Team & Operations Manager

Posted 25 September by REED
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Our client, a well established family owned company in the Lake District, is looking for a Manager to join the retail side of their business. 

This role is very autonomous and offers the successful candidate an opportunity to manage and handle the stores day to day functions as the key decision maker.

Heading up a small, friendly team the roles key responsibilities include:

Managing and motivating the team

Leading on the generation of sales, meeting and exceeding targets

Provide creative lead in the visual merchandising of the shop, ensuring window displays drive sales into the store

Managing stock control and stock levels. Planning orders to avoid out of stock problems, liasing with key suppliers.

Making maximum usage of the EPOS system to avoid over or understocking to control overall stock levels

Using margins when buying to generate above average profit on non core lines.

Have input with product development and attend trade shows as required along with leadership seminars and other training courses

This is an ideal opportunity for either an experienced manager or someone eager to further their retail career.

With an enthusiastic, proactive and creative approach to the job the Store Manager will: 

Need to be flexible and adaptable with a passion for driving sales forward.  

Be able to  exhibit the initiative to required to make this store successful and be able to demonstrate good communication skills at all levels

Be thoroughly versed in EPOS retailing or show a genuine eagerness to learn.

The Manager must be available to work bank holidays when required, one weekend day as standard and both by exception.

With 28 working days annual leave inclusive of bank holidays and series of staff discounts across our clients group of businesses, this is a very exciting opportunity for the successful candidate

Our client is looking for this position to start in NOVEMBER but is keen to take applications as soon as possible.

Interested? Please apply NOW or email your CV to

Reed Specialist Recruitment Limited is an employment agency and employment business

Reference: 36198872

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