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Assistant Store Manager - Military Leadership Opportunities Chicago, Il Market

Company : Kohls

Location : Aurora, IL

Created : 2020-03-14

Job Type : Full Time

Job Description

Are you a transitioning Military Leader looking for your next career? We'd love to learn more about your experience and share our current and future Assistant Store Manager Leadership opportunities. Our Assistant Store Managers support retail operations by leading and engaging a talented team of associates to drive in store results. Do you love to ... lead teams? Are you energized by ... problem solving and driving change ? Do you enjoy ... ensuring execution of company strategies? Kohl's mission is to inspire and empower families to lead fulfilled lives; you are at the forefront for bringing this into action. You will create a first-class omnichannel experience by promoting a hospitality mentality in all areas of the store for Kohl's Customers and Associates. You will play a large part in driving store sales and profit by ensuring customer satisfaction and brand standards through the hiring, training and development of associates in customer engagement, operations and merchandise presentation.KEY RESPONSIBILITIESPRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES Recruit, interview and hire talent Collaborate with the store executive team to develop and execute associate retention strategies Foster a collaborative and engaged environment, addressing and managing associate concerns Communicate and educate associates on key priorities to support Sales, Service and Loyalty Continuously develop and coach all associates, including appraising their performance for the purpose of recommending and executing on promotions or other changes in position Ensure associates adherence to Kohl's policies and procedures Create a hospitality mentality among all associates on the sales floor, creating a best in class customer experience Maintain a customer-ready store environment, ensuring associates are responsible for maintaining high standards of recovery and merchandising Make informed decisions to support store expense management (e.g. payroll, productivity, shortage) Assist and guide associates on the point of commerce process Lead the execution on all merchandising directives Demonstrate product knowledge, understanding customer demand and merchandising best practices to recommend selection and placement Collaborate with fellow store executives to identify trends and opportunities to make business recommendations Assess and allocate resources to support business and workload demands Control the flow of merchandise by ensuring associates are replenishing merchandise, making products readily available to customers Exercise good judgment and discretion in making necessary management decisions As an Assistant Store Manager, you are a part of the store executive team and will be in charge of one or more departments as well as various functional areas throughout the store. The performance of your key responsibilities is necessary to the success of the store. You will also have a significant role in leading associate development as well as assessing and evolving your own development. The manner in which you perform these responsibilities will vary depending upon on many factors, including the store at which you work, the composition of the store team, the departments or areas that you oversee and your experience. This is a salaried, full-time position; the number of hours may vary from week to week. KEY QUALIFICATIONSREQUIREDMultiple years experience managing a significant retail volume in a fast paced customer service environmentDemonstrated ability to lead and develop a large team of associatesAnticipate challenges and obstacles developing solutions to these problemsExperience working in a fast paced and changing environmentExperience working with all levels of management, building partnershipsStrong organizational skills with the ability to multi-taskOpen and close the store on an as needed basisAbility to occasionally work overnightSPECIAL REQUIREMENTSAbility to lift 50 pounds on an occasional to frequent basisAbility to spend up to 100% of work time standing or moving about the sales floorPhysical activity includes bending, stopping, lifting, climbing, carrying, walking and/or reaching on a frequent basis