Art Retail Manager

17 May 2017
16 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Art Retail Manager
£20,000 - £25,000 per annum

Adecco are proud to be recruiting for a Retail Manager to join our client on a Permanent basis at their Gloucestershire premises. You will be joining the Retail Store for our client who operates within the Arts industry. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone with Retail experience to pursue their passion of art and further their career within a professional environment.

The successful candidate will have gained a strong knowledge of Art, either from study or a hobby. You will have experience of working within retail and will be able to demonstrate a natural instinct for marketing.

* Planning and managing the retail store, striving to increase turnover and profitability through analysis and implementation of KPIs.
* Championing customer service and leading by example, delivering outstanding service to each customer on a daily basis.
* Marketing responsibilities; analysing sales, developing the marketing strategy, driving promotional activities to ultimately increase the customer base.
* Responsibility for showcasing company branding and introducing new products using social media.
* Continually developing the existing customer base using the local art community, with a good eye for competitor activity.
* Operating a cash till, running an end of day report to reconcile till activity for receipts and sales invoices.
* Maintaining and improving POS and equipment for the store.

Skills and experience required/desired:
* Knowledge of specialist art techniques and the ability to advise customers on products and materials dependant on their needs.
* Excellent customer service skills and good knowledge of art retailers; the ability to suggest alternative services and retailers, particularly to the sister company.
* Ability to manage a small team demonstrate through retail management experience, either from a Supervisor/Team Leader level or Retail Management.
* The ideal candidate will have gained a qualification within an arts discipline and will demonstrate enthusiasm and passion for the industry.
* The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate marketing ideas (using social media and the local community).

In return our client can offer a generous salary of £20,000 - £25,000 per annum dependant on experience. In addition, working hours are rare at Monday-Friday 8am-4:30pm - no weekend working! Our client's premises have been recently built and are well presented.

If this sounds appealing: please do not hesitate, click apply today and Trish Hughes or Connie Thackeray will endeavour to respond to your application ASAP if your experience is suitable. Please do not hesitate to call Trish or Connie at the office if you want your application to stand out!

Adecco is an employment agency and an equal opportunities employer. Due to the high volume of responses to our advertising we are unable to respond to all candidates directly. If you have not heard from us within 6 working days then please assume that on this occasion your application has been unsuccessful.

Adecco is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.