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Assistant Store Manager

Company: World Market
Location: Evanston
Posted on: November 18, 2022

Job Description:

In partnership with the Store Manager, model and drive a customer first selling culture. Provide leadership to achieve or exceed sales and profitability goals. Consistently exemplify, maintain, and foster the culture and values of World Market. Maintain a branded store experience through consistent visual execution, standards and recovery. Hire, develop and retain a high performance team through coaching, training and recognition.ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIESEnsure an exceptional customer experience, including visual execution/standards and customer engagementCreate a culture of recognition and accountability that delivers exceptional customer experiences and drives sales resultsBuild and retain a high-performance customer-focused team through training, development and performance managementAssess and analyze business trends utilizing all available reporting to problem solve business opportunities and take appropriate actionValidate and ensure execution of all omnichannel initiativesValidate and ensure execution of all customer loyalty initiatives and activitiesUtilize all company planning tools to effectively schedule store associates to provide exceptional Customer Experience and support the needs of the business; partner with Customer Experience and Merchandising Managers to ensure proper staffing to support both sales floor coverage and store workloadAssist Store Manager with all KRONOS responsibilities, inclusive of scheduling, attendance management and timekeeping functionsResponsible for organizing, planning and execution of all signage and graphics in partnership with entire management teamAddress and resolve employee issues and/or concerns with appropriate partnershipSupport and maintain strong inventory management and data integrity routinesSupport and maintain strong operational execution and compliance activitiesSupport and maintain a safe work environment through ongoing safety training, awareness and accountabilityAdditional duties and responsibilities as assigned by and in the absence of Store ManagerSKILLS / KNOWLEDGELeadership skills including: Excellent customer experience behaviors, a strong sense of urgency, attention to detail, creative problem solving and sound decision making skills, effective delegation and validation and the ability to efficiently execute daily prioritiesMinimum of 2+ years of relevant leadership experience in a fast-paced specialty retail selling culture is preferredBachelors degree in business administration or a related field is preferredAbility to work a flexible schedule, including nights and weekends depending upon the needs of the businessAbility to lift up to 40lbsAs of your first day of employment, you will be eligible to receive an employee discount at Cost Plus World Market stores. Additionally, you may select a member of your household, a dependent, or a member of your immediate family to be your Designated Shopper receiving the same employee discount you do. Benefits eligibility is based on position and classification. Please speak with your Hiring Manager for more information. Benefits eligible employees will be sent a benefits package three to four weeks prior to their eligibility date. Cost Plus World Market is pleased to offer its eligible employees a comprehensive benefits package including Medical, Dental, Prescription Drug, Life and AD&D Insurance, and a Flexible Spending Account Program. After 1 year of service during which you have worked at least 1,000 hours, you may also be eligible to participate in the Company's 401(k) retirement savings plan.Required

Job Industries
  • Retail

Keywords: World Market, Evanston , Assistant Store Manager, Executive , Evanston, Illinois

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