Retail Assistant Manager - Southampton

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£22,000 - £24,000 - Customer Service
Ref: 124 Date Posted: Thursday 02 May 2019
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  • Southampton
  • £22,000 - £24,000
  • 40 hours per week, over 5 days per week (including some weekend working)

An opportunity has arisen for a motivated, driven and passionate retail professional to join a national company within the manufacturing industry, who are looking to hire an Assistant Manager into their Southampton showroom. Working with a high-end product and a fantastic after-care team from their central office, this position is requiring someone to be a passionate ambassador for the business, while motivating and encouraging others within the team locally. The successful candidate will be responsible for assisting the branch manager with the general running of the store, as well as motivating the team to generate and process sales through both trade and retail customers.


Tasks will include:

  • Opening and closing the store / showroom
  • Working closely with the manager to ensure smooth running of the store
  • Managing and supervising staff
  • Training staff
  • Monitoring and maintaining monthly sales targets
  • Identifying opportunities to enhance the product range
  • Paperwork within the store
  • Creating window and in-store displays
  • Serving customers and dealing with queries and complaints
  • Processing sales and cash handling
  • Stock management
  • Continually learning about the product range and developing products
  • Adhering to and leading the positive health and safety within the store


Skills and experience required:

  • Previous retail experience within a supervisory role
  • Ability and experience of motivating others with up-selling of products
  • An extremely credible approach and positive attitude
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Good leadership skills
  • Good numeracy skills
  • An interest in DIY would be an advantage


To apply, please submit your application or alternatively please contact James at Aspiria Recruit (contact details on the Aspiria Recruit website)