Assistant Manager - Leicester

£24000 per annum
04 Nov 2016
02 Dec 2016
AAJ-11392 18
Paul Jones
Management, Retail
Contract Type
Full Time
Due to accelerated growth, a fantastic and rare opportunity has become available for an Assistant Manager to join an award-winning retail company with a thriving online business, in addition to retail stores and showrooms throughout the UK. Based in Leicester, the successful Assistant Manager will be working 35 hours per week, earning a basic salary of £24,000 with an OTE of £30,000 to £35,000, due to the organisations uncapped commission structure.

As an Assistant Manager, you will be responsible for supporting the Showroom Manager in the day-to-day management of the showroom, overseeing the performance of the sales advisors. Reporting to the Area Manager, your main duties and responsibilities will include, but will not be limited to:
  • Training store staff by reviewing and revising orientation to products and sales training materials
  • Leading, coaching and mentoring your team of sales advisors
  • Evaluating competition by gathering information such as style, quality, and prices of competitors
  • Preparing sales and customer relations reports
  • Maintaining inventory and anticipating customer demand
  • Preparing reports by collecting, analysing, and summarizing information
  • Maintaining quality service by establishing and enforcing organization standards
  • Achieving/exceeding in store and phone KPI’s/Targets put in place
  • Carrying out end of day banking in line with company procedures
  • Maintaining professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops and training seminars in house 
  • Providing analytical reports to display performance for the store
  • Sales order processing
  • Being responsible for processing cash and card payments
To be considered for the Assistant Manager position you must have previous experience of KPI’s with the ability to achieve/exceed them. In addition, you must possess the following key skills and experience:
  • Friendly and engaging personality
  • Strong leadership skills and great team player
  • Excellent and professional telephone manner
  • Helpful and polite
  • Physically fit as you will be on your feet for a large part of the day
  • Comprehensive understanding of your area of sales i.e. retail, Fast Moving Consumer Goods, bathroom equipment etc
  • Smart appearance and articulate
  • Motivated and driven
  • Excellent sales background
  • Ability to maintain a fair, consistent set of standards
  • Excellent IT skills
  • Creative and proactive with excellent innovation skills

If you’re interested in this excellent opportunity to become an Assistant Manager based in Leicester, please apply by submitting your CV and cover letter detailing your suitability for the role.