Assistant Store Manager (Retail, Shop, Customer Service) BLUH69989

Harlow, Essex
Competitive Salary
24 Aug 2018
21 Sep 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Established in 1982, our client has more than 30 years of experience in their growing market segment, operating out of 300+ stores across the UK.

They are now looking for an assertive and dynamic individual to join their Harlow store, managing a diverse team of people and proactively supporting the Store Manager in maximising sales through promoting excellent customer service and creating a culture which puts the customer first.

With strong Visual Merchandising skills, you will envision how the store can look at its best and take an active role in implementing any changes. With experience of supporting and developing a team, you will have a real drive to make a difference.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Ensure high retail standards are implemented and maintained in order to maximize profits
  • Support the development of Sales Colleagues
  • Create opportunities for development and succession through regular on the job training
  • Ensuring personal development plans are kept live and objectives are set and reviewed

Essential Skills

  • 1-3 years Retail Management experience
  • Track record of meeting sales targets
  • Strong selling and communication skills
  • Passionate about customer service
  • Great people management; able to lead effectively, motivate your team and delegate.
  • Knowledge of stock control procedures, general administration and experience in visual merchandising

Our client is proud to provide the successful candidate with a comprehensive training and induction programme which ensures you are fully supported in your role from the start. A Management Trainer will be assigned to you and will support you from day one; training you in their own store, accompanying you on the first day in your own store, ensuring a full handover is provided, and being on hand for any queries going forwards.

In return for your hard work they can offer you great benefits to include; store discount card (1 for you and 1 to give to a family member), Seasonal Discount Benefit, 22.5 days holiday plus bank holidays, 4 weekly pay.

This is a Blue Octopus Recruitment Ltd vacancy who are operating as an employment agency. Once you have clicked to apply for this vacancy, we will then send you more information on the role including a copy of the application form via email