Store Manager

Posted 23/11/2021 by Majestic Wine

£28,997/annum + Bonus
Gloucester, Gloucestershire

Are you a dynamic individual with the ambition, drive and creativity to run a successful store in a company that's revolutionising retail?

Are you an engaging leader who's passionate about developing a small close-knit team?

Do you have experience working in a customer-facing role and are passionate about delivering excellent customer service?

If you answered yes to these questions, Majestic Wine would love to hear from you!

Our Proposition

Majestic Wine stands apart from other retailers due to our extensive range of quality wine, our approach to selling it and our expert people - Majestic's greatest asset! We offer wine tasting in store every day and the expertise of our teams ensure a strong customer focus. All these things come together to make us unique and give us the extra personal touch we’re so proud of.

The Role

Do you love how it feels to help customers discover new products that they will love? As a Store Manager, you will join our Gloucester Store! You'll be driving GP growth in your store through market-leading customer service and leading your team with passion and energy!

Majestic is dedicated to delivering a customer experience that’s unlike any other - because you simply can’t taste wine online! It starts with you discovering customers’ needs. And with the support of your store team members, you match those needs with the right products.

Every day is an opportunity for you to convert another wine lover into a loyal Majestic customer through helping them to discover and buy wines they love!

Key Responsibilities:

At Majestic Wine our Customers are at the heart of everything we do. In this role, you’ll be an ambassador for the store in which you work, supporting the team to deliver an outstanding shopping experience for every one of our customers.

  • Manage and motivate your team to increase sales and ensure efficiency in your store
  • Ensure Customers get the best shopping experience in-store, delivering market-leading customer service at all times
  • Maintain outstanding store condition and visual merchandising standards
  • Overall management of your team, offering development and support to help them contribute to your store’s success. 
  • Ensure high standards for quality, customer service and health and safety are met
  • Update colleagues on business performance, new initiatives and other pertinent issues
  • Respond to all customer complaints and comments in a timely manner
  • Sharing product knowledge with customers and with the store's team members
  • Take full responsibility for the performance and day-to-day operations of your store
  • Offering our customers a VIP service by proactively contacting them with our best deals
  • Inspiring the team to do their best by being a role model and inspirational leader
  • Completing commercially viable rotas
  • Making sure items are on the shelves and displayed attractively and priced accurately 
  • Recruit, induct and train your new team members
  • Monitor, manage and improve key performance indicators throughout your store

Knowledge & Skills Required

  • Experience of leading and developing a team in a fast-paced, target-driven environment
  • Have a track record of great team leadership, operational excellence, and delivering best in class customer service
  • Excellent time-management, delegation and problem-solving skills
  • Willingness to get stuck in, working alongside your team and getting the job done
  • Excellent communication skills 
  • Have a minimum of 3 years’ managerial experience in retail or hospitality industry
  • Have knowledge of profit and loss statements and managing sales targets
  • Wine knowledge is beneficial but not essential
  • WSET Qualification is beneficial but not essential
  • Hold a full UK/EU/EEA driving licence for at least 12 months with no more than 6 penalty points

What is in it for you:

Staff discount

The chance to become a Majestic Business Partner; run your showroom and a team like it's your own business and reap the rewards!

Fantastic incentives that take you around the world to explore our different vineyards

Uniform provided

A contributory Company Pension Plan

Life Assurance (Worth 3 times your annual salary).

29 days holiday, including public and bank holidays.

PLUS invites to wine tasting events

Career development opportunities - we are passionate about nurturing our internal talent!

Job Specifics: 

  • Contract: Permanent
  • Hours: Full time

So If you want to be part of a dynamic, busy and fun Team, then apply today together with your up to date CV!

We look forward to receiving your application! #ProudtobeMajestic

On the occasions where we have high volumes of applicants, some roles may close earlier than the advertised end date in order for us to manage all of the applicants appropriately. We will only be able to offer individual feedback to those candidates who attend an interview.

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