Assistant Manager

Updated on: 26 Mar 2019
01 Apr 2019 Permanent, 50 hrs/wk Florida International University Barry University Miami Dade College
6135 Northwest 167th Street, Hialeah, FL 33015, United States

Assistant Manager responsibilities include monitoring inventory and ordering merchandise based on demand. You will also research competitive products and analyze consumer behavior to ensure our store meets and exceeds client expectations.

Our ideal candidate will have retail manager skills with a sharp business mindset. You should also be skilled at organizing and solving problems. Interpersonal and mediation skills will also be very useful, since you’ll often be acting as a liaison between managers, employees and customers.

Ultimately, the duties of the Assistant Manager are to make sure our stores operate effectively, and that we keep our customers happy.


  • Assist the Manager in planning and implementing strategies to attract customers
  • Coordinate daily customer service operations (e.g. sales processes, orders and payments)
  • Track the progress of weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual objectives
  • Monitor and maintain store inventory using Quickbooks and CEGID
  • Evaluate employee performance and identify hiring and training needs
  • Supervise and motivate staff to perform their best
  • Monitor retail operating costs, budgets and resources
  • Communicate with store managers and evaluate their needs
  • Analyze consumer behavior and adjust product positioning
  • Create reports, analyze and interpret retail data, like revenues, expenses and competition
  • Conduct regular audits to ensure the store is functionable and presentable
  • Make sure all employees adhere to company’s policies and guidelines
  • Act as our store’s representative and set an example for our staff
  • Purchasing forecasts (replenishments) 
  • Parameterize upload information to CEGID - Purchases
  • Generate reports and verify reception of merchandise - Purchases
  • Analysis of sale promotions
  • Parameterization of sale promotions - Systems
  • Distribution and/or transfer of merchandise - Sales
  • Inventory adjustments - Inventories
  • Refinement of stock classifications – Inventories
  • Generate sales reports to suppliers - Sales
  • Monthly management reports
  • Analysis of general inventories


  • Proficient user of MS Office (MS Excel in particular)
  • Proven experience as a Retail Assistant Manager or similar position
  • Experience with recruiting and performance evaluation processes
  • Familiarity with financial and customer service principles
  • Good math skills with the ability to create and analyze reports, spreadsheets and sales statistics
  • Leadership and organizational abilities
  • Interpersonal and communication skills
  • Problem-solving attitude
  • Flexibility to work in shifts
  • BSc/BA in Business Administration or relevant field; MSc/MA is a plus

Desired skills

Marketing / Promotions
Excel / Data Entry
Event Help

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