Job ID : 852842 Date Updated : December 2nd, 2019
Store Manager for Fashion

Abercrombie & Fitch - Manager In Training

Hiring Company Abercrombie & Fitch
Location Available across Japan
Job Type Permanent Full-time
Salary 3.5 million yen ~ 4 million yen

Job Description

The Manager in Training (MIT) program is a blended-learning, multi week program focused on immersing a manager in all aspects involved in managing a multi-million dollar business for Abercrombie & Fitch. Training takes place in our domestic and international store locations. Each week the program focuses on a different aspect of running the business.


The program trains the MIT on the necessary principles of management including creating the best in-store experience, recruiting, diversity, human resources, store operations, and visual merchandising. The program is structured and provides the MIT with daily and weekly feedback from the Store Manager and District Manager. The MIT completes daily readings and exercises, experiences and learns through on the job training, and completes weekly assignments. The MIT must successfully complete the training program to be moved on into an Assistant Manager role.


Successful completion of this program is the first step for leadership. At Abercrombie & Fitch, we strongly advocate a philosophy of promotion from within. All of our District Managers, Regional Managers, Directors - even the Senior Vice President of Stores- have gone through the MIT program. With the growth of the company domestically and internationally, career opportunities for an MIT have never been better.

General Requirements

Minimum Experience Level No experience
Career Level Entry Level
Minimum English Level Business Level (Amount Used: English usage about 75%)
Minimum Japanese Level Business Level
Minimum Education Level Bachelor's Degree
Visa Status Permission to work in Japan required

Required Skills

Bachelor's degree from an accredited university

Strong problem solving skills


Diversity awareness

Ability to work in a fast-paced and challenging environment

Team building skills


Strong interpersonal and communication skills

Drive to achieve results

Job Location

  • Japan

Work conditions

Job Type Permanent Full-time
Salary 3.5 million yen ~ 4 million yen
Salary Bonuses Bonuses paid on top of indicated salary.
Salary Commission Commission paid on top of indicated salary.
Work Hours 40 hours
Hiring Company Information

Abercrombie & Fitch

Abercrombie & Fitch - Manager In Training - 852842

Company Details

Company Type Large Company (more than 300 employees) - International Company

Company Description

Abercrombie & Fitch is the most successful specialty retailer in operation today. Our casual, classic, “American Classic” lifestyle brand of clothing is synonymous with quality. Based in Columbus, Ohio, USA, the Abercrombie & Fitch brands have never been more powerful or more profitable.

The Company operates a total of 1,112 stores. The Company operates 340 Abercrombie & Fitch stores, 202 abercrombie kids stores, 511 Hollister Co. stores and 17 Gilly Hicks stores in the United States. The Company also operates nine Abercrombie & Fitch stores, four abercrombie kids stores, 28 Hollister Co. stores and one Gilly Hicks store internationally. The Company also operates e-commerce websites at,, and