Assistant Merchandise Manager
Burlington Coat Factory - Edinburg, TX

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Bring your passion for fashion to today's Burlington Coat Factory. If you are interested in a career in retail, consider joining one of the largest off price retailers of apparel and home furnishings in the nation. We always have a large selection of quality name brand merchandise at huge savings; coats, clothing and shoes for the whole family, fashionable accessories, home decor, and everything for baby. Burlington means one-stop shopping for labels you love at prices you love even more. With more than 400 stores, we're always looking for good talent that can drive results. We currently have the following position available:

General Purpose of Position: As part of the store management team, the Merchandise Manager is responsible for the day-to-day management of all sales departments. Â Responsibilities include executing merchandising plans, maintaining inventory levels, overseeing markdown compliance, controlling expenses and payroll budgets, and assisting in management of all areas of store operations as needed. Â

Deliver excellent customer service and demonstrate a high degree of professionalism

Assist in the recruitment and hiring of the most qualified applicants to meet the store's needs

Conduct orientation, train, coach, and develop Area/Department Managers and Associates in execution of daily tasks

Maximize sales and measure sales performance on a daily basis by reference to class sales reports from year prior on same day

Coordinate sales promotion activities and pricing of merchandise

Oversee floor moves, preparation of merchandise displays and presentations, exercising judgment and discretion in applying merchandising concepts and guidelines

Oversee proper pricing of merchandise and ensure all price changes are made

Facilitate proper communication between Area/Department Sales Managers and the buying office about comparative shopping analysis, fast and slow selling classifications and styles, planning and adjusting stock levels, and customer requests

Coordinate the flow of merchandise to the sales floor

Oversee compliance of Area/Department Managers and all Associates with established company policies and standards

Administer sales contests to achieve goals established by the corporate office

Exercise judgment and discretion alone, and in conjunction with the Store Manager, Operations Manager, and Area/Department Managers, in the day-to-day operations of the store

Lock and secure the store Skills and Competencies:
  • Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Ability to provide outstanding customer service
  • Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Ability to develop and train workforce, build relationships, utilize skills of workforce most appropriately
  • Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Ability to merchandise effectively
  • Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Ability to maintain a fair, consistent set of standards as they apply to workforce
  • Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Ability to adjust priorities and manage time wisely in a fast-paced environment
  • Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Ability to maintain records and documentation pertaining to workforce
  • Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Ability to communicate in a clear, concise, understandable manner, and listen attentively to others
  • Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Ability to operate all equipment necessary to perform the job
3+ years of Retail Management experience within a Big Box or Specialty environment, with the ability to manage a multi-million dollar sales volume

Fashion Apparel merchandising experience

Availability to work a full-time schedule and the hours necessary to open and/or close the store, including nights, weekends, and holidays

Strong communication skills (verbal & written), including strong relationship building skills Travel required - as needed Â

Ou r ideal candidates will be self motivated, team players, who have the desire to succeed. We care about our employees, have a supportive environment that values trust and respect, offer a competitive wage and benefits package that includes a generous paid time off plan, plus an associate discount, and a company matched 401(k) to name a few.
Burlington Coat Factory is an equal opportunity employer committed to workplace diversity.
Come join our team. Â You're going to like it here!

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