VF Corporation Icebreaker : Assistant Manager - Portland TouchLab in Portland TouchLab, Oregon

Job Description

The Manager-In-Training (what we call Assistant Manager's at Icebreaker) partners with the Store Manager to drive sales performance and develop the retail store team. They get it, they live it, they breathe it. They are the one the others seek guidance from and try to emulate to max out their personal sales. They know what makes our customers tick and smash their sales targets.

To be successful in this role you will need:

  • A sound understanding of retail

  • Business Networks in Portland

  • Outstanding sales person - goal driven and ambitious

  • A natural ability to engage and motivate others

  • Excellent people skills and ability to build strong relationships

  • A passion for fashion - you know how to work it

  • A great sense of humor and an ability to create fun

What we can offer you:

  • Competitive base salary

  • Uncapped sales incentive program – earn what you are worth!

  • A world-class leadership development program

  • An incredible discount program

  • Direct line of communication with senior leadership

  • Opportunities within a truly global organisation

  • Medical benefits

Icebreaker is a world leader in merino clothing and we supply our Adventure, Life and Training ranges to more than 4,500 stores across 47 countries. We care about our relationships with nature and each other. We’re a fast moving, nimble business – the people on our team are here because they want to make a difference. Sustainability isn't just a feature of our products, it's in the values and design of our business. View our Transparency Report here:


We’ve also recently joined the VF Corporation, a global leader in branded lifestyle apparel, footwear and accessories, with global iconic brands, 65,000 associates and $12.4 billion in revenue and we’re excited about what being part of VF’s amazing portfolio of brands will offer us in terms of best in class industry knowledge and global career opportunities for our people.

If this opportunity feels like the type of job you’re passionate about, and it fits with your skills and experience, please click apply to send us your CV with a covering letter explaining why you'd be right for Icebreaker.

The recruitment of this position is being managed by Jess Shears, HR Business Partner. For any queries, contact Jess directly on jess_shears@vfc.com

Organized in 1899, VF Corporation is a global leader in branded lifestyle apparel, footwear and accessories, with global iconic brands, 64,000 associates and $12.4 billion in revenue. Our businesses and brands are organized into four categories called coalitions, comprising: Outdoor & Action Sports, Jeanswear, Imagewear, and Sportswear. While VF is highly diversified across brands, products, distribution channels and geographies, our One VF culture and approach to doing business provide a unique and powerful competitive advantage.

VF Diversity Vision Statement

VF is committed to creating an inclusive environment that welcomes and values the differences among all of our associates, customers, suppliers and the communities in which we live and conduct business. The continued success and growth of VF is enhanced through initiatives that promote diversity throughout VF around the world.VF is an equal employment opportunity/ affirmative action employer of minorities, females, protected veterans and the disabled. VF is committed to providing equal opportunities in employment, and treating our VF associates and VF applicants without discrimination on the basis of their race, color, gender, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, citizenship, disability, protected veteran status, HIV/AIDS status, or any other legally protected factor.