Assistant Store Manager
Kenneth Cole - Elizabeth, NJ

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(Includes but are not limited to)
  • Achieves Goals: store sales, ADT, UPT, SPH, payroll, and inventory

  • Assist in managing the controllable expenses on store Profit and Loss Statement

  • Ensure the Customer Service Mission Statement is executed consistently and personally leads by example

  • Schedules employees in accordance with Company policies to provide excellent customer service

  • Analyze reports (Sell Through and Force Ranking), communicate appropriate information to business partners to maximize business opportunities and improve store profit

  • Effectively teaches, demonstrates and ensures all store staff complies with all Company initiatives: Training Programs, Selling Programs, Manager on Duty Program, Target Shrink Program, Payroll Procedure, Dress Code

  • Complies with all Company direction on merchandise presentation and marketing standards

  • Assist in implementation of Store Events

  • Recruit, interview and hire brand appropriate sales oriented staff

  • Assist in maintaining the staffing levels to Company Headcount Matrix

  • Assist in developing staff to ensure manpower succession

  • Manage staff performance: weekly force ranking of sales statistics, one on one conversations, coaching daily on performance, counseling under-performance and policy violations (with Store Manager)

  • Ensure accuracy of Company in store promotions and merchandise markdowns

  • Assists in management of inventory shipping and receiving procedures

  • Maintain standards of cleanliness and organization

  • Assist in the preparation of store, schedule, train and direct staff for store inventories

  • Maintain store and staff safety

  • Assist and attend all store meetings

  • Work with all associates in the store to maintain a professional and productive work environment

  • Adheres to all Company Policy and Procedures

  • Adheres to all local, state and federal laws

  • Supervise Sales Associates assigned to the store

  • Professionally interacts with all levels of Management and Human Resources in the organization

  • Leadership

  • Communication (written, verbal and listening)

  • Adaptability

  • Decision Making

  • Results Driven

  • Customer Focus

  • Initiative

  • Time Management

  • Organization

  • Detail Oriented

  • Teamwork

  • Professionalism

  • Motivator

  • Employee Development

  • Ability to communicate with co-workers and customers

  • Ability to read, count and write to accurately complete all documentation and analyze reports

  • Ability to perform fundamental mathematical calculations

  • Ability to freely access all areas of the store including selling floor, stock area and register area

  • Ability to operate and use all equipment necessary to run the store

  • Ability to climb ladders or stairs (depending upon store design)

  • Ability to move or handle merchandise and boxes throughout the store generally weighing 0 – 40 pounds

  • Ability to work varied hours and days to oversee store operations

  • Standing, walking, squatting the majority of the 40-hour work week

The work environment characteristics and physical demands described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions where such accommodations do not pose an undue hardship.


  • Minimum 2 years of previous Retail Management experience (external)

  • Previous apparel experience required: footwear experience preferred

  • Minimum of 3 - 6 months as a Floor Supervisor or above experience (internal)

  • Proven track record of successful sales generation, clienteling, employee development & career path

  • Proficient computer experience with Word, Excel and Microsoft Outlook

  • College Degree preferred

About this company
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Kenneth Cole is a trendy old sole. Known for its shoes, Kenneth Cole Productions makes stylish apparel and accessories under the Kenneth...