Assistant Store Manager

10 Jan 2018
09 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Join us at VANS and you’ll connect with a team who’s daring, passionate and confident with the backing of 40 years experience. And whether its extreme sports or alternative lifestyles that attract you here you can be assured that VANS will continue to be Off the Wall.

VANS has always been characterised by a fearless pursuit of the future. The past decade has seen VANS’ UK market share grow by over 300% making us the leading action sports and lifestyle footwear brand.

Now this is your chance to join our outlet store in Swindon. Not only will you be part of the VANS family, but you’ll also be part of VF - the world’s largest apparel company.

As the Assistant Store Manager, you will fully support the Store Manager and make an impact from day one in order to:

• ensure KPI growth
• deliver high levels of customer care
• merchandise creatively
• manage stock and administration efficiently
• plus, you’ll provide comprehensive cover in the Store Manager’s absence
• play a key role in staff recruitment and development by building a culture of coaching and feedback.

To join us you’ll need:

• substantial supervisory/management experience
• with a high profile fashion/lifestyle branded retailer
• strong people management skills
• the ability to lead and motivate the team by setting a positive, hands on example and driving customer service
• flexibility to work 40 hours per week, 5 days out of 7, including evenings and weekends.

In return, we offer a competitive salary and bonus scheme, generous uniform allowance, group discounts and a contributory pension scheme.

The Inside Track

You may not be familiar with VF Corporation, but chances are that you know our brands quite well. From The North Face® jackets to Timberland® boots, we outfit people of all walks of life. In fact, we have more than 30 brands that serve consumers around the world.

Organized in 1899, VF has grown to be a global leader in branded lifestyle apparel and footwear with about 60,000 associates. Our businesses and brands are organized into five coalitions: Outdoor & Action Sports, Jeanswear, Imagewear, Sportswear and Contemporary Brands. While VF is highly diversified across brands, products, distribution channels and geographies, our one-company approach to doing business provides a unique and powerful competitive advantage.

Our five largest brands are The North Face®, Vans®, Wrangler®, Timberland®, and Lee®. Other brands include: Bulwark®, Eagle Creek®, Eastpak®, Ella Moss®, JanSport®, Kipling®, lucy®, Majestic®, Napapijri®, Nautica®, Red Kap®, Reef®, Riders®, Splendid® and SmartWool®.

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