DFS Retail Manager Designate - Birmingham
Here at DFS we welcome all our customers with a smile! Join the DFS Management team and not only will you enjoy fantastic earnings, but you`ll also get a real buzz from motivating our sales teams to help our customers choose their perfect sofa. A management role at DFS can be challenging but it is also a very rewarding and fulfilling experience.
We have the largest range of sofas in the country and have been handcrafting our products since 1969. Following year on year success, we are adding Manager Designates to our existing teams. The Designate Managers are accountable for three main areas of the business; sales, service and dispatch. You will also be responsible for recruiting, developing, coaching and performance management so to ensure our stores and teams are driven to succeed.
As well as being a strong sales person with a keen interest in achieving both personal and store targets, you will also be responsible for ensuring that our branch teams do the same. You will have an empowering leadership style and exceptional motivational skills,ensuring that the teams are inspired to perform to the best of their abilities at all times.
Previous sales and managerial experience would be preferable, but above all we are looking for candidates who have the drive to motivate a team into being the best they can be whilst ensuring they deliver at all times. Individuals will require exceptional organisational and planning skills, and must be resilient with an ability to demonstrate strong commercial acumen.
Our Manager Designates will be required to work around 45 hours per week. The role of Manager Designate will require you to travel to various stores within a specified area and as such you will need to hold a full UK driving licence in order to successfully carry out this role.
There is no limit to what you can earn, during training you will earn circa £35,000-£40,000. This will be reviewed once training is completed.
Typical benefits include:
- Staff discount
- Lifestyle benefits
- Company Car
- Access to company share save scheme
- Company Pension Scheme
If you want a rewarding career and consider yourself to be an excellent communicator, leader and salesperson, then we want to hear from you! DFS offer long term career prospects whilst working in an exciting and vibrant environment!
DFS is open to the public seven days a week so our management team must be willing to work Saturdays, Sundays and Bank Holidays.
Please note, all successful applicants will be asked to attend a DFS recruitment selection day w/c 6th March 2017.