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Assistant Store Manager - Braintree

Job Title: Assistant Store Manager - Braintree
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Braintree
Salary: £15000 - £19000 per annum + Bonus
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q90607
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: RA.57854.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: November 01, 2012 17:30

Job Description

Are you an Assistant Store Manager with a passion for sales who would love to combine this with your day to day role as a Retail Manager? If so, here is a great opportunity to join one of the UK's best-respected specialist sports retailers as an Assistant Store Manager. This retailer is keen to find someone with great customer service skills from a sales focused background. This commercially focused multi-channel retailer is currently going through a period of growth and have seen some excellent financial results across its Sports Equipment, Accessories, Clothing and Shoe categories. As the Assistant Store Manager, you will be expected to: * Create a sales focused environment and manage a sales team * Manage all targets and cost elements * Be a commercial and driven manager who can influence range and merchandising to maximise sales return and gain big margins * Deal with high value stock and minimise loss targets * Achieve the necessary operating, compliance standards and customer service levels to ensure that the business strategy for exceeding customer expectations is consistently delivered * Display leadership and inspirational qualities on both a team and a one-to-one basis. * Be IT literate, particularly in MS Excel & Word To be successful, you must have: * Extensive management experience, preferably from a sales-based retailer i.e. Telecommunications, Electrical or Furniture retail * Experience as a hands-on Manager who can work on your own initiative * A strong commercial understanding and experience of working towards financial & non-financial KPIs * A forward thinking approach and the ability to create top store standards while providing excellent customer service * The ability to be a coach for your team as well as a manager * A passion or interest in golf As the Assistant Store Manager, you will receive a competitive salary, good bonus potential, staff discount and will have the chance to progress within a reputable, entrepreneurial business. To hear more about this opportunity, please apply immediately with an up to date CV.