An assistant manager trainee is like an intern undergoing training to prepare for a career in assistant management. Your job duties include functioning as an understudy for various operations related to store management, such as supervising employees and overseeing customer service operations.
You will also be required to work proficiently with POS systems under pressure, serve as a peer coach for new sales associates, and train employees on sales tactics and POS management. You must be in close communication with immediate supervisors and associates to ensure continuous productivity and efficiency. You might be required to provide security checks by viewing security footage.
Assistant manager trainees earn $14.28 per hour and $29,696 annually. Highly rated skills for any assistant manager trainee are the creation of a safe environment, company policies, action plans, store management, customer service, and other related skills. A high school diploma along with some years of retail experience can suffice for this role. However, most employers prefer candidates with a bachelor's degree.