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Assistant Manager Trainee

Location: Grand Rapids, MI, United States -
Job ID: 1080293
Internships & Trainee Programs
Job Type: Full-Time
Date Updated: Apr 10, 2019

Assistant Manager Trainee - Stores

J.C. Penney Company, Inc.

Plano, Texas

At JCPenney, we share a passion for serving customers, supporting our communities and being the best retailer for all families. As a company founded on the Golden Rule, our success is rooted in the belief that we treat everyone the way we would want to be treated. At every touchpoint, customers discover stylish merchandise at incredible value from an extensive portfolio of private, exclusive and national brands. Reinforcing this shopping experience is the customer service and warrior spirit of approximately 98,000 associates across the globe, all driving toward the Company's mission to help customers find what they love for less time, money and effort.

Our Assistant Manager Trainee Program is designed to introduce you to various JCPenney store management opportunities. Throughout the 16-week program, your training will blend online instruction with hands-on experience under the guidance of an assigned General Manager, Store Management Team, and Corporate Partners. In this program, you will receive on-the-floor sales experience, a holistic understanding of how the business works, and experience leading a team.

Primary Responsibilities:

Training is divided into assignments and projects that provide exposure to key areas of store operations including:

  • Exceptional Customer Service
  • In-Store Merchandising
  • Sales Support Functions
  • Team Motivation
  • Event Management
  • Online Order Fulfillment

Core Competencies & Accomplishments:

  • Internal Candidates
    • Minimum of 18 months’ experience in a supervisory role
    • College degree highly preferred
  • External Candidates
    • Graduating Senior or recent graduate from an accredited University
    • A cumulative 3.0 GPA or higher
    • Previous retail experience required (supervisory experience a plus)
  • All Candidates
    • Open to relocation
    • Confident & outgoing personality
    • Thrives in team environment
    • Demonstrated leadership ability
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills
    • Self-motivated
    • Passion for retail management

We offer a competitive benefits package including medical/dental/vision, term life insurance, paid vacation/holidays, 401(k) Savings Plan with company match, and an associate discount on JCPenney merchandise.

For more opportunities to join our team please visit our careers page.

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Job Title: Assistant Manager Trainee
Location: Grand Rapids, MI, United States -
Job ID: 1080293

J.C. Penney Company Inc.
Plano, Texas

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