The Manager in Training (MIT) program is a blended-learning, multi week program focused on immersing a manager in all aspects involved in managing a multi-million dollar business for Abercrombie & Fitch. Training takes place in our domestic and international store locations. Each week the program focuses on a different aspect of running the business. The program trains the MIT on the necessary principles of management including creating the best in-store experience, recruiting, diversity, human resources, store operations, and visual merchandising. The program is structured and provides the MIT with daily and weekly feedback from the Store Manager and District Manager. The MIT completes daily readings and exercises, experiences and learns through on the job training, and completes weekly assignments. The MIT must successfully complete the training program to be moved on into an Assistant Manager role.
Successful completion of this program is the first step for leadership. At Abercrombie & Fitch, we strongly advocate a philosophy of promotion from within. All of our District Managers, Regional Managers, Directors - even the Senior Vice President of Stores- have gone through the MIT program. With the growth of the company domestically and internationally, career opportunities for an MIT have never been better.
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WHAT YOU WILL LEARN ON THE JOB: *Management skills *Proactive thinking *Performance Management *Product knowledge & Brand Awareness *Visual Displays *Asset Protection *Attention to Detail *Register/Point of Sales Use
EDUCATION: Bachelor's degree from an accredited university RETAIL EXPERIENCE: No retail experience required. At least 1 year retail experience preferred. SUPERVISOR/MANAGERIAL EXPERIENCE: No supervisor/managerial experience required
WORK SCHEDULE REQUIREMENTS: Managers are generally required to work 40 to 50 hours per week. Depending on the time of year and the needs of the store, managers may work more or less than 40 to 50 hours per week. Managers are required to work most weekends, and during peak holiday periods.
WHAT YOU NEED TO BRING TO THE JOB *Interpersonal interaction *Promotes Diversity & Inclusion *Maturity & Emotional Stability *Integrity *Communication *Multi-tasking *Drives Results *Adaptability & Flexibility *Fashion Trend Knowledge *Holds Self Accountable *Leadership & Team Building *Planning & Organization *Resiliency *Problem Solving *Customer Focus *Assertive *Business Savvy
Potential candidates can apply at careers.abercrombie.com for the MIT position and store number 20203 abercrombie kids; should you have any questions feel free to contact the management team via phone.
Phone: (480) 874-2680
Scottsdale Fashion Square
7014 East Camelback Scottsdale, AZ85251 (480) 941-2140