Assistant Store Manager
- Type: Permanent
- Location: Reading
- Department: Retail
We have a great opportunity to join our Reading store. As the Assistant Manager you will be supporting the Store Manager on the day to day runnings of the store but also taking ownership of a number of duties when the store manager is off.
Role and Responsibilities:
You will be involved with our staff at all levels, including managing, motivating and training our employees whilst ensuring the relevant HR procedures are followed. You will plan, forecast and report on sales and work to maximise this with shop merchandising and customer flow. The Assistant Manager will be responsible for ensuring all health and safety standards are upheld, along with security and emergency procedures.
Ensuring we are following market trends is a must within this position, in addition to managing all costs and overheads associated with the store. You will continuously work to increase staff competencies at all levels and develop personal skills and capability through on-going training.
We are looking for a passionate candidate with previous managerial experience, preferably in a high street retailer and a drive to succeed. The successful candidate must have a passion for sneakers and our company ethos, and will be able to contribute to the success of our culture. You must have previous experience working in a fashion retail environment, and will have vast experience managing and motivating a team of sales assistants and supervisors. In addition, you will be efficient and highly organised with the ability to use your own initiative to bring fresh ideas to the store.
What we offer:
Footasylum offer 28 days holidays, a competitive bonus structure, generous staff discount and excellent progression opportunities for the right candidate.