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Assistant Manager Trainee

Assistant Manager Trainee

Location: Garden City, NY, United States - Roosevelt Field S/C 630 Old Country Rd Unit A2
Job ID: 1078342
Date: Yesterday

Job Description

General Description

Assistant Manager Trainee

J.C. Penney Company, Inc. Style and Value for All

JCPenney, one of the nation’s largest apparel and home retailers, combines an expansive footprint of nearly 870 stores across the United States and Puerto Rico with a powerful e-commerce site,, to deliver style and value for all hard-working American families. At every touchpoint, customers will 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. We're looking for motivated, talented individuals who can emerge as Warriors in our organization.

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.

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, and Omnichannel.

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

What’s in it for you?

  • Competitive pay and full time benefits package starting day of hire
  • Personal and professional development through coaching and mentorship
  • Real-world work experience within a diverse team
  • Opportunity to give back to your community through our philanthropy program
  • Involvement in strategic business activities and decisions that respect your fresh perspectives
  • Countless networking opportunities

Store Management careers at JCPenney offer a competitive benefits package including medical/dental/vision, term life insurance, paid vacation/holidays, 401(k) savings plan with company match, and a rich associate discount plan of up to an additional 25% off merchandise and services at JCPenney stores and 

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

Job Title: Assistant Manager Trainee
Location: Garden City, NY, United States - Roosevelt Field S/C 630 Old Country Rd Unit A2
Job ID: 1078342

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