Co-Manager – Rural King – Owensboro, KY

Rural King 283 reviewsOwensboro, KY

Job Title: Co-Manager

Reports To: Store Manager

Job Location: Store

FLSA Status: Salaried Exempt

Exempt Classification: Executive

The Co-Managers are being trained to become future Store Managers. The primary role of the Co-Manager is to develop knowledge and understanding of the day-to-day store operations, customer service, and merchandising under the supervision and direction of a Store Manager. This position requires strong leadership skills and the ability to motivate and supervise associates. Also included are establishing an interactive sales approach, keen awareness of safety & loss prevention, maintenance of store cleanliness and appearance, excellent customer service, and a positive attitude.


  • Direct the operations of the assigned store
  • Direct all store personnel to build revenue and meet sales goals
  • Ensure attractive, safe, and accurately priced merchandise displays and floor plans
  • Recruit, train, & develop personnel
  • Take a hands-on approach with directing daily goals for the Assistant Store Managers
  • Be a positive and professional “role model” for the team
  • Find solutions to associate and customer questions and concerns
  • Responsible for the maintenance and upkeep of the building and grounds
  • Develop the product knowledge and sales techniques of the team
  • Demonstrate effective and consistent communications and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrate effective problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Become an expert with standard concepts and practices within the retail environment
  • Maximize inventory, cash control, and loss prevention techniques
  • Establish and preserve a positive work atmosphere
  • May be required to cross train and perform other duties


  • 2+ years retail management experience
  • ·Be an outgoing self-starter who enjoys working with people
  • Ability to relocate within the mid-west for a Store Manager position
  • Computer knowledge in Excel and Word
  • Proficient User of computer software systems
  • Ability to interact with the team in a fast paced environment, remaining flexible, proactive, resourceful and efficient
  • Ability to multi-task and coordinate, analyze, observe, make decisions, and meet deadlines in a detail-oriented manner
  • Ability to work independently without supervision
  • Flexibility with hours: ability to work a 50 hour workweek (10 hour shifts, 5 days per week) with varied hours, days, night, and weekends as business dictates
  • Must meet federal requirements to qualify to obtain a Federal Firearms License (FFL) and any applicable local requirements


  • Supervise and direct the assistant managers, department managers, and store associates
  • Has authority into the job status of associates: hiring, firing, promotions, and assignments


  • General office equipment such as telephone, copy machine, fax machine, calculator, computer
  • Telexon gun, forklift, pallet jack, ladder, and other retail equipment


  • Good visual acuity and ability to communicate
  • Ability to lift, push, and/or pull a minimum of 30 pounds repetitively and 31-50 pounds intermittently
  • Ability to stand and/or walk for long periods of time
  • Ability to use a ladder and/or pallet jack

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.

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