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Retail Assistant Store Manager

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Location: 5070 Vaughn Road, Montgomery, AL, United States
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Requisition Number: 86552

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Overview

The Retail Assistant Store Manager at Office Depot, Inc. plays a pivotal role in driving total sales and service growth within our stores. Additionally, your enthusiasm and expertise will help us create and nurture a vibrant sales culture, enhancing our store's visual and merchandising standards, freight, and logistics activities, and prioritizing unparalleled client satisfaction. The Assistant Manager will help lead a customer-centric environment, engage with the local community, all while fostering a positive culture aligned with the Office Depot 5C values of Customer, Commitment, Change, Caring, and Creativity. The Retail Assistant Store Manager will be a “Key Carrier” and considered a leader on duty. All Retail Assistant Store Manager’s must be able to work a flexible schedule that aligns with business needs, inclusive of the ability to work evenings, weekends, and occasional holidays. In addition, Full-Time Assistant Manager positions must be able to perform External Key Carrier responsibilities which include but are not limited to opening and closing responsibilities.

 

We believe that the Assistant Store Manager role is essential in driving our store's success through inspiring sales brilliance and exceptional service. The ideal Assistant Manager should be passionate about sales, delivering exceptional service, driving operational excellence, and developing a high-performing team.

 

The essential functions of this position may require you to consent to periodic comprehensive background checks conducted by a third-party.

 

Primary Responsibilities:

 

  • Sales and Service Excellence:
    • Partner with the management team to drive memorable customer experiences and client satisfaction.
    • Ensure the execution of Office Depot, Inc. selling techniques and sales training across the store.
    • Foster a sales-focused environment through assisting with the training and development of associates.
    • Act as a role model for delivering exceptional customer service and product expertise.
  • Operational Efficiency:
    • Process merchandise accurately and efficiently, adhering to established procedures, deadlines, and visual merchandising standards.
    • Identify areas for process improvement and implement plans to reduce waste and inefficiencies.
    • Assist the General Manager in providing guidance and effective coaching to associates for improved performance.
    • Contribute to increasing sales and profitability through conversion, Average Order Value (AOV), and customer satisfaction improvement initiatives.
  • Leadership and Team Development:
    • Provide guidance, direction, and ongoing training to store associates, including Print Services associates.
    • Facilitate training sessions on the business model and the holistic service offering for clients/customers.
    • Observe, coach, and provide feedback to enhance associate proficiency and build a culture of trust and brand loyalty.
    • Regularly exercises independent judgment when providing input to the General Manager on assessing store associates' performance, certification(s), and competencies.
    • Other responsibilities as deemed necessary
  • External Key Carrier Responsibilities:
    • Maintain the safety and security of the building and associates during the absence of other managers.
    • Perform opening and closing responsibilities, including activation and deactivation of the store's alarm system, cash handling, and daily store balancing.
    • As a leader in the store, ensure regular loss prevention compliance.
    • Fulfill responsibilities associated with External Key Carrier designation

 

 

Education and Experience:

 

  • High School diploma or equivalent, Bachelors preferred
  • Business, Marketing, Retail , or related fields
  • Minimum 1-3 years of experience in related field
  • Retail, sales, customer facing, and/or supervisory experience preferred
  • Basic computer skills and the ability to use computers and technology for information, and to access information necessary to complete the job.
  • Experience with Logistics and Freight 
  • Advanced selling skills 
  • Must be able to effectively lead and coach others in a professional environment 
  • Coaches / Motivates, Conflict Management, Problem Solving,
  • Drives for Results, Directing Others, Decision Quality, Business Acumen, Collaboration / Team Spirit, Accountability, Time Management
  • Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills 
  • Must be able to plan, prioritize and execute detailed instructions in a timely and efficient manner 
  • Demonstrated leadership capabilities, with the ability to work independently, as well as with others 
  • Must be adaptable to a changing environment and focused on driving results 
  • Client focused, positive and engaging, action oriented, demonstrates a passion for the brand, products, services, and solutions.

 


 

About The ODP Corporation: The ODP Corporation (NASDAQ:ODP) is a leading provider of products and services through an integrated business-to-business (B2B) distribution platform and omnichannel presence, which includes world-class supply chain and distribution operations, dedicated sales professionals, a B2B digital procurement solution, online presence, and a network of Office Depot and OfficeMax retail stores. Through its operating companies Office Depot, LLC; ODP Business Solutions, LLC; Veyer, LLC; and Varis, LLC, The ODP Corporation empowers every business, professional, and consumer to achieve more every day.

 

Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by associates assigned to this classification and are not intended to be a complete list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of associates so classified. Other duties may be assigned.

 

Pay, Benefits & Work Schedule: You will be eligible to participate in the Retail Store Hourly Management Incentive - a program measured on Store-level Metrics; paid in accordance with the Incentive Plan terms and conditions. The company offers competitive salaries, a benefits package, which includes a 401(k) and more, along with plenty of opportunity to move and grow within our organization! For immediate consideration for this exciting position, please click the Apply Now button.

 

How to Apply: Click the Apply Now button and follow the instructions on each page. When you have completed the application, click the submit button.

 

Application Deadline: The job posting will remain open for a minimum of 3 days and will expire once the position has been filled.

 

Equal Employment Opportunity: The company is committed to providing equal employment opportunities in all employment practices. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship status, marital status, age, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

We will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records City & County of San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.  

 

 

At The ODP Corporation, we offer our benefits around the 5 facets of Total Well-Being: Physical, Emotional, Work-Life, Financial, and Community. Here’s a look into what we offer:

Physical:

  • Medical Insurance/Prescription Drugs
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Flu shots

Emotional:

  • Mental Health Benefits
  • Support Programs
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Work-Life:

  • Location Events & Activities
  • Onboarding Plan & 'Buddy'
  • Recognition & Rewards Programs
  • Flexible Work Schedules
  • Paid Holidays (as applicable by business unit)
  • Paid Time Off (Full-Time Associates are eligible to receive up to 128 hours on a prorated basis in their first year of employment)

Financial:

  • 401(k) and Roth Savings Plans
  • Savings Plan Employer Match
  • Commuter Benefits
  • FSA/HSA Pre-Tax Benefits
  • HSA Employer Match
  • Discount Center
  • Employee & Dependent Life and Accidental Death & Dismemberment
  • Short & Long-Term Disability

Community:

  • Charitable Giving
  • Volunteering & Mentorship
  • Associate Resource Groups focused on Diversity and Inclusion

For more details on the benefits we offer, please review our US Benefits Guide

At The ODP Corporation, we offer our benefits around the 5 facets of Total Well-Being: Physical, Emotional, Work-Life, Financial, and Community. Here’s a look into what we offer:

Emotional:

  • Employee Assistance Programs

Community:

  • Associate Resource Groups focused on Diversity and Inclusion

Physical:

  • Flu Shots

Work-Life:

  • Part-Time Associates are eligible to receive up to 24 hours of paid time off on a prorated basis after their first year of employment

Financial:

  • 401 (k) and Roth Savings Plans
  • Savings Plan Employer Match
  • Discount Center
  • Overview

    Overview

    The Retail Assistant Store Manager at Office Depot, Inc. plays a pivotal role in driving total sales and service growth within our stores. Additionally, your enthusiasm and expertise will help us create and nurture a vibrant sales culture, enhancing our store's visual and merchandising standards, freight, and logistics activities, and prioritizing unparalleled client satisfaction. The Assistant Manager will help lead a customer-centric environment, engage with the local community, all while fostering a positive culture aligned with the Office Depot 5C values of Customer, Commitment, Change, Caring, and Creativity. The Retail Assistant Store Manager will be a “Key Carrier” and considered a leader on duty. All Retail Assistant Store Manager’s must be able to work a flexible schedule that aligns with business needs, inclusive of the ability to work evenings, weekends, and occasional holidays. In addition, Full-Time Assistant Manager positions must be able to perform External Key Carrier responsibilities which include but are not limited to opening and closing responsibilities.

     

    We believe that the Assistant Store Manager role is essential in driving our store's success through inspiring sales brilliance and exceptional service. The ideal Assistant Manager should be passionate about sales, delivering exceptional service, driving operational excellence, and developing a high-performing team.

     

    The essential functions of this position may require you to consent to periodic comprehensive background checks conducted by a third-party.

     

    Primary Responsibilities:

     

    • Sales and Service Excellence:
      • Partner with the management team to drive memorable customer experiences and client satisfaction.
      • Ensure the execution of Office Depot, Inc. selling techniques and sales training across the store.
      • Foster a sales-focused environment through assisting with the training and development of associates.
      • Act as a role model for delivering exceptional customer service and product expertise.
    • Operational Efficiency:
      • Process merchandise accurately and efficiently, adhering to established procedures, deadlines, and visual merchandising standards.
      • Identify areas for process improvement and implement plans to reduce waste and inefficiencies.
      • Assist the General Manager in providing guidance and effective coaching to associates for improved performance.
      • Contribute to increasing sales and profitability through conversion, Average Order Value (AOV), and customer satisfaction improvement initiatives.
    • Leadership and Team Development:
      • Provide guidance, direction, and ongoing training to store associates, including Print Services associates.
      • Facilitate training sessions on the business model and the holistic service offering for clients/customers.
      • Observe, coach, and provide feedback to enhance associate proficiency and build a culture of trust and brand loyalty.
      • Regularly exercises independent judgment when providing input to the General Manager on assessing store associates' performance, certification(s), and competencies.
      • Other responsibilities as deemed necessary
    • External Key Carrier Responsibilities:
      • Maintain the safety and security of the building and associates during the absence of other managers.
      • Perform opening and closing responsibilities, including activation and deactivation of the store's alarm system, cash handling, and daily store balancing.
      • As a leader in the store, ensure regular loss prevention compliance.
      • Fulfill responsibilities associated with External Key Carrier designation

     

     

    Education and Experience:

     

    • High School diploma or equivalent, Bachelors preferred
    • Business, Marketing, Retail , or related fields
    • Minimum 1-3 years of experience in related field
    • Retail, sales, customer facing, and/or supervisory experience preferred
    • Basic computer skills and the ability to use computers and technology for information, and to access information necessary to complete the job.
    • Experience with Logistics and Freight 
    • Advanced selling skills 
    • Must be able to effectively lead and coach others in a professional environment 
    • Coaches / Motivates, Conflict Management, Problem Solving,
    • Drives for Results, Directing Others, Decision Quality, Business Acumen, Collaboration / Team Spirit, Accountability, Time Management
    • Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills 
    • Must be able to plan, prioritize and execute detailed instructions in a timely and efficient manner 
    • Demonstrated leadership capabilities, with the ability to work independently, as well as with others 
    • Must be adaptable to a changing environment and focused on driving results 
    • Client focused, positive and engaging, action oriented, demonstrates a passion for the brand, products, services, and solutions.

     


     

    About The ODP Corporation: The ODP Corporation (NASDAQ:ODP) is a leading provider of products and services through an integrated business-to-business (B2B) distribution platform and omnichannel presence, which includes world-class supply chain and distribution operations, dedicated sales professionals, a B2B digital procurement solution, online presence, and a network of Office Depot and OfficeMax retail stores. Through its operating companies Office Depot, LLC; ODP Business Solutions, LLC; Veyer, LLC; and Varis, LLC, The ODP Corporation empowers every business, professional, and consumer to achieve more every day.

     

    Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by associates assigned to this classification and are not intended to be a complete list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of associates so classified. Other duties may be assigned.

     

    Pay, Benefits & Work Schedule: You will be eligible to participate in the Retail Store Hourly Management Incentive - a program measured on Store-level Metrics; paid in accordance with the Incentive Plan terms and conditions. The company offers competitive salaries, a benefits package, which includes a 401(k) and more, along with plenty of opportunity to move and grow within our organization! For immediate consideration for this exciting position, please click the Apply Now button.

     

    How to Apply: Click the Apply Now button and follow the instructions on each page. When you have completed the application, click the submit button.

     

    Application Deadline: The job posting will remain open for a minimum of 3 days and will expire once the position has been filled.

     

    Equal Employment Opportunity: The company is committed to providing equal employment opportunities in all employment practices. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship status, marital status, age, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law.

     

    We will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records City & County of San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.  

     

     

  • Benefits Full-Time

    At The ODP Corporation, we offer our benefits around the 5 facets of Total Well-Being: Physical, Emotional, Work-Life, Financial, and Community. Here’s a look into what we offer:

    Physical:

    • Medical Insurance/Prescription Drugs
    • Dental Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • Flu shots

    Emotional:

    • Mental Health Benefits
    • Support Programs
    • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

    Work-Life:

    • Location Events & Activities
    • Onboarding Plan & 'Buddy'
    • Recognition & Rewards Programs
    • Flexible Work Schedules
    • Paid Holidays (as applicable by business unit)
    • Paid Time Off (Full-Time Associates are eligible to receive up to 128 hours on a prorated basis in their first year of employment)

    Financial:

    • 401(k) and Roth Savings Plans
    • Savings Plan Employer Match
    • Commuter Benefits
    • FSA/HSA Pre-Tax Benefits
    • HSA Employer Match
    • Discount Center
    • Employee & Dependent Life and Accidental Death & Dismemberment
    • Short & Long-Term Disability

    Community:

    • Charitable Giving
    • Volunteering & Mentorship
    • Associate Resource Groups focused on Diversity and Inclusion

    For more details on the benefits we offer, please review our US Benefits Guide

  • Benefits Part-Time

    At The ODP Corporation, we offer our benefits around the 5 facets of Total Well-Being: Physical, Emotional, Work-Life, Financial, and Community. Here’s a look into what we offer:

    Emotional:

    • Employee Assistance Programs

    Community:

    • Associate Resource Groups focused on Diversity and Inclusion

    Physical:

    • Flu Shots

    Work-Life:

    • Part-Time Associates are eligible to receive up to 24 hours of paid time off on a prorated basis after their first year of employment

    Financial:

    • 401 (k) and Roth Savings Plans
    • Savings Plan Employer Match
    • Discount Center
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