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

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

Job Type
Full-time, Management
Job Last Posted
Job posted 18 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 a motivated, detail oriented, and proactive, creative thinker to join our team as an assistant store manager. We have two stores, (kids/baby + adult/gift) adjacent and connected by an open walkway.

Overview: Support owner/management in achieving goals such as maintaining store standards, setting a standard for exceptional customer service, keeping stores organized, tidy, and well-merchandised, ensuring products are properly priced and easily located, helping with shipment receiving and accurately maintaining inventory records, and more.

Key Duties and Responsibilities


  • Demonstrate product knowledge (our own brand and other brands) and ensure other staff is also knowledgeable. 
  • 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
  • Reinforce customer service principles by coaching staff on their successes and challenges.
  • Ensure an elevated level of sales and services is practiced by all associates. Lead by example.
  • Maintain store, including visual merchandise presentation and general store maintenance.
  • Comply with all company policies and procedures.
  • Maintain an inclusive, fair, warm work environment 
  • Assist management in planning for receipt of shipments 
  • Ensures the store is running efficiently and able to proactively troubleshoot obstacles. 


  • 1-2 years retail sales experience with 1 year in a management role preferred
  • Effective communication, organization and leadership skills.
  • Proven ability to motivate and influence others through personal actions and examples.
  • Basic product knowledge and/or the ability to learn
  • Effective planning and time management skills to execute multiple tasks simultaneously


  • Ability to be mobile and standing on the sales floor for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to lift at least 40lbs, carry , push, pull, squat, kneel, twist, turn, climb, crawl, reach, and bend
  • Full time associates are expected to have open availability. Associates must be available for the entire holiday season (November and December).

Education: College degree preferred or equivalent job experience.

Reports to: Owner

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: Competitive 


  • Employee discount
  • Health insurance stipend
  • Paid time off


  • Mornings, Evenings
  • Weekends
  • Some holidays
  • 5 day work week

COVID-19 Precautions

  • Personal protective equipment required for all staff, customers, vendors
  • Temperature screenings
  • Social distancing and reduced customer capacity guidelines in place
  • limited staff per store at a time
  • Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place


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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