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Retail Assistant Store Manager- Cumming

at Goodwill of North Georgia

Posted: 6/6/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: ef0ba8dc-343a-429f-8f88-190f1b5d6b6d

Job Description

Requirements:

  • 2 years experience in supervision of 15 or more employees in food services, manufacturing, production or retail. Alternatively, one year of supervision experience with successful completion of Goodwill assigned training
  • Or a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Sales, Retail, Finance, Mathematics, Accounting, or Economics plus 1 year of supervisory experience in logistics, retail, warehouse, fast food, restaurants, B2B accounts, corporate/service industry or any other relevant industry.
  • Or 4 years of military service with one or more years of supervisory experience in lieu of either of the above
  • Strong interpersonal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated skills in operating personal computers, Previous POS or sell systems, and various software packages including MS office.
  • A driver's license and dependable transportation and communication devices

Preferences:

  • Bilingual language skills are a plus.
  • Previous military experience

What you’ll be doing:

As an Assistant Store Manager, you will assist the Store Manager in running the store. This means hiring, training, motivating and supervising staff. You’ll lead meetings, help the store meet its customer and donor satisfaction standards, maintain displays and merchandising presentations, ensure that any cash is handled as per policy and drive the store towards meeting or exceeding its budgeted financial performance. Ongoing training is provided. As you progress in your career you may be offered the opportunity to transfer to other stores.

 

What you need to know: This is not like other retail jobs. Sure, we work the same 45 hour weeks and yes, we’re open all 7 days, but there’s more to it than that. Our products are gently donated items, items that need to be unpacked, sorted, displayed. It’s messy. It’s dusty. It can be cold in the winter, hot in the summer. The store manager needs to trust you to proactively address situations and resolve them. Thinking ahead and prioritizing are crucial skills here. You need to understand the in-store experience and be able to engage and motivate employees to deliver excellent customer service. We use computers, email, Microsoft Office every day. If you’re someone who can keep an eye on the big picture while addressing the day to day work in front of you, you’ll do really well here.

Does this sound like a place for you? If so, please apply today. Our process takes about 15 minutes to complete. Once you do, our recruiting team will reach out to you within a few days. Thank you for your time and your interest in Goodwill of North Georgia.

Goodwill of North Georgia is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of Goodwill to consider applicants based solely on qualifications and merit; without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, disability, or protected veteran status.