Assistant Store Manager, Merchandising - Victoria-s Secret - Fifth Ave. - New York, NY

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Secaucus, NJ, United States

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Job ID: 45049

REPORTS TO: Store Manager / General Manager

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.

- 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

- 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

- Previous experience leading leaders and teams preferred
- Demonstrates ability to improve customer satisfaction and drive customer loyalty
- Proven ability to effectively delegate, follow up and communicate with all levels
of the organization
- Demonstrates ability to manage complex and competing priorities through time management
and organizational skills
- Proven ability to assess talent, coach, develop and manage performance
- Demonstrates business acumen with strong strategic and analytical skills
- Demonstrates excellent visual merchandising skills
- Schedule flexibility that includes evenings, weekends, holidays, and non-business hours

About Victoria's Secret

Victoria's Secret is the best lingerie brand in the world and dominates the global marketplace. There is no close second. Our name has become synonymous with all things feminine and sexy-from lingerie and sleepwear, to beauty products, to swim, sport and beyond. Whether shopping our stores, catalogue or website, or watching the Victoria's Secret Angels on the runway of the world's biggest fashion show, Victoria's Secret brings fantasy to life. We're innovative and have evolved and stayed relevant for 35+ years because of our fundamental belief that the customer rules!