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Full Time Assistant Manager - Retail & Wholesale
Bird & Bean and Stitch & Sparrow

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Full Time Assistant Manager - Retail & Wholesale

Bird & Bean and Stitch & Sparrow
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Job Summary

Job Type
Full-time, Management
Job Last Posted
Job posted 13 days ago
Job Role
Retail Operations, Retail Manager
Employer's Industry
Job Schedule
Evenings, Afternoons, Mornings, Weekends, Weekdays

Job Description

We are a small, family-owned and operated business and are looking for an exceptional and experienced assistant manager to help lead our team. This job will be part assistant manager in our retail stores and part assistant to the owner. The person in this role will be helping to run many aspects of both the retail/wholesale business. 

Our boutiques, Bird & Bean (kids/baby) and Stitch & Sparrow (women), are located on College Ave on the Oakland/Berkeley border, they are next door neighbors and connected by an open walkway. 

The Assistant Manager will be an essential member of the store leadership team and be an active part of the store operations, customer experience, and employee development.

Key Roles and Responsibilities

  • Build customer loyalty through in store experience
  • Demonstrate product knowledge (our own brand and other brands) and ensure staff is knowledgeable. 
  • Ensure an elevated level of sales and services is practiced by all associates. Lead by example.
  • Understands, follows, teaches, and enforces company policies and procedures including store safety standards, back of house standards, stock, sales and HR policies
  • Solution oriented. Address problems proactively and with potential solutions
  • Maintain a leadership presence on the sales floor
  • Ensure cash handling and register procedures are maintained and executed accurately at all times
  • Coach and develop retail associates to meet store goals
  •  Uses good judgment to determine which issues can be handled immediately and directly vs which issues need to be elevated to me


  • Minimum 1-2 years specialty retail experience with 1 year in a management or executive assistant role
  • Proven experience leading a product and customer-focused sales environment
  • Ability to lift at least 30lbs, carry , push, pull, squat, kneel, twist, turn, climb, crawl, reach, and bend

A little about our ideal candidate:

-will provide the highest level of customer service at all times 

-is honest, punctual, dependable, energetic, with an excellent work ethic,

  • is organized, and detail-oriented with a very pitch-in attitude
  • visual merchandising experience

-wholesale experience a plus

-be professional in demeanor and appearance

-comfortable around children 

-proactive and takes initiative

Mostly we want someone who takes pride in their work, who loves working with people and who is enthusiastic and kind. We offer a friendly, warm and inclusive work environment, a set schedule each week, competitive pay and employee discount.

This position will require work on the weekends

We look forward to hearing from you!

Business Overview

Our Story

We have been in business since 2005 designing our kid's clothing line and selling to other boutiques. In 2016, we opened the first location, Bird & Bean and in August 2019, our second location, Stitch & Sparrow (for women!) opened. 






Team Size

1-10 team members


Culture & Perks

Women Owned
Casual Dress
Community Oriented
Work-life Balance
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