Yankee Candle Co.

Part Time Assistant Manager

Jobs Description

 Scope: 

The Retail Store Second Assistant Manager provides assistance in the direction and leadership to a Yankee Candle Retail Store; as Manager-On-Duty (MOD) drive sales & profitability; provide exemplary guest service, ensure visual merchandising/presentation and operational standards; recruit, staff, coach and develops sales associates as a part of our Succession Plan; meets or exceeds divisional and store sales and profitability goals.

Hours:

Flexibility in work schedule is required including the ability to work extended hours, weekends, and holidays as operational need may require.   12-25 hours per week.

Salary Structure:

This position offers a competitive rate & excellent benefits package. 

 We are an e-Verify employer.

 All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status

Areas of Responsibility

As a Retail Store Second Assistant Manager, you will be responsible for assisting in the management and leadership of a Yankee Candle Store; act as Manager On Duty (MOD) on a regular basis with opening/closing duties, leading & directing staff in driving daily sales performance following the ASAP Sales Program, guest complaint resolution and ensuring smooth operations and safety & security for employees and guests and other similar duties pertaining to the management of a retail store.

Education / Experience Requirements

Minimum Requirements:

  • 1-2 years’ supervisory/management experience in a retail sales environment or similar fast paced, customer service environment, preferred.
  • Previous experience in a retail sales environment with increasing levels of responsibility and strong working knowledge of general retail practices and procedures.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively lead/direct, coach and train others in a retail setting, and the ability to resolve guest concerns/complaints well using communication, interpersonal, diplomacy and related skills required.
  • Experience in a specialty retail environment required.