Want to work with a product you love? Yankee Candle is seeking individuals who are passionate about home décor and fragrance. We are an energetic, innovative and engaged team, who values their people and their development. Not to mention, we offer a generous 50% off employee discount on most products.
As a Retail Store Assistant Manager, you are responsible for assisting the Store Manager with leading a team of Second Assistant Managers and Sales Associates to achieve sales, organization, guest engagement, and profitability goals within a Yankee Candle store.
The Retail Store Assistant Manager is responsible for: assisting with maintaining service and operational standards; assisting with the supervision, coaching, and training of staff; assisting the Store Manager in ensuring adequate staffing through consistent recruiting and networking efforts; ensuring visual merchandising/presentation and operational standards; providing superior guest service and engagement; acting as Manager on Duty for various shifts, providing direction to team members on daily task focuses and providing exceptional guest service; opening and closing the store on a regular basis; maintaining store facilities; ensuring safety and security for guests and staff; assisting with effectively managing the store inventory (control and processing); preparing cash reports and merchandise orders as needed; and other similar duties pertaining to the management of a retail store.
- High School Diploma/GED or equivalent experience
- 2 years’ demonstrated supervisory/management experience in a retail sales environment or similar fast paced, customer service environment, preferred.
- Previous experience in a retail sales environment with increasing levels of responsibility and strong working knowledge of general retail practices and procedures, preferred.
- Demonstrated ability to effectively lead/direct, coach and train others in a retail setting, and the ability to relate well using communication, interpersonal, diplomacy and related skills required.