Assistant Store Manager

East Amherst, NY (Transit & Clarence Ctr)

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Job Description

The ideal candidates will assist Site Store Managers in day-to-day operations with a focus on maximizing sales and minimizing expenses to improve operating performance.  This position is responsible for:

  • Ensuring that a regular focus and emphasis is placed on the growth of store merchandise sales;
  • Coordinating and communicating staffing and training needs with the Site Store Manager;
  • Maximizing store profitability through superior execution of customer service, image and appearance standards and merchandising programs;
  • Understanding the operation budget and business plan for the store;
  • Communicating, executing and supporting strategic initiatives for the store;
  • Teaching, coaching and counseling Sales Associates to improve sales performance;
  • Managing, leading and developing Sales Associates through communication and proper execution of the people performance and development process;
  • Assisting with the training of Sales Associates, ensuring consistency of all policy and procedures;
  • Maintaining a professional attitude and approach towards customers, employees and co-workers in order to promote a friendly and cohesive work environment.

Skills & Requirements

  • Associate Degree preferred or Equivalent Industry Experience;
  • Minimum of 2 Years Retail Sales Experience;
  • Excellent customer services skills;
  • Excellent communications skills;
  • A team player attitude is a MUST!

EOE/AA Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran