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The Gap, Inc. Assistant Manager - Providence Place in Providence, Rhode Island

About Athleta

For the past 22 years, we’ve committed ourselves and our brand to a single aim: to empower all women and girls. Inspiration. Collaboration. Connection. Inclusivity. It’s what we do best, and we’re on the hunt for people who share our passion for leading an active lifestyle, growing personally as well as professionally, and creating game-changing products and experiences.

We use business as a force for good by putting people and the planet right up there with profit, which is why Athleta is a certified B Corp. Ready to make a move? Join us. Because we know that alone we’re strong, but together we’re unstoppable.

About the role

As an Assistant Manager, you set the tone for the store and the team and help bring our brand to life for our customers. You’re responsible for driving profitable sales growth through all aspects of the store including; customer and product operations, merchandising, and talent development. You are responsible for supporting the execution of the store strategy to achieve performance goals. Through collaboration with your General Manager and/or Assistant General Manager, you will teach and coach behaviors to Leads, Experts and Brand Associates to cultivate a high performing team to deliver a best-in-class experience to our customers.

What you'll do

  • Support strategies and processes to drive store sales and deliver results through a customer centric mindset.

  • Recruit, hire and develop highly productive Brand Associate and Expert teams.

  • Own assigned area of responsibility.

  • Implement action plans to maximize efficiencies and productivity.

  • Perform Service Leader duties.

  • Ensure consistent execution of standard operating procedures.

  • Represent the brand and understand the competition and retail landscape.

  • Promote community involvement.

  • Leverage omni-channel to deliver a frictionless customer experience.

  • Ensure all compliance standards are met.

Who you are

  • A current or former retail employee with 1-3 years of retail management experience.

  • A high school graduate or equivalent.

  • A good communicator with the ability to effectively interact with customers and your team to meet goals.

  • Passionate about retail and thrive in a fast-paced environment.

  • Driven by metrics to deliver results to meet business goals.

  • Determined to effectively lead and inspire others to learn and grow through coaching and mentoring.

  • Agreeable to work a flexible schedule to meet the needs of the business, including holiday, evening, overnight and weekend shifts.

  • Able to utilize retail technology.

  • Able to maneuver around the sales floor, stockroom and office and lift up to 30 pounds.

  • Ability to travel as required.

Benefits at Athleta

  • Merchandise discount for our brands: 50% off regular-priced merchandise at Gap, Banana Republic, Old Navy and Athleta, and 30% off at Outlet.

  • One of the most competitive Paid Time Off plans in the industry.*

  • Employees can take up to five “on the clock” hours each month to volunteer at a charity of their choice.*

  • Extensive 401(k) plan with company matching for contributions up to four percent of an employee’s base pay.*

  • Employee stock purchase plan.*

  • Medical, dental, vision and life insurance.*

  • See more at https://corporate.gapinc.com/en-us/careers/gap-inc-careers/gap-inc-benefits of the benefits we offer.

*For eligible employees

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