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Assistant Store Manager - Lakeville, MN

Company: Goodwill/Easter Seals Minnesota
Location: Lakeville
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

Position Summary:

The Assistant Store Manager II (retail store with annual revenue between $1.6M to $2.6M) is responsible for maximizing donations to ensure sales and revenues are met by providing leadership and guidance to create a store environment focused on customer service and employee satisfaction, while executing store operations within organizational guidelines. Provides supervision and direction to employees while performing job duties in support of Goodwill-Easter Seals' mission and values.

A day in the life: In a typical day, an Assistant Store Manager can expect to...

  • Operational Excellence: ensure the retail store runs efficiently
  • Talent Management: manage store personnel needs and ensure employees are trained and developed.
  • Performance & Standards: ensure financial and business control through reporting and communication.
  • Services & Programs: ensure continued community involvement and education around Goodwill-Easter Seals MN.
  • Safety & Asset Protection: ensure safety and protection of employees, assets, and facilities.

GESMN retail locations have COVID-19 safety protocols to help employees feel safe and secure. This includes (but is not limited to):

  • Personal protective equipment (PPE) provided to employees, including gloves, masks, and eyewear.
  • 6-foot distancing standards and signage in place for employees and customers.
  • Plexiglass dividers at every cash register.
  • Contactless donations drop-off process for no contact with customers.
  • Daily health checks to prevent transmission.

Job Perks:

  • Work-life balance: no overnights, limited holiday hours (closed Thanksgiving, Christmas, Easter), rotating weekend shifts, and NO late closing shifts!
  • Benefits: employee discount and competitive medical, dental, vision, life insurance and 401(k) plans
  • Generous paid time off (PTO) and holiday pay!

About You:

Required Knowledge & Skills:

  • Ability to read, write and speak English sufficiently to communicate effectively with employees and customers.
  • Proficient in Windows and Microsoft applications.
  • Ability to work independently and coordinate multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Excellent organizational and administrative skills with the ability to prioritize.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Strong analytical, problem solving and strategic thinking skills.
  • Strong people management and coaching skills.
  • Ability to build a strong team.
  • Knowledge/expertise in working with persons with disadvantages and/or disabilities, as well as barriers to employment.
  • Ability to recruit quality individuals.
  • Strong conflict management skills.
  • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information appropriately.
  • Ability and desire to provide excellent customer service.
  • Ability to interact with a diverse population in a human-services setting.

Prior Experience & Education:

  • 1-3 Years of relevant experience required.
  • Hard and/or Softline experience preferred.
  • Bachelor's or Associate degree preferred.

About Us:

  • Goodwill-Easter Seals Minnesota provides education, job training and placement services to eliminate barriers to work and independence.
  • Revenue from 50 retail stores, along with other contributions, supports programs throughout MN.
  • We divert over 65M pounds from landfills annually and place 4 people in the workplace every day.
  • Questions? Contact TMForce@gesmn.org
  • Read more about us here!

Goodwill-Easter Seals Minnesota (GESMN) is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to creating a diverse workforce. GESMN will not discriminate against any employee or applicant based upon a person's race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, disability, status with regard to public assistance, age, sexual or affectional orientation, familial status, ancestry, local human rights commission activity, citizenship, genetic information, protected veteran or military status, or any other protected class.

Keywords: Goodwill/Easter Seals Minnesota, Lakeville , Assistant Store Manager - Lakeville, MN, Other , Lakeville, Minnesota

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