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Ollie's Bargain Outlet Assistant Store Open Coordinator - Traveling Position in Dodge City, Kansas


The Assistant Store Opening Coordinator is responsible for assisting the Store Opening Coordinator with all aspects of store openings. This position is responsible for building fixtures, merchandising and training of new Associates. This role is required to provide guidance, delegation and coaching to Associates during the new store set up process.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Ensure meeting of daily timelines for fixture build, truck unload, ticketing, and merchandising through management and training of associates.

  • Provide guidance and instruction to Associates on new store project plans and expectations.

  • Maintain a safe work environment.

  • Ensure all safety regulations and requirements are met.

  • Provide encouragement and motivation to new store set up teams.

  • Schedule and monitor workload at new store locations.

  • Communicate frequently with Store Opening Coordinator to keep projects on schedule.

  • Ensure store layouts are implemented based on plans.

  • Assist with executing new store business strategies.

  • Complete tasks by assigned deadlines.

  • Assist with managing the staffing needs for new stores by maintaining hiring standards, recruiting, interviewing and candidate selection.

  • Complete any additional responsibilities and/or duties as assigned.


  • High School diploma or equivalent required.

  • Experience in retail architecture or space planning preferred.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in management preferred.

  • Minimum of one year of retail experience in a supervisory role in a mid-size to large retail service-oriented business, or demonstration of skills and learning through an internal development program and selection process.

  • Working knowledge of computers; must be proficient in Microsoft Excel

  • Ability to operate all equipment necessary to perform the job.

Physical Requirements:

  • Physical ability to stand for extended periods and to move and handle boxes of merchandise and fixtures.

  • Duties may frequently involve the use of ladders and stairs.

  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, including nights, weekends, and holidays.

  • Travel to new stores including overnight travel required.

  • Frequent lifting up to 70 lbs.

  • Ability to work in a constant state of alertness and safe manner.

Ollie’s is an equal opportunity employer. In compliance with Federal and State Equal Opportunity Laws, qualified applicants are considered for all positions applied for without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identification, national origin, age, veteran’s status, disability, genetic information or any other legally protected status.