About the company
Original Penguin is an American clothing line with roots in the 1950s and 60s, the brand specializes in clothing, footwear, and eyewear. Original Penguin embodies a mix of iconic American Sportswear with modern-minded style into a diverse range of products for a full lifestyle brand. Made for originals, by originals.
About the Role
We are looking for an Assistant Manager to help organize and run our retail stores to fill in for the Store Manager when needed. Assistant Managers ensure the sales team meets its goals of efficiency and customer satisfaction. The responsibility varies from; hiring, training sales associates, monitoring inventory and ordering merchandise based on demand.
•Assist the Retail Store Manager in planning and implementing strategies to attract customers
•Track the progress of weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual objectives
•Supervise and motivate staff to perform their best
•Coach and support new and existing Sales Associates
•Communicate with clients and evaluate their needs
•Analyze consumer behavior and adjust product positioning
•Handle complaints from customers
•Stays involved with every aspect of the store(e.g., merchandising, visual display, stocking); “roll up his/her sleeves” to get things done”.
•Managed effectively throughout others; delegates appropriately (e.g., willing to transfer responsibility, proactively follows up to ensure proper execution).
•Effectively coaches others to improve their performance(e.g., offers suggestions, devotes time); communicates on a consistent basis.
•Clearly communicates expectations regarding performance standards.
•Enforces performance standards; addresses others performance issues in a timely and effective manner
•Energetic and positive attitude.
•3-5 years of retail management experience
•Strong verbal and written skills
•Strong interpersonal communication and customer service skills.
•Customer service-oriented. (outgoing, friendly, and personable with a positive attitude.
• Must be able to stand for long periods of time on the sales floor
• Must be able to move and/or lift up to 25 pounds
•BS degree would be a plus
Benefits at Perry
•Employee discount: 30% off selling price to outlet stores and 60% off MSRP full price
•Paid vacation and Personal time
•Healthcare plan: Medical/Dental
•Contest and recognition programs
•Monthly sales incentives
•Bonus structure incentives