Assistant Retail Manager (AMTRA, Pets) BLUD71749

Otley, West Yorkshire
£18,000 - £24,000 per annum
24 Sep 2018
22 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

We currently have an exciting opportunity for an Assistant Retail Manager to join our client in Otley; responsible for maximising sales and performance and developing a highly engaged and high performing team.

Within the role you will lead the team with a hands-on approach that will inspire, build the team spirit and create an environment where everyone considers our client to be a great place to work and to shop.

You will be involved in absolutely everything in the store, such as recruitment, stock control and store standards as well as day to day involvement in the general paperwork, processing invoices and determining pricing, purchase ordering, customer orders, accounting activities, customer interface as well as having a key-holder status and sorting the float in the tills/cashing up.

The ideal candidate will have at least 1 year’s management experience within a retail or service environment and should be able to demonstrate a ‘hands on’ approach, with excellent customer service, communication skills and telephone manner. Good with computers (Windows, Outlook, Excel, Word) and a team player, an interest in animals, pets and their welfare would be an advantage but is not essential as ongoing training will be given.

If you have not already achieved this, you must be willing to train for your AMTRA (Animal Medicine Training Regulatory Authority) qualifications.

Due to the nature of the role, a full and clean UK driving licence is required, along with access to your own vehicle. Heavy lifting will be required as part of working in the shop/on the van.

Our client was established in 1984 and is based on the West/North Yorkshire border, serving both retail and wholesale customers alike with their pet and animal requirements. They have built their reputation on providing a friendly, helpful service to all who come into the store or shop online.

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