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Retail Assistant Manager

£30000 - £32000/annum + Bonus & Benefits
OX1, Oxford, Oxfordshire
03/06/2019 (14:44)
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Retail Assistant Manager

£30 - 32,000 + Bonus & Benefits


The Company

A business with a long and rich heritage, this retailer of all things garden and home related has invested heavily in store refurbishment, acquisition and expansion and is one of the best-known retailers in its sector. As part of the ongoing growth and development of the business they are now looking to recruit a Retail Assistant Manager for this well established and high-profile site

The Role

Reporting to the General Manager the position is responsible for the following:

  • Leading, managing and developing a team of direct reports
  • Devising and implementing all instore Visual Merchandising and display, responsible for creating a great shopping experience.
  • All day to day operations for the store, ensuring good stock availability, great service and high standards.
  • Duty management for the whole site in the GM's absence

The Candidate

The role will appeal to a retail manager with a strong visual and commercial focus. It’s a great position if you are creative, with a flair for Visual Merchandising and an understanding of display principals to enable you to create your own commercial displays. Ideally applicants will also have:

  • Management experience within Department or high-end Chain Stores, Garden Centres, or large multi-product retailers where visual standards are paramount.
  • A good working knowledge of customer service, general retail operations and the ability to drive commercial performance through people.

Applicants will want to develop their career with a business willing to let managers develop their creative side, one with a high degree of security and a good reputation, good training and ongoing development. Ultimately this role will appeal to individuals who want to broaden their experience and work within a highly visual but still commercial position.

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