Assistant Store Manager

Full Time

WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT

You will work in a fascinating field, as part of a motivated, dynamic team, within the world of fashion, jewelry and accessories and will be advising our customers competently with charm and humor.

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES
• Oversees retail store operations to company standards; ensuring effective implementation and maintenance of programs as well as meeting financial and operational objectives.
• Ensures Sales, Units Per Transaction, Dollars Per Transaction, Swarovski Crystal Society Memberships, and Financial Goals are achieved. • Responsible for generating 20% of the Store’s Sales.
• Maintains store cash handling records, reports and opening and closing procedures.
• Reviews merchandise orders and inventory levels for accuracy and consistency.
• Implements inventory procedures and inventory control program.
• Maintains allocated budget within the store.
• Demonstrates/Sells products to customers, explaining benefits, features, prices, quality, value and other information, builds the business through outstanding customer service.
• Ensures visual standards are appropriate and support the brand image.
• Merchandises displays to Plan-O-Gram and to accentuate products.
• Notifies supervisor of competitive activities. • Develops information on retail customers to enhance sales; maintains customer log.
• Plans, coordinates and sets-up for special events and promotions.
• Maintains communication with Supervisors regarding retail sell through, activity recommendations to increase sales/inventory and accommodate retailer issues.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
• Administers Performance Management programs.
• Participates in staffing decisions including employment, discipline, training, assignment and termination.
• Creates a productive work environment through consistent coaching and training of the Sales Consultants.
• Ensures that all practices meet applicable legal requirements, policies and procedures.
• Evaluates daily operations on an ongoing basis and makes recommendations/initiates action to enhance productivity, efficiency, effectiveness and profitability.
• Creates a Selling Culture in the Store, ensures Associates are trained in the “Swarovski Experience” Training Program and other Selling techniques.

WHAT WE EXPECT
As an ideal candidate you will be a strong, expressive personality with a stylistically appropriate and professional manner.
Requirements
• Bachelor’s degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university preferred, and three to five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
• Must have knowledge of retail selling environment, high fashion industry, effective oral and written communications, presentation skills, motivating others, and managing accountability.
• Retail sales experience in a luxury-branded environment.

WHAT WE OFFER
• Be a key part of a global world-class luxury brand.
• Work in a 125-year-old family run organization that feels local but has dynamic global reach.
• Come sparkle in one of our many world-wide businesses housed here in Canada.
• Experience a strong sense of belonging as we proudly work together.
• Whether you are just beginning or celebrating an existing career, we invite you to make your own mark on Swarovski’s rich history.

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