Store Manager
New Lynn
5d ago

Animates is New Zealand’s leading pet care company with 40 pet specialty retail stores, 24 grooming salons, 17 vet clinics and growing.

Our highly passionate and knowledgeable store teams are committed to living our vision of being the best pet company in the world by providing outstanding customer service and ensuring our customers have the information they need for the best possible care of their pets.

As Store Manager of our New Lynn store you will be crucial to the success of Animates.

The store has built a strong reputation for delivering great customer service and merchandising standards.

Your proven leadership, excellent customer service and passion for retail will ensure you lead by example and provide effective support and coaching for your team, manage day-to-day store operations, control wages and costs, exceed sales targets and ultimately grow your store.

To thrive in this challenging and varied role you will need :

  • Energy and drive to lead, coach and inspire your team to provide outstanding customer service
  • An exceptionally friendly manner to build a regular customer base and grow sales
  • Proven experience in a performance based, people management role (ideally 8 or more staff)
  • Comprehensive understanding and proven experience of developing people and managing performance
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Sound operational experience in a complex environment
  • Merchandising knowledge and experience with a keen eye for detail
  • A proven track record driving and achieving sales targets.
  • Flexibility to work weekends, Public Holidays and late nights as required.
  • In return, we offer :

  • Ongoing learning and development, support and coaching to help you succeed in your role
  • A generous staff discount to use at our retail stores and vet clinics
  • A culture where diversity and inclusion are the norm here and we’re proudly a Rainbow Tick Certified Employer.
  • If you're ready to successfully lead a team and deliver results with New Zealand’s leading pet care company, apply today!

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