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Store Manager - Essex

Job Title: Store Manager - Essex
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Essex
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: SSP89611
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 07, 2012 19:33

Job Description

Are you a manager with a passion for sales who would love the chance to combine this with your role as a Retail Manager? Then look no further...! One of the UK's most respected sports retailers is looking for a Store Manager with great customer service skills combined with a sales background. This commercially focused, multichannel retailer is undergoing a period of growth with some impressive financial results across its Sports Equipment, Accessories, Clothing and Shoe categories. As the Store Manager you will be expected to: * Create a sales focused environment and lead the sales team * Manage all targets and cost elements * Be a commercially driven manager who can influence range and merchandising to maximise sales return for the biggest margins * Deal with high value stock and minimise loss targets * Achieve the necessary operating, compliance standards and customer service levels to ensure the business strategy for exceeding customer expectations is consistently delivered * Display leadership and inspirational qualities on a team and a one-to-one basis * Be IT literate, with good knowledge of MS Excel & Word In order to be successful in the role, you must have: * Extensive management experience, preferably from a sales based retailer i.e. Telecommunications, Electrical or Furniture retail * A hands-on management style, with the ability to work on your own initiative * A strong commercial understanding and the ability to work towards financial & non-financial KPIs * a forward-thinking approach to creating top store standards and providing excellent customer service * The ability to be a coach as well as a manager to your team * A passion or interest in golf As the Store Manager you will receive a competitive salary plus good bonus potential and staff discounts and will have the chance to progress within a reputable, entrepreneurial business. To hear more about this opportunity, please do not hesitate to apply with an up to date copy of your CV.