Assistant Guideshop Manager


About EXPR

EXPR is a multi-brand fashion retailer whose portfolio includes Express, Bonobos and UpWest. The Company operates an omnichannel platform as well as physical and online stores. Grounded in a belief that style, quality and value should all be found in one place, Express is a brand with a purpose - We Create Confidence. We Inspire Self-Expression. - powered by a styling community. Bonobos is a menswear brand known for exceptional fit and an innovative retail model. UpWest is an apparel, accessories and home goods brand with a purpose to Provide Comfort for People & Planet.

The Company has over 530 Express retail and Express Factory Outlet stores in the United States and Puerto Rico, the online store and the Express mobile app; over 60 Bonobos Guideshop locations and the online store; and 13 UpWest retail stores and the online store. EXPR is traded on the NYSE under the symbol EXPR. For more information about our Company, please vis it and for more information about our brands, please visit , or .


Bonobos is seeking an Assistant Guideshop Manager based on Madison Ave .

The Assistant Guideshop Manager is a customer-obsessed, multi-faceted role that merges business strategy, operations, creativity and people management. The role reports directly to the Guideshop Manager and in partnership with the Guideshop Manager will manage a team of 1-3 Lead Guides and 4-7 Guides.

Key Responsibilities
  • Drive business results by analyzing business trends, maximizing daily sales plans, and developing Guides
  • Create an exceptional customer experience by having a strong presence on the sales floor and modeling optimal selling behaviors
  • Coach Guides during scheduled shifts to provide an exceptional customer experience
  • Assist in recruiting, hiring, developing, and retaining top talent
  • Preserve long-term customer relationships by maximizing the Guideshop client book and maintaining outreach expectations
  • Act as the leader in charge when the Guideshop Manager is not available
  • Support the Guideshop's expense budget, payroll control and procedural compliance
  • Execute and maintain strong visual merchandising standards
  • Inspire, motivate, and lead through Bonobos Core Virtues

Required Experience & Qualifications
  • Have a minimum of 3-4 years of retail or sales experience in a leadership capacity or relevant experience.
  • Consistently achieve personal and overall store sales goals.
  • Knowledge of men's fashion, fabrics, and fit.
  • Able to work a flexible schedule according to the needs of the business, including evenings, weekends, and holiday

Critical Skills & Attributes
  • Cultivate an environment of genuine connection where all customers and associates feel welcome, heard, and valued.
  • Are a triple threat that is made up of equal parts training, sales, and operations.
  • Have a thorough understanding of our brands style and mission: Make Fit Happen. For Every Body.
  • Lead by example and are enthusiastic about coaching and mentoring a team.
  • Create and ensure a cohesive work environment that inspires engagement.
  • Self-motivated and confident in your ability to network and generate leads.
  • Strong time management and organizational skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communicator that can build and maintain professional relationships with clients, team, peers, and management

Benefits and Compensation

EXPR offers a range of benefits to help protect full-time associates health and long-term financial security including:
  • Medical, pharmacy, dental and vision coverage
  • 401(k) and Roth 401(k) with Company match
  • Merchandise discount
  • Paid Time Off
  • Parental leave for new moms and dads
  • And more

Part-time associates may be eligible to receive paid sick leave, public health emergency leave and to participate in the 401(k) and Roth 401(k) with Company match. Additionally, part-time associates are eligible to receive a merchandise discount, and to choose voluntary benefits through YouDecide.

Full-time and part-time associates may be eligible to participate in the Bonobos Guideshop Incentive Plan.

Salary Range: $28.00 - $36.00

Actual compensation offered is dependent upon a number of factors including, but not limited to, work location, education, relevant skills and experience of the candidate.



As an equal opportunity employer, EXPR does not discriminate in recruiting, hiring or any other terms and conditions of employment on the basis of any federal, state, or locally protected characteristic. EXPR only hires individuals authorized to work in the United States.

Notification to Agencies: Please note that EXPR does not accept unsolicited resumes or calls from third-party recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Master Service Agreement and approval from HR to submit resumes for a specific requisition, EXPR will not consider or approve payment to any third-parties for hires made.