Assistant Manager

The Assistant Store Manager is responsible for managing the day to day performance and merchandising of the total category to deliver sales and profit objectives and own the online strategy for a subset of the business.  


  • Support Category Manager in area to achieve the sales and margin plans of the product category. Is responsible for delivering results for area of business
  • Collaborates with merchants and HBC Digital to own and execute all business strategies for focus area
  • Tracks and analyzes sales and inventory performance and makes recommendations on actions to improve results
  • Prepares materials for and leads regular merchant meetings – reviewing sales results, inventory opportunities, upcoming launches and promotions, corrective actions, etc.
  • Develops digital merchandising priorities/creative briefs for weekly content, editorial, email and social media
  • Partners with Site Merchandising on execution strategies to ensure business objectives are met
  • Understands and interprets site analytics & marketing results to inform both short term actions and long term strategies
  • Ensure that product that is used in promotions and features is live and has the appropriate levels of inventory
  • Tracks the competition and has awareness and knowledge of assortment, site experience, and promotional strategies


  • 2+ years of experience in merchandising management
  • Have an understanding of and passion for retail landscape
  • Strong communication, interpersonal, analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines with strong organizational skills
  • Strong attention to detail, accuracy and follow-through
  • The willingness and ability to adapt to new business practices
  • Excellent writing, speaking, and presentation skills
  • Strong aptitude to work within deadlines, both independently and as part of a team
  • Strong knowledge of Google Drive applications and the ability to quickly learn internal systems, processes and additional software/web-based applications