The Talbots Assistant Manager assists the Store Manager or General Manager in creating a store environment which provides a superior sales and customer experience; executing visual merchandising direction; and recruiting, developing and retaining a strong selling team. REQUIREMENTS Requires excellent leadership skills and a high level of integrity and enthusiasm to motivate store associates to total store achievement. Possess strong drive, ambition, and passion for selling and for the overall store business success. Ability to communicate professionally and in a timely manner with the Manager, customers, associates and corporate partners. Lead by example and maintains consistent selling and service standards through communication, training and individual accountability. Have strong organizational skills and the ability to multi-task in a fast paced, ever-changing environment. Must be outgoing and assertive with the ability to make decisions independently.
QUALIFICATIONS: Strong selling experience required and demonstrated ability to meet or exceeds performance standards. Requires a minimum of 1 year of management experience. Specialty retailing experience preferred. Work a flexible schedule based on the needs of the business including opening/closing shifts as well as weekends and holidays. Requires ability to move about in a store including climbing ladders and the ability to lift up to 20-25 pounds. Ability to navigate computer systems with intermediate computer and keyboarding skills. Flexible to occasional travel.
Talbots is a leading retailer and direct marketer of women's classic apparel, shoes and accessories. We're known for providing gracious service and a quality selection of timeless wardrobe essentials in a broad range of sizes.
In 1947, our founders Nancy and Rudolph Talbot opened their first shop in Hingham, Mass. a quaint New England town not far from Boston. Their business quickly became known as “the store with the red door” and a go-to destination for classic style, great color, impeccable tailoring and personalized service. In 1948, Nancy and Rudy launched their direct mail business by distributing 3,000 black-and-white fliers to names obtained from The New Yorker magazine. Today, there are more than 500 Talbots stores throughout the U.S. (45 states) and Canada with catalogs and an e-commerce site reaching a vast audience of customers around the world.