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Vacancy – Assistant Manager

This brilliant stationery and lifestyle brand, sells fun, fashionable, unique and quirky products, all at affordable prices.
Merchandising your store, interacting with customers to sell these products, is guaranteed to put a smile on your face and that of your customer’s.
You’ll love coming to work 🙂

Your role:
You will be responsible for leading, motivating and developing your team to ensure consistent delivery on standards, customer service and product knowledge to maximise your store’s sales potential and profitability

Commercial Responsibilities:

  • To achieve sales budgets or forecasts.
  • Ensure execution across the area of:
    Store layouts, Windows, Pricing/Promotions and Product presentation/Merchandising standards
  • Advise Retail Store Manager of competitive behaviour.
  • Advise on local marketing initiatives.
  • Advise Retail Store Manager of customer profile of store.

People Responsibilities:

  • Recruit, train, manage & develop store team, through coaching, counselling, and disciplining employees; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results
  • Promote a challenging, focused & professional environment.

Financial Responsibilities:

  • To achieve profit budgets relating to the accountable contribution elements of the Profit & Loss accounts.
  • Manage budgets set by Retail Store Manager.
  • Manage shrinkage, stock loss and stock levels
  • Secure company assets at all times.


  • Ensure strict compliance on policies and procedures at all times.
  • Instil excellence in customer service.
  • Ensure house keeping, repairs and safety is maintained.


  • To act as key link for all communication between Retail Store Manager, Store Staff and Team.

Skills and Experience Required:

  • Previous retail experience at Store Manager level or Assistant Manager
  • Engaging personality
  • Results driven
  • Confident
  • Committed to the business


  • Benefits include; 50% discount, bonus scheme, pension, holidays and childcare vouchers

This is Full Time role working 5 days over 7 each week