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Assistant Retail Sales Managers in Naperville, IL

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Base Salary: Yes (amount not posted)
Total Comp: Not Listed
Industry: Retail Sales
Benefits: Full
Customers: All
Car Allowance: No
Sales Cycle: salesCycle
Travel: No Travel
Illinois:, Naperville


Apr 12, 2016
Art Van Furniture, the Midwests #1 furniture retailer, is currently hiring experienced Assistant Retail Sales Managers!

Assistant Retail Sales Managers receive competitive pay and benefits for their efforts. Our compensation programs include:

A competitive salary and monthly incentive program
Comprehensive medical, dental and vision insurance
Personal and Sick Time
2 Weeks of Paid Vacation
Generous associate discount program
Company funded profit sharing and
A 401(k) plan

All new Art Van Assistant Retail Sales Managers participate in our industry-leading 16 week Assistant Sales Manager in Training Program which includes the Art of Selling, on the job training and exposure to our company's leadership and processes.

Art Van Furniture is one of the most successful furniture retailers in the nation. We are well known for offering quality and style at an affordable price. We have consistently been Midwest's #1 choice for furniture for over 50 years, known for our beautiful stores and outstanding sales team. We have recently announced that we will be continuing our multi-year expansion and growth.

Because of this dramatic growth, we are seeking experienced Assistant Retail Sales Managers to support our expansion into the Chicago area. As an Assistant Retail Sales Manager you will be responsible for leading a group of 15 to 20 professional sales associates within one of our multi-million dollar stores. Our showrooms are state of the art" and we have been nationally recognized for the quality of our merchandising and the expertise and capability of our associates.


Partner with Sales Manager to provide leadership for the sales team to ensure the location can meet or exceed goals
Training and development of sales team
Monitor results on a daily, weekly, and monthly basis
Driving customer retention, average sale and repeat purchases
Partner with sales manager to plan and execute sales meetings
Provide coaching and feedback to sales team on performance

Day in the Life of an Assistant Retail Sales Manager:

Facilitating morning meetings
Handling customer issues and inquiries
Coaching sales team individual 1 on 1 meetings
Approving orders for sales team
Reviews sales reports to drive results
Selling if/when needed
Helping sales associates close deals if/when needed
Make sure sales team is aware of new sales and promotions
Research competition in order to gain knowledge of products, pricing and promotions
Assist customers in financing, purchasing, and delivery arrangements
Follow up with customers on special requests
Deliver top-notch service to every customer, build customer loyalty and acquire referrals
Increase knowledge of products, sales techniques and promotion through ongoing training, mentoring, and professional development


3+ years of retail sales management experience
Previous sales experience
Experience managing commission sales associates
Experience managing a minimum of 20 people
Must have retail industry experience
Must have a need for achievement, competitive spirit and a proven track record of driving results.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Comfortable working with computers, AS400 experience helpful
Ability to work a retail schedule that includes evenings, weekends, holidays and special sales events
Soft skills: detail orientated, able to multi-task, goal orientated, and a team player