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Assistant Manager

Company: Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores
Location: Hamden
Posted on: November 20, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionJob Description*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 JOANNs 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!*Responsibilities & Competencies**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 stores 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 providedApplicable 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.*Physical Demands** 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 2lb on a constant basis, 10lb on a frequent basis, 10lb-49lb on an occasional basis, and 50lb-97lb 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*Expected Availability** Full-time status requires open availability and ability to work at least an average of 36 hours per week over the course of a year. Open availability is defined as the ability to work any and all hours required without restrictions as to the time of day or day of week, including, but not limited to, days, evenings, weekends, overnight shifts, and holidays. Team Members meeting these requirements are eligible for benefits within the Companys full-time benefits program. Hours are scheduled according to needs of the store and the team members availability. Relocation may be required for career progression.* Available to work a flexible schedule, including days, evenings, weekends or holidays*Education & Experience*EducationMinimum - High School Diploma or equivalentExperienceMinimum - 1-2 years of progressive retail management experience*Benefits** Medical, Dental and Vision benefit plans available* Company-paid basic life insurance and short-term disability* Qualified to participate in JOANNs 401(k) Retirement Plan with an employer % match* Tuition Reimbursement* Team Member DiscountJob Type: Full-timePay: $20.00 - $25.00 per hourBenefits:* 401(k)* 401(k) matching* Dental insurance* Employee discount* Flexible spending account* Health insurance* Paid time off* Parental leave* Retirement plan* Vision insuranceExperience level:* 3 yearsShift:* 8 hour shift* Day shift* Evening shift* Morning shift* Night shiftWeekly day range:* Weekend availabilityAbility to commute/relocate:* Hamden, CT 06514: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)Work Location: One location

Keywords: Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores, Hamden , Assistant Manager, Executive , Hamden, Connecticut

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