Assistant Department Manager
Saks OFF 5TH is the premier online luxury off-price destination. Through its website and app, Saks OFF 5TH provides a compelling assortment of brands to fashion-seeking customers at the best prices. The company is reimagining traditional off-price with a digitally-native model focused on customer experience.
What This Position Is All About:
Discover how we lead the market as the premier luxury-value destination by experiencing our assortment of brands and learning about the quality of our products alongside a team of proud innovators within the retail landscape.
We are looking for a reliable, driven, and team-oriented Assistant Department Manager to join our team. As the Assistant Department Manager, you are responsible for ensuring delivery of exceptional customer service and the achievement of sales goals and key selling metrics. You are also responsible for driving sales and profit by developing the selling skills and behaviors of the sales associates through training and holding associates accountable on processes, tasks, and product knowledge. You will enhance selling and service standards by creating a friendly environment, responding to customer needs directly or through other associates, resolving customer service issues, and supporting associates in delivering exceptional service. The Supervisor has overall responsibility for store sales associates, day-to-day front-line supervision, and task completion.
Become an expert within the off-price luxury market by staying up-to-date on product knowledge and become the driving force behind our sales by enhancing the Saks OFF 5TH clienteling experience. If you are a natural at building relationships, have an eye for style, and possess an engaging and upbeat personality - this is definitely an opportunity for you to shine!
Who Are You:
Aspiring leader who can educate, drive results, and maintain high standards
You build morale and spirit within your team, share wins and successes, and encourage or contribute to open dialogue
Energetic sales professional who can easily adapt to changes and can be relied upon to consistently deliver exceptional results with little to no guidance
An out of the box thinker who shines in brainstorming sessions and generates a variety of approaches to problem solving including novel ideas
Confident and professional communicator
You Also Have:
High School Diploma or equivalent required; 4 year degree or relevant work experience preferred
1+ years of supervisory experience with comparable volume or a proven track record of successfully supervising a selling workforce and achieving results
Ability to drive sales and service, establish and maintain client relationships, and complete operational tasks
Ability to train and coach associates on selling behaviors to ensure high performance
Flexibility to work evenings, weekends and public holidays
As The Assistant Department Manager, You Will:
Consistently greet customers and educate them on current promotions
Complete the markdown process in a timely manner with accuracy and according to company standards
Sign/advertise merchandise accurately according to directive and current promotions
Efficiently and accurately process sales transactions using the POS register system and adhere to checkout standards
Recommend, select, and help locate or obtain merchandise based on customer needs and desires and assist them in the fitting room to ensure proper sizing, color, fit, etc.
Collaborate with store management team to organize marketing and promotional campaigns, and to coordinate staff schedules and activities
Resolve customer issues while aligning to the core values of trust, integrity, and respect
Build rapport with customers and team, resulting in repeat customers and engaged associates
Maintain sales-floor standards, including replenishment and presentation, general appearance and cleanliness of the department
Participate and support in training for new company programs, procedures, and technologies
Consistently model and coach the selling behaviors to meet or exceed key performance indicators
Adhere to Asset Protection control and compliance procedures; maintain knowledge of all Health and Safety protocols and Emergency procedures to ensure the safety of our associates and customers alike
Efficiently complete tasks or special projects assigned by store leadership
Your Life and Career at Saks OFF 5TH:
Be part of an empowered, innovative team; work with an adventurous spirit and a customer-centric mindset; play a critical role in making decisions that will position us to win
Exposure to rewarding career advancement opportunities across different functions within our corporate offices, retail stores, photo studios, and distribution centers
A culture that promotes a flexible work environment
Benefits package for all eligible full-time employees (including medical, dental and vision)
An amazing employee discount and other exciting perks
This is a full time, salaried position
Thank you for your interest with Saks OFF 5TH. We look forward to reviewing your application.
Saks OFF 5TH provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Saks OFF 5TH complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
Saks OFF 5TH welcomes all applicants for this position. Should you be individually selected to participate in an assessment or selection process, accommodations are available upon request in relation to the materials or processes to be used.
We believe that our differences not only make us stronger, but also guide our evolution and future growth. All associates are expected to create an inclusive environment free from harassment, discrimination, and bullying.Together, we celebrate, advocate for, and learn from our colleagues, customers and communities to create the best environment to shop and work for all.
- Tuesday 10:00am - 9:00pm
- Wednesday 10:00am - 9:00pm
- Thursday 10:00am - 9:00pm
- Friday 10:00am - 9:00pm
- Saturday 10:00am - 9:00pm
- Sunday 11:00am - 7:00pm
- Monday 10:00am - 9:00pm
- Canada Day - July 1, 2022 11:00am - 7:00pm
- Civic Holiday - Aug. 1, 2022 11:00am - 7:00pm
- Labour Day - Sept. 5, 2022 11:00am - 7:00pm