Assistant Retail Shop Manager

Job Title Assistant Retail Shop Manager

Line Manager London Manager

Salary negotiable with uncapped commission.

Location London, WC1N

About Bert & May:

Bert and May is a lifestyle brand, providing a range of interior design products to both the trade and retail market. Its flagship store is based out of a beautiful warehouse in Bethnal Green and its head office hub is located in Tockwith, North Yorkshire. The brand has an exciting growth strategy, with ambitions to increase the number of retail outlets across the UK and create one of the leading retail e-commerce sites.

About the Role:

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone to join this exciting and ambitious design business.

We are looking for an assistant retail Shop Manager to take our beautiful warehouse and turn it into one of the best shopping destinations in London. We are looking for someone who will have a creative approach to increasing footfall to the shop through marketing and events, will take responsibility for the store layout and design and relish the challenge of helping to open a new store within the year.

You will be motivated and focused, with a self-starter attitude and looking to develop within the role at an exciting time in the company.

Your responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

Layout and presentation of the store
Organising and managing events in store
Working with marketing to increase footfall to the store
Handling sales within the store
Managing an in-store sales team as we grow
Assisting in the opening of a new store in West London.

In addition to this, you will:

Have 3 years’ experience in retail
Have very good IT skills, particularly Microsoft Outlook, Excel and Word
Be sales driven
Be customer focused
Enjoy developing relationships with clients to ensure repeat custom
Have excellent communication skills
Be highly organised and efficient
Be able to work under pressure and tight deadlines. The successful candidate will thrive in a high pressure environment.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: negotiable with uncapped salary.

Required experience:

Customer Service: 1 year
Sales: 1 year
Management: 3 years