About the job
Description & Requirements
lululemon athletica is seeking a highly capable leader who is passionate about developing others and connecting with the community as our Assistant Store Manager. The key objective of this position is to partner with the Store Manager to develop incredible leaders, grow the business, and positively impact the surrounding community.
What You Will Do
The role will combine the life-altering potential of wearing stretchy pants to work every day while talking health, fitness and yoga to your guests and community. The assistant store manager is responsible for certain aspects of the store operations and the strategy and development of the team and community, as determined by the Store Manager. They play a key role in ensuring that all areas of the business are fulfilled and that there is an exceptional level of education on the retail floor by training, coaching, and developing a team that delivers the lululemon guest experience. The assistant store manager also builds capabilities within the store team to drive strategy and achieve results for the business, today and tomorrow. Our assistant store manager emanates the lululemon culture, is a lover of fitness and sweaty endeavors, and is committed to creating amazing experiences for those around them.
The life of our assistant store manager
- Passionately leads and educates on our product, community and culture on the retail floor and in the community
- Takes a stand as an advocate for lululemon athletica’s values and guest experience
- Oversees the execution of certain deliverables on the Manager ‘80/20 Checklist’, as delegated by the Store Manager. For example, Inventory, Product or Community Events
- Present on the retail floor, as a floor manager and Educator, a minimum of 32 hours per week
- Represents her/his store at all required meetings, events and conferences, under the direction of the Store Manager
- Acts as a coach to Educators & Key Leaders and plays a hands-on roll in their development
- Under the direction of the Store Manager or Regional Manager, performs/completes other additional project, duties, and assignments as required and/or by request
What are the technical skills necessary to perform this role?
- Minimum one year’s work experience in retail / sales management, or an equivalent management role
- Bachelor’s degree in business, marketing, retail or related field
- Working knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel and Outlook)
- Detail oriented and highly organized
- Ability to multi-task and coordinate ongoing projects, plans and people development
- Works well under pressure and meeting tight deadlines
- Love of brainstorming, problem-solving, being creative and resourceful
- Positive attitude and contagious enthusiasm for lululemon, community and people.