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Assistant Store Manager

Company: Pura Vida Bracelets
Location: Bradley
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Job Description:

FUNCTIONAs the Assistant Store Manager, you will fulfill an integral and influential role in creating the Vera Bradley 'experience' and assisting the Store Manager in managing overall store operations. Responsibilities include exceptional customer service; visual merchandising; staff management, development and training; upholding store image standards; general store operations; and sales goal achievement.ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES (Note: Other duties may be assigned)To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Assist Store Manager with hiring, training, motivating and retaining a team of qualified associates that communicate and represent the Vera Bradley philosophyDevelop Vera Bradley loyalty by creating an outstanding experience for both associates and customersLead the team with exceptional sales and strong MOD presence while on the floor, setting the pace for teamAssist in promoting community involvement to drive brand awareness and loyaltyCommunicate the Vera Bradley brand aesthetic, philosophy and lifestyle to the sales associates and customersUphold the Vera Bradley brand standards through exceptional visual merchandisingProvide a clean, organized and inviting environment for both customers and associatesOversee daily, weekly, monthly processes to ensure operational integrityServe as back-up to store management with responsibility for daily cash reconciliation and opening and closing of storeAssist in managing human resource related tasks including recruitment, performance management, payroll and scheduling, health and safety, and store securityMaintain a knowledge of established policies and proceduresEDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCEHigh School Graduate or equivalent requiredBachelor's degree in Marketing, Business, Retail Management or related field preferredPrior retail experience strongly preferred1+ years management experience required; or demonstrated Vera Bradley leadership ability requiredExperience in specialty retail strongly preferredExperience with retail POS system a plusKNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIESThe requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Polite and professionalExceptional sales skillsAbility to lead, motivate and promote a team environmentDetail oriented with strong organizational skillsStrong PC skills utilizing Microsoft Office softwareExcellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skillsProactive, adaptable with the ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines in a fast paced environmentAvailable to work a flexible schedule, including nights and weekendsStrong team playerENVIRONMENT & PHYSICAL DEMANDSThe environmental and physical demands described here are representative of those an individual must meet to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Constant walking and standing; frequent bending, stooping and reachingStrong sensory skills such as good eyesight, good hearing, and dexterityAbility to consistently lift 10-35 lbs; Occasionally lift up to 55 lbs with the ability to push or pull more than 55 lbsEqual Opportunity Employer/Vets/DisabledVera Bradley is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Affirmative Action Employer. For more information, please click the following links:Vera Bradley's Equal Employment and Affirmative Action PolicyEqual Employment Opportunity is The Law (in English)Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law (in Spanish)Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law (Supplement in English)Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law (Supplement in Spanish)Pay Transparency (in English)Pay Transparency (in Spanish)E-Verify Participation PosterRight to Work Poster (English)Right to Work Poster (Spanish)If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment application process, please send an e-mail to Please include the accommodation you are requesting and your contact information. Reasonable accommodations are considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation and other EEO/Affirmative Action issues will be responded to from this e-mail address.

Keywords: Pura Vida Bracelets, Joliet , Assistant Store Manager, Executive , Bradley, Illinois

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