Retail Manager – Store Management – Fashion Clothing

  • Job Reference: AWDO-P5808
  • Date Posted: 9 October 2020
  • Recruiter: AWD online
  • Location: Crowthorne, Berkshire
  • Salary: £22,583
  • Sector: Retail & FMCG
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: CV Response Team

Job Description

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Retail Manager with excellent store management and team leadership skills, who is results driven and has experience of delivering excellent customer service is required for a Community Charity Shop based in Crowthorne, Berkshire.

This is not your normal Charity Shop. It has the look and feel of any well-presented high street store. And better still, the store is raising much needed funds for the Charity, so they can keep on doing the work they were set up for.

 

SALARY: £22,583 per annum

LOCATION: Crowthorne, Berkshire

JOB TYPE: Full-Time, Permanent

HOURS: 40 Hours per Week, including Saturdays on rota

 

PLEASE NOTE: This role involves some manual handling, lifting, carrying, sorting, displaying and presenting stock showing items and the store at their optimum.

 

APPLICATION PROCESS: Once you’ve applied via this site, we will email over some extra details regarding the application process that you will need to complete as soon as possible. Please keep an eye out for our email.

 

INTERVIEW DATE: Interviews to be held on Monday 2nd November 2020

 

JOB OVERVIEW

We have a fantastic new job opportunity for a Retail Manager with excellent store management and team leadership skills, who is results driven and has experience of delivering excellent customer service.

As the Retail Manager you will have a number of direct reports, including the Retail Assistant Manager, Retail Supervisor, Visual Merchandising Floor Manager and volunteers.  You will be responsible for the day to day management of the shop, meeting and exceeding sales targets and providing the highest quality of customer service.

Working as the Retail Manager you will be customer and commercially focussed, creative and sales driven and able to work with a close-knit friendly team.  You will ideally have a recent background in a fashion retail management role with experience in delivering targets and objectives.

As a successful candidate you will have a fantastic opportunity to be part of a busy community shop offering an extensive product range and a unique shopping experience where you will find the best quality pre-loved stock across all departments.  You will be part of a developing business that supports people in the local community.

 

DUTIES

Your duties as the Retail Manager:

  • Meet budgeted sales targets and maximise profit through effective use of commercial reports to manage shop performance
  • Completion of weekly paperwork
  • Take responsibility for daily banking
  • Manage stocktakes
  • Create a welcoming, happy and professional atmosphere for customers and the shop team
  • Maintain high standards of visual merchandising, window displays and housekeeping
  • Provide leadership to motivate the shop team to deliver targets and excellent customer service
  • Line manage a team of staff including arranging appropriate staffing levels, staff recruitment, induction, supervision via one to one meetings, development, appraisals and regular team meetings
  • Recruit, train and support volunteers
  • Travel to retail manager meetings and training sessions as required
  • Engage & support activities of the wider organisation e.g. fundraising, marketing, and volunteering
  • Maintain excellent knowledge of the Charity in order that customers, staff and volunteer queries can be answered correctly
  • Some manual handling - lifting, carrying and sorting stock over 2 floors
  • Use of steaming machine to steam clothes
  • Proportion of day spent working on a computer, inputting information

CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS

Essential

  • Recent retail experience in a managerial role, including sales targets
  • Experience of working in a fashion environment with brand knowledge
  • Experience of managing staff, including recruitment, setting objectives, developing staff and managing performance
  • Experience of cash handling
  • Knowledge of Health and Safety obligations
  • Demonstrable skills in written and spoken English that are adequate to enable effective communication about relevant topics with customers and colleagues
  • Willingness and ability to demonstrate commitment to the Charity’s values

Desirable

  • Experience of recruiting and managing volunteers and working within a charity
  • Experience of Visual Merchandising
  • Ability to use and work with IT systems e.g. Stock IT system including Word, Excel and email
  • Current driving licence with insurance cover for “Business Use” is desirable

 

HOW TO APPLY

APPLICATION PROCESS: Once you’ve applied via this site, we will email over some extra details regarding the application process that you will need to complete as soon as possible. Please keep an eye out for our email.

CV’s of Job Applicants meeting this requirement may also be submitted to our Client for consideration. By submitting your job application to us you are hereby giving us your express consent to submit your details to our Client for this purpose.

JOB REF: AWDO-P5808

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