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Assistant Store Manager


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Washington, DC
Other/Not Classified
Job Type
Full Time
Career Level
Experienced (Non-Manager)
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Assistant Store Manager

About the Job


The primary purpose of this position is to learn all aspects of operating a retail store. The incumbent is also required to perform all tasks in a safe manner consistent with corporate policies and state and federal laws.

 Attend all Management Development Program (MDP) training classes.
 Learn about all of the possible situations that can occur in a retail store to prepare for the
 Assistant Store Manager or Store Manager position. Assist the Store Manager with the operation of the retail store and complete his/her duties in his/her absence.
 Enforce all policies and procedures to ensure excellent customer service is provided and to maximize the P&L performance of the store.
 Ensure the appearance of the store is pleasing to the customer and meets the requirements of the corporate office.
 Ensure the store opens and closes at the appropriate time.
 Ensure the proper procedures are followed for cash transactions and bank deposits.
 Interact with vendors to order ad, seasonal, and basic merchandise and ice cream (where applicable) for the store.
 Ensure all merchandise is set up according to plan-o-grams received from the corporate office.
 Execute weekly sales ads and price changes.
 Process recalled, damaged, outdated, and transferred merchandise.
 Receive merchandise deliveries from vendors and Rite Aid distribution centers.
 Verify vendor invoice information is accurate and enter it into the accounts payable system.
 Prepare the retail store for physical inventory by ensuring merchandise on the sales floor and in the stock room is in order and easy to access.
 Analyze operating reports and make recommendations for improvement.
 Utilize Staffworks® software to complete the associate work schedule.
 Remain knowledgeable of the One-Hour Photo department and film processing, if applicable.
 Assist the Pharmacy department when there is a high volume of customers. Request store maintenance when required.
 Assist with the general maintenance of the store, both inside and outside.
 Enforce all fire and safety rules and regulations set by the company and governmental agencies.
 Provide leadership and development for associates by communicating career opportunities, providing regular performance feedback, and demonstrating RAPTAR (Recognition, Appreciation, Praise, Treat Associates Respectfully) behaviors.
*All duties described in this document are to be performed in keeping with the core values and service attributes consistent with the Rite Aid brand and strategy.


 In accordance with state law, candidates must satisfy minimum age requirements to sell and/or supervise the sale of alcohol and/or tobacco products.
 Ability to pass drug test.
 Committed to providing customer service that makes both internal and external customers feel welcome, important, and appreciated.
 Ability to preserve confidentiality of information.
 Ability and willingness to move with purpose and a strong sense of urgency.
 Ability to work weekends and extended days on a frequent basis.
 Ability to work day or evening hours.
 Accuracy and attention to detail.
 Ability to organize and prioritize a variety of tasks/projects.
 Familiarity with industry/technical terms and processes.
 Ability to work within strict time frames and resolute deadlines.
 High school diploma or general education degree (GED), plus one (1) to two (2) years' of retail experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

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