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Menkind
 
We currently have two very exciting vacancies for Assistant Manager and Retail Supervisor
Who is Menkind?

We are a niche multi-channel gift and gadget retailer operating in a highly competitive environment. We have a number of retail stores and operate two web sites as well as trading through third party market places. The company featured in the Sunday Times Fast Track 100 group of the fastest growing private companies for two years running. Your will be required to work as a valued team member, assisting the Branch Manager in running the store and maximising profit. www.menkind.co.uk

Job Title: Retail Supervisor

Contracted Hours: Part time - 20 hours per week

Salary : £7.60ph

Main Responsibilities

The following section details the main responsibilities for this position. However, this is not a definitive list and a flexible approach to work duties is expected from all members of our team. Generally, the Supervisors duties are to assist the Branch Manager in his or her duties, providing cover in his or her absence.

Commercial Management

To provide excellent customer service
To help maximise sales through effective promotional and sales floor management.
To help minimise stock shrinkage through effective stock and security management.
To help ensure that the team members are providing a courteous and efficient service to customers, treating each customer in a pleasant and helpful manner.
Operational Management

To take responsibility for opening and closing the store as necessary.
To share responsibility for the security of the premises in accordance with Company policy.
To help ensure that all layout instructions are implemented in accordance with Company instructions.
To ensure that all stock receipts are dealt with promptly upon receipt of delivery and in accordance with Company policy.
Personal Compliance

To maintain a high standard of personal hygiene, presenting a neat and well-groomed appearance, adhering to the Company's standards
To ensure compliance with all of the rules and procedures of the store and the Company
To ensure compliance with all legal and statutory requirements, with particular reference to the Health and Safety regulations
To learn and observe the correct method of handling all equipment in the store, ensuring a safe working environment for yourself and your colleagues
To adhere to the staff purchase and discount regulations
To carry out any other duties as required by your Manager
Standards of Job Performance: Performance will be monitored against the following criteria: Branch profitability achieved against target. Stock shrinkage incurred against target.
Adherence to company and store operating standards and procedures.
The delivery of excellent standards of customer service by the branch, at all times.
Accuracy in completing Company and branch documentation.
Maintenance of high standards of store cleanliness, including personal hygiene and appearance.
Punctuality, reliability and maintenance of a good attendance record.
Candidate Profile We are looking for individuals who will complement our anchor values of providing customers with inspiration, convenience, quality, value and respect in an enjoyable and lively environment. Previous retail experience is preferred, although the ability to comfortably deal with all members of the public and a good command of the English language is essential.

The successful candidate will be:

Responsible and respectful.
Hands on, committed and enthusiastic
Professional and approachable
Self-confident and self-motivated
An excellent managerial
An excellent communicator and service provider
Training and Benefits

Full training will be provided with potential to progress within the company.
Company top will be provided.
Staff discount up to 30%
Bonus dependant on store performance
 

Job Title: Assistant Manager

Contracted Hours: Full-Time ~ 40 hours per week

Salary: £16,808.00 /year

 

Main Responsibilities: The following section details the main responsibilities for this position. However, this is not a definitive list and a flexible approach to work duties is expected from all members of our team. Generally, the Assistant Manager's duties are to assist the Branch Manager in his or her duties, providing Duty Manager Cover in his or her absence.

Commercial Management

To provide excellent customer service
To maximise sales through effective promotional and sales floor management.
To achieve branch sales and profitability targets through effective cost controls.
To minimise stock shrinkage through effective stock and security management.
To ensure that the team members are providing a courteous and efficient service to customers, treating each customer in a pleasant and helpful manner.
To ensure that the Branch takes complete ownership of all customer queries and complaints.
Additional Operational duties to be discussed at interview but will include close liaison with Head Office. Candidate Profile We are looking for individuals who will complement our anchor values of providing customers with inspiration, convenience, quality, value and respect in an enjoyable and lively environment. Previous retail experience is essential, as is the ability to comfortably deal with all members of the public. The successful candidate will be;

Responsible and respectful.
Hands on, committed and enthusiastic.
Professional and approachable.
Self-confident and self-motivated.
An excellent man-manager.
An excellent communicator and service provider.
Remuneration & Benefits

Working five days out of seven, for an average of 40 hours per week,

Bonus: Dependant on performance of the store

Holidays: 28 rising to 33 days per annum.

Sick Pay: Effective after 6 months

Staff Discount: Up to 30%

Work Attire: Black or blue jeans, dark coloured chinos, or smart blue/ black trousers. Smart, clean shoes. Company t-shirt or polo shirt supplied.