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Customer Service
Assistant Store Manager - Champion - Chicago, IL
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Hanes | Chicago, IL
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Job Description


Position Objective:

Under the direction of the Store Manager, the Assistant Store Manager is responsible for supporting the overall operations with an emphasis on creating and maintaining visual standards throughout the store to consistently deliver a vibrant and exclusive Champion shopping experience. Assists the Store Manager in supervising the store team to achieve sales objectives, maintaining store policy and procedures, and assumes responsibility for the merchandising functions of the store.


Key Responsibiliities:

* Assist Store Manager with all day-to-day operations to achieve targeted sales and profitability, including opening and closing responsibilities
* Collaborate with Retail Operations Team and key partners to lead and effectively execute all visual directives while leading store team for performance and store profitability.
* Demonstrate outstanding floor presence by assisting in coaching store team on customer service, product placement, and visual standards.
* Genuinely understand, communicate and promote the culture, heritage, values, brand aesthetic and mission of Champion and its iconic product stories to customers and staff
* Increase positive brand perception and integrity via strong visual presentation
* Support the Store Manager in recruiting, interviewing and training individuals that live Champion's core values and provide best in class customer service
* Collect and share customer feedback and insights in addition to sale reporting to create a best in class customer, product and brand experience
* Effectively delegate and guide associates to complete visual tasks within a given timeframe
* Implement key visual themes throughout the store and consistently deliver engaging window and internal displays


Experience/Skills/Education Requirements:

* High school Diploma/GED. College degree preferred
* Ability to lead and be a part of a successful store team through storytelling and engaging with consumers
* Knowledgeable about current fashion trends and be able to outfit build
* 3+ years retail visual merchandising and leadership experience
* Experience planning and executing successful floor sets
* Highly motivated with proven success in motivating and developing a team
* Excited to be part of the Champion team and willing to work hard while having fun
* Excellent visual skills and commitment to maintaining brand standards
* Strong decision-making skills and ability to plan and execute strategies
* Able to juggle multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment
* Proficient in Microsoft Office products and retail business systems
* Ability to work weekends, evenings and holidays
* Ability to maneuver around sales floor, stock room, and ability lift/carry up to 30 lbs.
* Clear understanding of retail metrics including key performance indicators necessary to drive sales (Traffic, Conversion, Units Per Transaction, Average Unit Retail)

To qualify, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States and should not require now, or in the future, sponsorship for employment visa status

EOE/AA: Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled

Only applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact us directly:

Telephone: 877.999.5553

Email: HBI_TA@hanes.com

About Hanes

Hanes Geo Components is the leading supplier of performance products for the construction, landscape, erosion control and turf industries. As a division of Leggett & Platt, Hanes Geo benefits from the resources and support of a global, engineered products manufacturer. HGC is the established, nationwide resource of product knowledge and supply. Our strong customer base coupled with emerging new markets has created a solid platform for growth. With our success largely dependent on how well we partner with customers - HGC is committed to providing the best products, customer service and price available anywhere.