand history, statistical analysis, store activity, assortment changes and current trends, which facilitate replenishment of product to the stores
Qualifications for assistant retail manager
  • 1 year minimum retail/customer service experience – footwear background preferred
  • Minimum of 2 years of retail/customer experience – footwear background preferred
  • Can you work flexible shifts—including nights, weekends, and holidays?
  • Do you have 2 or more years in retail, travel stop or c-store, big box, grocery, or department store management experience?
  • Do you have 2 or more years′ experience managing operations with an annual sales volume of $2 Million + in sales?
  • Do you have 2 or more years′ experience effecting and deciphering budgets and P&L statements?

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