Assistant Store Manager Merchandising

Victoria's Secret
13 Nov 2017
13 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
The Assistant Store Manager – Merchandising drives sales growth by overseeing the product lifecycle and has a primary duty of management, actively directing and managing direct reports. Assistant Store Manager – Merchandising is also responsible for the overall floorset process to ensure product is available and merchandised on the sales floor in a visually compelling way.Key Responsibilities:

Assists the Store Manager in the overall management of the storeAssumes total store leadership in the absence of the Store Manager and is a partner in the strategic planning of short and long term goalsResponsible for the overall appearance and presentation of seasonal merchandising strategies through brand guide planning, mapping, and executionLeverages visual merchandising filters to create sell down strategies and impact decision makingMaintains and updates floor plan and fixture block leveraging the Digital Brand Guide and fixture databaseSupports all merchandise flow activities, including leading teams in processing and replenishment as appropriateReinforces and supports merchandise flow standards, assessments, inventory and backroom organizationManages competing priorities and business complexities in our higher volume storesLeads and develops leaders and associates in various roles and levels including managers and associatesResponsible for talent life cycle of direct reports, including recruitment, hiring, onboarding, training, development, performance management, terminations and succession planningAll leadership roles at Victoria’s Secret are responsible for:

Delivering top line sales results and growing the business through business insight to actionLeading the sales floor while assigned to the role of the Customer Sales Lead (CSL)Maintaining a focus on bras as the premier product differentiator, to build loyalty and support our “Best at Bras” cultureCreating emotionally engaging customer experiences, consistent with the brand visionBuilding customer loyalty through current brand strategies, including credit (US only) and customer relationship marketingBuilding and growing high performing teamsLeading change through positivity and a growth mindsetUpholding positive associate relations that lead to engagement in the brand and the teamUnderstanding and leveraging visual merchandising filters to create a compelling store environment that grows salesDriving operating fundamentalsEffectively managing and controlling expensesExecuting store opening and closing proceduresCreating an awareness of, and building capability in, loss preventionReinforcing store strategy to reduce shrinkManaging all activities related to providing a safe work environmentUnderstanding, demonstrating and enforcing Company valuesSuccess Measures:

Sales Comps (Likes)Bra Comps (Likes)ShrinkConversionReturn on Visit (ROV)PayrollAssociate Opinion Survey (AOS) ResultsRetention of top talentLoyaltyQualifications

Previous experience leading leaders and teams preferredDemonstrates ability to improve customer satisfaction and drive customer loyaltyProven ability to effectively delegate, follow up and communicate with all levels of the organisationDemonstrates ability to manage complex and competing priorities through time management and organisational skillsProven ability to assess talent, coach, develop and manage performanceDemonstrates business acumen with strong strategic and analytical skillsDemonstrates excellent visual merchandising skillsSchedule flexibility that includes evenings, weekends, holidays, and non-business hoursAn equal opportunity employer, Victoria’s Secret UK does not discriminate in hiring or terms and conditions of employment because of an individual’s race, colour, religion or belief, gender, nationality, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, marital status or any other protected category recognized by UK law.

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