Retail Store Manager (Monday to Friday)
John Smith & Son are the #1 provider of academic resources to students and universities across the UK. Right now we are seeking a proven Retail Store Manager who will be fully accountable for driving business performance, and managing a strong team at our University of Birmingham Student Store.
As Retail Store Manager you will be given the opportunity to take on new challenges, responsibility, autonomy and the chance to build success around your own skills and vision. You’ll:
deal with every aspect of the store’s day-to-day management from selecting suppliers and scoping new products to merchandising, negotiating costs, establishing new processes and identifying sales and marketing opportunities;
be responsible for driving existing and new products in our marketplace;
motivate and inspire your team, to create a commercially-focused culture that drives outstanding P&L results.
We work in partnership with universities to deliver the very best services to their students supplying a wide range of products from books and stationery, to electronics and confectionery. That means, as Retail Store Manager, you need to build a strong relationship with the university presenting ideas, products and strategies to support their students’ needs. You’ll have:
a track record of inspirational leadership
strong planning, organising, report and networking skills
self-motivation and initiative
excellent negotiation, persuasive, presentation and interpersonal skills at all levels
There’s the opportunity to build a great career with us, not to mention an excellent benefits package including performance related bonus, life assurance and up to 35% staff discount.
To apply, upload your CV NOW!
Closing date for applications: 11th August 2017.