Assistant Store Manager

  • Job Reference: 00022813-1
  • Date Posted: 12 October 2020
  • Recruiter: CV-Library
  • Location: Darlington, County Durham
  • Salary: £22,000
  • Sector: Retail & Consumer Products, Covid-19
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

About The Role

Please note that all face to face interviews will be carried out with strict adherence to COVID-19 safety precautions and measures. These will be shared with you at point of invitation.

What you’ll be doing:

Working with the Store Manager, you’ll share joint responsibility for the day to day running of the store

You’ll be leading by example, co-managing a small team of between 4 - 6 members of staff

You’ll be committed to motivating your team to deliver a great customer experience as well as achieving challenging sales targets

With a commitment to offering honest advice, you will build rapport with customers, exceeding their expectations and reassuring them when they're bewildered by choice

What you’ll need - skills and experience:

Proven experience in a retail customer service orientated or sales environment

Supervisory or junior management experience within a retail or field sales position, ideally in a hard goods environment

You’ll have practical experience / knowledge of some or all of our product range

Proven ability to sell some or all of our product range

Proven ability to deliver excellent customer service to all of our customers

Proven experience in achieving sales targets

You'll be a confident, enthusiastic team player

Your personal skills should include accuracy and numeracy as well as basic computer literacy

You’ll possess a high degree of self motivation and a can-do attitude

You’ll demonstrate a desire to succeed both individually and as co-leader of the team

Benefits

What you’ll get in return for your commitment:

Staff Discounts

Healthcare Cash plans

A company pension scheme

Life Cover

Employee Assistance Programme

Role specific training and development

Proactive promotion of internal candidates

Paid Breaks

Free Tea & Coffee

About The Company

Where you’ll be working:

Machine Mart are the UK’s leading specialist retailer of workshop power tools and equipment to the general public and trade customers. With 64 stores nationally and over 39 years in business we are at the forefront of our sector and are supporting our recent success with continued growth and new store openings through this year and next. For further information on our company and our product range, visit our website: (url removed)