Join the Vans Family
Vans is the original action sports footwear company, rooted in authenticity and creativity. Founded in 1966, we have thrived on a legacy of impacting our greater community through four pillars: action sports, music, art and street culture. We are constantly inspired by the expressive creators within our company and community as they bring new and innovative perspectives to shape and transform the future of our business.
At Vans, our culture sets us apart and influences everything we do. We are driven by our five values:
We are Determined. We are Connected to our consumers and to each other. We are Inclusive.
We are Expressive and Fun. Most of all, we are a family.
Our purpose to enable creative expression and inspire youth culture is fostered through our inclusivity. We welcome anyone and everyone into our global family and proudly celebrate and environment where individuality is embraced, equal opportunities thrive, and everyone is empowered to reach their greatest potential.
By joining our family, you will be immersed in an environment of incredibly supportive and collaborative people. We work hard across a multitude of initiatives to bring the Van Doren Spirit to life. We live for what we do.
Assistant Store Manager
As the Assistant Store Manager, you provide leadership and direction to the store team while successfully executing the company's vision and values under the direction of the Store Manager. You assist in maximizing store profitability by achieving store sales goals.
You ensure that store standards and processes for merchandising, operations, staffing and community engagement are well executed. As needed, you will assume responsibility for the store in the Store Manager's absence. You create an inclusive environment, always putting our internal and external customers first. If you are looking for a company dedicated to your personal development, continuing your growth into a leader of tomorrow, then Vans is for you.
How You Will Make a Difference
What you will do: You contribute by maximizing store sales, achieving store sales goals and monitor sales progress & results against key targets.
You inspire and model a consumer centric mindset by exemplifying selling behaviors through genuine interactions with customers for the teams to emulate. You are responsible for supporting the Store Manager with networking, attracting, recruiting, and interviewing high caliber talent. You provide direct coaching, feedback, training and supervision of the associates, ensuring that all company policies and procedures are followed and in compliance.
How you will do it: By consistently demonstrating clear communication, training, and coaching, you assist in setting expectations on customer engagement, store policies and procedures as well as fostering a strong team.
You help manage expenses to maximize sales and profitability. You cultivate an environment of productivity by ensuring the store team has the knowledge and skills to meet store goals for sales and customer engagement.
What success looks like: You and the team successfully meet and exceed sales results and business goals.
You are responsible for assisting the Store Manager in coaching and developing the team.
You lead by example, promote an inclusive store environment, and create great consumer experiences in all situations.
As part of our application process, you will be invited to complete a HireVue video assessment via email. Please complete this as soon as possible, as this the first step in the process to be considered for an in-person interview and our opportunity to learn more about your passion, creativity, and individuality. All we ask is you be your authentic self.
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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.
Skills for Success
Years of Related Professional/Retail Management Experience: 3+ years
Educational Position Requirements:
A formal education and subsequent undergraduate/graduate degrees are nice to have, but we are most interested in your total experience and professional achievements.
What we expect you already know: Ability to meet business goals by driving results through store teams, how to coach and motivate a team to excel at sales & profit results, proven communication skills, being solution oriented and ability to be flexible in a fast-paced environment.
What we will teach you: How to continually hire, develop and lead a customer centric mindset and team, elevate your ability to coach to meet and exceed sales goals, and how to lead and work as a part of a successful leadership team.
VF Guiding Principles: Live with Integrity, Act Courageously, Be Curious, Act with Empathy, and Preserve.
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.
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?