Assistant Manager – Five Below – Owensboro, KY 42301

Assistant Manager
Five Below 574 reviewsOwensboro, KY 42301

Reports to: General Manager

Classification: Non-exempt

Status: Full-Time (min of 40 hours per week)

Availability: Must have 100% open availability

Do you want to work for the coolest brand on the planet? Five Below’s where you go to kick-start your career into full gear. We’re a Philadelphia-based brand and one of the fastest growing retail chains in the United States with over 500 stores in 31 states. We only sell the coolest, trendiest, high-quality products pre-teens and teens really want, all at $5 and below. And what about our work culture? It’s one of the best around filled with high-energy, positivity and motivation. Five Below is like no other brand out there. So, do you want to get in on the hype now? Thought so. Check out the position description below and find out if we are right for you!

What does the Assistant Manager do?

Under the supervision of the General Manager, directs Associate activity to provide efficient high quality customer service and achieve retail sales targets through a well-trained and motivated staff. Adheres to all Five Below policies and procedures.

How do they do it?

The Assistant Manager is part of the management team that sets the tone by embracing and living the Five Below Value! These values translate into creating the coolest brand on the plant, where talented people want to grow their careers…and here is how!

Wow the Customer : Put the customer first and make a difference in people’s lives

Unleash Passion : Check your ego at the door and do what you say you will do

Hold the Penny Hostage : Treat Five Below like your own business and hire talent that will do the same

Achieve the Impossible : Set the bar high for self and team and make sure to take risks

Work Hard, Have Fun, Build a Career : Come to work ready to take on the day, create a fun atmosphere and recognize the team for all the efforts

Key Responsibilities:
Performs supervisory and administrative duties

Responsible for opening and closing store procedures

Responsible for performing GM duties in their absence to include administering job performance documentation to associates

Assists in supervising, training, developing and coaching all associates

Assists in staff scheduling

Reviews all corporate communications and reacts accordingly

Partners with supervisors or corporate office regarding store issues

Responsible for ensuring all staffing needs are met including recruiting and interviewing

Drives store sales and controls expenses

Uses financial reporting to drive business opportunities

Assists payroll process and ensures budget is in line with plan

Assists in merchandising procedures

Responsible for maintaining assigned zone

Sets and maintains Market Plan and other merchandise directives

Ensures the execution of company data integrity process

Adheres to and holds associates accountable to all standard operating procedures, policies and Best Methods

Responsible for cash handling procedures including but not limited to preparing and dropping bank deposits

Authorizes register functions including post voids, returns and discounts

Complies with corporate Loss Prevention and Human Resources policies and procedures

Delivers exceptional customer service through personal contact with customers

Assists in receiving and stocking procedures

Unloads merchandise from trucks

Checks in shipments

Stages merchandise for the sales floor

Packs out merchandise

Performs store maintenance including but not limited to taking out garbage, sweeping, cleaning bathrooms, maintaining stock room

This job description is not all-inclusive. Additional responsibilities will be determined by the General Manager, as dictated by store needs.

Essential Job Functions

Frequently operate cash register

Frequently move merchandise weighing up to 25 lbs and places/removes merchandise up to a height of 5-10 feet

Frequently ascend/descend ladders in order to retrieve and put away stock

Frequently position self to kneel, bend, twist, and stoop, including in the stock room and on the sales floor

Frequently communicate and exchange information with customers on the telephone and face-to-face in the store, as well as with managers and coworkers. Must be able to exchange accurate information in these situations

Frequently move across the sales floor assisting customers, as well as to and from the stock room retrieving and putting away merchandise

Must be able to identify and discern email and print instructions regarding merchandise layouts, associate schedules, and standard operating procedures

Must be able to remain in a stationary, upright position for 80% of the time

Minimum qualifications:
High School Graduate or equivalent.

College experience preferred

Minimum 2 years of management experience

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