Assistant Manager

Recruiter
Jones Bootmaker
Location
Cambridge
Posted
10 Feb 2018
Closes
21 Feb 2018
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We believe in the power of beautiful Shoes.

Are you currently an Assistant Manager, or Supervisor looking for that first step on the management ladder in retail? If you have a passion for fashion and are customer service driven, this could be the perfect role for you.

Here at Jones Bootmaker we are currently looking for a positive and enthusiastic Assistant Manager to support our Store Managers with all aspects of running the store and taking on the Store Manager's responsibilities in their absence. We believe the role is an important one and comes with great responsibilities but also plenty of variety. One of the key aspects of the role is people management, working closely with the Store Manager and Supervisors to ensure that daily tasks in the store are carried out accurately and effectively and the team are motivated, engaged and working to the best of their ability.

Some of the duties of our Assistant Manager include making sure sales targets are met, overall performance of the store is where it needs to be, organising staff rotas, making sure staff hours are recorded so staff get paid correctly and managing a diverse group of people all with their own working styles, issues and needs. Also helping with recruitment and training of staff in store.

So what do we require from our Assistant Managers?
Proven management experience in a retail environment, an inspirational leader who can manage, lead and loves developing others, a team player, approachable, confident, passionate, able to bring fresh new ideas to the table, sales driven, motivated with excellent attention to detail, excellent customer service and communication skills, flexible to work evenings and weekends and also be able to take on extra hours as required.
As a senior member of the team you are often the one who has to solve problems and deal with the more challenging customers, particularly on days when the Store Manager is absent. This is a highly rewarding role and a step in the right direction towards running your own store.We like our team members to grow with the business so we will support and develop you to progress.

This role is working 40 hours per week on a permanent contract and you will receive the following benefits:

- Pension
- 75% off work shoes 4 times a year
- Generous Staff discount at Jones Bootmaker
- Childcare vouchers
- Management Bonus Scheme
- 28 days holiday (including bank holidays)
- Full induction training plan with the opportunity to progress through continuous developmen

So... If an Assistant Manager role at Jones Bootmaker still sounds like a career for you then please apply.

Please note that jobs may close earlier if we get a high volume of applications. We therefore advise that you complete your application at your earliest opportunity to avoid disappointment

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