Assistant Sales Leader

Ascena Retail Group South Burlington , VT 05403

Posted 2 months ago

Brand Overview:

Justice is the largest tween specialty retailer in the world. Known as the destination for fashion-aware tweens, we provide the hottest fashion merchandise and accessories for tween girls, ages 7-14. We celebrate tween girls through an extraordinary experience of fashion and fun in an everything-for-her destination. Operating over 1,000 stores throughout the United States and Canada, along with an international presence in Asia, Mexico, Latin America, and the Middle East, our mission at Justice is to enhance a tween girl's self-esteem by providing her the hottest fashion and lifestyle products, in a unique, fun, interactive environment-all at a great value for mom.

Whether you're in the hallways of our home office or in our stores, you'll find that our associates are friendly and genuine. At Justice, we collaborate. We communicate honestly. We set trends. We work hard, speak up, and have fun. We celebrate our accomplishments and recognize our peers. We give back. And we eat dinner with our families. Every day, we make a positive difference in the lives of our tween girl and our coworkers. We're the difference between liking your job and loving it.

Ready to apply? We currently have an opportunity for a Assistant Sales Leader to join our team located at our Store 1074-University Mall-Justice-South Burlington, VT 05403.

Position Overview:

Justice is a world-class specialty retailer that builds an exciting and powerful connection with our customer through well-defined fashion brands. We believe we are creating one of the best work experiences in retail. Justice is a place where people can do great work and live great lives! Each area in our company plays an important role in the delivery of quality products for tweens (7 thru 14 years of age).

What you'll do:

This challenging and rewarding role provides the opportunity to assist in the supervision of a store team focused on delivering a great shopping experience that enhances the self-esteem of our Justice Girl (7-14) and provides a great value for mom. This role supervises 8-20 store associates.

  • Lead all activities related to providing a great customer experience

  • Assist with talent acquisition, associate development and retention

  • Assist with merchandise flow management

  • Manage and achieve financial metrics and goals

  • Assist with leading change initiatives

Are you Justice material? We hope so. Here's what we look for:

  • Individuals with a passion for fashion and strong customer intimacy knowledge

  • Individuals with intense fashion radar that allow them to translate trends that work for "our girl"

  • Individuals that live in the marketplace and can apply their knowledge to our business

  • Individuals that work collaboratively with internal and external partners to get the job done

  • Individuals that possess the critical ability to translate customer knowledge into actionable annual and seasonal business plan to achieve sales and profit plans for one or more merchandise categories

What we value - we are:

  • Focused: as the premier tween specialist, we put our customer first in everything we do!

  • Driven: we set goals, have high standards, and achieve results!

  • Creative: our girl is all about what's new and what's hot. We encourage innovation and support creativity because that's what she expects from us.

  • Ethical: simply put, our girl and her mom expect us to always do the right thing!

  • Balanced: everyone needs to be rejuvenated - we want you to enjoy life, have fun, and take care of you!

Position Requirements:

  • One year of management experience with an additional 2-4 years specialty retail experience preferred.

  • Strong training and developing skills from previous retail related experience

  • Computer proficiency and strong business acumen

  • Ability to foster team commitment and create a positive working environment

  • Ability to take initiative in making decisions on a timely/urgent basis

Location:

Store 1074-University Mall-Justice-South Burlington, VT 05403Position Type:Regular/Full time

Equal Employment Opportunity

The Company is committed to hiring and developing the most qualified people at all levels. It is our policy in all employment decisions to ensure that all associates and potential associates are evaluated on the basis of qualifications and ability without regard to sex (including pregnancy), race, color, national origin, religion, age, disability that can reasonably be accommodated without undue hardship, genetic information, military status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other protected classification under applicable law. We do not discriminate in any of our employment policies and practices. All associates are expected to follow these principles in all relationships with other associates, applicants, or others with whom we do business.

The Company welcomes applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the application process.

Note to Applicants: Smoking is prohibited in all indoor areas of the Company unless designated smoking areas have been established by a particular location in accordance with applicable law.


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