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Assistant Store Leader

Kate Spade

Halton Hills, ON, CA

Job Title: Assistant Store Leader (Manager)

Primary Purpose:


  • The successful individual will leverage their proficiency in retail to…


    Client & Service Expert:

  • Development of business driving initiatives that build a repeat business or that attracts a new customer.
  • Communicate and achieve store productivity targets including sales per hour, adt, upt, and capture rate.
  • Ensure all associates and leadership complete the sales training program and develops strong product knowledge across all categories.
  • Model and supervise the selling environment, provide consistent coaching on sales training process in order to ensure the highest level of customer service and sales.

    Leadership Presence/Steward of Talent:

  • Assist Store Manager with the achievement of financial success through improvement of measurable results that positively impact the store performance.
  • Responsible for assuming the Store Manager role in manager’s absence.
  • Lead by example with the achievement of personal sales goals.
  • Educate team on sales plans, personal goals, measurable stats, is able to coach to these stats to ensure business in maximized.
  • Ability to network in the community to ensure open positions are filled efficiently with little impact to the business.
  • Conduct ongoing review and assessment of employee performance.

    Building Brand Equity:

  • Understand and able to communicate the kate spade new york brand aesthetic, brand philosophy and lifestyle to the sales team and customer.
  • Ensure brand and operating standards are met to support brand consistency.
  • Ensure visual merchandising directives are implemented and store presentation standards are achieved and maintained.
  • Communicate merchandise sell-through, stock position, business trend information, product issues, customer feedback to Store Manager in order to increase customer service and sales.

    Operational Excellence:

  • Perform and supervise store opening and closing procedures including counting register funds, completing bank deposits, opening and closing registers and securing facility.
  • Assist Store Manager with maintaining payroll budget by managing schedule and making necessary adjustments when the business warrants.
  • Monitor, maintain, and follow company policies and procedures with a focus on loss prevention to protect the company’s inventory and assets.
  • Ability to accurately manage the processing of all POS transactions to maintain the integrity of the inventory

    The accomplished individual will possess...


  • Professional sales development and exceptional interpersonal skills
  • Strong leadership qualities; the ability to communicate effectively with all levels within the organization and to our client base
  • Ability to analyze selling reports, identify business trends and react quickly to the needs of the business
  • Comfortable in making decisions and mediating conflict within a team-environment
  • Proficient in windows-based software such as excel, word and outlook

    An outstanding professional will have...


  • Minimum 3 years management experience in a comparable retail environment
  • College degree preferred
  • Prior luxury goods experience preferred

    Physical Requirements...


  • Available to work store schedule, as needed, including evenings and weekends
  • Standing for extended periods of time
  • Able to safely lift boxes up to 40 pounds
  • Comfortable climbing ladders
Req ID:  108161

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