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You might hire an assistant manager to:

  • Support senior management with long-term projects, and assume responsibilities in their absence
  • Manage and motivate a team of employees

  • Coordinate scheduling, training, hiring, recruiting, and conducting performance reviews

  • Oversee inventory management and ordering according to organizational needs and policies

  • Identify opportunities to improve day-to-day operations, particularly as it pertains to operations and staffing

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Required Skills and qualifications Preferred skills and qualifications
3+ years’ relevant retail or corporate experience, preferably in management roles
High school diploma or GED (Bachelor’s degree is a plus)
Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills
Basic understanding of budgeting and inventory processes
Strong attention to detail and the ability to learn new technologies
Willingness to go beyond written job responsibilities as required
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