Store Manager HAJM41659

Cumbernauld, Glasgow
£28,000 OTE
07 Oct 2016
20 Oct 2016
Retail, Sales
Contract Type

Britain’s largest furniture specialist are looking for an engaging and dynamic Store Manager for their Cumbernauld store. This exciting opportunity will allow you to use your outgoing personality and drive to manage a hardworking team of Sales Consultants, earn a realistic and achievable commission structure and be part of a thriving and growing business.

They have an expanding portfolio of over 150 stores nationwide and strive to inspire their customers with intelligent styling and design to make their furniture work for their busy home lives.

Their mission is simple and that is to become the UK’s favourite furniture retailer. In order to achieve this, they depend on their strong team of Consultants and Store Managers providing their expert advice and assistance to customers, ensuring they make informed decisions about which furniture is right for them.

As a Store Manager you will play an integral part of your stores success by inspiring and motivating the team to drive the business forward. You will become a brand ambassador, delivering a friendly and consultative customer experience to ensure that customers are satisfied each and every time they visit your store. Therefore, excellent communication skills, a keen interest in interior design and a personable personality are key to succeed in this role.

Key Responsibilities as a Store Manager include:

  • Creating a strong customer service focus to ensure that the customer is central to all activities and decisions.
  • Working alongside key stakeholders, making appropriate observations and recommendations to the Area Sales Manager for ranges to support new product launches
  • Ensuring the team maximises sales, has agreed merchandise and promotion plans.
  • Ensure that the store is well merchandised, ticketed and reaches the pre-set standards and legal requirements.
  • Maintain optimum staffing levels and ensure that your staff are successfully trained to Company standards
  • Carrying out inductions with all new starters
  • Providing ongoing effective coaching and mentoring to all your staff

To be considered for the role of Store Manager candidates will be passionate about people and delivering excellent service, be a strong communicator and have the ability to build and maintain a successful team of motivated Consultants. In addition to this, it is essential that you have an outgoing personality, are hardworking, driven and results orientated. Previous experience within a similar role or the retail industry is desirable but not essential.

Our clients’ offering

With hundreds of quality furniture choices on offer, a 10 year product guarantee and specialised product and management training from their Learning and Development team, they are confident that you will be managing a successful store in no time.

Of course, that’s not all….they believe their staff are imperative to their success and therefore they ensure they get rewarded for all their hard work. As a Store Manager not only will you receive a competitive basic salary of £19,000 but you will also earn a percentage of every sale you make, as well as a monthly store bonus allowing you to earn £28,000 OTE. They also offer a generous staff discount scheme, childcare vouchers and 31 days holiday.

So if you want to help us achieve our mission to become the UK’s favourite furniture retailer then apply today. We can’t wait to hear from you!

This is a Blue Octopus Recruitment Ltd vacancy who are operating as an employment agency. Once you have clicked to apply for this vacancy, we will then send you more information on the role including a copy of the application form via email.