Assistant Store Manager
Virginia Beach VA 220 Franchise - Virginia Beach, VA

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Assist the manager and store associates to achieve sales objectives and to maintain the facility. Develop general store management and operational skills.

Batteries Plus is on the cutting edge of the portable power segment of the energy industry. Even in this down economy our company is continuing to grow. The U.S. demand for batteries is growing an estimated 2.5% annually and projected to be a $33.6 billion industry by 2012 and analysts predict even more growth for this powerful segment in years to come. Break into this enormous and developing industry by joining with a proven leader!

Batteries Plus was the first organization to respond to the evolving needs of the replacement battery market. Since opening our first store in 1988, we have grown to be the largest most comprehensive retail and business-to-business chain focused on the battery category. Batteries Plus is currently approaching 500 locations open or in development from coast to coast. We pride ourselves in being known as

"America's Battery Experts."

If you're seeking a new career opportunity, Batteries Plus offers a terrific start: a wide variety of experiences, the chance to build knowledge and skills, and the opportunity to take your career where you want it to go. If you're coming to us midcareer you will find terrific opportunities for growth.

DUTIES

Operations Management
Demonstrate a "customer first" mentality
Assist Manager in leading store activities to achieve objectives of the Store's business plan
Assist in merchandising to approved plan-o-grams
Ensure shelf price labeling and full store objectives are met
Achieve inventory turn objectives; implement product changeovers
Maintain system inventory data integrity
Aid in teaching and executing selling programs
Prepare store for daily opening and closing; stock inventory; perform general housekeeping duties

Sales and Customer Service
Assist in achieving commercial sales initiatives; practice add-on selling and up selling
Operate computer to complete sales transactions
Installing batteries; perform tests, tune-ups and tech work
Load, drive, and make deliveries

Supervisory Functions
Assist with selection and training of store associates
Perform supervisory duties of store manager in the absence of store manager
Delegate tasks, validate completion and ensure policies and procedures are being followed
Function as a leader and team player doing whatever is necessary to help attain company goals
Positively contribute to growth and development of team through training communication, recognition and support

QUALIFICATIONS

Qualifications
Minimum H.S. diploma/equivalent and at least one year retail experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience
Ability to communicate concrete and abstract ideas and understand and communicate directions using both oral and written means
Demonstrated ability to work with minimal direction as a resourceful, independent problem solver
Ability to handle multiple projects/tasks and meet deadlines
Must be able to work a flexible schedule to meet the needs of the business
Awareness of how the store is operating in the manager's absence
Valid driver's license and clean driving record required

At Batteries plus, you will not only experience a fun-filled work environment, but will be rewarded with outstanding pay and benefits!

Our benefits vary by position, but may include the following:
401(k) Retirement Plan
Health, Dental, Vision, Life, and Disability Insurance
Paid Time Off
Tuition Reimbursement
Paid Holidays
Training and Development
Bonus plans
Employee Discount

Batteries Plus is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace.

At the end of this application, depending on the location you have applied for, you may be directed to a screen that will ask you to complete an assessment. It should take an additional 15-20 minutes. If requested, you MUST complete the assessment to be considered for employment. Operations Management
Demonstrate a "customer first" mentality
Assist Manager in leading store activities to achieve objectives of the Store's business plan
Assist in merchandising to approved plan-o-grams
Ensure shelf price labeling and full store objectives are met
Achieve inventory turn objectives; implement product changeovers
Maintain system inventory data integrity
Aid in teaching and executing selling programs
Prepare store for daily opening and closing; stock inventory; perform general housekeeping duties

Sales and Customer Service
Assist in achieving commercial sales initiatives; practice add-on selling and up selling
Operate computer to complete sales transactions
Installing batteries; perform tests, tune-ups and tech work
Load, drive, and make deliveries

Supervisory Functions
Assist with selection and training of store associates
Perform supervisory duties of store manager in the absence of store manager
Delegate tasks, validate completion and ensure policies and procedures are being followed
Function as a leader and team player doing whatever is necessary to help attain company goals
Positively contribute to growth and development of team through training communication, recognition and support