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Retail Assistant Manager

Retail Associate

Retail Assistant Manager

Overview:

Responsible for maximizing store revenue by providing superior service and leading top-notch retail stores. Ensure that customer expectations are exceeded and that customers are pleasantly surprised by everything they see, hear, and experience at Empire South & V.F. Chitwood’s. Reports directly to Retail Operations Manager and Owners.

  • In-Store Responsibilities
    • Work sales floor (provide customers with superior service)
    • Ensure retail stores embody the “perfect store” (well merchandised, stocked, superior customer service, etc.)
    • Accurately manage cash registry
    • Provide sales reports to leadership
    • Provide weekly associate update
    • Provide weekly management update
    • Scheduling associates for store hours and other needed duties
      • Review time punches on a weekly basis
    • Inventory and ordering
      • Make sure store inventory is stocked to full capacity
        • Place weekly order with vendors based on sales reports
      • Ensure back stock inventory is organized and easily accessible
    • Process new arrivals
    • Order office and cleaning supplies
    • Hiring/Training
      • Interview and hire new associates
      • Conduct new hire orientation
    • Associate Management
      • Ensure all associates are challenged and fully engaged
      • Keep all sales associates accountable for work and duties completed
        • Take disciplinary action when needed through write-ups and employee meetings
      • Delegate store tasks and initiatives to sales associates
  • Marketing
    • Take store and product photos for social media as needed
    • Work with Community Outreach Coordinator to facilitate events, donations, etc.
  • Any other duties as needed

Requirements:

  • Proven work experience as a retail sales associate, sales representative or similar role
  • Solid communication and interpersonal skills
  • Friendly and energetic personality with customer service focus
  • Extreme attention to detail
  • Ability to receive criticism in a productive manner
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Professional and courteous customer service skills
  • Ability to work calmly and efficiently under pressure and within deadlines
  • High school degree

Empire South is an Equal Opportunity Employment Company. Candidates will not be discriminated against based on race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, handicap or veteran status.

Retail Associate

Overview:

Responsible for maximizing store revenue by providing superior service and maintaining top-notch retail stores. Ensure that customer expectations are exceeded and that customers are pleasantly surprised by everything they see, hear, and experience at Empire South & V.F. Chitwood’s.

Responsibilities:

  • Exceed customer expectations
  • Welcome customers by greeting them and offering assistance
  • Actively seek out customers in store
  • Assess customers’ needs and provide assistance and information on product features
  • Style merchandise according to branding guidelines
  • Maintain inventory levels on sales floor and in back-stock
  • Remain knowledgeable on products offered and discuss available options
  • Build productive trust relationships with customers
  • “Go the extra mile” to drive sales
  • Open and close cash registers, performing tasks such as counting money, separating charge slips, coupons, and vouchers, balancing cash drawers, and making deposits
  • Watch for and recognize security risks and thefts, and know how to prevent or handle these situations
  • Learn systems and procedures to enhance selling efficiencies and complete support duties
  • Assist in hanging, tagging, steaming, and merchandising inventory
  • Clean shelves, counters, and tables
  • Complete any other tasks and requirements as needed

Requirements:

  • Proven work experience as a retail sales associate, sales representative or similar role
  • Solid communication and interpersonal skills
  • Friendly and energetic personality with customer service focus
  • Extreme attention to detail
  • Ability to receive criticism in a productive manner
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Professional and courteous customer service skills
  • Ability to work calmly and efficiently under pressure and within deadlines
  • High school degree

Empire South is an Equal Opportunity Employment Company. Candidates will not be discriminated against based on race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, handicap or veteran status.

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