Assistant Store Director, Sales & Merchandising

Saks OFF 5TH
United States
Posted 3 days ago
Full timeRetail

Assistant Store Director: Sales & Merchandising

Under the direction of the Store Director, the Assistant Store Director of Sales & Merchandising will support execution of the front of house priorities within the 4 walls. They will be responsible for maintaining selling floor service and merchandising standards to drive sales and customer experience. The Assistant Store Director will coach their direct associate reports proactively and collaboratively to ensure all selling floor associates drive the appropriate key performance indicators and are strong brand ambassadors. In stores above 17MM, this role is divided into two roles, one to oversee Apparel and one to oversee Footwear & Center core.

Primary Job Functions:

  • Be responsible for achievement of overall department sales, controllable profit, payroll management
  • Maintain merchandising, sizing and replenishment standards within area of responsibility
  • Ensure execution of Merchandising Directives as required within area of responsibility
  • Drive Conversion, AOV, ROV, Loyalty, Credit and all other selling related KPIs of associate team
  • Provide leadership and motivation to team in achieving sales goals, drive omni-channel growth and execution of company initiatives
  • Develop and retain direct reports, ensure their readiness for increased responsibilities and provide a bench of internal talent who are upwardly mobile to fill critical positions
  • Participate and support in training for new company programs, procedures, and technologies
  • Consistently model and coach to behaviors that exceed key performance indicators
  • Act as the key store point of contact for the District Merchandising Manager

Who Are You:

  • Establish positive interpersonal relationships and actively collaborates and contributes to a positive team dynamic
  • Inspirational leader through both action and collaboration who acts as a coach and role model to bring out the best in their teams
  • Can easily adapt to changes and can be relied upon to consistently deliver exceptional results
  • Consistently generate and share original ideas, tackling both simple and complex problems

You Also Have:

  • College Associate diploma, Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • 3+ years of management experience with comparable volume and/or proven track record of success managing a selling workforce and achieving results
  • Proficiency in utilizing available technology including Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint)
  • Proven sales track record and results driven approach
  • Proven time management skills and comfortable managing multiple projects with shifting priorities
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver a high standard of customer service and build exceptional customer relationships
  • Thorough knowledge of the fashion industry and a passion for sharing your expertise
  • Ability to act promptly in routine situations and see a clear plan of action to a positive result in the customer’s eyes
  • Ability to operate equipment such as radios, POS register, ticket scanners, and sensor removers
  • Flexibility to work evenings, weekends and public holidays.

Your Life and Career at Saks OFF 5TH:

  • Be part of an empowered, innovative team; work with an adventurous spirit and a customer-centric mindset; play a critical role in making decisions that will position us to win
  • Exposure to rewarding career advancement opportunities across different functions within our corporate offices, retail stores, photo studios, and distribution centers
  • A culture that promotes a flexible work environment
  • Benefits package for all eligible full-time employees (including medical, dental and vision)
  • An amazing employee discount and other exciting perks


The pay range for this position at commencement of employment is expected to be between $65,000.00 and $70,000.00/year; however, base pay offered may vary depending on multiple individualized factors, including market location, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience.

The total compensation package for this position may also include other elements, including a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits (including 401(k) eligibility and various paid time off benefits), dependent on the position offered. Details of participation in these benefit plans will be provided if a candidate receives an offer of employment.

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