Retail Assistant Manager

  • 12240 S Beyer Rd, Birch Run, MI 48415, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

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Job Description



Our Assistant Store Managers make an incredible impact everyday - on our customers, our teams and our company.  They lead, guide, teach, merchandise, sell, process shipment, inspire, manage product, replenish, problem solve and more - in short, they truly are the heartbeat of Skechers Retail. 





Leads the team in meeting and exceeding sales plan.  Drives high unit velocity through an impeccably presented sales floor and outstanding customer service.  Coaches and mentors the team in multiple retail skill-sets to elevate the store's performance.  In short, hits sales out of the park!



Lives, breathes and loves our footwear and ensures the store is a showpiece for our customers. Impeccable merchandising, on-point signage & pricing and beautiful visual presentation are led and supported by this critical leader.  Lastly, serves as a true brand ambassador for Skechers, showing off our product and educating our customers about our incredible shoes, accessories and apparel. 



Recruiter, Trainer, Teacher and COACH!  Supports the Store Manager in leading outstanding people processes, team development and ensures an amazing applicant and employee experience. 



Acts like an owner, assisting the Store Manager in leading strong operational processes and routines that minimize shrink and drive profitability.  Understands and insists on a store and team that follow best practices and policy & procedure for a healthy, stable store.



First, leading a team to “win big” makes your heart beat faster!  You are a sales-driver and you know how to help ensure your store crushes sales plan!  Your team is critical to your business and your customers, so your talent assessment and development skills are solid and you’re always working hard to get even better.  You still function effectively and even thrive in times of change and shifting priorities and have a strong ability to stay flexible to the unforeseen.  Communication could be your “middle name”, with your highly developed ability to convey information and set direction with your team in writing or verbally.  Colleagues might also call you a task-master, as you utilize time and resources extremely well to meet deadlines, stay efficient and manage operational priorities.  Your retail/restaurant leadership experience makes you immediately credible in our business and a major source of support to your Store Manager.  Finally, you have so much fun doing and being all of the above and share that excitement with those around you everyday!



Position must be authorized by both the District Manager and the Regional Manager.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.


• Ability to execute excellence to company standards at all times.

• Must possess strong written and verbal communication.

• Must produce work that is accurate, thorough and meets requirements on consistent basis. Leads and develops team to do the same.

• It is a condition of employment, and responsibilities require, that you are flexible with regard to hours and days worked, including when we may need to increase or decrease your hours based on the needs of our business.


• Minimum of two year of retail/customer service experience

• High School Diploma, or equivalent


Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, policies and procedures, and operating and maintenance instructions.


Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs. Good cash handling skills required.


Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.


Must have a background report (i.e. Criminal, DMV, Social Security) conducted and approved by the Loss

Prevention Department.


Direct Supervision


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to remain in a stationary position, walk, reach with hands and arms, push, pull, grasp (simple/power), twist (neck/waist), stoop, bend, and kneel. The employee is occasionally required to sit. The employee constantly positions him/herself, including under counters, fixtures or in storage areas to operate a variety of office machines, such as a cash register, computer, fax machine, calculator, computer printer, etc.; stock merchandise on shelves, counters and tables, handle inventory, clean the store, etc. The employee is required to consistently move about inside the store to greet and sell tocustomers, stock or arrange merchandise, inventory; clean the store, etc. The person in this position frequently communicates with customers, both in person and over the telephone, to meet, greet, service and to sell products; communicates with Store Manager for direction, etc.; be able to document incidents in the absence of managers; must be able to accurately exchange information in these situations. The employee frequently ascends/descends a mobile ladder or step stool to access shelves, stock shelves, arrange merchandise, clean the store, etc. The employee must be able to regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, carrying at a specified distance dependent on work area, or use the Buddy System, e.g., soliciting assistance from a co-worker.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to sucessfully perform the essential functions of this job.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to very loud music. The noise level in the work environment is usually very loud.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities, who are otherwise qualified for the job position, to perform the essential functions.

Additional Information

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