Store Manager - New Store Opening

Cath Kidston
14 Nov 2017
14 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Store Manager – Gloucester Quays – New Store OpeningCath Kidston is the Home of Modern Vintage; Cath founded her first store in 1993, selling floral ironing board covers, and what a long way we have come since then! Our company has developed into a much-loved quintessentially British lifestyle brand with a global, multi-channel presence, which continues to grow year on year. We brighten up the lives of our customers with our unique, colourful and witty prints and our fresh take on design, all of which are conceived by our very own Creative team.
THE ROLE:We are very excited that we are expanding and have a pop up store opening in Gloucester Quays.. We are looking for a fantastic Store Manager to join our team and help grow our new store. It will be a great place to hone your management skills, experience a new store opening and develop your knowledge of our fun and quirky brand. As our growth continues we are really keen to talk to potential Store Managers around this region who would love to come and work for us. This is a fixed term contract for 12 months.

Impeccable customer service and brand integrity is right at the heart of Cath Kidston. With this in mind we are looking for someone who is incredibly passionate about offering our customers a first class shopping experience as well as delivering high store standards at all times. We want you to share our passion of establishing our store as a shopping destination within Gloucester.
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:- Championing your team to drive sales on a daily, weekly and monthly basis- Keeping motivation levels high and managing your team to be the best they can be- Making sure your team always delivers excellent customer service and are true to the Cath Kidston experience- Keeping our store standards very high, with beautiful visual merchandising to wow our customers- Recruiting a diverse, on-brand and highly effective team, as well as training and developing them to help make our store a fantastic place to work and shop- Full accountability for our KPIs and the smooth running of our store
ABOUT YOU:A new store opening is perfect for showcasing your management skills but is hard work! So we would prefer you to be an experienced Store Manager already. But if you are an experienced Assistant Manager in a higher turnover store we would also love to hear from you.
We want you to know how to get the best out of your team. You will be confident and have a natural warmth in your approach to both customers and your team. We want you to be a superb multi tasker and really know how to get your team on board and committed to the task ahead. You will be commercial and able to prioritise, delegate and ensure the smooth running of our store as well as delivering outstanding service all of the time, no mean feat! And of course we want you to be passionate about Cath Kidston and our fabulous products.
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