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Area Manager

Job Title: Area Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: West Yorkshire
Industry:
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Reference: Q102561
Contact Name: Quest Search and Selection
Contact Email: emma.hutchinson@questsearch.co.uk
Job Published: February 13, 2017 17:49

Job Description

This is an exciting opportunity for an Area Manager to join a fast-paced high-street fashion retailer, leading their stores in the North of England.

This trend-led brand has a strong presence on the UK high-street with an expanding store portfolio.

Key responsibilities:

  • Lead and engage your team of Store Managers, to ensure efficiency and the highest standards across all aspects of store operations from P&L and personnel, to visual merchandising and store presentation
  • Ensure your teams are equipped to maximise sales potential, through adequate staffing, strong operations, and a customer service focus
  • Conduct floor walks within your stores, providing regular feedback and making recommendations for improvement
  • Supporting Store Managers to implement necessary changes, and empowering them to take ownership of their store
  • Ensure promotions are accurately marketed in-stores, understand the local market and competitors
  • Maintain a strong relationship between your team, ensuring their understanding of the company vision, liaising with regional management regularly

Essential criteria for this role:

  • Knowledge and understanding of the high-street fashion sector
  • Previous experience in a fast-paced fashion environment at Area Management level
  • Troubleshooting experience
  • Ability to motivate and engage a large team of Store Managers
  • Proven success of driving and delivering KPIs through your teams
  • A self-starter with a 'can do' attitude

If you meet the above criteria and are seeking a new Area Management challenge with a fun and creative fashion brand, please apply today quoting reference Q102561!

We request that candidates send their CV as a Microsoft Word document where possible.

Quest Search and Selection is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.