Assistant General Manager

Recruiter
Wren Kitchens
Location
Farnborough
Salary
25000.0000
Posted
17 May 2017
Closes
16 Jun 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Wren Kitchens are a family owned manufacturer, installer and retailer of fitted kitchens.  We have 61 showrooms across the UK and due to our continued success, we will be opening several more throughout the year, including in Farnborough.  We’re passionate about kitchens and in providing a great service for our customers. We are now looking for an Assistant General Manager to join us now and undertake a 6-month training programme.  You'll learn the role by visiting our local showrooms, shadowing current Assistant Managers and providing support to the General Showroom Managers. As you develop an understanding of Wren Kitchens, you will eventually be expected to take responsibility for the success of a showroom by leading and motivating the team to achieve their personal sales targets and objectives.  By the time our Farnborough showroom opens, you'll be an expert Assistant General Manager!

Part of your training will involve attending our purpose built Training Academy for a short while, where you’ll receive some intensive face to face kitchen and management training to prepare you for managing your team. You’ll complete the full training programme, alongside your management role.

You'll need to be driven and ambitious to achieve your targets, whilst providing an exceptional customer journey. You’ll also need to have sales and management experience for this role. You’ll probably have experience in a role such as Sales Manager, Showroom Manager, Store Manager or other management related role.

Here are more details about what our Sales Managers do at Wren:

Critical Purpose of Role:

- To support General Showroom Manager in delivery of exceptional customer experience; from initial engagement through to delivery or completed installation

- To be a sales expert within the showroom and to share this knowledge by leading training & up skilling the showroom team

- To ensure Wren values are adhered to throughout the showroom & to develop skills across the team

Main Responsibilities:

- Cover for the General Showroom Manager, and all their duties, when away from the showroom

- Support General Showroom Manager in managing end to end customer experience; engagement, design and closing the sale

- Managing in showroom team to deliver sales targets, service standards & Wren values

- Working with General Showroom Manager and Operations Manager to identify individual sales training requirements across the showroom team

- Allocating web, telephone and walk in customers to designers

Relevant Qualifications

- Mandatory: Basic IT skills, Basic IT skills, 2-3 years retail experience or service led sales experience

- Desired: HND or equivalent, design experience, 1+ years managing a team

Some Benefits of Working for Us

- Fantastic pay – best pay package in the kitchen sector

- Amazing perks & benefits – free Tastecard, half price cinema tickets, discounts off high street shopping

- Great career opportunities with ongoing expert training and ambitious expansion plans

- Amazing incentives during our peak seasons