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Halloween City Assistant Manager

Halloween City Assistant Manager

Job Description

Halloween City Assistant Manager - 

In 1981 Halloween City opened our first stores in Walled Lake and Brighton, Michigan. In 2007 we joined the Party City Retail Group. Today we operate in over 30 states nationwide! Halloween City's temporary stores have been providing the country's best combination of value and selection of Costumes, Accessories and Halloween Décor for over 30 years.

Halloween comes but once a year and it just might be your next big opportunity.

Halloween City is searching for energetic, dynamic professionals with exceptional leadership and customer service skills. Assistant Manager Positions are now available for the fall 2013 season. Join a diverse team of competitive retail professionals in the fast paced, frenetic and rewarding world of seasonal retail.

Benefits of working for Halloween City

  • Competitive salary
  • Exciting and unforgettable work environment
  • 30% employee discount
  • Opportunity to return for seasonal employment year after year

Job Description

The Assistant Manager acts as a Halloween City representative to the buying public. Responsible for driving sales, reducing controllable expenses, and the day to day operations of a temporary Halloween retail store. Adheres to all policies and procedures established by Halloween City in order to achieve our overall goals.


REPORTS TO: General Manager

SUPERVISES: Halloween Specialists

Primary Functions: Assists GM in all of the following:



          Developing Associates for advancement

          Weekly scheduling according to given budgets

          Monitor payroll/daily approval of Associate time clock punches in E-time Store Operations

          Minimum of 32 hours per week

          Complete Halloween Highlights training program

          Set standard of excellence for Customer Service

          Daily implementation of the Own Your Zone program

          Oversee all aspects of the cash register operations, daily banking and nightly reconciliation following Halloween City policies and procedures

          Utilize the Retail. Net reports and loss prevention audit procedures to reduce the potential for loss

          Meet/exceed Halloween City sales goals by driving sales using corporate sales initiatives such as, item of the day, contests and email collection by ensuring compliance of staff

          Facilitate weekly Huddle meetings

          Process freight following Company receiving procedures

          Responsible for all store assets, possession of store and office keys

          Participate in the physical inventory and tear-down of the store at the end of the season

          Prevent shrink by maintaining a constant knowledge of the stores activity

          Complete all end of season reports, including termination reports to ensure that all Associates are terminated correctly and paid on time per state specific requirements

          Prepare succession plan for following year Merchandising

          Store setup/reprocess carry over merchandise

          Ensure the continued integrity of store flow-o-grams, plan-o-grams and endcaps by referring to the Visual Merchandise Manual

          Compliance with price changes and corporate merchandising directives

          Maintain control of damages, defectives, and parts & pieces Communication

          Update store communication board with zone charts, daily task list, store schedule, etc.

          Alert Market Manager of store concerns, inventory needs, staffing concerns and general questions

          Maintain constant communication with Market Manager and Corporate contacts via phone and/or store email

          Request additional training if it is deemed necessary Marketing

          Seek out local marketing opportunities and support Corporate marketing initiatives such as Friends and Family, Business to Business and Regional Haunt programs

          Properly display all interior store signage such and marketing materials

Job Requirements

Other Functions: Ability to assist in the setup and tear-down of other temporary Halloween City locations Perform additional duties as assigned

Working Conditions:
 The responsibilities of this position may require the associate to work extended hours during any given week. Flexibility in times/days available to work is essential. Work environment tends to be fast paced. Frequent and direct interaction with Customers and Associates. Exposure to fluorescent rays from light fixtures as well as computers and cash register screens. Some exposure to dust/dirt due to product storage.

Physical Requirements:
 This position will require long periods of standing with frequent stooping, bending, kneeling, and crouching. Will require the ability to climb a ladder and/or reach and move boxes/objects from various storage heights. Individual must be able to lift and/or move objects with weights of 0-50 lbs.

The information in this job description has been designed to indicate the general nature of work performed by the Associate with this classification. It is not designed to contain or to be interpreted as a complete inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of the Associate assigned to this job.

Halloween City is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Job Snapshot

Employment Type Seasonal/Temp
Job Type Retail
Education Not Specified
Experience 1 to 3 years
Manages Others Not Specified
Relocation No
Industry Retail
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID NJEk0Iotgm
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Halloween City Assistant Manager

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