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Global Talent 2020 are working exclusively with our highstreet renowned retail client in appointing an experienced clothing retail Store Manager that will head up a new flagship store opening soon in the vibrant capital of Scotland.
The Store Manager will be coming on board early to be part of the pre-opening process for the store and its development. Therefore, previous experience of this would be highly sought out by our client.The Store Manager will be responsible initially for liaison with on site contractors, and brand ambassadors from central headquarters to ensure the vision for the store is kept on track, and its opening ramp-up schedule. The initial pre-opening brief will also cover the scaling of recruitment for the store, training of new colleagues in line with brand expectations, and also set up of systems/SOP’s in line with operations in future of the store.
Once the store is open, the Store Manager will be ensuring that the store reaches and exceeds its commercial expectations, through the team, brand strengths and the levels of engagement with customers loyal to the brand, and also newcomers. It has a varied role scope, that requires high levels of multi tasking, and making sound commercial decisions to affect outcomes in a challenging high street environment at present. You will be the designated key holder and out of hours contact in this 5 out of 7 day role.
Our Client at Global Talent 2020 is looking ideally for someone with previous retail fashion store managerial leadership experience, with at least 3 yrs in a similar level role of a large quality uni-sex fashion store.You must possess first class soft people skills, and be very commercially driven to achieve targets, and key measurement metrics for your stores performance levels through your team. You must possess sound strategic, financial acumen, planning skills as well as an understanding of marketing and sales both online and instore. The right candidate must also have a passion for fashion, current trends and want their customers never to be disappointed with service delivery, or products. An approachable style is paramount, and someone who enjoys daily challenges, multi-tasking, project work as required and developing something new into something renowned. Previous fashion experience is a must, or similar luxury goods for the role. City centre/high street experience is highly desired, but other experience may be considered for if the candidate demonstrates other core criterias.
Our client at Global Talent 2020 offers a great base salary package, with excellent remuneration dependent on experience and attractive bonus incentives. Discount schemes and brand benefits will also be included as well as pension. Travel packages may well be considered for the right candidate.