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Part Time Assistant Manager
Rue21, Inc. | Auburn, Washington
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Job Description


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

About Rue21, Inc.

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