An exciting opportunity now exists with the UK’s leading Fitness Equipment Specialist, looking to recruit a confident Store Manager with fitness knowledge for its 5000 sq ft store in South London.
The Store Manager role is a full-time permanent position which involves proactively managing all aspects of the store’s performance and function, advising and selling high quality fitness training equipment, primarily for consumer home use. Sales are therefore both face-to-face and over the telephone when customers call the store. There is however also the opportunity to sell into vertical markets such as corporate gyms, personal training studios, hotels, government bodies etc.
The Store Manager has full accountability; therefore the role would best suit a proactive manager with hands on experience, used to managing and mentoring staff. The Store Manager will be responsible for managing and driving sales, delivering sales targets and impressive KPIs from both the staff and the store. An organised, accomplished and confident leader will thrive and excel in this role.
The successful applicant will have at least 5 years’ management and sales experience, be articulate, a great communicator, a natural leader, competitive in nature and highly motivated to deliver on targets and drive sales growth in order to earn significant sales and performance bonuses.
Comprehensive product training in preparation for the role will be provided. Excellence is recognised and rewarded with uncapped bonus earnings.
The basic salary is £28,000 per annum (+ bonuses + overtime).
Store and individual incentive bonuses will form a significant part of the Store Manager's income (year one expected to be circa £4-6K+ pa on top of basic salary).
Holiday entitlement is 20 days per annum (plus statutory bank holidays).
The hours are 40 per week and you will normally work 5 days a week on a rolling rota.
Being a retail sales role the successful candidate will be required to work alternate weekends and bank holidays.
About Fitness Superstore
Founded in 1994, Fitness Superstore is the largest supplier of specialist fitness equipment in the UK. Fitness Superstore is a successful retail and distribution business, selling through 11 stores nationwide, online, telephone and via catalogue orders; annual turnover is in excess of £30m. It is a destination store business where customers travel to see and try a huge range of fitness equipment under one roof in large impressive showrooms. As an industry leading specialist they pride themselves on giving excellent advice, meeting every customer's needs and exceeding their expectations.
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