Assistant Store Manager

Center: Burlington Mall®

Retailer: Papyrus

Job Role: Other

Job Type: Full-Time

City: Burlington

State/Territory: US-MA


Papyrus - Assistant Store Manager

Schurman Retail Group, founded in 1950, owns approximately 300 PAPYRUS, Carlton Cards, Paper Destiny and NIQUEA.D retail stores in North America. We offer a diverse and exciting array of products including Greeting Cards, Gift-Wrap, Gift Bags, Stationery, Note Cards, Journals and unique gift products.

Our Mission “to establish our retail stores as the undisputed Brand of choice for personal expression products of exceptional quality, diversity and taste” is our everyday focus.

We are currently seeking candidates that are enthusiastic, sales and customer oriented for our Assistant Store Manager position at our Burlington Mall PAPYRUS store in Burlington, MA.

Major Responsibilities: To deliver the profit goals of the company by; developing a highly productive staff, and by the successful execution of all company programs in your assigned store.

* Assist store manager in ensuring that all operating standards including; policies, procedures, merchandise presentation and visual guidelines, are followed.

* Support, motivate, and assist, team members to deliver a consistent, above average performance of customer service standards, on a daily basis.

* Ensure all team members are fully trained in the merchandising, and physical operations of the store.

* Assist store manager in the hiring, development, and supervision of team members. This includes recruiting, training and performance assessment.

* Achieve overall established goals for sales, custom printing, payroll control, Brand Standards and shrinkage results within the store.

* Work with store manager to analyze sales trends and identify opportunities that will maximize sales and profits in your store. (I.e., implementation of promotions, new product lines, etc.)

* Ensure all required paperwork/reporting is completed, and transmitted, in an accurate and timely manner.

* Work with the store manager to develop a strategic plan on a quarterly and annual basis, to ensure goals and objectives are met. Monitor performance on a monthly basis.

* Maintain and protect company assets. Implement loss prevention controls and control paper and system errors. Follow all cash management and register procedures.

* Your work schedule will be flexible, and will include nights and weekends as necessary, due to the needs of the business, as approved by the regional manager. Your schedule will include a weekly alternating shift of openings and closings (3 closings 1 week, and 2 closings the next week, ongoing). The manager may come in late on a closing shift. The schedule also includes 3 Saturdays, and 1 Sunday per month. When working on a Saturday or Sunday, days off may be taken during the week. There will be 1 weekend off per month, business and coverage permitting.

* Assist store manager in the selection, training and performance of key holder personnel, including written assignments, and follow up of all results, on a daily basis

* Perform additional duties and projects as assigned by the store manager.

* We seek candidates that are enthusiastic, sales and customer oriented and has the desire to work with unique and beautiful products. These managers must come from a successful selling environment and have excellent selling techniques. Additionally, these managers must be able to teach their team member’s these same skills.

Manager candidates will have retail management experience with recruiting, hiring and training their staff. Sales and Payroll budget control is a very important aspect of this role.

How to Apply:  Please send your resume to

As an expanding company we offer great career growth for those who want retail management as a career. We offer a competitive hourly rate of pay/incentive plan, advancement opportunities and benefit plans such as medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401k, EAP, FSA, LTD, STD, paid time off programs and team member’s discount.

Schurman Retail Group is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.