Area Manager Premium Fashion brand - North UK

Location
Manchester
Salary
£45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted
06 Oct 2016
Closes
03 Nov 2016
Ref
NINA
Contact
Nina Louise Hurel
Sector
Retail
Job Type
Permanent
Level
Manager
Job description

Job Title: Area Manager Northern Concessions
Location: North of UK based

MAIN JOB OBJECTIVE
Responsible for all aspects of management of multiple concession locations in and around the Northern region. For each concession, The Area Manager is responsible for recruiting, developing and training a staff that is dedicated to driving the business. In addition, the Area Manager is responsible for the merchandise, inventory, meeting all operational budgets whilst providing and maintaining a proactive business plan.
Within this role the individual will be accountable for analysing, recommending, executing and managing initiatives and efficiencies that support business structure, strategy and growth. As a brand ambassador and team Leader, for the Brand, you will be responsible for motivating, inspiring, coaching and developing a team. A key deliverable as Area Manager is building and maintaining strong relationships with both internal departments and external partners.

IDEAL CANDIDATE
To be the ideal candidate you will be commercially experienced and have excellent interpersonal skills. You will also need to have a solid understanding of shop operations to ensure the Brand store standards are maintained at all times. Excellent communication skills, motivated, positive, a self-starter with lots of initiative and highly organised.
Proven retail experience in a Senior Retail shop role (3+years) or previous Area Management experience is essential, preferably within a lifestyle brand environment.
DESIRED SKILLS
1. Customer centric
2. Excellent communication and listening skills
3. Time Management skills
4. Persuading and influencing skills
5. Coaching and developing skills
6. Performance management skills
7. Highly commercial
8. Able to Network effectively
9. Results driven

If interested kindly send CV's to nina@eliteassociates.co.uk
(Please note that due to a high number of applicants only those successful will be contacted)