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Assistant Store Manager - Cambridgeside Galleria (650)

Company: JD Finish Line
Location: Cambridge
Posted on: November 22, 2022

Job Description:

*On our team, we don't just provide jobs, we provide careers - places to grow. *

*Join the team that is not only passionate about sneakers but about our people as well! By being an employee with us; you have the ability to upgrade your wardrobe, stay up to date with your sneaker game, join various communities we have in our company and enjoy the benefits we have to offer!*

*Summary*

The Assistant Store Manager is responsible for all aspects of the daily execution of driving store profitability by meeting or exceeding sales targets. The core expectations include managing all resources within the store to provide customers with a leading shopping experience while ensuring flawless execution of effective and efficient store operations, by performing the following main responsibilities:
* Responsible for all aspects of daily management including a strong leadership presence that ensures all customers receive a leading shopping experience.

* Manages an appealing, easy-to-shop environment for customers by ensuring visual merchandising and housekeeping standards are maintained consistently throughout the store.

* Supervises one or more lower-level management staff and other store personnel.

* Creates a high performance culture in store by setting clear expectations and targets, analyzing team performance, holding team members accountable and giving appropriate and prompt feedback, including actively managing poor performance.

* Tracks store performance data (e.g. multiples, average dollar per transaction, accessories, etc) and responds with solutions that drive sales success.

* Coaches, motivates and inspires team members to accomplish store goals and maximize their individual performance.

* Demonstrates a high business acumen including, but not limited to, an in depth knowledge of the store's key performance indicators, inventory movement, and sales performance.

* Works with Store Manager to identify strong performers with potential for growth.

* Recruits, onboards, trains and develops store team and ensures all HR policies and procedures are adhered to.

* Actively monitors customer satisfaction and feedback systems to drive continuous improvement.

* Leads service by example and ensures highly visible and effective customer service management at all times.

* Actively ensures key brands and product knowledge is transferred into sales skills in all relevant categories.

* Drives continuous improvement in stockroom processing and replenishment procedures.

* Minimizes loss by ensuring all loss prevention, cash handling, and banking procedures are followed and adhered to.

* Partners with Store Manager in planning, implementing, and executing change in regards to company initiatives in order to improve organizational performance.

* Upholds company policies, procedures, and standards regarding personal and store sales/performance metrics.

* Provides and supports a respectful, inclusive and diverse working environment that allows our employees to be successful.

* Adhere and uphold all company policies and procedures.

* Additional duties and projects as required.

*Required Education and/or Experience*

Bachelor's degree (B.A.) from a four-year college or university; or 1 - 2 year related leadership experience, preferably in a retail environment, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

*Required Computer and/or Technical Skills*

Should have basic to intermediate knowledge and abilities with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

*Core Competencies: *

- Communication Skills

- Must be an effective communicator with internal and external individuals at all levels. This includes spoken, written, electronic, and presentation skills. Communication should be consistently constructive and professional. Must be a good team player.

- Decision Making and Problem Solving Skills

- Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Uses specialized knowledge to go beyond the routine to solve complex problems that frequently affect areas beyond own functional area. Must be able to approach unfamiliar situations, projects, and opportunities with confidence and curiosity.

*Qualifications*

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these functions. Must be 21 years of age or older, except where such requirements are prohibited by law, including but not limited to the following states/territories: Iowa, Kansas, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, New Jersey, New York, Oregon, Vermont, District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico.

The minimum requirements include the following but reasonable accommodations may be made as related to an employee's religion, ethnicity, or disability:
* Requires an open availability, including availability during the hours necessary to open and close the store, which includes mornings, days, and nights.

* Minimum standard of a 40 hour work week.

* Minimum standard work week of 5 days.

* Requires availability on weekends and holidays

* Punctuality and regular attendance consistent with the company's policies are required for the position.

* Must have reliable transportation

* Must speak English clearly in order to converse with customers and effectively supervise staff.

* Must be able to read and write English and perform business-related mathematics in order to carry out normal business and understand corporate sales reports.

* Assistant Sales Manager has agreed to relocate within six (6) months of completion of Finish Line required training, or store offer, whichever comes first. (Failure to relocate or assume a Store Manager role will result in Assistant Manager being placed in position of Supervisor, or other lower level position, with an hourly wage reflective of the new position.)

*Physical Demands*

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

* Requires standing approximately 5 to 14 hours per day.

* During peak sale periods (e.g. Holiday, Back-to-School), will work for long periods throughout a 4 - 14 hour day.

* Requires stooping and kneeling to place merchandise on customer's feet as well as reaching and pulling to obtain or stock merchandise on storage racks.

* May be required to climb a ladder or ascend/descend stairs in order to stock and/or acquire merchandise for sale.

* Required to lift items weighing 5 - 25 lbs regularly. In certain circumstances, weights may be higher.

* Must have good vision, including color differentiation.

* The work environment for this position is a moderately noisy retail setting.

_The company reserves the right to modify this job description with or without notice. Employees may be asked to perform additional duties outside of normal job scope on a temporary basis per company policy._

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $18.00 - $20.00 per hour

Benefits:
* 401(k) matching
* Dental insurance
* Employee discount
* Flexible schedule
* Health insurance
* Paid time off
* Parental leave
* Tuition reimbursement
* Vision insurance
Shift:
* 10 hour shift
* 8 hour shift
* Day shift
* Evening shift
Weekly day range:
* Monday to Friday
* Weekend availability

Work Location: One location%58047475%

Keywords: JD Finish Line, Cambridge , Assistant Store Manager - Cambridgeside Galleria (650), Hospitality & Tourism , Cambridge, Massachusetts

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