Store Assistant Manager (Retail)

How to apply

Please complete the Brent Works registration form and email along with your CV to brent.works@brent.gov.uk.

Please ensure you submit the completed form with your CV, or your application will not be processed. The Equality and Diversity Monitoring section of the application is voluntary.

 

 

Job Title

Store Assistant Manager (Retail)

Location

Wembley Park

Reference Code
BW976
Contract hours

40 Hours Per week (rota basis including evenings & weekends)

Salary Competitive
Number of vacancies

1

Estimated start date

March 2020

Application closing date 6th March 2020

Summary

An exciting opportunity to work in the vibrant London Designer Outlet, for a luxury eyewear brand. You will be working in a brand new store due to open in March, and as the assistant manager you will support the store manager in ensuring that staff are fully equipped to deliver an excellent customer experience. You will have the responsibility of making sure that staff are aware of their targets and on track to achieve them.

Job duties and responsibilities

Leadership

  • Assisting the store manager in exceeding the profitability expectations for the store in sales
  • Opening and closing store when required
  • Coaches and develops staff members to maximise their potential, increase performance and encourage retention
  • You will embody a Brand ambassador, consistently presenting a positive attitude toward the merchandise and the company
  • Organise and or participate in store meetings, stock takes and other related functions

Product Knowledge

  • Makes use of all available training tools, product catalogues and regular business communications to offer confident and professional recommendations and advice
  • Demonstrates a thorough knowledge of all product features and benefits
  • Seeks opportunities to develop and learn and is committed to using self-learning in combination with all provided training resources to expand knowledge

People Values – Key Competencies Required

  • Always acts with integrity, honesty and demonstrates behaviours consistent with our core values and ethics
  • A true team player who encourages an efficient yet fun and inclusive environment for all staff members
  • Has a positive and pro-active attitude and a sense of urgency at all times
  • Exudes energy and enthusiasm, and is self-motivated at all times
  • Regularly asks for feedback, in order to improve performance

Commercial awareness

  • Has an awareness and understanding of store performance and all Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) in relation to them – Sales, ATV and Conversion
  • Strives to continually meet and exceed KPIs for the store each working day and consistently drives the team in a dynamic way to achieve targets
  • Aware of the current business focus, best sellers and promotional offers and communicates these regularly to staff as part of the selling process

Requirements

  • At least 2 years Management or Supervisory experience
  • Must be confident in running the store in the absence of the store manager
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and coaching skills
  • Must have the ability to motivate a team to achieve and exceed sales targets
  • Knowledge of and passion for the luxury retail and the fashion industry.
  • Must be commercially aware with sales focus to help maximize conversion and cross selling
  • Must be able to multi-task with solid organizational and time-management skills.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule to meet the needs of the business may require weekends and evening shifts.

Please note: Priority will be given to Brent residents in the first instance.

How to apply

Please complete the Brent Works registration form and email along with your CV to brent.works@brent.gov.uk.

Please ensure you submit the completed form with your CV, or your application will not be processed. The Equality and Diversity Monitoring section of the application is voluntary.