VF Corporation The North Face Assistant Store Manager (Westfield Southcenter, Seattle, WA) in Seattle, Washington
Assistant Store Manager
As the Assistant Store Manager, you will lead, develop and motivate a team of brand advocates, ensuring a consistent best-in-class customer experience that aligns with our brand purpose and values. You will partner with the Store Manager to maximize profitability by ensuring that customer engagement, merchandising, operations, and community connection are all consistent and in compliance with company standards.
Join the North Face Family
The North Face was built on a love for the outdoors and the desire to enable all types of exploration, for all people, from their backyards to the Himalayas. Over the last 50 years we've lived by our “true north,” the belief that exploration has the power to change us, to challenge us and to help us see the world from new perspectives. To help ignite a global movement of outdoor exploration, love for the natural world and an unwavering commitment to protect it, we welcome and encourage new participants to the outdoors. We extend our reach through support of non-profit organizations, establishing programs that connect participants with close-to-home recreation opportunities, and creating a connection with young leaders, inspiring them to explore and conserve.
As we enter our sixth decade, we pledge to:
Empower exploration and the thrill of the unknown for as many people as possible.
Protect the places where we live, play, and operate.
Evolve the way we make our products by improving our environmental performance and social responsibility in the supply chain.
How You Will Make a Difference
Coach and develop staff to exceed individual and store productivity goals.
Promote excellence in customer service by modeling brand specific service standards, monitoring and responding to customer feedback, and ensuring the team is engaging with each customer to create an authentic brand experience.
Supervise floor coverage and activities, including opening and closing the store as scheduled.
In partnership with the Store Manager, provide training and ongoing development of store staff in customer engagement and all company programs, policies and procedures.
Foster an environment of development and accountability.
Support the Store Manager in achieving all financial and operational objectives including expense control, Loss Prevention, store audits, and weekly reports.
Assist Store Manager in the selection and hiring of qualified candidates.
Partner with the Store Manager on the implementation of visual merchandising directives and maintain standards consistent with company brand strategies, ensure merchandise on the selling floor is replenished appropriately.
Partner with the Store Manager to ensure compliance and adherence to loss prevention and safety policies and procedures, standards and practices, and company directives.
Model behavior that respects the background, experience, and cultural differences of others, while upholding the integrity and values of the VF Corporation and the brand.
Promotes an environment that encourages participation, creativity, and learning by sharing best practices and building on the ideas of others .
What You Bring
3 or more years of store leadership experience in a fast-paced, highly engaging retail environment
Ability to work a flexible schedule to meet the needs of the business; will require weekends, evenings, and holidays
Effective communication skills, including both written and verbal
Proven ability to meet and exceed sales results
Proven ability to meet business goals by driving results through store team
Excellent decision-making ability in a fast-paced environment
Detail orientated and excellent organization skills
Proficient computer skills including word processing, spreadsheets, and software programs
Proven ability in leading the delivery of a high level of customer service in a retail environment
Experience leading and developing a team of 20 or more associates
Experience in a specialty retail environment, outdoor apparel industry or experience with outdoor equipment sales
Associate Degree (AA) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school
Operate office equipment and technology (i.e., computers, tablets, phones, copier, etc.)
Standing required for entire work shift
Bend, lift, open and move product up to 50 pounds as needed
Use ladders for visual merchandising, light adjustments, and window banner placement
Free to Be, Inclusion & Diversity
As a purpose-led, performance driven company, we strive to foster a culture of belonging based on respect, connection, openness, and authenticity. We are committed to building and maintaining a workplace that celebrates the diversity of our associates, allowing them to bring their authentic selves to work every day.
What’s In It for You
We’re in the business of unleashing human potential, driven by the ideas, energy and commitment of our people. That’s why we offer comprehensive benefits that encourage mental, physical and financial well-being for all VF associates. When it comes to benefits, we’re the total package. Go to MyVFBenefits.com and click on “Looking to Join VF?” to learn more.
NEVER STOP EXPLORING™
Our Parent Company, VF Corporation
VF is one of the world’s largest apparel, footwear and accessories companies connecting people to the lifestyles, activities and experiences they cherish through our family of iconic outdoor, active and workwear brands. At the heart of our journey lies our company-wide purpose: We power movements of sustainable and active lifestyles for the betterment of people and our planet. This is our purpose. It’s the reason we come to work every day. It’s a commitment shared by our global associates across all brands. Our purpose unites us and leads us to pursue our goals, together. This is our calling. Learn more at vfc.com
We just have one question. Are you in?
Hiring Range :
$20.16 USD - $30.24 USD per hour
Minimum Start Rate :
Benefits at VF Corporation : You can review a general overview of each benefit program offered, including this year's medical plan rates on www.MyVFbenefits.com and by clicking Looking to Join VF? Detailed information on your benefits will be provided during the hiring process.
Please note, our hiring ranges are determined and built from market pay data. Although all positions have a hiring range based upon market data, this position has a minimum starting rate that is listed above. In determining the specific compensation for this position, we comply with all local, state, and federal laws.
At VF, we value a diverse, inclusive workforce and we provide equal employment opportunity for all applicants and employees. All qualified applicants for employment will be considered without regard to an individual’s race, color, sex, gender identity, gender expression, religion, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, physical or mental disability, medical condition, family care status, marital status, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local laws. If you are unable to submit your application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org . VF will reasonably accommodate qualified individuals with disabilities to the extent required by applicable law.
Pursuant to all applicable local Fair Chance Ordinance requirements, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, VF will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.
VF Diversity Vision Statement VF is committed to creating an inclusive environment that welcomes and values the differences among all of our associates, customers, suppliers and the communities in which we live and conduct business. The continued success and growth of VF is enhanced through initiatives that promote diversity throughout VF around the world.VF is an equal employment opportunity/ affirmative action employer of minorities, females, protected veterans and the disabled. VF is committed to providing equal opportunities in employment, and treating our VF associates and VF applicants without discrimination on the basis of their race, color, gender, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, citizenship, disability, protected veteran status, HIV/AIDS status, or any other legally protected factor.
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