Assistant Manager

Recruiter
Leading footwear retailer
Location
Braintree
Posted
11 Oct 2018
Closes
18 Nov 2018
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Join us at VANS and you'll connect with a team who's daring, passionate and confident with the backing of over 50 years' experience. And whether its extreme sports or alternative lifestyles that attract you here, you can be assured that VANS will continue to be Off the Wall.


"Off The Wall "since 1966, Vans is the original action sports brand. Vans promotes the action sports lifestyle, youth culture and creative self-expression through the support of athletes, musicians and artists and through progressive events and platforms such as the House of Vans.


We're on the lookout for an experienced Assistant Store Manager to join our store team in Freeport Braintree, someone with passion, knowledge and enthusiasm to bring our brand to life.


As the Assistant Store Manager you will:

- ensure sales growth
- lead and deliver high levels of customer care
- merchandise creatively
- manage stock and administration efficiently
- plus, you'll provide cover in the Store Managers absence
- play a role in staff development

To join us you'll need

- supervisory experience with a high profile fashion/lifestyle/sports branded retailer
- strong people management skills
- the ability to lead and motivate the team by setting a positive, hands on example which - drives customer service
- flexibility to work 40 hours per week, 5 days out of 7, including evenings and weekends.

In return, we offer a competitive salary and bonus scheme, generous uniform allowance, group discounts and a contributory pension scheme.

The Inside Track


You may not be familiar with VF Corporation, but chances are that you know our brands quite well. From The North Face® jackets to Timberland® boots, we outfit people of all walks of life. In fact, we have more than 30 brands that serve consumers around the world.


Organised in 1899, VF has grown to be a global leader in branded lifestyle apparel and footwear with about 60,000 associates. Our businesses and brands are organised into five coalitions: Outdoor & Action Sports, Denim, Image-wear, Sportswear and Contemporary Brands. While VF is highly diversified across brands, products, distribution channels and geographies, our one-company approach to doing business provides a unique and powerful competitive advantage.


Our five largest brands are The North Face, Vans, Wrangler, Timberland, and Lee.

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