Assistant Store Manager

Jo-Ann Fabrics Wheaton , IL 60189

Posted 3 weeks ago

SUMMARY

The Assistant Store Manager is to be the right hand leader to the Store Manager - through them, anything is possible! Together they are responsible for the daily operations, success, customer service and team engagement of the store. Similar to the Store Manager, the Assistant Store Manager individually coaches, develops and inspires the team so everyone is aligned with JOANN's mission and vision. This Team Member also demonstrates the leadership and potential equivalent to a Store Manager and guides the team with confidence and passion!

HEARTS

  • Develops long-lasting customer relationships by identifying and anticipating customers' needs

  • Connects with the greater community and acts as a brand ambassador for JOANN

  • Motivates, coaches, and inspires the team and ensures they are the best possible brand ambassadors

  • Stays adept at knowing the product and staying curious on new merchandise and trends

HANDS

  • Communicates new initiatives, leadership messages, and promotions

  • Ensures impeccable execution of operational policies and procedures

  • Coaches and inspires the team to drive sales by exceeding customer expectations

  • Builds strategic plans and provides the necessary tools for the team to achieve KPIs

  • Required to enter and exit truck beds to remove freight

  • Unloads freight from the truck and sorts it according to company procedures

MINDS

  • Continually stays informed on industry trends and seeks out ways to stay relevant in the marketplace

  • Able to cope with change and shift direction as needed

  • Drives sales by continually analyzing reports and identifying trends. Creates strategies to achieve both individual and store goals

  • Utilizes the FAST model to consistently deliver sales plan and company objective

INSPIRE

  • Mentors and inspires the team to enhance the overall store's performance

  • Creates a model for continuous learning while promoting teamwork and appreciation throughout the team

  • Develops in-store talent by creating succession plans and effectively managing performance

  • Networks, recruits, hires to staffing needs, and trains team members using the onboarding tools provided

BENEFITS

  • Medical, Dental and Vision benefit plans available

  • Company-paid basic life insurance and short-term disability

  • Qualified to participate in JOANN's 401(k) Retirement Plan with an employer % match

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Team Member Discount

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Applicable laws may place restrictions on a Team Members ability to perform certain work duties listed in this job description. Please contact your manager if you have any questions regarding the limitations on the duties you can perform.

  • 1-2 years of progressive retail management experience

  • Available to work a flexible schedule, including days, evenings, weekends and holidays

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Stand during an entire shift (other than normal break time)

  • Continuously walk around all areas of the store throughout shift

  • Read written instructions, reports, and other information on paper and computer screens

  • Input data on computer keyboard and handheld units

  • Use 2-way radios (hear incoming messages and provide verbal response)

  • Push/pull merchandise with appropriate equipment (carts, bins, etc.) to and from backroom and sales floor

  • individually lift up to 49 pounds, and group lift up to 97 pounds (under 2# on a constant basis, 10# on a frequent basis, 10#-49# on an occasional basis, and 50#-97# group lifts on an infrequent basis)

  • Lift, place, and arrange items on shelves and racks

  • Bend down and reach above head

  • Climb and descend ladder

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This position will be located at:

36 Danada Sq W Wheaton, IL 60189-2000

JOANN is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. This job summary is intended to be brief and does not list all duties for this position. Nothing in this job description should be construed as an express or implied contract of employment. JOANN is an at-will employer, which means that your employment may be terminated by JOANN or yourself with or without notice or cause unless the at-will arrangement is modified by a written agreement signed by both you and and authorized representative of JOANN.

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