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Retail Store Assistant Manager - Career Portals in West Covina, CA at Goodwill Southern California

Date Posted: 9/25/2018

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Job Description



Goodwill Southern California (GSC) prepares and places thousands of individuals into sustainable employment through programs and services throughout Los Angeles, Riverside and San Bernardino counties. As one of the leading non-profit brands in the world, and the largest non-profit in Southern California, we have been transforming lives through the power of work for over 100 years. Goodwill Southern California supports its mission with proceeds generated from over 78 retail stores and over 44 attended donation centers, as well as from charitable donations and grants from the public and private sectors. Goodwill SoCal is a rapidly evolving organization and yet we have never been more focused – on our mission, on our people, and on our future. It’s always a GOOD day in SoCal!

Job Summary
We are looking for a responsible Assistant Manager to undertake a variety of managerial tasks in collaboration with or in absence of a higher-level manager. You will assist upper management in incorporating strategy and ensuring department meets its goals. The ideal candidate will have a strong business mindset and leadership capabilities. They must have excellent organizational skills and aptitude in problem-solving. Since you will be acting as a point of contact between employees and manager, solid interpersonal and mediation skills will be very useful.

Responsibilities
•Assist the manager in organizing, planning and implementing strategy
•Coordinate operations
•Ensure schedules and objectives are met
•Supervise and motivate staff •Monitor operating costs, budgets and resources
•Communicate with clients and evaluate their needs and specifications
•Create reports, analyze and interpret data
•Drive recruitment process and training & development
•Secure adherence to company’s policies and guidelines

Requirements
•Proven experience as assistant manager or similar position
•Familiar with financial and customer service principles and practices
•Knowledge of data analysis procedures and good math skills
•Proficient user of MS Office
•Outstanding leadership and organizational abilities
•Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
•High School Diploma or GED Required