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Assistant Retail Manager Job Description

What do assistant retail managers do?

Essentially, assistant retail managers support and sometimes deputise for manager of shops, stores and retail outlets. As such, they need versatility across a range of functions. Typical responsibilities of the job include:

Training and supporting staff
Visual displays and merchandising
Stock keeping
Cash handling
Customer liaison and services


What other skills does an assistant retail manager need?

They need to be numerate
Have a good administration skills
Attention to detail
Ability to work under pressure
Ability to meet tight deadlines

Other skills
Highly numerateDetail-focussed
IT literate
Competent in the use of specialist software for example for stock keeping


A degree is desirable but is not always required.
Minimum requirements are usually good school grades.
A Levels may also be useful.

Jobs which overlap with that of assistant retail manager include assistant manager and retail assistant