Assistant Store Manager

at Vera Bradley in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, United States

Job Description


Assist the General Store Manager in executing the day-to-day activities in support of creating the Vera Bradley 'experience through exceptional customer service, visual merchandising, staff management, development and training, upholding store image standards, and sales goal achievement.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES (Note: Other duties may be assigned)

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Assist General Store Manager with hiring, training, motivating and retaining a team of qualified associates that communicate and represent the Vera Bradley philosophy

Assist in developing Vera Bradley loyalty by creating an outstanding experience for both associates and customers

Lead the team with exceptional sales and strong presence while on the floor to set the pace for the team

Assist in promoting community involvement to drive brand awareness and loyalty

Communicate the Vera Bradley brand aesthetic, philosophy and lifestyle to the sales associates and guests

Uphold the Vera Bradley brand standards through exceptional visual merchandising

Provide a clean, organized and inviting environment for both customers and associates

Monitor daily, weekly, monthly processes to ensure operational integrity

Serve as back-up to store management with responsibility for daily cash reconciliation and opening and closing of store

Assist in managing human resource related tasks including recruitment, performance management, payroll and scheduling, health and safety, and store security

Maintain a knowledge of established policies and procedures


High School Graduate or equivalent required

Bachelor's degree in Marketing, Business, Retail Management or related field preferred

Prior retail experience strongly preferred

1+ years management experience required; or demonstrated Vera Bradley leadership ability required

Experience in specialty retail or outlet stores strongly preferred

Experience with retail POS system a plus


The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Polite and professional

Exceptional sales skills

Ability to lead, motivate and promote a team environment

Detail oriented with strong organizational skills

Strong PC skills utilizing Microsoft Office software

Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills

Proactive, adaptable with the ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines in a fast paced environment

Available to work a flexible schedule, including nights and weekends

Strong team player


The physical demands described here are representative of those an individual must meet to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Constant walking and standing; frequent bending, stooping and reaching

Strong sensory skills such as good eyesight, good hearing, and dexterity

Valid driver's license with good motor vehicle record, must be 21 years of age (only applies to locations with company-owned vehicles)

Ability to consistently lift 10-35 lbs; Occasionally lift up to 55 lbs with the ability to push or pull more than 55 lbs


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If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment application process, please send an e-mail to . Please include the accommodation you are requesting and your contact information. Reasonable accommodations are considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation and other EEO/Affirmative Action issues will be responded to from this e-mail address.


Equal Opportunity Employer/Vets/Disabled


Vera Bradley is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Affirmative Action Employer.

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Job Posting: 859591

Posted On: Oct 17, 2021

Updated On: Oct 31, 2021