Company Name: Sears Import - OLD
Job Details
Duration: Permanent
Min Education: Not Specified
Salary: Commensurate
Job Type: Full Time
Min Experience: Not Specified
Required Travel:
  • USA - Long Beach California, 90745
Job Description
Provides “World Class” Customer Service by surprising and delighting our customers every day. Assists Store Coach in managing the store including establishing priorities, following up to, and supervising store associates. Works with direct reports and other coaches in order to ensure the implementation of corporate merchandising, operations, and human resources programs and directives. Controls expenses and works to reduce expenses when possible. Follows up on all asset protection procedures to reduce invisible waste. Reviews operations of license departments (i.e., footwear) for optimal service and sales.
Job Duties/Responsibilities:
• Participates in comprehensive 12 week Assistant Store Manager in Training program to adequately prepare for transition to Assistant Store Manager.
• Gains thorough understanding of Assistant Store Manager expectations related to financial, merchandising, human resources, loss prevention, safety, marketing, process execution, leadership skills and teambuilding, as well as Kmart culture and initiatives.
• Participates in job shadowing and hands on experiences to learn practical application of learnings.
• Works with Subject Matter Experts throughout the store and district to understand each department and how each department impacts the store and each other.
• Completes all assignments throughout the course of program, including self-study and e-learning.
• Passes post-module evaluations, in addition to end of program certification.
• Able to work flexible schedule including nights, weekends and holidays.
• Develops active mentoring relationship
• Tracks career development needs through Career Development Plan process
• Performs other duties as assigned

• Ability to relocate within a specified geographic area to meet business needs

Required Skills:
• Extensive knowledge of store merchandising and retail management practices and procedures.
• Effective verbal and written communication skills necessary to communicate with all levels of internal and external associates.
• Analytical ability necessary to gather and interpret information and then implement developed and approved solutions.
• Strong organizational skills necessary to receive disseminate, and follow-up to corporate information flow.
• Strong leadership skills.
• Availability to work during critical retail time frames including Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays, holidays, or other event-related times
• Proven ability to manage and mentor team members, lead and influence cross-functional working groups and achieve results.
• Proficient in Microsoft Office including Word, Excel and Outlook.

Preferred Skills
• Minimum of 2 years retail experience or equivalent.
• Bachelor's level degree.
• Experience leading groups across multiple departments.