Assistant Manager – Outdoor Retail – New Store Opening

Full Time

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Assistant Manager – Outdoor Retailer – Alpkit

Salary – Circa £22’000 to £25’000 plus excellent benefits scheme

We are searching for an Assistant Manager who lives and breathes the outdoor lifestyle…knowledge through experience is key for the customer journey.

We are supporting Alpkit to search for an Assistant Manager for their Inverness Store.

This is perfect for a natural leader who is ambitious to grow within an organisation that has an outstanding reputation for customer experience. We are happy to speak with passionate retailers or hospitality managers that love the outdoors…whether that is cycling, climbing, bouldering, hiking or even a spot of wild camping!

You will have strong commerciality to drive customer experience, product, team success and store turnover. This is Alpkit’s first store to open in the Southwest and will be a gateway for the South Wales and Southwest customers. A very exciting time for the business.

Assistant Manager
Eager to review, implement and create processes. Always looking at the business with a fresh pair of eyes.
Confident to share ideas and influence key stakeholders.
Lead in a dynamic driven environment.
Passionate about sustainability.
Ethical with positive values.
Creative flair to drive merchandising suitable for customer profile.
Develop the business as part of the community. Organising and delivering events to increase customer potential.You will have a positive and warm attitude, working as an inspiring leader to motivate and challenge your teams to meet the demands of this growth retail market.

Experience needed
This is a fantastic opportunity for a proactive Assistant Manager, Deputy Manager or Supervisor from either Retail, Hospitality or the Outdoor Industries.
Lead a culture that empowers your team with a hands-on approach.
You will be a leader that can think on your feet in a dynamic retail business.
Effective and efficient control of costs, budgets and allocation of resources.
High degree of commercial awareness.
Strategic thinker.
An interest in outdoor pursuits is an essential requirement for this role.The benefit package is the best we have seen:

Employee Assistance Programme, Enhanced sick pay, Life assurance, Eye care, Welfare days, 50% discount, childcare scheme, dog friendly, cycle to work, extended discounts with other retailers, discount for family and friends, pension scheme, adventure training, study support, free equipment loans, buy and sell holiday days…we could go on!

About us…

2023 sees Discover Retail celebrate our 18th year of business. We have built our foundations on long-standing relationships. It is our attention to detail, coupled with passion, perseverance and plain old hard work that really gives us our focus and dedication to succeed.

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