Retail Manager and Assistant Manager - Tiling / Home Interiors

  • Location

    Dorset

  • Sector:

    Sales & Business Development

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Sarah Lane

  • Contact email:

    slane@meridianbs.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    489992SL_1608650298

  • Published:

    28 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-01-21

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

    Sarah Lane

The Company:

'Top quality', 'high end', 'British made', 'stylish and creative': are these words you would like to use to sell your products? Within this company's beautiful retail showroom, you could achieve those ambitions as a Retail Manager. You will offer proven sales skills and drive, the ability to merchandise product to increase revenue, manage staff effectively and be motivated to gain the best level of sales possible. If you have experience within the home interiors industry and thrive selling an aesthetic product, then this could be the ideal role role.

Job Responsibilities:

Key holder, responsible for opening and closing the showroom.

Manage costs and overheads, monthly sales margins and targets and all factors affecting the profitable performance of the showroom. Understanding of P & L sheets.

Seek and continuously develop knowledge and information about customer activity, pricing and tactics and communicate this to relevant departments in the Company.

Train and develop new and existing staff members.

Increase new sales through trade enterprises, build and develop showroom displays.

Plan and implement POS, showroom merchandising, layout and customer flow to maximise sales, customer satisfaction, appearance, image and ergonomics for customers.

Manage and improve staff's selling and customer service interaction with consumers to optimise and sustain sales performance, profitability and customer satisfaction.

Recruit new staff members in conjunction with the HR department. Continually learn about new products and ranges and train staff.

Preferred Skills:


Customer focused with proven experience within the home interiors industry (ie paint shop, fabrics, home furnishings, flooring and tiling, or a similarly aesthetic product).

Able to handle sensitive and confidential matters.

Able to lift fairly heavy product.

A full (ideally clean) driving licence would be an advantage.

Personal Attributes:

A good communicator.

Well-presented and confident.

Associated Benefits:
We offer a competitive salary and benefits including a contributory pension scheme, 23 days holiday (increasing to 26 days with service) plus public holidays, staff discounts and death in service cover. In addition there is structured training and the potential for career progression within our growing dynamic company.

Working Hours: 8.30am to 5pm on a rota as the store is open 7 days a week.

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Please note that due to a high level of applications, we can only respond immediately to applicants whose skills & qualifications are suitable for this position.

Meridian Business Support is acting on behalf of our Client as a Recruitment Agency.