From £32,000 to £33,000 per year + Excellent Benefits
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Area Retail Manager
Covering Manchester / Bluewater
Salary £33,000 + Excellent Benefits inc. Car Allowance
One of the world’s leading retail groups are currently recruiting for an accomplished retail professional, responsible for overseeing operations at new stores in the Trafford Centre, Manchester, and Bluewater in Kent. The stores will set the bar for the best card and stationery shops in the premium market segment, and you would be responsible for driving sales and business performance and ensuring all KPI targets and profit objectives are delivered across the two stores.
This is an exciting opportunity for a seasoned retailer to play an integral role in bringing a new brand to the UK market. You would work with the Store Managers to develop a strategic plan in line with regional objectives, providing effective leadership, development and performance management across the two stores. You would strive to provide exceptional customer service by leading and creating an inspired selling culture, as well as ensuring high store operating standards are consistently met. You will be required to split your time evenly between Manchester and Kent.
The ideal candidate for this role will have extensive experience of leadership within a retail environment plus significant exposure to multi-site management You will be well educated, with strong commercial acumen and highly developed analytical skills, combining knowledge and understanding of financial reporting, including budgeting, forecasting and profit and loss accounts, with the ability to spot commercial risks and opportunities through financial data and observation in the field. You will be a self-starter with excellent planning and organisational skills. Strong leadership, communication and interpersonal skills will be required, as is experience of coaching and developing individuals and high performing teams.
A leading US retail group. founded in 1950, currently owns approximately 380 PAPYRUS, Carlton Cards, American Greeting, Paper Destiny and NIQUEA.D retail stores in North America. The group also operates Clintons UK, the leading specialist retailer of Greeting Cards with over 400 shops across the UK. The group offer an array of unique gift products tailored to meet the needs of customers across their portfolio of brands. This new venture aims to set the bar for card and stationery shops in the premium market segment.
Offering a competitive salary, staff discount, car allowance, plus a rewarding and stimulating place to work, this is a fantastic opportunity to join a leading retail group and play a part in launching an exciting new brand in the UK. To apply for the Area Retail Manager position please send us a CV and covering letter quoting reference CLN09.
This role may be suitable for you if you have a background as any of the following: Brand Manager, District Manager, Retail Management, Area Manager, Retail Area Manager, Territory Manager, Regional Manager, Regional Retail Manager, Regional Operations Manager, Area Sales Manager, Regional Sales Manager, Regional Manager.
The position will suit candidates based in: Manchester, Lancashire, Kent, Warrington, Wigan, Bolton, Bury, Rochdale, Oldham, Stockport, Altrincham, Cheshire, Macclesfield, Greenhithe, Dartford, Gravesend, Gillingham, Aylesford, Meopham, Sevenoaks, Orpington, Swanley.