Assistant Store Manager, Merchandising - Victorias Secret - The Westch

L Brands
White Plains
Oct 06, 2016
Oct 19, 2016
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Full Time

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


* 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

An equal opportunity employer, we do not discriminate in hiring or terms and conditions of employment because of an individual's race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, sexual orientation, marital status or any other protected category recognized by state, federal or local laws. We only hire individuals authorized for employment in the United States.