Updated 22 days ago

Assistant Store Manager

8010 E. Washington St,
Indianapolis, IN 46219
Full-time

PLS®: People. Location. Service

 

PLS—which stands for People – Location - Service—is a leading retail provider of alternative financial services.  The PLS Group, headquartered in Chicago, is comprised of over 230 financial service centers in 12 states.  Through our check cashing, lending, and our PLS Auto store, we provide consumers with convenient financial products and services to help them manage their day-to-day financial needs. Although many of our customers have banking relationships, we believe that our customers use our financial services because they are more convenient, transparent and frequently more affordable than available traditional alternatives. PLS was founded in 1997 by Bob and Dan Wolfberg, who serve as Co-Presidents.

 

Position Overview:

 

Successful Assistant Store Managers are responsible for providing leadership to ensure the store delivers outstanding customer service, meets all operating objectives, sales, and financial goals, and follows company policies and procedures. The Assistant Manager performs all the duties of a Customer Service Representative plus assists the Store Manager in the day-to-day operations of the store, and in the absence of the Store Manager, is responsible for directing the activities of all employees.

 

Being an Assistant Store Manager at PLS means:

  • Maintaining exemplary customer service within the store and establishing special business relationships with our customers so they will choose to do business with us rather than our competitors.
  • Assisting the Store Manager in implementing strategies to help meet store goals and objectives
  • Assisting the Store Manager with recruiting, developing, and motivating store employees who exceed internal and external customer expectations
  • Ensuring compliance with federal, state, and local regulations
  • Establishing a strong customer service/selling culture to maximize sales
  • Working as a Customer Service Representative and supervising CSR activities in the absence of the Store Manager, including but not limited to transaction processing, maintenance of cash drawers, and cash handling procedures
  • Marketing within your community to increase market share and store revenues
  • Resolving customer complaints for increased customer satisfaction
  • Assisting the Store Manager with controlling labor hours, cash, store audits, and shrinkage
  • Help maintain a neat and clean store environment for our customers and employees
  • Other duties as assigned

 

What we need from you:

  • A minimum of one-year management experience in industries such as hospitality, financial
  • services, retail and restaurant
  • Ability, willingness, and comfort to engage with customers
  • Ability to develop positive relationships with internal and external customers
  • Strong desire to exceed corporate initiatives and inspire excellence in a team
  • Superior verbal and written communication, and presentation skills
  • High-energy, collaborative management experience
  • Professional appearance and demeanor
  • A valid driver’s license and current proof-of-insurance (Loan Store only)
  • English/Spanish bilingual is a plus

 

Working Conditions and Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to remain in a stationary position for extended periods of time
  • Must be able to lift 5-10 lbs. with little assistance
  • Must be able to work in restrictive spaces
  • Must manage a number of projects at one time and handle frequent interruptions to meet the
  • needs and requests of customers
  • Must be able to drive for company business as required

Benefits:

 

Benefits for eligible employees include medical/dental/vision, 401k, vacation, opportunities for advancement, on-going training available.

 

We strive to demonstrate our Core Values in all positions at PLS:

Communication ● Customer Focus ● Integrity and Trust ● Teamwork ● Results

 

PLS Financial Services is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. PLS Financial Services will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. PLS Financial Services is a drug-free workplace. PLS provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify your Recruiter or a member of our Human Resources team talent@PLS247.com to make arrangements. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

 

For jobs located in the City of Los Angeles, consistent with the requirements of the Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance, qualified applicants with criminal histories will be considered for employment

 

Required qualifications:

  • Legally authorized to work in the United States

Preferred qualifications:

  • 18 years or older
  • 1+ year of experience in the customer service industry
  • At least high school diploma or equivalent or higher
  • Management skills: supervising employees
  • Management skills: resolving customer complaints
  • Management skills: managing employee conflicts
  • Retail skills: customer service
  • Retail skills: addressing customer complaints
  • Able to comfortably lift 20 lbs
  • Willing to wear face mask
  • Able to stand for duration of shift
  • Comfortable handling customer complaints
Posting ID: 638535297Posted: 2021-09-03Job Title: Assistant Store Manager