Retail Assistant Manager Job Description

Retail Assistant Manager Job Description

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Retail assistant manager provides general administrative and operational support to multiple managers and directors as assigned within Retail Sales Development & Retail Sales Operations.

Retail Assistant Manager Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective retail assistant manager job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included retail assistant manager job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Assists with managing inventory and seasonal rollovers to maximize profitability
Provides innovative ideas and makes recommendations for maximizing guest satisfaction with inventory and aesthetic display of merchandise
Responsible for onboarding and training Team Members
Manages Team Member performance to meet service objectives
Handles guest issues and disputes
Providing the highest standards of customer experience to our US customers by ensuring the delivery of the Sweaty Betty Experience at all times in-store “to inspire women to find empowerment through fitness”
Leading and managing the shop team including recruitment, development, coaching and well-being when the Boutique Manager is not present
Ensuring the Brand is represented in-store by a team who are passionate about fashion and fitness in an equal measure
Representing the brand through sport by working closely with the Community Managers and partnering with local studios and instructors whilst getting involved in the community and local marketing campaigns
Maintaining appropriate staffing levels within budget

Retail Assistant Manager Qualifications

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

Education for Retail Assistant Manager

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the retail assistant 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 Retail Assistant Manager

Desired skills for retail assistant manager include:

Retail KPIs to make commercial decisions that drive achievement of established sales targets
Excel
Microsoft Outlook
Word
Merchandising and administrative procedures in accordance with Company standards
Pricing
Products and services
Retail operations
Human resources best practices and operations
Retail systems

Desired experience for retail assistant manager includes:

Ability to show excellence to company standards at all times
Stable and progressive work history
2+ years retail, restaurant, travel stop or c-store, big box, grocery, or department store management experience
2+ years experience effecting and deciphering budgets and P&L statements
A valid drivers license is required to perform banking responsibilities and to conduct competitor surveys
A valid drivers license is required to perform banking responsibilites and to conduct competitor surveys

Retail Assistant Manager Examples

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Retail Assistant Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a retail assistant manager. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for retail assistant manager
  • Direct the work of reporting store associates
  • Provide feedback to corporate for local events that may influence issued labor hours
  • Have obtained a high school diploma or GED Associate's or Bachelor's degree in Retail Merchandising, Retail Management, Business or related field preferred
  • Able to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure Possess strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Attainment of the Certified Travel Agent (CTA) professional travel designation will be required within two (2) year of acceptance of the position
  • Knowledge of Pennsylvania Department of Motor Vehicle laws is preferred
Qualifications for retail assistant manager
  • Prior retail management experience is preferred
  • Able to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure
  • Have a positive, friendly and outgoing personality
  • Must be dependable, honest, courteous and self-motivated
  • Must be willing to relocate to other company locations if needed
  • Ability to remain standing and/or walking for long periods of time on concrete floors

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