Assistant Store Manager (Wine Jobs: Management & Administration)

Full Time

  Liquor Plus (

  3201 Shelbourne St, Victoria, BC V8P 5G9, British Columbia

Job title: Assistant Manager
Reports to: Rob Rhynas
Location: Hillside
Salary: $26.50 per hour

Working for Liquor Plus is a great way to interact with your community, make new friends, and impress people with your wine knowledge. If you're like us, you are interested in learning about the amazing offering of local beers, wines, and spirits, and engaging with customers to help them make great choices!

We offer:

  • RRSP matching
  • Dental + extended health benefits after 90 days
  • $200 health & wellness benefit
  • Employee Assistance Program (free counselling from Vancouver Island Counselling)
  • Scholarship program for students
  • Monthly giveaways for Team Members
  • Industry training and certification reimbursement
  • 20% discount at 8 locations across the island
  • Tastings & product knowledge
  • Birthday gifts
  • Seasonal apparel


The Assistant Store Manager is responsible for contributing to the operating results of the store and the maintenance of excellent operating standards. This includes the planning, organizing, directing and evaluation of the store’s operations. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Support the store manager in maintaining strong customer relations through effective training and supervision
  • Assist the store manager and training coordinator in hiring and onboarding new team members
  • Assess performance of clerks and supervisors, supports the store manager in training, discipline, and feedback
  • Collaborate with store manager with the preparation of the 4-week inventory and scheduling budgets and the ongoing review of results
  • Order products according to the established amounts, order dates, receiving dates and costs, allocating ordering responsibilities and working with the head buyer
  • Ensure all products are merchandised in a clear and attractive manner
  • Ensure all product received have been signed in and stored in a professional manner and in accordance with company policy
  • Support the store manager and operations manager with product price verification schedule
  • Conduct periodical inventory as assigned by the store manager

Other Related Duties

  • May require modifying schedule to ensure sufficient coverage of duties, and maintain high levels of customer service
  • Ensure that the store is kept to a high standard of cleanliness at all times
  • Maintain high productivity levels and creates efficiencies through proper delegation and management of team

Working Conditions

  • Standing / Moving for 8 hours a day / 5 days a week
  • Working some weekends
  • Lifting and/or carrying merchandise up to 25lbs on a frequent Basis
  • Lifting above the shoulder

Core Competencies

  • Interpersonal communication
  • Task management
  • Liquor industry knowledge
  • Retail sales experience: 3+ years
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite (primarily Excel)
  • Liquor sales: 1+ year

Minimum Requirements

  • Must be 19+ years of age
  • Must have a valid Serving It Right

The position requirements are subject to change as the role and needs of the business evolve.

$26.50 per hour with annual bonuses based off store performance and other metrics

How To Apply

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