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Bournemouth Castlepoint - Sales Manager Ladies

Bournemouth Castlepoint - Sales Manager Ladies

Posted 27 March by River Island Featured Ended


A Sales Manager is responsible for managing stock and maximizing sales through great service. 

Are you well-rounded? Can you manage a team ,  merchandise product  , increase sales through service  and manage operational processes ? Then this is the job for you!

In this role, you will:

Drive sales & maximise profit:

  • Make commercial decisions daily with product whilst ensuring the sales floor is maintained to high visual standards
  • Analyse commercial reports and take action to improve performance
  • Implement layouts by adhering to company VM guidelines
  • Ensure replenishment is actioned to maintain sales floor densities and size availability
  • Conduct daily walkthroughs to identify opportunities to increase sales

Connect with customers:

  • Ensure the team are deployed effectively to increase conversion and ATV by upselling and cross selling stock in store and on the web (Omni channel)
  • Deploy staff effectively to meet customer demand and to achieve workload.
  • Coach the team to promote and sell new lines, best sellers and key fashion pieces.
  • Motivate the team to increase performance by updating them on performance v targets
  • Support the manager with team recruitment, inductions and training

Deliver high operational standards whilst controlling costs:

  • Drive productivity to ensure every member of the team is always adding value  
  • Ensure stock is managed effectively to increase sales and reduce costs
  • Be responsible for protecting profit, ensuring the team are engaging with customers to deter theft through service
  • Report maintenance issues and be responsible for team training on fire, health and safety procedures.
  • Keep costs to a minimum whilst maintaining the Brand


… and we know exactly what experience we’re looking for! For this role, you will:

  • Have previous experience at Sales Manager level or be an experienced Supervisor/Visual Merchandiser looking for your next step up
  • You may also be a small store/deputy manager looking to move into a larger turnover environment
  • Be able to work on your own initiative
  • Be a great communicator and be able to engage your team
  • Have a good understanding of the latest trends and our competitors Have good leadership skills
  • Have experience in VM
  • Have experience in analysing reports and making commercial decisions
  • Be passionate about delivering a world class experience to our customers
  • Have good planning and organising skills


… and in doing so, we provide great benefits for our retail managers:

  • 50% Staff Discount
  • Uniform Allowance
  • Pension Scheme
  • Up to 28 days holiday*
  • Private healthcare*


We offer on-going training and development by running workshops throughout the year, covering different areas from Commercial Awareness to Performance Management, helping you develop your skill set as a River Island manager. We also have fantastic area managers who you will work alongside, many of whom have progressed from store themselves. What better way to learn & develop your career than alongside someone who has been there and done it themselves!


We are always looking for ambitious individuals who will thrive from working in a fast paced, creative and vibrant business. If this sounds like you, we would love to hear from you!

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