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Staples Assistant Store Manager in Ames, Iowa


Staples is focused on our customer and our community, while empowering you to learn, grow and deliver. As a Retail SalesManager (i.e. Assistant Store Manager), you will be collaborative and inclusive in helping our customers while leading a fun, team-oriented retail culture. You’ll drive sales in our retail, technical services portfolio and business-to-business network. Your team will focus on customer’s needs while helping them find products, providing answers & solutions, and creating a differentiated customer experience.

Get great perks.

  • Bonus plan, flexible full-time hours/shifts, and generouspaid time off

  • Compensation is basedon qualifications and experience. Staples reserves the right to pay more orless.

  • Full medical benefitspackage, 401(k) with company match, and many more benefits

  • Associate storediscount and more perks (discounts on mobile plans and other retailers, etc.)

Providestrong leadership in community, customer service, and team development.

  • Ensure that the store cultureembodies Staples values and its commitment to the community

  • Promote a consultative and customercentric environment primarily focused on small business customer’s needs

  • Leadand developa high-performing team focused on exceptional service, consultative selling andtotal solutions

  • Empower your team to learn, grow anddeliver through teaching, coaching and inspiring

Play a leadership role in helping your store, yourpeople and your customer win.

  • Engage and coach your team toachieve targeted sales goals and profit margins

  • Build out your network of repeat businesscustomers and present them with appropriate solutions

  • Hold yourself and your teamaccountable for flawless execution of operational excellence

  • Share responsibility as the “Manager on duty”, total storeoperations and other duties as assigned

  • Beflexible to perform other duties as needed or assigned


Essential skills and experience:

  • 2+ years leading a sales team in a retail or service environment

  • Experience leading a team in a customer-centric, solutions-based environment

  • Must be able to engage and speak to customers and understand their needs

  • High School diploma or equivalent (Bachelor’s Degree preferred)

  • Ability to lift/move materials in the 10-50 pound range, climb ladders, stand and walk continuously

  • Staples does not sponsor applicants for work visas for this position

Preferred skills and experience:

  • Experience using financial metrics to track sales progress to drive profitable sales and margins

  • Ability to network and engage with the community


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Staples is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.