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Store Manager in Training

Company name
Rural King

Muncie, IN, United States

Employment Type

Manager, Retail, Training

Posted on
Jul 30, 2020

Valid Through
Nov 12, 2020

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Job Title:

Store Manager in Training 

Reports To: 

Store Manager

Job Location:

Store Location

FLSA Status:

Salaried Exempt

Exempt Classification:



The Store Manager in Training are being trained to become future Store Managers.  The primary role of the Store Manager in Training is to develop knowledge and understanding of the day-to-day store operations, customer service, and merchandising under the supervision and direction of a Store Manager.  This position requires strong leadership skills and the ability to motivate and supervise associates.  Also included are establishing an interactive sales approach, keen awareness of safety & loss prevention, maintenance of store cleanliness and appearance, excellent customer service, and a positive attitude.


Direct the operations of the assigned store

Direct all store personnel to build revenue and meet sales goals

Ensure attractive, safe, and accurately priced merchandise displays and floor plans

Recruit, train, & develop personnel

Take a hands-on approach with directing daily goals for the Assistant Store Managers

Be a positive and professional “role model” for the team

Find solutions to associate and customer questions and concerns

Responsible for the maintenance and upkeep of the building and grounds

Develop the product knowledge and sales techniques of the team

Demonstrate effective and consistent communications and interpersonal skills

Demonstrate effective problem-solving and analytical skills

Become an expert with standard concepts and practices within the retail environment

Maximize inventory, cash control, and loss prevention techniques

Establish and preserve a positive work atmosphere

Use general office equipment such as telephone, copy machine, fax machine, calculator, computer

Operate Telxon gun, forklift, pallet jack, ladder, and other retail equipment

·May be required to cross train and perform other duties


2 years retail management experience

Be an outgoing self-starter who enjoys working with people

Ability to relocate within the mid-west for a Store Manager position

Computer knowledge in Excel and Word

 Proficient User of computer software systems

·Ability to interact with the team in a fast-paced environment, remaining flexible, proactive, resourceful and efficient

Ability to multi-task and coordinate, analyze, observe, make decisions, and meet deadlines in a detail-oriented manner

Ability to work independently without supervision

 Flexibility with hours: ability to work a 50-hour workweek (10-hour shifts, 5 days per week) with varied hours, days, night, and weekends as business dictates

 Must meet federal requirements to qualify to obtain a Federal Firearms License (FFL) and any applicable local requirements

Ability to access and use the in-store computer, scanning system, and wireless handheld unit

Ability to participate in our online applicant and new hire on-boarding process remotely

 Ability to complete computer-based training


Supervise and direct the assistant managers, department managers, and store associates

Has authority into the job status of associates: hiring, firing, promotions, and assignments


·Good visual acuity

·Ability to lift, push, and/or pull a minimum of 30 pounds repetitively and 31-50 pounds intermittently

Ability to stand and/or walk for long periods of time

Ability to use a ladder and/or pallet jack

Close vision for computer work

Repetitive wrist movements on keyboard

Ability to walk up and down stairs multiple times per day

Ability to verbally communicate effectively and professionally with all audiences (in-person or via handheld transceiver

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.

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