Retail Assistant Manager
- 2365 south Danville Dr, Abilene, Tx, United States
- Employment Status: Regular
A two-billion-dollar global leader in the high performance and lifestyle footwear industry, Skechers USA, Inc. designs, develops and markets more than 3,000 styles for men, women and children. Skechers' success stems from its employees, high-quality, varied product offering, diversified domestic and international distribution channels, and targeted multi-channel marketing.
The company offers two distinct footwear categories: a lifestyle division which includes Skechers Memory Foam and the charity line BOBS from Skechers, and Skechers Performance which includes Skechers GOrun and Skechers GOwalk footwear. Through licensing agreements, the company also offers branded apparel, bags, eyewear and more.
Celebrity product endorsees for Skechers' collections include the world famous drummer Ringo Starr, multi-platinum recording artist Demi Lovato, model and actress Kelly Brook, TV personality Brooke Burke-Charvet, legendary quarterbacks Joe Montana and Joe Namath, baseball stars Pete Rose and Mariano Rivera, and The Voice winner Danielle Bradbery. In addition, elite marathon champion and Boston Marathon winner Meb Keflezighi, elite runner Kara Goucher, and pro golfer Matt Kuchar represent the Skechers Performance Division.
The Company sells its footwear in department, specialty and independent stores, as well as through more than 1000 Company-owned Skechers retail stores and online at skechers.com. Beyond the United States, Skechers product is available in more than 120 countries and territories through an international network of subsidiaries in Canada, Brazil, Chile, Japan, and across Europe, as well as through joint ventures in Asia and distributors around the world.
Skechers ships product through a 1.82 million square-foot, fully automated, LEED-Gold certified distribution facility in California that serves North America. The Company also operates a 753,000-square-foot facility in Belgium that serves Europe and ships directly to the rest of the planet.
DOWN TO BUSINESS:
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.
WHAT YOU BRING TO THE TABLE…
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!
Must have one years retail / retail management experience.
Must be able to stand for more than 5 hours a day, can climb ladders, has an open availability (including during the holiday seasons), can work weekends, & can work as early as 6:30 am on Tuesday morning for truck shipments