Assistant Store Manager

Stance - San Clemente

Posted: November 21st, 2018


Stance is seeking a seasoned leader who desires the challenge of retail and the excitement of building something from the ground up. You will partner with the Store Manager to oversee the guest experience and operations for the retail store, ensuring effective implementation of brand culture and business initiatives. As Assistant Store Manager, you are accountable for driving sales, supporting the store team, and achieving operational excellence.

This position reports directly to the Store Manager.

As the Retail Assistant Store Manager, you will:

• Drive business results through a premium guest experience and employee relations that are aligned with Stance Culture and Operating Principles.
• Collaborate with Store Manager on recruiting, hiring and training for all positions.
• Provide direction, feedback, and coaching in order to foster the Stance Culture, collaboration and productivity amongst the Store Team.
• Uphold Stance’s Retail Operating Principles and operations best practices in the store. 
• Analyze and monitor KPI’s and performance data to effectively collaborate with the Store Manager on strategies to achieve or surpass goals.
• Communicate with Store Manager and Buying & Planning team to manage inventory levels and maximize sales opportunities.
• Keep a pulse on the local market to ensure marketing plans and the product assortment is in line with trends and demands in the marketplace.
• Execute seasonal floorsets / visual merchandising directives within the store and maintain visual standards and brand image on a daily basis.
• Regularly review and communicate staffing, merchandising and operational needs to Store Manager.
• Manage and execute store product flow, overall BOH operations, supply needs, and store maintenance.
• Act as a liaison and connection between the Store Team and Store Manager.
• Provide seamless and complete support in the absence of the Store Manager.
• Effectively manage and coach any team member, on any task, in order to maintain successful operations of the store.
• Support new store openings, remodels, pop-ups and special events as needed.
• Have the ability to adapt to a fast-paced environment and respond to change effectively.

Job Requirements

We are looking for someone with the following skills and qualifications:

• Minimum of 5 years’ retail leadership experience.
• BA or BS Preferred.
• Self-motivated leader with strong entrepreneurial skills, innate guest centric mindset, and market-aware vision.
• Shows elevated communication skills and can tailor style to suit the audience.
• Creative and adaptable team player with a winning and positive attitude.
• Ability and willingness to work weekends, evenings and holidays as needed.

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About Stance

STANCE is dedicated to the spirit of individuality with a design philosophy that believes in expression and function. Expression that creates an emotional visual connection and function that also provides comfort and performance. Building outstanding socks with the best fit and performance characteristics from the highest quality materials is the unspoken priority. The outward facing personality of the brand and our products are the creative and artistic stories that go into every single sock we make.

Unravel the spool of convention and celebrate bold expression with this free-thinking fabric. Send a crystal clear mixed message that’s silently loud and quietly bold. Designed in San Clemente, worn everywhere.