Aerosoles

Assistant Store Manager

Job ID
2017-4916
NJ
Elizabeth
Category
Retail Management - FT Assistant Manager

Overview

Overview:

 

Aerosoles is a global leader in the women's footwear industry generating $400+million in retail sales in over 40 countries in over 10,000 points of distribution. The company was founded in 1987 in New York City and revolutionized the footwear market, offering fashionable footwear that also felt great. At the time the company started, consumers compromised fashion for comfort/performance, or comfort for fashion. Aerosoles believed women could and should have both and for 30 years Aerosoles has continued to innovate, delivering Fashion that feels good to consumers around the world.

 

Our vision:

 

Aerosoles empowers you to feel

smarter, sexier, confident & inspired,

every moment of your life.

 

We passionately create innovative products with an uncompromising combination of performance, style, quality, & attitude

that look and feel great.

 

We are creative, disciplined, & purposeful in everything we do, making a positive difference in the lives of our employees, consumers, & partners!

 

Aerosoles.... Fashion that feels good! 

 

Our mission:

To realize our vision and grow market share profitably with women 25+ around the world through breakthrough products, inspiring marketing, leadership in the consumer experience both online and in store around the world. We will achieve these goals through our passionate, professional, empowered and interdependent teams. 

 

Aerosoles.... Fashion that feels good! 

Responsibilities

Business Acumen

  • Drive Top Line sales to achieve and exceed financial plan
  • Assist the Store Manager in controlling the P&L
  • Assist in setting and monitoring store goals (individual, daily and weekly)
  • Assist in managing selling expense to budget
  • Ensure all funds and merchandise are handled according to Company policy and procedure
  • Assist the Store Manager in the scheduling of 12 shoe parties a year
  • Effectively manage clearance merchandise
  • Assist in effectively marketing externally to build their business

 

Customer Experience

  • Provide an exceptional customer service experience to all customers
  • Properly zone store for optimum selling and customer experience
  • Serve as product knowledge expert to educate customers and associates including Focus Styles and Technology
  • Successfully model the Company values; hold Associates accountable to do the same.
  • Teach and reinforce with all Associates exceptional customer service through Customer Experience
  • Drive VIP enrollment to enhance brand loyalty

                      

Operations

  • Function as the Store Manager’s partner is all store matters.  Serve as the manager on duty in the absence of the Store Manager
  • Communicate with Store Manager and District Manager on issues of importance
  • Maintain the highest standards in store operations in relation to the Policy and Procedures manual
  • Assist the Store Manager in creating the store schedule and revise as necessary to align with selling expense and productivity
  • Partner with store Associates to ensure the neatness, maintenance and cleanliness of the store
  • Execute merchandise displays and visuals to enhance the Brand
  • Ensure drags are returned to their appropriate place in the stockroom
  • Assist in placing supply orders and monitoring inventory levels

 

Associate Management and Development

  • Assist in recruiting candidates to work in the store.  Recommend top candidates to the Store Manager
  • Assist in the training and coaching of the staff to ensure bench strength, career paths and succession. 
  • Conduct chat-ins and chat-outs to ensure all Associates are updated on daily Company and store communications
  • Assist in holding all Associates accountable to Aerosoles’ policies and procedures through coaching/counseling, coaching moments and on-going feedback
  • Effectively manage time for self and Associates.

Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • 2 – 3 years prior retail experience; 1 year prior supervisory experience preferred
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to apply retail math principles
  • Excellent computer skills and ability to use a POS system
  • High level of initiative and accountability
  • Proven ability to prioritize multiple initiatives
  • Detail oriented; consistently meets deadlines

Ability to lift 30 lbs, pushing, pulling, bending and stretching frequently 

 

Please include salary requirements when applying.

 

 

Aerosoles is an EOE.

 

Keywords: Assistant Manager, Manager, Retail, Retail Store Manager, Fashion, Sales, Retail Sales, Retail Management, Retail Manager, Store Manager, Full time, Specialty Retail, Customer Service

 

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