Newell Brands Retail Assistant Manager - Yankee Candle in South Deerfield, Massachusetts

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Position Title: Retail Assistant Manager

Location : South Deerfield Massachusetts

The Retail Store Assistant Manager is responsible for assisting in the management and leadership of the Yankee Candle Flagship Store within a specialized functional area. This position is responsible for overseeing and driving sales performance by acting as a sales leader on the sales floor. Maintains service and operational standards through the management of specialized functional areas. The successful candidate will have strong motivational, interpersonal and communication skills.


  • Supervises, coaches, counsels and trains staff on ASAP sales program.

  • Provides superior customer service. Ensures safety and security for guests and staff.

  • Responsible for meeting or exceeding divisional and/or store sales and profitability goals.

  • Maintains store facilities.

  • Acts as a manager on duty on a regular basis.

  • Responsible for operating/closing duties.

  • Guest complaint resolution, leading and directing staff and ensuring smooth operations within the facility.

  • Recruits, staffs, coaches and develop store employees as a part of our succession plan. Ensures adequate staffing.

  • May prepare cash reports and merchandise orders & returns.

  • Assists with the replenishment and merchandising of the store.

  • Other similar duties pertaining to the management of retail store.

Key Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent plus 3-5 years related experience.

  • Supervisory/management experience in a retail environment.

  • Proven track record of meeting and/or exceeding sales and service goals.

  • Ability to effectively lead/direct, coach and train employees.

  • Demonstrated motivational, inspirational and team building leadership skills.

  • Strong communication, interpersonal, diplomacy and related skills.

  • Flexibility in work schedule.

  • Ability to exert physical efforts to move weights up to 40 lbs on an occasional basis.

  • No sensitivity to fragrance.

  • MON17

Equal Employment Opportunity

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.


COMPANY: The Yankee Candle Company, Inc

Requisition Id: 112301

Location: MA - South Deerfield