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Early Talent - West - North Phoenix - Store Leadership Trainee

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Early Talent - West - North Phoenix - Store Leadership Trainee

Phoenix, AZ +3 locations
Full Time
  • Responsibilities


    Looking for a career where you can own your personal development? Where the self motivated are valued and teamwork is just as important? Look no further! Store Leadership Trainees, or SLTs (Leaders in Training), go through a 12 week structured training program that prepares you to be an Assistant Store Manager in one of our $10M-$20M dollar Kohl’s stores. Upon successful completion of the program, you will be placed as an Assistant Store Manager.

    As an Assistant Store Manager, you are a part of the store executive team and you will have a significant role in leading associate development as well as assessing and evolving your own development. Our Assistant Store Managers are the champions for collaborating, communicating, educating, embracing a customer-centric mindset and taking initiative to lead business directives and workload demands.

    At Kohl's, people are our passion. Kohl's leaders support the communities and causes our Customers and Associates care about through initiatives like the Kohl’s Volunteer Program and Business Resource Groups.They see our Customers as a constant source of inspiration and guidance, while showcasing a hospitality mentality approach to everything they do. And it doesn’t stop there. They are also entrusted to empower, engage, and develop all of their Associates to achieve the ultimate goal of leading a high-performing & engaged team.

    If you are ready to jump start your leadership career, then join us here at Kohl’s!

    After successful completion of the 12 week training program, SLTs are placed in a store with an available opening as an Assistant Store Manager. The potential developmental career path of an SLT: SLT, Assistant Store Manager, StoreManager, District Manager

    With over 1,100+ stores, the Store Leadership Trainee position is available nationwide. We offer start dates in February, April, June, July, August and September based on your graduation date.


    • 12 week paid structured training program
    • 20 days of PTO plus an additional 6 days off annually and competitive benefits committed to supporting all aspects of your well-being
    • Learn from industry professionals through mentorship and coaching with continuous learning and development
    • Hands on experience with in-store merchandising, sales projections, store operations, omnichannel, scheduling, payroll, hiring and human resources
    • Exposure to Senior Leadership within the stores organization
    • Executive placement as an Assistant Store Manager upon successful completion of the SLT training program


    • Bachelor’s or Associate’s degree with a graduation date between Spring 2023 and Summer 2024
    • Desire to pursue a career in retail management
    • Demonstrate organizational skills with the ability to multitask
    • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills

    Flexible schedule. Work hours will be based on business needs; must be available nights and weekends

    Relocation support is available for high growth markets

  • Industry
  • Locations
    Phoenix, AZ • Mesa, AZ • Cave Creek, AZ • Scottsdale, AZ
  • About Us

    Kohl’s is a leading omnichannel retailer with more than 1,100 stores in 49 states. With a commitment to inspiring and empowering families to lead fulfilled lives, Kohl’s offers an unmatched brand portfolio, industry-leading loyalty and Kohl's Card programs, a convenient and accessible nationwide store footprint, and large digital business on and the Kohl's mobile app.