Assistant store manager - fashion Job at VF, Rosemont, IL

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  • VF
  • Rosemont, IL

Job Description

Full job description

As the Assistant Store Manager, you will lead, develop, and motivate a team of Brand Advocates, ensuring a consistent Best in Class customer experience that aligns with our brand purpose and values. You will partner with the Store Manager to maximize profitability by ensuring that customer engagement, story-telling merchandising, operations, and community connection are all consistent and in compliance with company standards. You will create an inclusive environment, while ensuring internal and external customers are your top priority. Additionally, you will assume an active role in self-development through Division of Responsibility rotations and position-based training.
Timberland, a VF Company
Founded in 1973, Timberland® is a global outdoor lifestyle brand based in Stratham, New Hampshire, with international headquarters in Switzerland and Hong Kong. Best known for its original yellow boot designed for the harsh elements of New England, Timberland today offers a full range of footwear, apparel and accessories for people who value purposeful style and share the brand’s passion for enjoying - and protecting - nature.
At the heart of the Timberland brand is the core belief that a greener future is a better future. This comes to life through a decades-long commitment to make products responsibly, protect the outdoors, and strengthen communities around the world.
By joining Timberland, you will serve as a purpose-led, performance driven, brand ambassador. You will build productive relationships by providing products to “adventurous doers” allowing them to “step outside and move the world forward.” You will also have the opportunity, tools, and environment to more explore the world around you and make meaningful, lasting connections.

How You Will Make a Difference
Responsibilities
Coach and develop staff to exceed individual and store productivity goals.
Promote excellence in customer service by modeling brand specific service standards, monitoring and responding to customer feedback, and ensuring the team is engaging with each customer to create an authentic brand experience.
Supervise floor coverage and activities, including opening and closing the store as scheduled.
In partnership with the Store Manager, provide training and ongoing development of store staff in customer engagement and all company programs, policies and procedures.
Foster an environment of development and accountability.
Support the Store Manager in achieving all financial and operational objectives including expense control, Loss Prevention, store audits, and weekly reports.
Assist Store Manager in the selection and hiring of qualified candidates.
Partner with the Store Manager on the implementation of visual merchandising directives and maintain standards consistent with company brand strategies, ensure merchandise on the selling floor is replenished appropriately.
Partner with the Store Manager to ensure compliance and adherence to loss prevention and safety policies and procedures, standards and practices, and company directives .
Model behavior that respects the background, experience, and cultural differences of others, while upholding the integrity and values of the VF Corporation and the brand.
Promotes an environment that encourages participation, creativity, and learning by sharing best practices and building on the ideas of others .
What You Bring


Required:
3+ years of store leadership experience in a fast-paced, highly engaging retail environment
Ability to build, lead, and manage high performing team
Ability to work a flexible schedule to meet the needs of the business; will require weekends, evenings, and holidays
Effective communication skills, including both written and verbal
Proven ability to meet and exceed sales results
Proven ability to meet business goals by driving results through store team
Excellent decision-making ability in a fast-paced environment
Detail orientated and excellent organization skills
Proficient computer skills including word processing, spreadsheets, and software programs
Proven ability in leading the delivery of a high level of customer service in a retail environment


Preferred:
Experience in a specialty retail environment, retail footwear/apparel industry experience
Associate Degree (AA) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school


Physical:
Operate office equipment and technology (i.e., computers, tablets, phones, copier, etc.)
Standing required for entire work shift
Bend, lift, open and move product up to 50 pounds as needed
Use ladders for visual merchandising, light adjustments, and window banner placement

Free To Be, Inclusion & Diversity
As a purpose-led, performance driven company, we strive to foster a culture of belonging based on respect, connection, openness, and authenticity. We are committed to building and maintaining a workplace that celebrates the diversity of our associates, allowing them to bring their authentic selves to work every day.

What’s In It for You
We’re in the business of unleashing human potential, driven by the ideas, energy and commitment of our people. That’s why we offer comprehensive benefits that encourage mental, physical and financial well-being for all VF associates. When it comes to benefits, we’re the total package. Go to MyVFBenefits.com and click on “Looking to Join VF?” to learn more.

Our Parent Company, VF Corporation
VF is one of the world’s largest apparel, footwear and accessories companies connecting people to the lifestyles, activities and experiences they cherish through our family of iconic outdoor, active and workwear brands. At the heart of our journey lies our company-wide purpose: We power movements of sustainable and active lifestyles for the betterment of people and our planet. This is our purpose. It’s the reason we come to work every day. It’s a commitment shared by our global associates across all brands. Our purpose unites us and leads us to pursue our goals, together. This is our calling. Learn more at vfc.com

We just have one question. Are you in?


Hiring Range : $20.24 USD - $30.36 USD per hour


Minimum Start Rate : $20.00


Incentive Potential : This position is eligible for additional compensation awards that may include an annual incentive plan, sales incentive, or commission potential. Specific details of the additional compensation eligibility for this position will be provided during the recruiting and interview process.


Benefits at VF Corporation : You can review a general overview of each benefit program offered, including this year's medical plan rates on and by clicking Looking to Join VF? Detailed information on your benefits will be provided during the hiring process.

Please note, our hiring ranges are determined and built from market pay data. Although all positions have a hiring range based upon market data, this position has a minimum starting rate that is listed above. In determining the specific compensation for this position, we comply with all local, state, and federal laws.

At VF, we value a diverse, inclusive workforce and we provide equal employment opportunity for all applicants and employees. All qualified applicants for employment will be considered without regard to an individual’s race, color, sex, gender identity, gender expression, religion, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, physical or mental disability, medical condition, family care status, marital status, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local laws. If you are unable to submit your application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at [email protected] . VF will reasonably accommodate qualified individuals with disabilities to the extent required by applicable law.

Pursuant to all applicable local Fair Chance Ordinance requirements, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, VF will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Job Tags

Hourly pay, Holiday work, Full time, Local area, Outdoor, Flexible hours, Shift work, Weekend work, Afternoon shift,

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