Assisstant Manager

Positions Available:


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 


  • 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
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