Store Manager (Retail) - Supernews Local

James Convenience Retail
16 May 2018
15 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
The Company

The James Retail Group is a leading independently owned neighbourhood retailer, operating around 100 convenience and newsagent stores across the central belt of the country. We operate Select Convenience branded stores, as well as Newsagent brands such as GT News, Supernews and Arden News; and can be found in locations varying from major shopping centres and transport interchanges to hospitals and your local high street.

The Role

The successful candidate will:

  • Manage a retail store; ensuring budgets are controlled, and sales targets are met.
  • Manage and lead a team to deliver quality merchandising; ensuring maximum potential is achieved in line with Company standards.
  • Deliver first-rate customer service that is the envy of our competitors.
  • Have a knowledge of Home News Delivery; ensuring round efficiencies are optimised at all times.
  • Have experience of recruitment, training, and employee relation matters.
  • Create a store environment that is recognised in the community as providing an innovative, best in class retail experience.
  • Be flexible with their working week; ensuring the store opening hours are covered at all times by the store team.
The Person

The successful candidate will:

  • Have experience of working within a food retail environment.
  • Have a minimum of 1 year experience at Store Manager or Assistant Manager Level.
  • Demonstrate a passion for building a career within retail management.
  • Be confident and proactive in the achievement of team and Company objectives.
  • Be self-motivated and able to demonstrate initiative.
  • Possess good written, numerical, and verbal skills; and have a working knowledge of Microsoft Office Packages.
  • Thrive on driving high sales performance.
  • Be highly motivated and results driven with excellent communication, influencing, management and leadership qualities.
  • Possess a keen desire to inspire others to perform to their best abilities.
The Rewards

You will enjoy a competitive salary and bonus scheme, as well as access to an exceptional employee Benefit Platform where there is something for everyone; no matter what your hobbies or interests.

If you think you have the talent and ambition to develop a successful sales management career in an expanding company, and are eligible to work in the UK, please submit your application today.

No agencies please.

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