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Store Manager / Assistant Manager

£23000 - £29000 per annum 
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Newcastle upon Tyne 
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Store Manager / Assistant Manager
Based in Newcastle
Salary: £23,000 – £29,000 + Excellent Benefits

The Role:
One of the world’s leading retail groups is currently looking to recruit a Store Manager, Assistant Manager and Supervisor for a new venture in Newcastle. The new brand aim to set the bar for the best card and stationery shops in the premium market segment, and you would be responsible for driving profitability, installing a customer-first culture, and delivering the business objectives of the store through leading a team to achieve sales targets.

This is an exciting opportunity to play a role in bringing a new brand to the UK market. As the senior members of staff at the store 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. As Store Manager, sales and payroll budget control would also form a key part of your role.

The Candidate:
The ideal candidates for the roles must have previous retail management / supervisory experience within a fast-paced 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 individuals 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 a store around delivering a first class customer journey.

The Company:
A leading US retail group. founded in 1950, currently owns approximately 380 PAPYRUS, Carlton Cards, American Greeting, Paper Destiny and NIQUEA.D retail stores in North America. The group also operates Clintons UK, the leading specialist retailer of Greeting Cards with over 400 shops across the UK. The group offer an array of unique gift products tailored to meet the needs of customers across their portfolio of brands. This new venture aims to set the bar for card and stationery shops in the premium market segment.

Offering a competitive salary, staff discount, training, plus a rewarding and stimulating place to work, this is a fantastic opportunity to join a leading retail group and play a part in launching an exciting new brand in the UK. To apply for the Store Manager / Assistant Manager positions please send us a CV and covering letter quoting reference CLN24.

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 Manager, Assistant Store Manager, Deputy Store Manager, Retail Team Leader, Supervisor.

The position will suit candidates based in: Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear, Gateshead, Gosforth, Cramlington, Whitley Bay, South Shields, Wallsend, Hebburn, Sunderland, Washington, Consett, Durham.

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