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Assistant Manager

  • LocationChicago, IL - United States
  • Work TypeFull time
  • Positions0 Positions
  • Job no: YTR36
  • Category: Retail

Founded in 1999 Ksubi has evolved into one of the world’s most recognizable and notorious brands. With two marquee retail stores in New York City and Los Angeles, the brand has experienced a successful renaissance with top tier distribution in the likes of Saks, Nordstrom, Kith, Ssense and over 120 specialty stores in the USA.

We are continuing to build our US high-performing team, that has collaboration, transparency and an innovative mindset at the heart of everything we do. We want you to join us on the journey, as we take Ksubi to the next level globally. Ksubi is entering into an exciting phase of growth and is looking for leaders for a brand new store on E Walton Street, Chicago, IL. With further B&M stores to open across the US over the next 6 months, as well as 200+ global wholesale accounts, we are looking for motivated, curious and mature minded individuals with a commitment to learning and an energy for our brand. Success for our leaders means that you lead the staff and operations of our store and seek solutions and results that create a high-performing team environment.

A Day in the Life…

  • Support the Store Manager to manage, monitor, and drive sales to nail store targets and maximize profitability
  • Ability to review your sales and stock sell through report, analyze what has impacted your store results
  • Hold yourself and alongside the Store Manager, each individual accountable for their own results
  • Mentor and coach team to allow them to grow, celebrating their strengths and building awareness and steps to address their gaps; through honesty, generosity, and true empowerment to give things a go themselves and inspire them to be proud of the contribution they have to the wider business strategy
  • Support in managing the team’s workload, workflow, time management and ultimate delivery through strong accountability and goal setting
  • Drive the retention, recruitment and training of all store staff
  • Ensures visual directives and standards are maintained

This is if you have…

  • You will have a genuine love and understanding of our brand
  • The ability to confidently lead, motivate and engage your team
  • Proven experience and success in coaching and developing teams and individuals
  • A proven track record of driving and exceeding sales targets and budgets
  • Sound knowledge and proven success in retail ops including budgets, wages, rostering, VM, stock management & shrink
  • Strong apparel experience
  • 1+ years of retail or leadership experience and a high school diploma or general education degree (GED) is preferred
  • Must have full US working rights

The benefits…

  • Commission bonus package
  • Additional monthly competitions
  • Staff Discount
  • Great PTO package
  • Culture focused on wellbeing, innovation and growth
  • Merchandise benefits and competitive salary
  • Highly-creative and socially connected team environment
  • 401k Employer Match Option
  • Competitive health care

We make hiring decisions founded by your passion, experience and skillset. If you are going to apply and would like reasonable adjustments or to note which pronouns you use at any point in the application or interview process, please let us know.