Assistant Manager

Space.NK Apothercary
10 Jun 2021
08 Jul 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

Come and join us on our journey of discovery, try new products, learn about brands, uncover new beauty favourites and share your hero products with us. We currently have a position for Assistant Manager to join the team in our Winchester store.

The Assistant Managers main responsibility is to support the Store Manager to maximise sales and profitability whilst developing and retaining a high performing team.

They must aim to deliver:

•Our Brand Vision and Mission by living our brand pillars

•A visually inspiring and inviting store environment

•A fully compliant store, adhering to all company processes and polices

•Assists the Store Manager to identify a focussed and commercial business plan to deliver bottom line profitability

Main Responsibilities:

Customer First

•Delivers a 'customer first' experience exceeding customer expectations

•Coaches their team to ensure a 'customer first' experience is delivered consistently

•Ensures consistent product training and knowledge to provide unbiased customer advice


•Exceeds sales targets and delivers LFL growth along with ATV, AUS and conversion

•Exceeds the company acquisition target for N.dulge

•Assists the Store Manager in managing payroll spend within budget through effective scheduling and people planning

•Manages stock file accuracy - adheres to all stock handling policies to ensure stock accuracy and minimise stock loss


•Ensures team awareness of sales targets, ATV, AUS and conversion targets on a daily, weekly and monthly basis, focusing on their achievement

•Communicates clearly and concisely with all internal and external business partners to drive business opportunities


•Actively identifies innovative opportunities to maximise their business

•Confidently analyses all available business reports to review weekly, monthly and yearly performance


•Assists the Store Manager by supporting recruitment and retaining diverse teams that supports our 'customer first' experience

•Creates an inclusive, welcoming and approachable environment for employees to thrive in

•Confidently delivers feedback and manages performance in line with Company processes


•Leads, motivates and inspires the team - be a role model!

•Coaches and develops their team and individuals to achieve their full potential

Store Operations

•Ensures the store is maintained in line with Company maintenance and Health & Safety standards. Communicating all needs, in a timely manner, with the Regional Manager or Property Manager

•Understands and adheres to all Company loss prevention practices


•Ability to deliver a 'customer first' experience, demonstrating the leadership to coach and motivate their team

•Ability to understand and analyse commercial reports to drive business opportunities

•Ability to identify key performance behaviours and competencies within the team

•Ability to build strong working relationships with support office departments

•Strong communication skills

•Strong prioritising and organisational skills

•Leads by example

•Values honesty and integrity in working relationships

•Ability to manage change

•Flexibility to meet rapidly changing priorities and deadlines

•Ability to delegate tasks and follow up effectively to ensure completion

•Solution minded, uses initiative to positively solve problems

Please apply by sending through your CV in a PDF format and covering letter stating salary expectations and notice period.

Space.NK are an equal opportunities employer.

Previous applicants need not apply. Please note that only successful candidates will be contacted.

All applicants must have the right to live and work in the UK

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Please note that our current system does not use an automated filtering system.

All applications made via the website, through a third-party website or in-store will be kept on file for a period of 12 months. This information will be retained and used to assess your suitability to similar positions that may arise in the future, or if the initial vacancy becomes live again during the 12 month period. If you would prefer us to not hold your information on file/ you wish to be 'forgotten' if you are not offered a position with Space NK, please email your 'right to be forgotten' to our recruitment email address with RIGHT TO BE FORGOTTEN as the title of the email. We will always inform you when we have deleted your application details, otherwise we will treat your application as consent to us holding this information.

For any other queries regarding recruitment at Space NK, please contact our recruitment email address.