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Part Time Assistant Manager

at rue21, inc.

Posted: 9/21/2019
Job Status: Part Time
Job Reference #: 40744

Job Description

  • LocationUS-MO-Jefferson City
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  • Overview

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


    • 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


    • 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 15 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


    • Business Acumen: demonstrates financial and operational understanding of organizational strategies and apply this knowledge to business situations
    • Communication: effectively conveys information and ideas in concise and meaningful exchanges through written and verbal communication
    • Customer Focus: demonstrates a customer-driven approach that focuses on anticipating, understanding, and servicing customer needs in order to facilitate a relationship with the brand
    • Leadership: empowers, coaches, and influences others to achieve a common goal or change a behavior
    • Planning and Organizing: effectively creates a plan and executes the processes required to achieve the desired outcome of the plan in a timely and efficient manner
    • Talent Assessment & Development: manages employee development in a manner that is deliberate and strategic in order to move employees through the organization