Assistant Store Manager-Sales
Farmers
Hastings, NZ
3d ago

Farmers is an iconic Kiwi brand serving the New Zealand market for over 100 years. We continue to bring on-trend merchandise, beautiful stores and enjoyable shopping experience to our customers.

None of this happens by chance. We search far and wide to find people who want to share our vision and help continue our journey.

We are seeking an Assistant Store Manager-Sales who can bring expert guidance and an encouraging attitude to help lead and support our Hastings Store.

As the Assistant Store Manager specialising in Sales and Service you will be responsible for leading our experienced Department Managers and our sales team.

As an experienced retail expert we know that you'll bring a wealth of knowledge with you and to set you up for success, we will provide you with a structured training programme to support you as you learn all about our business and way of operating.

We'll expect you to identify areas and opportunities for improvement, drive a culture of world class customer service through your management team and take the business forward through expert leadership.

You'll play a key role in setting the direction required to enable great performance, not to mention develop and encourage the same commercial focus in your Department Managers.

So what else will you need?

  • Ideally come from an apparel or retail background
  • Previous experience managing large teams, or in multi-site / cluster management
  • A proven history of driving sales and delivering results through coaching and inspiring your sales teams
  • Strong leadership and people management skills
  • Strong communication skills both written and verbally, including the ability to deliver sales training programmes
  • Experience with change management is an advantage
  • Great organisational and planning skills and the ability to prioritise workloads to effectively meet deadlines
  • This role is all about motivating and inspiring your managers and team to provide an outstanding customer experience. Passion and knowledge of fashion, homewares and lifestyle categories are a must.

    You'll have an expert eye for detail, know what is trending in retail and how to provide an outstanding customer experience through visual merchandising and leading from the front.

    At Farmers we offer excellent career progression - we are seeking an ambitious high performing leader who sees their career in our fashion forward business and could see themselves working towards a future store manager role.

    This is both a challenging and rewarding role which will see you push the boundaries and think outside the box to achieve your goals.

    Apply online today!

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