Store Manager – Assistant Retail Manager - Fashion Designer Brands

AWD Online
Romford, Essex
Up to £28,000 per annum + Commission
14 Feb 2018
15 Mar 2018
Retail & FMCG
Contract Type
Full Time

Store Manager or Assistant Manager with excellent retail management and leadership skills required for a Luxury, High-End Fashion Designer Brand retailer based in Romford, Essex.

SALARY: Up to £28,000 per annum + Commission         

** New Store Opening **

** Excellent Career Development Opportunities **

** Great Team Working Environment **


We have a fantastic new job opportunity for a Store Manager or Assistant Manager with excellent retail management and leadership skills that has sold and understands Luxury, High-End Fashion Designer Brands such as Armani, Valentino, Stone Island, Saint Laurent, Dolce & Gabbana, Gucci etc.

Working as the Assistant / Store Manager you will lead, manage and mentor your team of Brand Experts, ensuring the store runs smoothly and your customers receive a first-class customer experience.


As the Assistant / Store Manager you will have a great opportunity to join a well-established luxury retailer. The store specialises in premium Men’s and Women’s designer clothing, footwear and accessories. They stock some of the most sought-after designer brands, from Armani to Valentino, Stone Island to Saint Laurent and Dolce & Gabbana to Gucci. As a growing business, they are always on the lookout for talented, motivated and driven individuals to join their team.

To continue their growth and expansion, they are now recruiting for an exceptional, driven and proven Assistant / Store Manager to join their new team in Romford. So, if you know your Valentino from your Versace, we want to hear from you!


If this job looks like your ideal position then please send in your CV as soon as possible for our Recruitment Team to review.


Your duties and responsibilities as the Assistant / Store Manager:

  • Maximise turnover to exceed required targets and identify opportunities to continually improve performance
  • Manage and motivate the performance of your team to ensure sales targets are met and exceeded
  • Be a strong managerial presence on the shop floor to drive sales both personally and through the team
  • Ensure exceptional customer service is delivered at all times
  • Ensure all members of the team have the tools and knowledge to deliver the key business objectives
  • Manage the presentation and merchandising of seasonal stock in line with Head Office directives
  • Maintain an awareness of current and market trends, understand forthcoming customer promotions and monitor local competitors
  • Ensure all paperwork, policies and procedures are carried out efficiently and accurately
  • Drive and deliver KPI's


  • You should have a strong clientele background, with a solid database of personal contacts and clients
  • Previous retail experience at Store Manager level within the premium sector is preferred
  • You will be an exceptional people manager, with strong leadership and motivational skills
  • Excellent communication, planning and organisational skills
  • Excellent analytical skills, the ability to interpret financial and sales data
  • A high level of brand awareness and product knowledge
  • An awareness of the local area
  • High level of personal energy to drive projects to completion
  • Confident and assertive
  • Positive and enthusiastic with a ‘can do’ attitude
  • Passion for fashion retail
  • Professional manner
  • Trend aware, fashion conscious and well presented at all times


To be considered for this job vacancy, please submit your CV to our Recruitment Team who will review your details. CV’s of Job Applicants meeting this requirement will 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.

PLEASE NOTE: CVs MUST be attached to your email job application in Microsoft Word or PDF format for our systems to process your application correctly, rather than your CV copied and pasted into the body of the email.


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