Yankee Candle Co.

Assistant Manager

Jobs Description

As a Retail Store Assistant Manager, you will be responsible for assisting in the management and leadership of a Yankee Candle Store; overseeing and driving daily sales performance; maintain service and operational standards; supervising, coaching, counseling and training staff on ASAP sales program; ensuring adequate staffing; providing superior customer service; maintaining store facilities; ensuring safety and security for guests and staff; preparing cash reports and merchandise orders; and other similar duties pertaining to the management of a retail store.

Areas of Responsibility

The Retail Store Assistant Manager provides assistance in the direction and leadership to a Yankee Candle Retail Store; drives sales & profitability; provides exemplary guest service, ensures visual merchandising/presentation and operational standards; recruits, staffs, coaches and develops store management teams and sales associates as a part of our Succession Plan; meets or exceeds divisional and store sales and profitability goals.

Education / Experience Requirements

  • 2 years' demonstrated 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 relate well using communication, interpersonal, diplomacy and related skills required.
  • Experience in a specialty retail environment required.

How to Apply

See store for details.