Payless ShoeSource

  • Assistant Store Leader

    Job Locations US-NY-HUDSON
    Requisition ID
  • Overview

    Payless ShoeSource has immediate Assistant Store Manager (Assistant Store Leader) opportunities for those seeking to join a company that invests in developing tomorrow’s leadership influencers from within. Payless is proud to offer a defined career path to empower associates to achieve professional mile-stones.


    Assistant Store Managers/Leaders (ASLs) help to lead an enthusiastic and confident team that enjoys helping each customer find the right pair of shoes. Our teams are friendly, outgoing, and create a fun shopping experience for each customer who walks through the door – which helps us sell lots of shoes! They also keep our stores looking great and stock our shelves with today’s latest trends.


    Assistant Store Leaders have a unique opportunity to learn and perform both the role of the Store Manager in addition to having many of the responsibilities of a Store Associate.


    • Model strong customer service and selling techniques
    • Manage and monitor store profitability measures including sales, profit and shrink
    • Demonstrate the ability to achieve store sales and measurement goals when in charge
    • Provide on-the-job training and coaching for team members
    • Execute on all cash management procedures including preparing and making bank deposits
    • Oversee store opening/closing and be accessible as an emergency contact


    Payless offers:

    • A defined career path into management
    • Continuous “Best in Class” training which includes: Effective Coaching Skills, Schedule Management and Building Effective Relationships
    • Great discounts on our amazing products
    • An inclusive environment that embraces and celebrates diversity
    • An inspiring, engaging environment that is fast - paced and ever changing


    Why Payless?

    Payless has a simple mission: To be the Go To, Get More, Pay Less shoe store for our customers. Since 1956, Payless has offered a wide range of fashionable shoes and accessory items at affordable prices for every member of the family. When you work at Payless, you’ll find your fit – not only in the perfect pair of shoes, but in your career, too!


    • Two years of college or two years of progressive supervisory experience
      • Some college experience preferred
    • Previous retail experience is desired, but not a requirement
    • You must have a passion for selling shoes and for meeting our customers’ needs
    • Proven teamwork and verbal communication skills are critical to this role
    • Basic math skills are required
    • Ability to observe and respond to signs of shoplifting and facilitate a safe work place
    • Ability to oversee store processes and make business decisions based on sales and profitability goals
    • Ability to lift goods weighing up to 40 pounds a distance of several feet
    • Willingness to work within reasonable distance to hiring starting location, as requested by Supervisor



    Equal Employment Opportunity

    Payless ShoeSource is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.



    Payless ShoeSource is enrolled in the E-verify program in certain states.  This program allows an employer to electronically confirm an employee’s eligibility to work in the United States after completion of Form I-9.  Please refer to the below website and the E-Verification and right to Work Posters for additional information




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