Assistant store managers help oversee the day-to-day operations within a physical store. This role requires direct management of store Associate's as well as regular communication with customers. Assistant store managers may also be responsible for procuring items, interviewing and hiring new staff, and opening and closing store locations. Some travel may be necessary, depending on the size of the organization. Workers may advance into this position after proven experience working for an employer as an associate, or with proven management experience for other employers.
A high school diploma or equivalent (such as a G.E.D.) may be preferred for this position. Depending on the industry serviced by the company, an Associate's or Bachelor's degree may be preferred. Additional certificates, licenses or registrations may be necessary, depending on the industry. Assistant store managers should have strong communication, leadership and interpersonal skills.
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