We are currently recruiting for an Assistant Store Manager for a highly retail business who are actually enjoying a sustained period of growth and success. We now have an exciting opportunity to join the retailer as a prestigious Assistant Store Manager and have a direct impact on the business and its future direction with this established Store.
As the Assistant Store Manager you will have full responsibility for developing the Store and continuing their success in a competitive marketplace. The successful Manager will be responsible for developing the team, achieving sales targets and also managing a unique Customer Relationship Program for high value clients. Having a background in luxury retail and some exposure to networking would be an advantage but not essential.
As the Assistant 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 Assistant Store Manager:
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 Assistant 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.
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