Assistant Store Manager

Recruiter
Orvis
Location
Farnham, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
12 Aug 2019
Closes
10 Sep 2019
Ref
1233073536
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Title: Assistant Store Manager

Location: Farnham Surrey - GU9 7LL

Salary: £18,000-£19,000 per annum plus benefits

Start Date: ASAP

Duration: Full Time Permanent

Assistant Store Manager Introduction:

We are seeking an Assistant Manager for our store in the Lion & Lamb Yard, Farnham.

The primary role is to support the Store Manager in the day to day operational running of the store and to have the ability to successfully manage the store in their absence, as well as regularly coaching and encouraging the team to achieve sales. Candidates will have previous supervisory experience working within a similar retail environment.

Assistant Store Manager Duties include:
  • Supporting the team in building, developing and maintaining customer acquisition, ensuring repeat visits and customer loyalty by delivering exceptional customer service
  • Create and deliver a first-class shopping experience for our esteemed clientele by finding ways to delight and inspire our customers.
  • Maintain impeccable visual merchandising standards throughout the store.
  • Assisting customers with their retail purchases, including link selling and till procedures
  • Assisting with organisation and running of in-store marketing, social media, and events to drive brand recognition and sales
  • Provide management cover in the store manager's absence
  • Assist with coaching and motivating the store team to reach their highest potential
  • Support the manager to ensure the store has adequate staff cover, producing and maintaining schedules and time-sheets.
  • Assist and support other Orvis retail stores when management cover is required, as part of ongoing development.

The ideal Assistant Store Manager:
  • Previous experience at Supervisor level or above is essential, including developing and leading a team in a commercial, sales-driven environment.
  • A confident, highly motivated and consistently organised Manager with natural warmth in your approach to both customers and the team, and ability to have fun.
  • A keen passion for the Orvis brand and enthusiasm for the products, with a willingness to learn more about each department including Fly fishing and Dogs.
  • Ability to prioritise, delegate and multi-task whilst maintaining an outstanding level of customer service.

Assistant Store Manager Salary:

£18,000-£19,000 per annum - depending on current salary and/or experience.

The hours are full time, working five days out of seven, including weekends on a rota basis.

Assistant Store Manager Benefits include:
  • Pension
  • Up to 60% staff discount
  • Three times annual salary life assurance
  • 33 days holiday
  • Childcare voucher scheme
  • Use of Orvis' fishing beats in Hampshire

About the company:

With 160 years heritage, the Orvis brand encompasses distinctive country living, offering quality Ladies and Gent's clothing, Fly-Fishing and Dog products, which appeal both to avid countryside sports enthusiasts and those who aspire to such a lifestyle.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Assistant Store Manager to join a highly reputable company that encourages career progression and offers a fantastic salary along with company benefits. If you feel you have the relevant skills and experience to carry out this role then apply below today.

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