Rue21

Assistant Manager

Jobs Description

Assists with the management of day-to-day operations within a rue21 store; reports directly to the Store Manager.

Areas of Responsibility

  • Provide managerial, operational, and financial support to the Store Manager
  • Drive and maximize store sales, control and minimize shrink, and control payroll within budget to achieve store goals
  • Execute company directives for merchandise placement, visual displays, and signage as well as maintain company standards for cleanliness and organization within a store
  • Ensure compliance with all company policies and procedures, and follow all safety standards to ensure a safe work and shopping environment
  • Demonstrate exceptional customer service
  • Support the Store Manager in driving associates to execute their job duties, provide exceptional customer service, and offer positive resolutions to challenges and complaints from customers
  • Achieve accuracy in executing markdowns, shipping, receiving, and cash control
  • Help recruit, train, develop, and retain qualified associates to ensure staffing needs are consistently met
  • Participate in the performance counseling of associates
  • Complete all other duties as assigned
  • Education / Experience Requirements

  • Demonstrated ability, in a sales and customer service, or management capacity, in      assisting the Store Manager to operate and drive sales, preferably in a retail environment.
  • Minimum of 1 year retail management experience
  • Minimum of 1 year work experience at an apparel retailer
  • Work a scheduled minimum of 30 hours per week including weekends and holidays with the ability to  increase hours based on business needs
  • Physical Requirements
    • Stand for up to 8 hours
    • Carry up to 40 pounds
    • Climb and balance on ladders
    • Bend at the waist
    • Lift up to 40 pounds
    • Kneel and squat on the ground
    • Reach above the shoulder frequently
  • How to Apply

    Disclaimer: The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within the classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.