Retail Store Manager

11 Jan 2018
16 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Retail Store Manager

Location: Winchester, Hampshire

Salary: Circa £25k plus benefits

Our client is looking to recruit an enthusiastic and energetic individual for the position of Retail Store Manager Designate. They are a family run business and have traded on High Streets for over 84 years. Our client specialise in a wide range of Home Furnishings products; bespoke and readymade, Curtains, Blinds, Shutters, Tracks and Poles as well as Dress-making Fabrics, Haberdashery, Knitting Yarns and Crafts.

The values of the business are the same as when they started; To offer specialist product knowledge and advice to customers, allied by exceptional customer service. Our client believes the value of their business lies in the competence of their staff and the company strives to provide an enjoyable and varied place of work.

The successful candidate’s role will be to work side by side with existing Management teams to learn all elements required to carry out the post of Store Manager.

The Retail Store Manager's role is broad and encompasses the following responsibilities:

  • Sales
  • Profitability
  • Personnel Management
  • Building Management and Security

Requirements of the Retail Store Manager:

  • The successful candidate will have at least 5 years of Retail Management experience
  • A Retail Graduate Trainee would be well suited to this role given the breadth of their product ranges and the number of staff
  • Knowledge of their products is beneficial and advantageous, though not fundamental

Due to the longevity of their staff, this fantastic opportunity rarely comes up in the company and will provide the right person with a challenging and fulfilling role.

Although the candidate will initially be based in the Winchester store, ability to travel and work in multiple branches across the South coast is essential.

If you feel that you meet the above criteria of the Retail Store Manager role then please apply now!