Assistant Manager

Full Time


Job description
At Hot Topic, we’re passionate about a few things: music, pop culture and creating the most amazing in-store experience for our customers and employees.

Support store team in achieving the sales plan and/or comp sales goals. Help recruit, develop and retain a super collaborative, passionate team to run your store alongside you. Provide leadership around running an operationally sound business; you’ll bring the right balance of ops, delegation/autonomy, and customer first selling practices. Keep watch on shrink/loss prevention, payroll hours and schedules. Collaboratively communicate with retail leadership and HQ partners on trends & customer feedback. Run sales reports and use data to help guide your strategy to hit sales targets. You’ll merchandise the store in a compelling way, leveraging planograms as a guide, while launching all promos on time.

At least 6 months of retail store management experience; you’ve lead teams to success and want to experience more of it. You’ll have skills: communication, recruiting, operations (payroll, reporting, scheduling, merchandising) and be a developer of your people • Passion for music, fashion and pop culture • A high school diploma or GED equivalent. If you have a degree, even better • Roll with the punches. Retail is a fast changing industry and you like catching curveballs thrown your way • Inquisitiveness and open mind regarding teen culture/music trends.