rue21

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rue21, a leading teen specialty retailer, believes that fashion plays an important role in the journey to self-discovery. Choose a style, make it your own. You’re an individual, and you need fresh, feel-good pieces that let you totally own it. That’s why the retailer works to make the latest trends affordable and available to anyone. Its mission is to make fashion everyone’s playground.

Sales Associate

Job Description: Assists the management team with the day-to-day operations within a rue21 store; reports to members of store management.

Apply online at http://careers.rue21.com/ or call the Harrisburg rue21 store at 717-545-1868 with any questions.

Job responsibilities include: 

- Provide and promote exceptional customer service and offer positive resolutions to challenges and complaints from customers

- Generate sales through customer interaction, fitting room assistance, and suggestive selling

- Prevent asset loss through proper zoning and floor awareness

- Effectively perform associate register transactions without errors or shortages

- Adhere to store visual directives, maintenance standards, and cleanliness standards

- Consistently exemplify a teamwork attitude with management and coworkers to improve personal and store performance

- Communicate effectively with management and coworkers concerning business issues and opportunities

- Comply with all company policies and procedures, and follow all safety standards to ensure a safe work and shopping environment

- Support the Store Management team in driving and maximizing store sales, controlling and minimizing shrink to achieve store goals

- Complete all other duties as assigned

Qualifications: 

- No prior experience required; however, prior customer service and/or retail experience is a plus

- Work a schedule reflective of availability established at the time of hire, with the ability to increase hours based on business needs which may include weekends and/or holidays

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

Apply online at http://careers.rue21.com/ or call the Harrisburg rue21 store at 717-545-1868 with any questions.

Assistant Manager

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

Apply online at http://careers.rue21.com/ or call the Harrisburg rue21 at 717-545-1868 with any questions.

Job responsibilities include: 

- 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 15 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

Assisstant Manager

Start Date
September 18, 2017

Jobs Description
Assist with the management of day-to-day operations within a rue21 store; reports directly to the store manager

Areas of Responsibility

  • 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 endure staffing needs are consistently met
  • Participate in the performance counseling of associatesComplete all other duties as assigned

Education / Experience Requirements

  • 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.
  • Lift and carry up to 40 pounds.
  • Climb and balance on ladders
  • Bend at the waist
  • 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 behavior
  • Planning and Organizing: effectively creates a plan and executes the process 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

How to Apply
Apply online