Area Sales Manager

Recruiter
The Works Stores Ltd
Location
Cheshire, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
18 Jun 2019
Closes
26 Jun 2019
Ref
1156081677
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We are looking for an Area Manager for our North West region (Cheshire, Shropshire & North Wales), to join our fantastic business!

There has never been a better time to join The Works. We are extremely successful market leaders, boasting year on year growth both within our high street stores and online. If you are a strong retail leader looking for a field management role with a difference then this is a great opportunity for you.

As part of a team of Area Sales Managers you will be reporting in to the Divisional Manager. You will have overall accountability for the performance of 20 fabulous stores with approximately 150 store colleagues.

As an Area Sales Manager the opportunities to make a positive impact on the operational running of your area, and our business, are endless and are yours for the taking! New Store openings, new product lines, new branding and constant new sales driving initiatives are just a few of the exciting developments on our agenda and we are looking for a new member of our Area Management team to help build upon our strengths, raise the bar and support our growth plans.

You will be a talented individual who loves our products! Someone who possesses a real passion for retail excellence, is highly results driven with a proven track record of positive impact in retail and an ability to inspire and motivate their teams and colleagues.

In order to be a successful Area Sales Manager at The Works, we are looking for hard working individuals who can:
  • Be an energetic ambassador for our brand and the values it represents.
  • Drive growth, maximise sales and profitability whilst leading our customer service strategy.
  • Ensure you have the right people capability and engagement in your stores to deliver (& exceed!) store and area KPIs.
  • Motivate, inspire and coach Store Managers and their teams to enhance personal performance and drive energy levels using your own passion for our business and amazing products.
  • Maximise sales opportunities through excellent product knowledge, tight controls on stock and demonstrate creativity and flair on the sales floor - always leading by example.
  • Face into and overcome obstacles and challenges in a fast paced environment positively and using entrepreneurial thinking.
  • Drive operational excellence and execute continuous improvement.
  • Provide feedback and partner with all aspects of the business to enhance performance and influence change.

Previous retail multi-site experience is essential (preferably over 15 sites and within high turnover product backgrounds)

What can we offer?
  • Competitive salary
  • 25% discount off all of our products!
  • 33 days holiday (inclusive of bank holidays)
  • Private Healthcare Cash Plan

About The Works:
We are very proud to be a Sunday Times 2019 Top 25 Best Big Companies to work for. Our mission is to offer customers a unique and enjoyable shopping experience, built on our core principles of value, variety and quality.

The Works is one of the UK's leading multi-channel specialist retailers of value gifts, arts, crafts, toys, books and stationery. We are a high street retailer that bucks the trend, constantly growing and opening new stores at an amazing rate.

We sell high-quality, great value products in four specialist categories, primarily through our network of over 500 stores in the UK & Ireland. We also have a significant and growing online presence that enables customers to shop any time of the day and an extended range of products that are not available in our stores. Our multi-channel offering, one of the first of its kind in the value retail sector, includes our popular Click & Collect service, offering further convenience for our customers.

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