Who are we looking for?
To fulfil this exciting role you will possess excellent Retail Management skills, which you will have gained within a retail environment, ideally within the outdoor industry.
You will also have the following qualities:
Exceptional customer service skills
Excellent organisational skills
Attention to detail
Effective verbal and written communication skills
Ability to challenge others to improve their performance
Skills to train and delegate effectively
Time Management Skills
AND ideally, you will have a passion for outdoor travel adventure.
About the role
The ideal candidate will use their past experiences to support the manager in all areas of the store management, engage the shop team in driving all aspects of the shop performance whilst maintaining our reputation for outstanding quality and customer service.
Main duties of the role consist of assisting the shop manager to:
Reach and exceed sales targets through assisting customers in the selection and purchase of merchandise.
Organise and implement store rotas and covering shifts and holidays thorough effective staff management.
Train and motivate sales staff on selling procedures to achieve sales goals
Organise the store merchandise standards and restocking merchandise to improve commerciality
Nurture a thirst for high levels of product knowledge within an outdoor retailer and a passion for sharing that knowledge.
What’s in it for you?
Having been retailing in the UK for over 40 years in the outdoor industry, we are able to offer an excellent pay and benefits package. Plus all of this:
Structured training sales and management training
Access to in-house e-learning modules
50% discount on our clothing
Contributions to a Pension scheme
Life cover based on salary
Weekly sales bonus scheme
Access to child care vouchers
Bikes through the government ride to work scheme
Employee Assistance Scheme
About the company
We make gear to keep you protected and comfortable in the world’s wildest places. From performance clothing to shoes and luggage we have created a range that is all you need and nothing you don’t. From our original and iconic “bags” to our latest innovations everything is built on the original design principles that were conceived around a kitchen table in North Yorkshire forty years ago. That is what still make us unique.
We just make gear that delights our customers and delivers on our promise.
How to apply
To apply for the role of Deputy Store Manager, please click on the Apply button and follow the short application procedure
Employment Type Permanent
Advertiser Type Agency