Pottery Barn — Assistant Manager (Full-time)

Oct 14  |  Pottery Barn (Now Open!)

PRIMARY FUNCTION: Support management team in achieving goals by providing World-Class service. Serve as a role model for building relationships with customers. Maintain presence through store supervision to ensure appropriate staff coverage in all areas of the store.


  • Leads the store team to create an exceptional experience for customers & exceed sales goals
  • Attract, motivate, coach & develop talent to maximize their potential
  • Provide exceptional customer service in the store to achieve world-class service standards
  • Ensure the sales floor is adequately staffed from a sales & tactical perspective Serve as a role model for sales associates in sales generation & service by prioritizing the customer experience
  • Reinforce customer service principles by coaching staff on their successes & challenges
  • Utilize Selling Essentials & training resources to educate team on product, improve selling skills & achieving business goals
  • Develop, implement & manage clientele programs for associates to drive sales
  • Develop contests & other programs to motivate associates to increase productivity & raise team spirit
  • Assume additional management responsibilities in the absence of Associate or General Manager
  • Perform projects & assignments as directed by the Associate or General Manager
  • Create & ensure a positive environment where all associates are treated fairly & with dignity in accordance with our

People-First Philosophy

  • Ensure timely resolution of client service issues including delivery/pick-up & outstanding issues through effective use & management of client information reporting system
  • Be held accountable for the following brand competencies: operates with strategic agility, drives innovation & change, provides influential leadership, communicates effectively, develops self & others, creates teams & partnerships, focuses


  • 2-3 years of previous retail sales experience or management experience in a customer service related field
  • Excellent communication, organization & leadership skills
  • Superior critical thinking skills to creatively identify challenges & develop action plans in a timely manner
  • Great time management skills & ability to execute multiple tasks & appropriately manage competing priorities
  • Ability to independently lead self & others to achieve results
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