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Assistant Manager Merchandise Trainee

J.C. Penney Company, Inc.

JCPenney is one of the nation's largest apparel and home furnishing retailers with more than 800 stores and We are a diverse community of people, all working together to bring sensational style, sensible prices and the best service possible to our customers.

Our AMM Trainee Program is designed to prepare you to be successful in the Assistant Manager Merchandise role. Throughout the 16-week program, your training will blend online instruction with hands-on experience under the guidance of your trainer, store management team and corporate partnership. You'll receive on-the-floor sales experience, a holistic understanding of how the business works, and experience in leading a team.

Training is divided into assignments and projects that provide exposure to key areas of store operations including: sales support functions, in-store merchandising, exceptional customer service, team motivation, sales analysis, and event management.

Core Competencies & Accomplishments:
  • Internal Candidates
    • Minimum of 18 months' experience in a supervisory role
    • College degree highly preferred
  • External Candidates
    • Graduating Senior or recent graduate from an accredited University
    • A cumulative 3.0 GPA or higher
    • Previous retail experience required (supervisory experience a plus)
  • All Candidates
    • Open to relocation
    • Confident & outgoing personality
    • Thrives in team environment
    • Demonstrated leadership ability
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills
    • Self-motivated
    • Passion for retail management

What's in it for you?
  • Competitive pay and full time benefits package starting day of hire
  • Personal and professional development through coaching and mentorship
  • Real-world work experience within a diverse team
  • Opportunity to give back to your community through our philanthropy program
  • Involvement in strategic business activities and decisions that respect your fresh perspectives
  • Countless networking opportunities

Store Management careers at JCPenney offer a competitive benefits package including medical/dental/vision, term life insurance, paid vacation/holidays, 401(k) savings plan with company match, and a rich associate discount plan of up to an additional 25% off merchandise and services at JCPenney stores and

Job Title: Asst Manager Merch Trainee
Location: Fort Smith, AR, United States - Central Mall 5111 Rogers Ave
Job ID: 1068991

J.C. Penney Company Inc.
Plano, Texas

Associated topics: assistant store manager, co manager, manager retail, principal, sales lead, shift supervisor, store manager, store supervisor, supervisor, retail management


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