325 Canal Street, New York, 10013
19 - usd / hour
10 May 2024
Part time contract

MaXhosa Africa

MaXhosa Africa is seeking an experienced, vibrant and proactive Assistant Store Manager to be based at our New York Pop-up store. This is a 6 months part-time contract.


*Please note. This advertisement is specifically targeted at New York based (residents) applicants only.

Responsibilities (but not limited to): 

  • Supervise and train staff on relevant systems e.g. Yoco, Shopify, POS (Point of Sales) etc. 
  • Review staff performance and offer constructive feedback. 
  • Collaborate with team leads on setting and achieving team-specific goals. 
  • Motivate for inventory based on current trends, availability of new products and customer interest. 
  • Display merchandise to maximize purchasing appeal. 
  • Organise sales and product demonstrations. 
  • Write sales and customer reports and make recommendations for improvements. 
  • Interact with customers and resolve complaints or grievances. 
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills to effectively lead staff, help customers and work with upper management. 
  • Great customer service skills, including patience and active listening, to ensure customers feel heard and helped. 
  • Presentation skills knowledge of best marketing display practices. 
  • Conflicts management skills to resolve customer issues effectively and ensure efficiency on teams. 
  • Good time management skills to set realistic deadlines and follow specific steps to reach time-sensitive objectives. 
  • In-depth knowledge of the store’s merchandise, it exact location and its prices. 


Competencies we are looking for: 

  •  Ability to work well under pressure. 
  • Deadline driven and good time-management skills. 
  • Team player with a can-do attitude, must be Innovative. 
  • Organised, Resilient and courageous. 
  • Self-managed. 
  • Curious / inquisitive mind. 
  • Takes the initiative. 
  • Pays attention to details. 
  • Be presentable at all times. 
  • Great attitude. 

Store Location: 325 Canal Street, New York, 10013. 

Minimum working hours: 30 hours a week.

Minimum rate per hour: $19,00

Desired Experience & Qualification: 

  • Having in-depth knowledge and experience in retail (preferable). 
  • Completed matric and Relevant qualification in retail. 
  • High level of creativity. 
  • Ability to work well under pressure. 
  • Time management. 
  • Fashion forward, aware and trend enthusiast. 

If you are interested, please forward your application online by May, 10 2024.

Please note – only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.