Based in Reading
Salary circa £23,000 + Excellent Benefits
One of the UK’s most recognisable and established high street names are currently looking to recruit a Store Manager for their Reading store. Reporting to the District Manager, you would be responsible for driving profitability and delivering the business objectives of the store through leading and developing a team that provides outstanding customer service and possesses exceptional selling skills.
This is a fantastic opportunity for an accomplished retail professional to make an impact within a dynamic company at an exciting point in their history. As the senior member of staff at a store turning over between £500k – £700k per year, you would be responsible for recruiting, developing and motivating a high calibre team, who would be tasked with guaranteeing each and every customer is engaged and offered exceptional levels of service, at all times. You would also be expected to promote a high standard of visual merchandising, manage Health & Safety issues, develop and implement loss prevention controls, plus ensure compliance with up to date retail and employment legislation.
The ideal candidate for the role must have previous retail management experience within a high street retail and customer service environment. You will be combine strong leadership and coaching skills with excellent sales ability and commercial acumen. The company are looking for a versatile and flexible individual with a positive and enthusiastic attitude plus excellent organisational skills and multi-tasking ability. You must be creative, able to demonstrate excellent visual merchandising skills and the ability to shape your store around delivering a first class customer journey.
A leading high street retailer, established in 1968, with over 400 stores across the UK. The company have recently repositioned themselves in the market place, and have given themselves a contemporary makeover in a bid to reenergise and reinvigorate an already well-known and established high street brand.
Offering a competitive salary, staff discount, training, plus a rewarding and stimulating place to work, this is a fantastic opportunity to join one of the UK’s leading retailers.
To apply for the Store Manager position please send us a CV and covering letter quoting reference CLN43.
This role may be suitable for you if you have a background as any of the following: Store Manager, General Manager, Branch Manager, Retail Manager, Shop Manager, Assistant Store Manager.
The position will suit candidates based in: Reading, Berkshire, Newbury, Basingstoke, Tadley, Andover, Winchester, Alton, Fleet, Farnham, Aldershot, Farnborough, Hook, Camberley, Bracknell, Maidenhead.