Retail Assistant Manager

Straight Line Retail Recruitment
Dickens Heath
£24,000 per annum
11 Aug 2017
22 Aug 2017
Hair & Beauty
Contract Type
Full Time

Retail Assistant Manager

£24 - 26,000 + Package & Bonus


The Company

A business with a long and rich heritage this retailer of all things garden and home related has invested heavily in store refurbishment, acquisition and organic expansion and is one of the best known businesses in its sector. As part of the ongoing growth and development of the business they are now looking to recruit an Assistant Manager for this well established and high profile site

The Job

As the Retail Assistant Manager you will take complete responsibility for all day to day site operations, ensuring health and safety compliance, attending to a diverse range of customer queries managing your team and measuring commercial performance against target. Entrepreneurial and sales focused, you'll be given a high degree of operational autonomy and will be expected to be constantly seeking ways to grow and develop what in many ways can be considered your own business. Working with a great range of stylish and fashionable home furnishings, furniture, garden accessories and sundries the role also plays a big part in creating a great in store customer experience through visual merchandising, general store standards and high levels of customer service.

The Candidate

Suitable candidates will be sales and customer focused Retail Managers with a proven record of delivering commercial KPI's through great service and maximising sales. Individuals will be comfortable dealing with customers and will always be looking to develop relationships and spot additional business opportunities. Candidates will possess a depth of Store or Sales Management experience and be natural communicators and motivators of people. Applicants will be comfortable with all aspects of team management including recruitment, training, development and performance management and will be able to provide evidence of an inspirational management style. In return candidates can expect a diverse and rewarding role with real scope to affect store performance and real autonomy to make decisions.