Group Retail Area Manager
Location: Lake District
Salary: c£35-45k + bonus (depending on experience)
Job Type: Permanent / Full Time
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Our client is an award winning, family owned leisure & tourism business with its Head Office located in Kendal. They manage and operate a selection of high-quality tourist attractions, caravan parks, self-catering holidays, private & commercial letting properties, retail outlets and visitor attractions in the Lake District National Park. Heritage and preservation are at the heart of the business and they now have a vacancy for a Group Retail Area Manager to join their team.
The purpose of this role is to oversee the gift shops across the Group and there is an opportunity to influence other aspects of the retail business including cafes and caravan park shops. You will lead a small team of managers, pro-actively contribute to the direction of the retail strategy to drive growth in sales performance and development of the retail outlets whilst ensuring exceptional customer service is delivered at all times. This role reports directly to the CEO who will look to you to deliver the agreed strategic plans.
To be shortlisted for this role, you will need a minimum of 3 years’ experience in area retail management including purchasing, selling strategies, merchandising and stock control. You will have strong commercial acumen, be a strategic thinker and be passionate about outstanding customer service. You will also be a capable and productive team manager with exceptional leadership skills and the ability to drive & motivate performance. This is a fantastic opportunity in retail with the possibility of support with relocation provided if necessary, so if you have a natural flair for all things retail and want the opportunity to progress your career, please apply today.
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If you would like to apply for this role, please send us your fully detailed application, quoting job ref. UPR164 to Untapped Potential by clicking APPLY NOW
Closing date for applications is 30th August.
We are running a full day Selection Day on Friday 6th Sept for all shortlisted applicants, so please keep this date clear.