Assistant Store Manager - Sylvia Park - Converse

  • Work with a brand you love & wear!
  • Generous employee discounts & uniform provided
  • Bring your passion to help lead and motivate a team
  • Ongoing training, mentoring and coaching to enhance your capabilities

Our clothes and sneakers get worn by rebels, rockers, rappers, artists, dreamers, thinkers and originals.

We celebrate individuality.

If you’re one-of-a-kind, you should try us on.

In some ways, you know us. Converse has been making Chuck Taylor All Star and One Star sneakers since we started over a century ago, and now we work to make new street style classics. What you wear defines sport, street, and creative culture, and we’ve been redefining it with you all along. When you wear Converse products, you create a culture of authentic street style simply by being yourself. Whether they’re on the feet of a ‘70’s basketball star in a history book or on the street with you today, Chucks have always signified cool...because you wear them. We don’t know where you’ll go, but we know you’ll take Converse to the future with you. 

Authentic Factory Outlets is a market leader specialising in footwear and apparel. We continue to be the fashion leaders in street wear and leisure wear. We sell major brands including Converse, plus our kid’s specialty clothing from Converse and Jordan. Our work culture is characterised by our fun loving, outgoing, and dedicated staff that go the extra mile for our customers.

You will be a fashion conscious retailer who is very customer focused and enjoys working in a fun, fast paced environment. 

Key Expectations:

  • Tuesday to Saturday roster
  • Maintain the operating budget through revenue generation and managing controllable in order to deliver a positive financial performance
  • Consistent implementation of operating standards, including product flow planning and completion, execution of markdowns, seasonal promotions and initiatives and merchandise presentation
  • Providing relevant market information to our Head Office
  • Consistent leadership to your staff
  • Recruit and hire top talent, provide ongoing coaching and counselling, implement development strategies, create succession plans, and effectively manage performance and corrective action processes in order to drive Organizational Talent Planning
  • Create a fun, energetic environment for our customer Knowledge of and contributes to daily sales and KPI targets

Essential skills / attributes:

  • 2+ years' experience in management
  • Proven success in coaching, counselling and developing people
  • Basic computer skills, including MS Word, Excel and Outlook experience
  • Strong selling techniques and experience delivering high-level customer service
  • Able to perform all store manager functions, including standing for extended periods, speaking clearly with employees and customers, climbing ladders to change displays, stocking and retrieving merchandise, unloading shipments and performing sale setups
  • Experienced in leading and motivating a team in a busy, high volume boutique retail environment
  • Proficient in merchandising procedures to maximise sales
  • Experience in stock control procedures and inventory management
  • A team player who leads by example

What’s on offer?

Ready to sign on the dotted line? Not so fast, you should know we have your back, with a competitive base salary, superannuation, bonus scheme and employee benefits on offer to the successful candidate. You will also have the opportunity to attend our Retail Managers conference each year, at our Head Office in Melbourne. Here, you will hear from our Head Office team, have the chance to network, and stay informed with our upcoming product and company plans!

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