Assistant Store Manager

The Salvation Army Chilliwack Community Church & Social Services
July 11, 2018
Job Type
Interested applicants must respond in writing to
Closing date
August 6, 2018


Employment Term: Part Time


• Assists the Store Manager with directing all operations of the store to meet sales targets and control expenses while maintaining customer service standards
• Participates in the hiring, orientating, training, evaluating, recognizing, disciplining in concert with Divisional/Territorial/National standards
• Participates in planning the store layout to attract customers including window displays and merchandise displays; has input on in-store promotions and auctions and keeps abreast of marketing trends by checking competitors stock; ensures attractiveness of store through “Tidy Maintenance”
• Ensures appropriate inventory levels based on spot checks of the store and reviewing weekly sales records
• Maintains control of inventory by ensuring store donations are retrieved, sorted, and priced appropriately; protects store from inventory shrinkage by close visual monitoring
• Ensures in-store safety for staff and customers (e.g. snow removal, clear fire exits, no obstacles inside/outside store, spillage, store cleanliness dealing with volatile situations); ensures property (store) is secured at all times
• Ensures nightly sales are deposited into the appropriate financial institution
• May assist with the analysis of store financial statements and strategize appropriate actions to attain financial goals, monitoring the cost of goods (i.e., buying products from the warehouse, tracking costs associated with products, etc.)
• May prepare financial and other requested reports to the National and Regional offices (e.g. sales reports, staffing costs, and payroll data)
• May work with other Salvation Army agencies to deliver emergency & disaster services as assigned by the District Manager
• Performs other duties as assigned


• Completion of High School
• One year but less than three years of prior related experience, including retail, marketing and store management experience. A background in fashion is desirable.

Interested applicants must respond in writing with a cover letter and resume. We thank all applicants, however, only those candidates to be interviewed will be contacted.

The Salvation Army will accommodate candidates throughout the recruitment and employment process. If you require accommodation, please inform us of your requirements.

Internal Applicants, please advise Department Heads of your intentions prior to submitting your application.

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