Retail Assistant Manager

Party City Corporation
October 2, 2019
Indianapolis, IN
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Job Summary: The Assistant Manager’s role is to function as the second-in-command to the General Manager, focusing on executing key operational responsibilities and in managing freight flow. This role supports operational functions related to Human Resources, including recruiting, interviewing, onboarding and scheduling. In addition, this position leads all aspects of visual merchandising, receiving and freight processing.


Primary Job Responsibilities:


o    Manages all aspects of store when General Manager is not present

o    Role models Customer service expectations by executing and reinforcing service model principles

o    Drives sales initiatives, discount programs, charitable programs and other company initiatives 

o    Reviews and understands financial data to support driving profitable sales and decision making

o    Verifies and drives store compliance with required online training course completion


o    Assists with recruiting, interviewing, onboarding and scheduling to balance Customer experience with task prioritization

o    Manages sales floor and freight processing Associates, including performance feedback, coaching and annual appraisals

o    Champion for staff training and development to enhance Associate performance, develop succession plans and promote recognition


o    Manages seasonal sets, transitions and packaway events

o    Leads execution of store inventory management process: weekly in-stock procedures, inventory adjustments and price changes

o    Completes required promotional sets and displays for advertising events

·        TASK PRIORITIZATION & PLANNING              

o    Reviews all corporate communications and prioritizes/plans with store management team accordingly

o    Coordinates completion of company directives by prioritization based on service balance with task deadlines


This job description is not all-inclusive.  Additional responsibilities will be determined by supervisor, based on store needs.


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