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Full Time - Assistant Manager - Normal - 61761

Company: ascena
Location: Normal
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

b"BRAND OVERVIEW:nLOFT launched in 1998 and today has 570 full-price and outlet stores. LOFT creates modern, feminine and versatile clothing for women with one common style goal: to look and feel confident, wherever the day takes them. Our collections reflect our belief that therexe2x80x99s no one way to dress, just like therexe2x80x99s no right or wrong way to look or be. LOFT's mission is to combine inspiring modern casual fashion, ingenious ease of dressing solutions and impactful community actions to fuel self-confidence and be an uplifting, trusted resource so that she can live out loud.nWe believe what you do is just as important as how you do it. We're committed to fostering a community where all Associates lead with their strengths, feel connected to what we stand for, are accountable to growing our culture together, and are supported in their individual development. You're invited to discover the unparalleled opportunities that await you.nReady to apply? We currently have an opportunity for a Full Time - Assistant Manager to join our team located at our Store 1516-Shoppes @ College Hills-ANN-Normal, IL 61761.nPosition Overview:nPOSITION OVERVIEW:nResponsibilities will include: Providing exceptional client service, operating as the Manager on Duty in the absence of a manager, performing operational and transactional functions, handling client service issues, issuing approvals for desk transactions as well as opening and closing the store.xc2xa0 The Assistant Manager will refer all duties which require managerial experience and/or approval to the Store Manager (e.g. disciplinary action, hiring, and terminating associates).nPRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES / ACCOUNTABILITIES:n * Embraces our values & sets an example through his/her behaviorsn * Responsible for compliance to all ANN INC. practices and procedures as outlined in the reference manualsn * Additional responsibilities as assigned by the Store ManagernASSISTANT MANAGER LEAD RESPONSIBILITIESnIn addition to Sales Associate roles of providing excellence in delivering the Client Experience, the Assistant Manager is responsible for supporting the Store Manager in overseeing the operational functioning of the store including, but not limited to:n * Supporting the business strategy & adjusting to effectively reach goalsn * Driving revenue by proactively managing the client experience while effectively performing Manager on Duty responsibilities xe2x80x93 Assuming the MOD role when Store Manager is not on the floorn * Utilizing tools to ensure a client-focused team environmentn * Driving volume & anticipating clientsxe2x80x99 needs while communicating store metrics & individual performance to motivate associatesn * Coaching Associates on client interactions & performance to maximize productivity & capture client opportunitiesn * Possessing keys to the store, performing opening and closing procedures in the absence of management (e.g., opening / closing registers, opening checklists, bank deposits, filling in, recovery, cleaning, retrieves/send email, review AT Web, accepts/receives shipmentn * Assuming PIN and signature privileges for register functions requiring approvaln * Utilizing reports to make effective merchandising decisions & style the store to Division standardsn * Leveraging tools, assessing and taking action to drive operational excellence through Standard Operating Procedures (SOPxe2x80x99s)n * Ensure optimal coverage and productivity in all areas of the store through scheduling appropriatelyn * Complete daily tasks to ensure store runs smoothly and meets all ANN INC. standards and guidelinesnPOSITION REQUIREMENTS:n * Client Service: Ensures that the client remains the top priority while balancing required tasks and overall store operationsn * Store Operations and Organization: Ability to organize, delegate, prioritize assignments, and meet deadlinesn * Merchandising: Knowledge of visual standards and techniques, and ability to implement and maintain within ANN INC.xe2x80x99s guidelinesn * Accuracy: Ability to handle cash and provide change without error. Ability to prepare nightly deposit as necessary. Captures accurate information for all transactions including signatures, addresses, and original receipt datan * Communication: Communicates effectively with Clients, Members of Management, Business Partners, and Store Associatesn * Schedule: Flexibility in scheduling to meet the needs of the business, including evening and weekend shiftsn * Physical: Ability to lift and carry up to 20 pounds occasionally. Maneuver effectively around sales floor, stock room and officenEDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS AND EXPERIENCE:n * Minimum Requirements: High School Diploma or GEDn * Minimum six months Sales Associates experience with ANN INC. or equivalent experience with another retailer in a position of sales associate or higher.n * Part-time or full-time managerial experience preferrednLocation:nStore 1516-Shoppes @ College Hills-ANN-Normal, IL 61761nPOSITION TYPE:nRegular/Full timenEQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITYnThe Company is committed to hiring and developing the most qualified people at all levels.xc2xa0 It is our policy in all employment decisions to ensure that all associates and potential associates are evaluated on the basis of qualifications and ability without regard to sex (including pregnancy), race, color, national origin, religion, age, disability that can reasonably be accommodated without undue hardship, genetic information, military status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other protected classification under applicable law.xc2xa0 We do not discriminate in any of our employment policies and practices.xc2xa0 All associates are expected to follow these principles in all relationships with other associates, applicants, or others with whom we do business.xc2xa0nThe Company welcomes applications from people with disabilities.xc2xa0 Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the application process.xc2xa0nNote to Applicants:xc2xa0 Smoking is prohibited in all indoor areas of the Company unless designated smoking areas have been established by a particular location in accordance with applicable law."

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