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8804">Second Assistant Manager
Division :The Yankee Candle Company, Inc
Location :Landover MD US 20785
% of Travel Required :None
Job Type :Part Time
Career Level :Entry Level
Education :High School or equivalent
Category :Sales/Retail/Business Development
Job Description :
Retail Store Second Assistant Manager
Location: Landover, MD
As a Retail Store Second Assistant Manager, you will be responsible for assisting in the management and leadership of a Yankee Candle Store; act as Manager On Duty (MOD) on a regular basis with opening/closing duties, leading & directing staff in driving daily sales performance following the ASAP Sales Program, guest complaint resolution and ensuring smooth operations and safety & security for employees and guests and other similar duties pertaining to the management of a retail store.
The Retail Store Second Assistant Manager provides assistance in the direction and leadership to a Yankee Candle Retail Store; as Manager-On-Duty (MOD) drive sales & profitability; provide exemplary guest service, ensure visual merchandising/presentation and operational standards; recruit, staff, coach and develops sales associates as a part of our Succession Plan; meets or exceeds divisional and store sales and profitability goals.
• 1-2 years’ supervisory/management experience in a retail sales environment or similar fast paced, customer service environment, preferred.
• Previous experience in a retail sales environment with increasing levels of responsibility and strong working knowledge of general retail practices and procedures.
• Demonstrated ability to effectively lead/direct, coach and train others in a retail setting, and the ability to resolve guest concerns/complaints well using communication, interpersonal, diplomacy and related skills required.
• Experience in a specialty retail environment required.
Flexibility in work schedule is required including the ability to work extended hours, weekends, and holidays as operational need may require.
This position offers a competitive rate & excellent benefits package.
The Yankee Candle Company, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and does not unlawfully discriminate against any applicant on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, or any other class protected by federal or state law. EOE/M/F/D/V
The Yankee Candle Company, Inc. is the nation’s leading designer, manufacturer, wholesaler and retailer of premium scented candles, in the growing giftware industry with sales from continuing operations of $733 million dollars in fiscal year 2010. Employing approximately 5,500 people, Yankee Candle (Headquartered in South Deerfield, Massachusetts) has more than 40 years of offering distinctive products and marketing them as affordable luxuries and consumable gifts. Having earned a reputation for superior, long-lasting fragrance quality, Yankee Candle is America’s trusted choice for fragrance.
The Company sells its products through a North American wholesale customer network of approximately 20,200 store locations, a growing base of Company owned and operated retailstores (515 Yankee Candle Stores located in 44 states as of January 1, 2011), direct mail catalogs, the Yankee Candle Fundraising division, its Internet website (www.yankeecandle.com), and to a European wholesale customer network of approximately 5,000 store locations and distributors covering approximately 47 countries (via a distribution center located in Bristol, England).
A key contributor to our success has been our vertically integrated business model, which enables us to control most every aspect of our business, from product development to manufacturing to distribution to marketing and sales. This structure allows us to consistently provide high quality and innovative products, deliver them in a timely and efficient manner to customers all over the world and provide excellent customer service. The power of the Yankee Candle® brand and our dedicated and talented employee base truly set us apart from our competitors.
Our one-of-a-kind Flagship Store in South Deerfield, MA is the world’s largest candle and Christmas store, containing approximately 90,000 square feet of retail and entertainment space, and has been ranked as one of the most popular tourist attractions in Massachusetts.