Sales Leader/Key Holder - Full Time
Princeton, New Jersey, United States

Job Summary

Occupation Healthcare-Pharmaceutical Sales
Specialty Psychiatric and Central Nervous System
Salary 20 – 23 yearly
Location 07728, Freehold, New Jersey, United States
Visa Sponsorship No

Job Description

Last Update: 1/11/24
REPORTS TO: Store Team LeaderSTATUS: Full Time Non-ExemptSUPERVISES: Store Associates
POSITION SUMMARY: The Sales Leader supports the store management team by effectively performing the responsibilities of a LOD by creating a selling culture and enhances the customerÆs experience and achieves the store sales goals. As a member of management, the Sales Leader is responsible for the daily operation of the store. TheSales Leader is expected to role model AEO values and AEO Customer First behaviors in all actions and interactions in order to create a positive Customer First experience.

Perform the responsibilities of the Leader on Duty (LOD), as outlined in the AE LOD Program, to lead a Customer First culture.
Communicate clear expectations and hold the store associates and themselves accountable to achieving all brand, performance and behavior standards.
Proactively seek personal learning and development opportunities to elevate leadership skillset and individual performance.

Drive for Results

Partner with the Store Management team in the execution of the store business plan to drive KPI results and maximizes business opportunities.
Establish and assign individual goals to sales and stock associates; monitor performance and provide real-time coaching to support them in achieving the assigned goals.
Drive brand loyalty by ensuring associates are knowledgeable of all AEO loyalty programs and holding them accountable for consistently informing customers of each program.

Talent Management

Lead role in training, developing and coaching the associate team to create a Customer First culture.
Motivate associates by providing feedback and recognition for behaviors that drive positive results.
Recognize and communicate associate performance issues to store management in a timely manner to develop plans for resolution.

Visual & Operational Execution

Maintain company brand standards per the 5 SÆs (In Size, Styled, Stocked, Standard, Signed).
Execute strategic, brand appropriate merchandising product moves to maximize presentation and drive sales.
Ensure consistent and effective shipment processing and flow to the floor are executed while maintaining stockroom SOP.
Executes all daily operational procedures and supports the management team to ensure the store audit compliance and shrink results meet company loss prevention standards.
Understand and adhere to all company policies and procedures.

AUTHORITY: In the absence of a member of management is authorized to:

Complete cash refunds for returned merchandise
Complete employee purchase transactions
Complete cash pay-outs for store purchases and services (up to $50.00)
Receive merchandise shipment; complete markdowns on sale and damaged goods
Complete morning bank deposits


Minimum High School education or equivalent.
Minimum 1 û 2 year retail experience or equivalent education.
Team leader experience preferred.
Must have flexible availability for store needs.
Ability to receive feedback and take action when appropriate.
Demonstrated business acumen.
Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with customers and store team.
Demonstrated collaborate skills and ability to work well within a team.
Ability to handle multiple tasks while working in a fast-paced and deadline-oriented environment
Ability to perform all Essential Job Functions
Proficient use of technology

Physical Requirements:

Must be able to lift between 15 and 50 pounds at times.
Climbing ladders to re-stock and obtain merchandise and or step stool
Ability to stand for long periods of time in a retail space
Ability to continuously walk, frequently push/pull, occasionally bend/stoop/crawl/reach above shoulders/kneel

AEO is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to complying with all federal and provincial equal employment opportunity and human rights laws. AEO prohibits discrimination against associates and applicants for employment because of the individual's race, national or ethnic origin, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, family status, disability, a conviction for which a pardon has been granted or any other ground protected by applicable human rights legislation. This applies to all AEO activities, including, but not limited to, recruitment, hiring, compensation, assignment, training, promotion, performance evaluation, discipline and discharge. AEO also provides reasonable accommodation of religion and disability in accordance with applicable law.
Updated Dec 2019
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $20.00 - $23.00 per hour

401(k) matching
Dental insurance
Employee discount
Flexible schedule
Health insurance
Paid time off
Vision insurance

Experience level:

2 years


8 hour shift
Day shift
Evening shift
Morning shift
Night shift

Weekly day range:

Every weekend
Monday to Friday
Rotating weekends


Customer service: 2 years (Preferred)

Work Location: In person