Assistant Manager

Goodwill Houston
Houston, TX
30+ days ago

Job Description

Department: Retail Store

Reports to: Store Manager

Status: Non-Exempt

Mission Contribution:

To ensure the efficient and cost-effective operation and stewardship of the Goodwill store through donor and customer relations, processing donated goods, quality control, to maximize profitability and increase training opportunities.

Position Summary:

Under the team leadership of the Store Manager, will assist in the day-to-day store operations to ensure the efficient and cost effective operation and stewardship of the Goodwill store to maximize profitability and increase training opportunities.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ensure 100% customer and donor delight.
  • Ensure the proper handling and processing of incoming donation flow in and out of the store in accordance with Goodwill policies and procedures.
  • Assist in the scheduling and productive use of labor force.
  • Assist Store Manager or Assistant Manager in the day-to-day operations of the store.
  • Train, develop, and supervise team members.
  • Assist in maintenance and ordering of supplies.
  • Ensure store security according to agency policies and procedures.
  • Assist the Store Manager or Assistant Manager in complying with Goodwill image and safety practices and procedures.
  • Assist in the proper rotation of apparel and hard goods in a timely manner and in accordance with Goodwill's policies and procedures.
  • Keep abreast of merchandise knowledge, industry trends and competitive pricing.
  • Ensure statistical counts (i.e. donor counts, apparel hung, etc.) are completed in an accurate and timely manner. Complete register pulls, readings, cash reports, daily activity reports, transmittal of reports and daily deposits in accordance with Goodwill's policies and procedures.
  • Responsible for performing assigned duties and management responsibilities within the framework of our Guiding Principles:
    • We are committed to providing world-class customer service to all of our customers
    • We are committed to a clean, neat, and organized store. The image of the store reflects Goodwill and the team
    • Donors should be greeted in 10 seconds
    • We are committed to a full store with full inventory
    • Every time we touch a donation, something good should happen to it
    • All donations should be processed within 24 hours
    • If you have a pile, you have a problem
    • Hard goods should be priority processed
    • Material handling equipment is for moving donations, not storage
    • Don't fall in love with your donations... rotation is critical to success
    • Donor Value should increase
    • Profits should increase
  • Must perform necessary janitorial work.
  • Ability to multi-task, make quick decisions and work in a team oriented, fast paced environment.
  • Must have punctual and dependable attendance.
  • Free from alcohol and drugs.
  • Assist with the security and safety of company employees and property.
  • Successful complete job specific checklist within 90 days of employment.
  • May be asked to participate in activities outside of Goodwill.
  • Attend in-service and related training as assigned by Store Manager.
  • Other duties as assigned by Store Manager or Assistant Manager.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Experience in business setting preferred.
  • Minimum G.E.D. or high school diploma.
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Ability to read, write and communicate in English.
  • Good communication skills and ability to communicate with the public and department staff at all times
  • Must have reliable transportation.
  • Must be able to pass cashiers test.

Special Requirements:

  • Must be willing and able to work a flexible schedule.

Physical Requirements/Work Environment:

The physical demands/work environment conditions described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to assist individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical requirements include the ability to twist, bend, squat, reach, stoop, kneel, crouch, push and pull. The employee must be able to lift up to 40 pounds (common items include, but are not limited to bags of clothes/miscellaneous items, televisions, computers, sofas, kitchen appliances, bicycles and bedroom sets). The employee must also be able to stand for extended periods of time.

Indoor work environment with occasional exposure to outside temperatures. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Equipment, Machines, and Tools Used:

Cash register, credit card and check machines, telephone, mop and broom, pricing and tagging guns, metal clothes racks and hangers, calculator, totes and other material handling equipment.

Employee understands he/she may be transferred to another location at any time at the discretion of the Vice President of Operations and/or the District Sales Manager.

Job description subject to change


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