Assistant Manager / Deputy Manager

The Retail Team Ltd
18 Apr 2019
28 Apr 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Vacancy - Assistant Manager

Location - Walton on Thames

Product - Books, art and craft materials, gifts, toys, games, DVDs, cards and stationery

Company- One of the fastest growing, fast paced, retailers in the UK

Benefits -

* 25% discount on all of our products

* 33 days holiday (inclusive of bank holidays)

* Life Cover

Your role:
Responsible for the running of the store, alongside the Store Manager, by driving performance and results, maximising sales, following Company standards and effectively leading the store team to ensure the delivery of the Company brand values to every customer.

Commercial Responsibilities:

* To achieve sales budgets or forecasts.

* Ensure execution across the area of:

Store layouts, Windows, Pricing/Promotions and Product presentation/Merchandising standards

* Advise Store Manager of competitive behaviour.

* Advise on local marketing initiatives.

* Advise Store Manager of customer profile of store.

People Responsibilities:

* Recruit, train, manage & develop store team, through coaching, counselling, and disciplining employees; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results

* Promote a challenging, focused & professional environment.

Financial Responsibilities:

* To achieve profit budgets relating to the accountable contribution elements of the Profit & Loss accounts.

* Manage budgets set by Store Manager

* Manage shrinkage, stock loss and stock levels

* Secure company assets at all times.


* Ensure strict compliance on policies and procedures at all times.

* Instil excellence in customer service.

* Ensure house keeping, repairs and safety is maintained.


* To act as key link for all communication between Store Manager, Store Staff and Team.

Skills and Experience Required:

* Previous fast paced retail experience at Store Manager level or Assistant Manager in a larger turnover store.

* Engaging personality

* Results driven

* Confident

* Committed to the business

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