Retail Outlet Manager Date Added 14/08/2017

Specialist Roles Job

An amazing opportunity for someone who is creative, innovative and with a passion for retail, to take ownership of a city centre outlet.


Sector: Commercial
Type: Specialist Roles
Location: Wakefield
Salary: £15-20,000

Key Responsibilities

Ultimately, this role will be to manage the day to day running of a busy city centre outlet, maximising sales via merchandising and window dressing, and controlling direct shop expenses in line with annual budgets. 

This role will be varied and will include the below, but not limited to: 

  • Reporting to the area manager on a weekly basis 
  • Organising regular shop meetings, reporting results/actions to staff and volunteers 
  • To provide excellent customer care throughout quality of customer service, dealing with complaints both efficiently and effectively
  • To recruit, retain and support all shop staff / volunteers by providing guidance, support, training and motivation 
  • To achieve profit targets by maximising sales and minimising costs
  • To understand and be aware of current trends within the retail industry eg major multiples (M&S etc) 
  • To price stock at a consistent level in accordance with pricing guides. 

Key Skills and Experience

All candidates will be considered with a suitably written covering note. The below skills and experience wiill be advangeous however: 

  • Retail background and an interest in current fashions / retail patterns 
  • Merchandising background or interest in the fashion world 

Personal Qualities

The Area Retail Manager is looking for someone with drive and ambition. Someone who can work on their own initiative whilst taking direction from himself and colleagues. 

The ideal person will  be creative, innovative, possibly from a retail background with some merchandising experience. 


Closing Date

14/09/2017, 12:00


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