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Assistant Manager - Aeropostale Fayette Mall -...
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Aeropostale, Inc. | Lexington, KY
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Job Description

Role of the Assistant Manager

As an Assistant Manager, you will support the General Manager/Store Manager to build a Team that delivers results through providing an amazing customer experience. You also share the responsibility to execute all Store Operations and maintain a visually appealing store. You create a positive environment that develops and engages your Managers, Associates and Customers every day. You love being part of a Winning Team and you bring your energy to work every day.

Who you are:

* Ambitious and passionate.
* Engaging personality who attracts great talent.
* Demonstrates a competitive spirit and desire to win.
* Team player with an entrepreneurial spirit.
* Thrives in a fast-paced environment.
* Able to adapt to change and take on more responsibilities.
* Self motivated.
* Stylish with a love of fashion.

What you'll do:

* Work together with the GM/SM to set store goals.
* Motivate associates to perform at a high level by creating a fun, challenging and rewarding culture.
* Create an amazing customer experience and continually provide feedback to associates on the sales floor.
* Communicate clear expectations and hold the store associates accountable to achieving results.
* Ensure store standards for merchandising and operations are met consistently.
* Be a role model for our values of Respect, Integrity, Teamwork and Compassion.

What you'll need:

* Consistent record of results.
* A positive attitude and lots of energy.
* A passion for people - both customers and your team.
* Ability to do multiple things at the same time.
* Strong merchandising skills and an eye for visual details.
* Initiative to continue self development.
* Flexible availability to meet the needs of the business.

Where you come from:

* 9+ months as Assistant Manager in similar volume, apparel business with 2+ years of supervisory experience or college degree.

We offer a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefit package that includes outstanding bonus potential, a casual work environment, a generous merchandise discount and realistic growth potential. Aéropostale is an equal

opportunity employer, M/F.

About Aeropostale, Inc.

Aeropostale, Inc. is a mall-based specialty retailer of casual apparel and accessories. The Company designs, markets and sells its own brand of merchandise principally targeting 14 to 17 year-old young women and young men. The Company also sells Aeropostale merchandise through its e-commerce Website, www.aeropostale.com. As of January 31, 2009, it operated 914 stores, consisting of 874 Aeropostale stores in 48 states and Puerto Rico, 29 Aeropostale stores in Canada, and 11 Jimmy’Z stores in 10 states. The Company locates its stores primarily in shopping malls, outlet centers and, to a much lesser degree, lifestyle and off-mall shopping centers. The Company has developed a new retail store concept called P.S. from Aeropostale, which will offer casual clothing and accessories focusing on elementary school children between the ages of seven and 12. It offers a focused collection of apparel, including graphic t-shirts, tops, bottoms, sweaters, jeans, outerwear and accessories. (Source: 10-K)