Evening and Weekend Assistant Manager

Once Upon A Child - Orleans - Orleans, ON (30+ days ago)

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Want to be part of an amazing team? If you’re a vibrant and highly motivated leader with an interest in children’s fashion retail, find second hand shopping exciting, and support doing things to better the environment and if you are looking to work in a business that helps keep landfills clean – we want to hear from you.

The Role

The Assistant Manager supports the Store Owner to achieve sales objectives, buy objectives, improve employee performance and ensure effective and efficient store operations. The Assistant Manager must lead by example and inspire their team to generate sales as well as provide outstanding customer service and customer experience all while projecting the company’s culture and image. The Assistant Manager must follow, respect and lead the team according to the Non-Negotiable Standards of the store.

In the absence of the Store Owner, the Assistant Manager oversees all store operations.

Responsibilities Include but not limited to the following:

  • Assisting in the implementation of strategies to achieve the store’s sales and profit budgets.
  • Oversee all store operations including: opening and closing procedures, store cleanliness, re-stocking and merchandising, customer service and experience, and supervision of the team.
  • Providing excellent customer service and coaching their team accordingly.
  • Overseeing requirements for buying of inventory from customers, adhering to safety and health policies, requirements and laws
  • Overseeing the inventory needs and assisting the Store Owner in the management of the inventory
  • Comply with all head office requests regarding store operations.
  • Processing purchases/returns at the register.
  • Adhering to all company policies and standards.
  • Supporting the Store Manager in ensuring company standards are followed in accordance with the employee manual.
  • Performing all other related duties as directed by the Store Owner.

Compensation: The average wage for this position will be based on experience. We consider experience to be working 5 years in a retail, children’s retail, second-hand or resale environment or store.

Who We Are

At Once Upon A Child®, we want to help parents offer the best they can to their children! We offer parents a fun and convenient way to buy and sell gently used kids’ stuff, making saving money on children's clothes, toys, baby furniture and equipment a reality every day. We focus on quality, safety, and value.

✓ Fun & fast-paced

✓ Great employee discount

✓ Flexible schedule

✓ Caring leaders

✓ Casual dress code

✓ Limitless opportunity

At Once Upon A Child Orleans, we want to be part of a fun and energetic family.

Job Requirements


  • Minimum 5-year retail experience in retail, children’s retail or resale/second hand retail store.
  • High school diploma
  • Excellent selling and customer service abilities
  • Strong time management, and priority-setting skills
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to delegate tasks and take ownership
  • Ability to lead a team in a positive and inclusive manner
  • Strong sales performance increase
  • Must be available week nights and weekends

Physical requirements:

  • Ability to stand for extended periods and climb a ladder;
  • Move, lift and handle boxes of merchandise and fixtures throughout the store (weighing up to 30 pounds).

This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties to meet the ongoing needs of the company.

Job Type: Full-time


  • Store Discount


  • children's retail: 5 years (Preferred)
  • management: 1 year (Preferred)
  • second hand retail: 5 years (Preferred)
  • retails: 5 years (Preferred)


  • Orleans, ON (Preferred)