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Brighton, England, United Kingdom

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Job ID: 000360.32

Primary Purpose:  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 store

·         Assumes total store leadership in the absence of the Store Manager and is a partner in the strategic planning of short and long term goals

·         Responsible for the overall appearance and presentation of seasonal merchandising strategies through brand guide planning, mapping, and execution

·         Leverages visual merchandising filters to create sell down strategies and impact decision making

·         Maintains and updates floor plan and fixture block leveraging the Digital Brand Guide and fixture database

·         Supports all merchandise flow activities, including leading teams in processing and replenishment as appropriate

·         Reinforces and supports merchandise flow standards, assessments, inventory and backroom organization

·         Manages competing priorities and business complexities in our higher volume stores

·         Leads and develops leaders and associates in various roles and levels including managers and associates

·         Responsible for talent life cycle of direct reports, including recruitment, hiring, onboarding, training, development, performance management, terminations and succession planning

All leadership roles at Victoria's Secret are responsible for:

·         Delivering top line sales results and growing the business through business insight to action

·         Leading 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" culture

·         Creating emotionally engaging customer experiences, consistent with the brand vision

·         Building customer loyalty through current brand strategies, including credit (US only) and customer relationship marketing

·         Building and growing high performing teams

·         Leading change through positivity and a growth mindset

·         Upholding  positive associate relations that lead to engagement in the brand and the team 

·         Understanding and leveraging visual merchandising filters to create a compelling store environment that grows sales

·         Driving operating fundamentals

·         Effectively managing and controlling expenses

·         Executing store opening and closing procedures

·         Creating an awareness of, and building capability in, loss prevention

·         Reinforcing store strategy to reduce shrink

·         Managing all activities related to providing a safe work environment

·         Understanding, demonstrating and enforcing Company values

Success Measures:

·         Sales Comps (Likes)

·         Bra Comps (Likes)

·         Shrink

·         Conversion

·         Return on Visit (ROV)

·         Payroll

·         Associate Opinion Survey (AOS) Results

·         Retention of top talent

·         Loyalty