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Assistant Store Manager - Fort Collins

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    Full-time
    Senior Level
  • Hospitality & Retail
  • Fort Collins
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AI generated summary

  • You must have 5+ years of retail experience, ability to use POS systems, and be physically capable of lifting up to 40 lbs. Must have strong communication skills and the flexibility to work varied hours and adapt to changing business needs.
  • You will lead, coach, and support store staff, ensure productivity and performance goals are met, maintain inventory levels, and assist in developing action plans for sales, safety, training, and personnel development.

Requirements

  • You Have:
  • No specific education required (High School Diploma or GED preferred)
  • 5+ years of experience in position or specialization
  • Skill operating a Point of Sales (POS) system, other in-store computerized systems, and telephone
  • Ability to use judgment to identify and resolve day-to-day technical and operational problems
  • Effective communication skills; able to exchange ideas and information with store leadership team, associates and consumers
  • Job Conditions:
  • Frequently in a more active environment (i.e., requires ability to constantly move about) that can be physical or strenuous in nature (frequently adjusting/moving items weighing up to 40 lbs.), may frequently use specialized equipment, may have exposure to dust and noise
  • Occasionally requires the ability to work in place
  • Ability to clearly communicate with others
  • Availability to work a flexible retail schedule, which may change seasonally and in response to location-specific business trends or forecasts. All local, state, and federal laws are adhered to when evaluating your availability.

Responsibilities

  • ​​Provides leadership and direction to the diverse store staff, including supervisors and associates.
  • Executes and supports plans to enhance employee productivity and performance.
  • ​Assists the Store Manager in interviewing, hiring, training, and coaching of a diverse staff as necessary.
  • ​Provides coaching and direction on a day-to-day basis to ensure staff performance standards are met.
  • Maintains appropriate inventory levels through effective replenishment, organization, shrink control and communication.
  • ​Assists the Store Manager with the development and implementation of action plans to address any issues relating to store sales, goals, safety, training and personnel development.

FAQs

What are the key responsibilities of an Assistant Store Manager?

An Assistant Store Manager is responsible for providing leadership and direction to store staff, executing plans to enhance employee productivity and performance, interviewing and hiring new staff, coaching and training staff, maintaining appropriate inventory levels, and assisting the Store Manager in developing and implementing action plans to address store sales, goals, safety, training, and personnel development.

What qualifications are required for the Assistant Store Manager position?

While no specific education is required, a High School Diploma or GED is preferred. Candidates should have at least 5 years of experience in a related position or specialization, be proficient in operating a Point of Sales (POS) system and other in-store computerized systems, possess strong communication skills, and have the ability to identify and resolve day-to-day technical and operational problems.

What are the job conditions for an Assistant Store Manager?

An Assistant Store Manager can expect to work in a more active environment, frequently moving about and occasionally needing to work in place. The role may involve physical or strenuous activity, such as adjusting/moving items weighing up to 40 lbs., and may have exposure to dust and noise. The Assistant Store Manager must also be available to work a flexible retail schedule, which may change seasonally or in response to business trends.

Retail & Consumer Goods
Industry
5001-10,000
Employees

Mission & Purpose

Based in Portland, Oregon, Columbia Sportswear Company (NASDAQ: COLM) is a global outdoor brand that crafts active lifestyle gear fortified with industry-leading technologies and tested in our backyard. Our apparel, footwear, and accessories reflect our Pacific Northwest heritage and indomitable spirit. Over the last 80 years, Columbia and our family of brands, Sorel, prAna, and Mountain Hardwear, have grown to over 10,000 employees and proudly sell products in over 100 countries. At Columbia, we're as passionate about the outdoors as you are. And while our gear is available around the world, we're proud to be based in the Pacific Northwest where the lush forests, snow-covered mountains, rugged coastline, and wide-open spaces serve as our playground. This is where we hike, fish, hunt, camp, climb, shred, paddle, golf, run, and just enjoy the fresh air with friends. We hope to see you out there.