Store Manager - Furniture Retail

Zachary Daniels Retail Recruitment
Essex, UK
01 Sep 2019
04 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
We are currently recruiting for a Store Manager for a flagship furniture store in the Chelmsford area. With Stores across the UK, our client is enjoying a sustained period of growth and success. We now have an exciting opportunity to join the retailer as a prestigious Store Manager and have a direct impact on the business and its future direction with this established Store in centre.

As the Store Manager for this national brand, you will have full responsibility for developing the Store and continuing their success in a competitive marketplace. The successful Store Manager will be responsible for developing the team, achieving sales targets with customers and clients. Having a background in Furniture/Consultative Retail Sales and some exposure to networking would be an advantage but not essential.

As the Store Manager you will represent the brand at all times, have a strong focus with your customers as well as driving and inspiring your team to achieve and exceed targets. Working in a premium environment, service is central to everything you do. In addition you will develop the brand through networking and engaging with local businesses and attend and manage high profile events.

Key Responsibilities as the Store Manager:

Experience of leading sales teams
Able to manage large showrooms with diverse prodcut ranges
Lead a large team to achieve the highest levels of sales and service at all times
Customer centric; ensure the team interact with customers at all times
People focused: manage people and develop the team
Recruit, induct and train a team to focus on sales and adding value to the sales process
Autonomy to develop the team and recruit the right people to deliver your vision
Commercially aware and able to understand business performance and react to areas that are under performing
Drive and manage CRM activity
Manage a 'client book' and perform marketing activities to establish your store
Undertake specialist service for high value clientele
Engage with exclusive customers for VIP events and specialist services
Manage the performance of the management staff and colleagues
Drive incentives for staff to achieve targets and KPI'sAs the new Store Manager you will be a credible presence in your store and must be able to support colleagues across your area. It is important that you can work with your Area Manager and be able to work on retail projects and new initiatives as and when required. With a background in the luxury/Premium retail preferred, we are seeking a proven Manager who can succeed in an extremely competitive premium environment. Experience of new store openings preferred, but, not essential.

Apply now for an immediate interview!


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