Assistant Store Manager


Sep 6th, 2022
£ 22,250 / Year
Deichmann has been a family-owned business since 1913 and will continue to remain independent. The business started over 100 years ago in Essen, Germany in the Ruhr river area. Deichmann is currently active in 26 countries with approximately 3,800 stores and employs around 38,252 people.

In the UK market Deichmann currently employs over 1200 people, operating from a base of 109 stores and the company has ambitious plans for further expansion and growth.

Deichmann is the market leader in the German and European shoe business. We offer a wide selection of shoes for all age groups possibly the most comprehensive selection on the market. We don’t just ensure outstanding value for the money we’re also quick to bring out the latest fashion trends. Our fashion scouts are hot on the trail of the latest trends and bring current fashion developments into our collections quickly.

Besides tradition-rich brands like Elefanten, Gallus and Medicus, our modern shops offer elegant premium shoes by 5th Avenue. Our young Graceland collection is the pinnacle of what’s new. For many athletes, Victory sport shoes are part of basic equipment. Our assortment is expanded with famous brands like adidas, Nike and Fila. We don’t just offer our customers fashion at a great price, but also quality and safety when buying shoes.
vanHaren Schoenen B.V.
Van Liemptstraat 10
5145 RB Waalwijk

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Full time/Part time:
Full time contracts available

188 High Street, Hounslow, TW3 1HL

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Here at Deichmann we are looking to appoint an Assistant Manager to join our store team. Joining us on a full time, permanent basis you will receive an initial salary of £22,250 per annum.

Ideal candidate:
This is a really exciting opportunity for an ambitious individual with supervisory experience looking to progress their career in Store Management.

Having undergone training you will support the store manager in delivering a first class operation with a view to you potentially becoming a store manager of the future.

You will have previous experience of working in retail or a related sector and be able to problem solve and
think on your feet. Being a people person you will be able to plan and co-ordinate resources and be passionate about the delivery of exceptional customer service.

Key activities:
  • Motivate and coach the team to deliver excellent customer service
  • Lead by example in promoting and recommending complimentary shoe care products, demonstrating confidence with selling and excellent product knowledge, ensuring the very best level of customer service
  • Resourcing / drafting rotas, working within budget
  • Stock management
  • Analysing and interpreting sales performance data and reports
  • Making recommendation for ways to improve sales performance, based on analysis of quantitative and qualitative data and identification of customer insights
  • Ensure all company standards are implemented and maintained i.e. merchandising, admin
  • Support the delivery of KPI’s, meeting all company standards
  • Assist in recruitment and training of the team

Personal characteristics:
  • A hands on leader, with experience in retail or a related industry sector
  • Have a positive flexible approach with a can do attitude
  • Energy and enthusiasm, with ability to work under pressure, in a demanding fast paced environment
  • Have the confidence and ability to motivate, coach and inspire the team
  • Numerate
  • Attention to detail
  • Good communicator
  • Be methodical, organised and have a structured approach to work
  • Spatial awareness
  • Be fully flexible across the week

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