How to Hire a Retail Assistant Manager

Does your growing business need a Retail Assistant Manager? Retail Assistant Managers serve as immediate supervisors to retail store employees.

Here are some tips to help you find great Retail Assistant Manager candidates and make the right hire for your business.

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Salary Information

  • Common wage in US: $11.61 hourly
  • Typical wages range from $7.25$21.25 hourly
  • Find more information on Indeed Salary

*Indeed data (US) – Jan 2019

Why hire a Retail Assistant Manager?

The need for new staff can affect both your existing team and your bottom line. A great Retail Assistant Manager hire can help your business:

• Manage store sales teams to ensure customer needs are being met
• Conduct regular inventory assessments
• Train, encourage, and retain top employee talent

Skills to look for in a great Retail Assistant Manager

A great Retail Assistant Manager candidate will have the following skills and attributes as well as work experience that reflects:

• Experience in retail operations
• Experience with retail point of sale systems
• Flexible work schedule
• Exceptional customer service skills
• Basic math and problem-solving skills
• Collaborative management style

Writing a Retail Assistant Manager job description

A thoughtful description is important to finding qualified Retail Assistant Manager candidates. A Retail Assistant Manager job description includes a compelling summary of the role, detailed list of duties and responsibilities, and the required and preferred skills for the position.

Consider including keywords that job seekers are using to search for Retail Assistant Manager jobs, such as:

• Retail Assistant Manager
• Assistant Store Manager
• Assistant Retail Manager

Interviewing Retail Assistant Manager candidates

Strong candidates for Retail Assistant Manager positions will be confident answering questions regarding:

• Recruiting, hiring and retaining talented sales representatives
• Completing regular inventory assessments
• Positively resolving customer service issues

See our list of interview questions for more examples.

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