Textile Shop Manager - Expiring soon!

Posted 17/06/2024 by Adecco

Lancaster, Lancashire
£32,000 - £42,000/annum excellent benefits, free parking

Textile Shop Manager

Adecco Recruitment are currently recruiting for on behalf of our client,a Shop Manager for the Lancaster site of a well established and prestigious organisation that has sites throughout the UK.

Permanent-Full Time

Salary dependent on experience £35-45K per annum plus excellent benefits.

Free onsite parking

As Shop Manager, you will oversee retail operations, including managing the physical store and the e-commerce platform with responsibility for driving sales, ensuring excellent customer service, and optimizing operational efficiency across all channels.


Retail Operations Management:

  • Oversee the day-to-day operations of the physical store, including opening and closing procedures, staff scheduling, and inventory management
  • Set up and manage the e-commerce platform, including product listings, order processing, and customer inquiries
  • Ensure compliance with company policies and procedures, as well as health and safety regulations
  • Monitor sales performance, analyse trends, and develop strategies to maximize revenue and profitability

Staff Management and Training:

  • Recruit, train, and supervise retail staff, providing coaching and feedback to ensure elevated levels of performance and customer service
  • Work with the People Team to develop and implement training programs to enhance staff knowledge and skills in areas such as product knowledge, sales techniques, and customer service
  • Foster a positive work environment that encourages teamwork, communication, and professional development

Customer Service Excellence:

  • Ensure that all customers receive exceptional service and have a positive shopping experience, both in-store and online
  • Handle customer inquiries, complaints, and feedback in a timely and professional manner, striving to resolve issues to the customer's satisfaction
  • Implement customer service initiatives to build customer loyalty and drive repeat business

Marketing and Promotion:

  • Collaborate with the marketing team to develop and execute marketing and promotional campaigns to drive traffic to the store and e-commerce platform
  • Utilize social media and other digital marketing channels to engage with customers and promote products and promotions
  • Monitor the effectiveness of marketing efforts and adjust strategies as needed to achieve sales targets

Financial Management:

  • Manage the store budget, including expenses, payroll, and operational costs, to ensure profitability and cost-effectiveness
  • Monitor sales performance and financial metrics, such as gross margin and inventory turnover, and take appropriate actions to achieve financial targets

Inventory Control:

  • Ensure accurate and efficient inventory management, including receiving, stocking, and maintaining inventory levels to meet customer demand
  • Conduct regular inventory audits and reconcile discrepancies to minimize shrinkage and ensure accurate reporting

Skills & Experience desired

Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Marketing, Retail Management, or a related field

Master's degree or relevant certifications are a plus:

  • Experience in retail management, with a proven track record of success in driving sales and managing multi-channel retail operations
  • Strong leadership and management skills, with the ability to motivate and inspire a team to achieve results
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to interact effectively with customers, staff, and stakeholders
  • Proficiency in e-commerce platforms and digital marketing tools
  • Knowledge of retail industry trends, customer behaviour, and competitive landscape
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities, with a focus on continuous improvement and innovation

Please apply now for immediate consideration.

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