Assistant Manager

Posted 26 October by Venture Recruitment LTD
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Assistant Manager - Ashford, Kent

Market Leading Trade Brand

£24,000 - £33,000 basic salary + Bonus (Up to £500 per month) + Benefits + Other Incentives

Hours: 44 per week (Monday - Friday 7:30am - 5pm / Saturday 8am - 12pm / Closed Sundays)

Locations: Ashford, Canterbury, Folkestone, Hythe, Maidstone, New Romney, Faversham, Sittingbourne, Aylesford

This is a fantastic opportunity for an Assistant or Store Manager to join a thriving business that was voted in the top 25 best companies to work for!

My client is also currently the leading trade Kitchen company in the UK and following another set of incredible results, they are now entering into another exciting period of growth which means there is an exciting opportunity for another talented Assistant or Store Manager to join their business to help meet increased demand.

With over 500 depots, a new support centre, and a distribution centre run by the best in the business, the depot teams also provide quality products fast and with confidence to customers on the same day. Not only does this set them apart but it has helped the depot teams become the foundation of their success.

Finding the right person is so important, therefore, we are looking for someone who is a confident and outgoing manager that can create a fun and friendly environment for their team to be successful.

Our top performers lead from the front and will get hands on at times, plus they are able to build long-term relationships with customers in the local area by providing outstanding service to helps convert leads into sales.

A friendly and professional manner is needed from our business leaders when it comes to welcoming customers into the store and at their homes. Your ability to listen and understand the customers’ needs is essential as it will result in you and your team offering advice and product recommendations to design and measure their dream kitchen.

Your enthusiasm and management skills will help you and your team close the sales and complete the projects and, last but not least, your attention to detail and willingness to succeed will ensure the customers are satisfied throughout the whole project through to completion so that they want to come back again.

Your Skills & Unique Attributes

You must have previous Management experience and can come from any sector though ideally retail, trade or hospitality would be preferred.

You will be organised, have excellent communication and time management skills along with the drive and ambition to succeed. You will thrive in a team environment and be keen to bring your initiative and creativity to the role while being able to work effectively and efficiently lead your team to achieve and exceed targets.


This role is being handled by Venture Recruitment, a specialist Trade, Retail, and KBB recruitment consultancy covering the whole of the UK. Working in partnership with Venture Recruitment will mean working with experienced sector specialists committed to ensuring a first class service. We work with some of the UK’s biggest and most progressive companies so please apply today to find out how we can support you with your next career move.

Required skills

  • Customer Service
  • Management
  • Sales
  • Building Relationships

Reference: 44487409

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