Assistant Branch Manager

East Rutherford, NJ, US

Are you ready to help lead a dynamic team that competes to win every day? Beacon seeks motivated, results-driven top performers to help us maintain and grow our proven success.


If you can keep up with our fast-paced team environment, join us in building materials distribution leadership and grow your career as part of our Beacon Nation!


Primary Function: 

To promote and generate sales of building products by assisting the Branch Manager. 

Secondary function: Supervises the Counter staff and, as necessary, drivers and warehouse staff. Perform the duties of the Manager in the Manager's absence. 


Key Responsibilities:

  • Ability to execute all inside/outside sales position tasks and is a role model.
  • Responsible for facilities management, overall branch cleanliness, and showroom merchandising  
  • Manages all day-to-day activities of the staff in the absence of the Branch Manager
  • Schedules and approves hours for Inside Sales and Office staff
  • Trains all new hires on best practices, provide hands-on coaching, and is a mentor in the development
  • Accountable for all selection and performance of branch personnel
  • Completes all appropriate training programs
  • Demonstrates in-depth knowledge of Mincron
  • Troubleshoots issues when problems arise
  • Determines best practices for branch staff and leads change initiatives
  • Executes team building and motivation exercises with branch staff
  • Demonstrates quality leadership and imparts company's ideals to staff
  • Works with Branch Manager to learn and contribute to improving branch performance
  • Promotes teamwork for all branch staff
  • Assists in vendor and customer communications
  • Foster's relationship building with sales staff


Professional Skills:

  • Ability to work well with people
  • Ability to understand the needs of employees
  • Knowledge of all equipment and Beacon products
  • Customer service skills
  • Written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to prioritize many tasks
  • Time management skills
  • Ability to delegate tasks
  • Follow-up skills
  • Negotiation skills
  • Willingness to develop new and existing skills through educational programs with both company-provided and vendor-supported training.



  • Customer service and supervisory experience
  • Knowledge of computers
  • Managerial experience in a team-based environment
  • Experience in multitasking
  • Experience in general accounting practices
  • Experience in interpersonal employee relations (reviews, goal setting, etc.)

“Our goal at Beacon is to cultivate an environment where all ideas are welcomed, and all our people feel empowered.”

Nearest Major Market: New York City
Nearest Secondary Market: Newark