Assistant Store Manager (Retail, Shop, Customer Service) BLUS69985

Solihull, West Midlands
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 experience Assistant Manager to join their fast paced Solihull 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.

Based in the heart of the shopping district, they are looking for a real all rounder with strong Visual Merchandising and Operational skills. You will have the confidence to step up when needed and be confident working in a top performing store. 

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