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Title
Assistant Manager - Minneapolis
Location
USA / Minnesota
Category
Retail Management
Type
Full Time
Duration
Regular
Criteria
Mid-Level
Date Posted
8/9/2016
Description
Application
Come Join Our Team!

  • Innovation for the clothing industry.
  • 6,500 people making it happen.
  • Challenging both the right and the left.
  • Not dominated by logos or politically correct tribalism.
  • Challenging the boomer dominance of the economy.
  • One of the fastest growing clothing companies in the U.S.
  • Committed to doing things differently.

    American Apparel is a progressive and provocative retailer, distributor and manufacturer of knit T-shirts and related garments. The company is committed to reinventing the way business is done in the clothing industry by not resorting to the use of exploitative labor. With over 6,500 employees, we do not outsource any cut and sewn work; all of our garments are made at our 800,000 sq. foot downtown Los Angeles facility where we offer our workers pay rates well above minimum wage as well as free ESL classes, company-subsidized lunches, and affordable healthcare for employees and their families.

    Description:

    An assistant manager is a store manager in training, supportive to the store manager with the ability to do all functions, just as a store manager. The assistant manager must be fully trained in all of the same tasks as the store manager, including making store schedules, setting sales goals, interviewing and training new employees, and all other store operations. An assistant manager is also expected to be fully trained in all back stock functions. It is essential that the assistant manager be capable of operating the store should the store manager be absent for any length of time, and that employees feel that they can call upon the assistant manager with any issues that they may have. Flexibility and experience is a must.

    If you're a quick thinker and adapt easily to sometimes stressful situations, you could be the one we're looking for. Our company is growing at a rapid pace so there is tremendous opportunity for advancement. Retail assistant managers have continued on to positions in marketing, merchandising, and design, as well as traveling throughout the world to help open new retail stores.
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