Assistant Store Manager - Premium Chocolatier Brand - Sheffield Meadow

Switch Consulting Recruitment Ltd
Up to £22,000 per annum + bonus
30 Sep 2017
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
The Client

This premium chocolate retail business has established itself as a progressive and highly focused retail specialist. With market leading range, quality and customer service standards the success and expansion of the store portfolio is set to continue. A crucial part of the growth strategy is to complement internal talent development with the attraction of superb experienced Retail Manager hires.

The Role

As Assistant Store Manager you will have a full and broad remit to drive the success and development of your store team and customer service proposition. The role you play in in the leadership and delivery of results is crucial. Key aspects of the role include:

  • Managing a store team of that consists of a range of specialism and skill sets. Your ability to manage a diverse talent workforce is a key element of the role
  • High levels of customer service and delivering the best in-store experience are at the forefront of what you will do and utilizing this to drive the consistent delivery of key results
  • Controlling and driving the commercial fundamentals of all aspects of your Stores performance
  • Coaching and leading great people will be at the heart of everything you do, in order to deliver a high performing Store
  • You will also work closely with the Area Manager and HR Teams to develop and recruit the very best talent into your Store
  • The Candidate

    You should be ambitious and committed to developing and delivering the best retail standards and highest levels of customer service to all customers and colleagues:

  • You must have management experience of retailing in any product (food, fashion, department stores, electrical, general merchandise or luxury) basically any big-box store or high street environment considered
  • You will be a hands on operator, not scared to get involved in the day to day operations of your Stores in order to role model what good looks like, and to set the benchmarks for what is expected within the store
  • Strong effective communicator, with strong leadership qualities is an absolute must
  • Possess a highly commercial aptitude coupled with open and honest leadership capability
  • Salary & Benefits:

    Up to £22,000

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