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Assistant Manager

Music
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Assistant Manager

Music
Central London
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Job Details

Our client, an iconic record studio is looking to recruit an Assistant Manager with a strong record of retail store management and a passion for British music.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work with the management team to develop a commercial strategy to ensure revenue targets are met and products on sale reflect the brand and appeal to visitors.
  • Team management, ensuring all staff fully understand and fulfil their     responsibilities.
  • Ensure that accounting and financial procedures are strictly adhered to.
  • Prepare high quality reports using the EPOS system and communicate performance to the management team as required.
  • Constantly review sales forecasts and trading data, using findings to inform stock management and to identify best retail operations.
  • Sales, stock-level management, and reordering.
  • Coordinate displays with special promotions.
  • Process payments using the EPOS system, end of week banking.
  • Building and maintaining a customer database.
  • Manage staff levels, matching operational requirements and salary budget.
  • Managing stock displays and store presentation, evaluating and adapting to maximise profit.
  • Receive and price store inventory.
  • Prepare and process online, telephone, and mail orders.
  • Coordinate the store’s annual stock take and the production of final reports.
  • Build a strong retail team through recruitment, induction, and regular reviews.
  • Work with the Marketing department to action a programme of marketing, PR and in-store promotions to maximise sales and engagement.
  • Be aware of and ensure compliance with all relevant Trading Standards requirements.
  • Ensure the store’s health and safety regulations are adhered to at all times.
  • Lead or act as a member of project teams for the development of new initiatives.

Requirements:

  • Passion for British music and its history.
  • A strong track record in retail store management, ideally with experience of corporate and entrepreneurial environments.
  • Experience of translating vision/broad strategies into specific targets and tasks.
  • Commercial knowledge and awareness, including the ability to retain and disseminate commercial data and of working with P&L accounts, budgeting and forecasting.
  • Demonstrable experience of recruiting and effectively managing teams in a retail environment, including performance management and skills training.
  • Extensive customer-facing retail experience, including cash handling, use of EPOS systems and experience in establishing written procedures.
  • Involvement in the development of product ranges and in the procurement of goods and services.
  • Good understanding of marketing planning and promotional campaign management.

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