Full Time Assistant Manager Job Listing at rue21 in Payson, AZ (Job ID 2014-7634)

rue21

rue21

Location: Payson, AZ
Application deadline: None
Type: Full time
Career Level: Associate
Salary Range: Not specified
Number of Jobs: 1
Relocation Available: No
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Industries
Retail, Fashion
Description
Overview:

Assists with the management of day-to-day operations within a rue21 store; reports directly to the Store Manager.

Responsibilities:
  • Provide managerial,operational, and financial support to the Store Manager
  • Drive and maximize store sales, control and minimize shrink, and control payroll within budget to achieve store goals
  • Execute company directives for merchandise placement, visual displays, and signage as well as maintain company standards for cleanliness and organization within a store
  • Ensure compliance with all company policies and procedures, and follow all safety standards to ensure a safe work and shopping environment
  • Demonstrate exceptional customer service
  • Support the Store Manager in driving associates to execute their job duties, provide exceptional customer service, and offer positive resolutions to challenges and complaints from customers
  • Achieve accuracy in executing markdowns, shipping, receiving, and cash control
  • Help recruit, train, develop, and retain qualified associates to ensure staffing needs are consistently met
  • Participate in the performance counseling of associates
  • Complete all other duties as assigned
Qualifications:
  • Demonstrated ability, in a sales and customer service, or management capacity, in      assisting the Store Manager to operate and drive sales, preferably in a retail environment.
  • Minimum of 1 year retail management experience
  • Minimum of 1 year work experience at an apparel retailer
  • Work a scheduled minimum of 30 hours per week including weekends and holidays with the ability to  increase hours based on business needs
  • Physical Requirements
    • Stand for up to 8 hours
    • Carry up to 40 pounds
    • Climb and balance on ladders
    • Bend at the waist
    • Lift up to 40 pounds
    • Kneel and squat on the ground
    • Reach above the shoulder frequently
Competencies:
  • Business Acumen: demonstrates financial and operational understanding of organizational strategies and apply this knowledge to business situations
  • Communication:  effectively conveys information and ideas in concise and meaningful exchanges through written and verbal communication
  • Customer Focus: demonstrates a customer-driven approach that focuses on anticipating, understanding, and servicing customer needs in order to facilitate a relationship with the brand
  • Leadership: empowers, coaches, and influences others to achieve a common goal or change a behavior
  • Planning and Organizing: effectively creates a plan and executes the processes required to achieve the desired outcome of the plan in a timely and efficient manner
  • Talent Assessment Development: manages employee development in a manner that is deliberate and strategic in order to move employees through the organization

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