Furniture Store Manager

Badger Associates Ltd
£40k - 45k per year + benefits
05 Oct 2017
02 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Store Manager - Guildford - Excellent package An exciting opportunity has arisen in Guildford for a talented 'people manager' to bring their experience and energy to a well-established, high-end furniture retailer. Our client brings stylish furniture and interiors to the High Street and is seeking an individual who will bring flair and individuality to a sales environment dedicated to bringing high-end fashion to the home. The brand appeals to those who are discerning and stylish, and those who cherish good design. The Store Manager will drive sales within the store of course, but they will do far more. They will ensure excellent standards of customer service partly by recruiting, developing and motivating a team of passionate sales professionals and ensuring the highest visual standards. You will also be able to communicate financial and commercial information to the team to ensure targets are met and exceeded. To achieve this you will have experience of managing a team in a dynamic, customer-facing environment together with an ability to lead people by example. You will have a strong sense of style and awareness of current trends and creative VM skills. This role requires a dynamic, creative and sales driven manager who thrives in a customer service environment. You will bring new ideas to help to develop and maximise the store's performance in all aspects of the retail environment. The store is open to the public seven days a week so you must be willing to work Saturdays and Sundays on a rota basis. Benefits include 30 days holiday including bank holidays, pension scheme, life assurance and generous staff sale scheme. Remuneration package will be made up of a basic salary and two bonus elements. 60% of the bonus is based on Store turnover which tends not to vary much and 40% is in recognition of your personal contribution. Your base salary will be around £26,000 per annum and your bonuses will take your ote around £40,000 per annum. Earnings will be guaranteed at a minimum of £39,000 for three months. We are looking for individuals who enjoy selling, but are flexible team players, willing to contribute to the store's overall success by truly embracing the ethos of complete customer service and ultimate satisfaction. The store is open to the public seven days a week so staff must be willing to work Saturdays and Sundays on a rota basis.
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