Assistant Store Manager in Hooper Bay, AK at Alaska Commercial Company

Date Posted: 10/9/2017

Job Snapshot

Job Description

In your role as an Assistant Store Manager, at Alaska Commercial Company (ACC), you assist in managing all aspects of the individual store operation in accordance with company policy and procedures; control all variable expenses; maximize sales and profitability; and satisfy all housekeeping, merchandising and operating standards.

ACC is a growing company with a long history of serving rural Alaskans. For more than 140 years, we have been providing groceries and general merchandise to the people of Alaska. As was true for more than 140 years ago, our stores continue to be a vital center of local community life. In 1992, the company was purchased by The North West Company (NWC) from then-owner The Commercial Enterprise Development Corporation of Alaska. This acquisition by NWC made the combined companies the largest North

American rural retailers and one of the largest employers in the State of Alaska. Learn more about ACC:

Your Role:

  • Assist in achieving budgeted sales, gross profit and expense lines within each department and total store;
  • Establish and maintain favorable store and corporate community relations;
  • Implement company policies and procedures in all aspects of the organization, and ensure all personnel understand/comply with all state and federal rules, regulations, and laws;
  • Ensure meeting the store and equipment maintenance standards to maximize operating efficiency and preserve the security of all corporate assets;
  • Assist in the selection, training, supervising, evaluation and development of all department supervisors and key personnel to ensure their attainment of a high level of productivity;
  • Conduct daily and weekly walkthrough/meetings with all department supervisors and key personnel to determine any necessary action to maintain/elevate store standards;
  • Analyze competitors strengths and weakness and communicate to head office; and
  • Regulate preventative maintenance/sanitation scheduled.


Job Requirements

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • 3 years of management experience in grocery retail;
  • Ability to lead and develop a team;
  • Ability to speak effectively in groups;
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions both verbally and orally;
  • Computer knowledge of Excel and Outlook;
  • Strong knowledge of grocery and general merchandise operating principles;
  • Strong analytical skills;
  • Ability to work with confidential information;
  • Ability to work independently with others with little or no direction; an
  • Customer driven. 

Positions will be advertised externally; however internal candidates will receive first consideration based on qualifications. Employees are encouraged to bring forward applications of external candidates that meet the qualifications of this position.

NOTE: If an existing employee is selected for a posted position they will be required to remain in that position a minimum of one year prior to applying for other posted positions unless authorized by their current supervisor. New employees to the company must also remain in their position a minimum of one year prior to applying for posted positions unless authorized by their supervisor.

 We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. A competitive salary is being offered along with opportunities to learn, develop and advance throughout the organization.

Location:                 Hooper Bay, Alaska

Manager:                Store Manager

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