Store Manager – Argento, High Street, Holywood

Location UK / Down

Job Type Permanent full-time, TemporaryContract

Salary See description

Updated 4 days ago

Reference 1391344

 Job Description

We are currently seeking a Store Manager for our Argento Store in High Street, Holywood. Please forward your CV and Cover Letter to Argento Recruitment. Closing Date: 20th February 2019 at 5pm

About the Company and the Role:

We are currently seeking a Store Manager for our Argento Store in Holywood.

Belfast based multi-channel retailer Argento was founded in 1997 and has now grown to 30+ stores throughout the UK and Ireland.

 

Argento’s excellent reputation for excellent customer service and quality has enabled them to secure top designer brands such as Pandora, Nomination, Thomas Sabo, Swarovski and Vivienne Westwood. As well as being known as the number one destination for branded jewellery Argento have a number of own branded ranges designed in house. These include Karma, August Woods and Dirty Ruby; these brands are fresh, fun and exclusive to the Argento customer.

 

ARGENTO has recently won Best Store Environment at the Retail Jeweller UK JEWELLERY AWARDS

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to lead by example, acting as a role model for the sales team and as an ambassador for the ARGENTO brand at all times. Providing the highest level of service to the customer in a luxurious environment.

Further information:

Store: Argento, High Street, Holywood

Role: Store Manager

Contract: 40 hours per week (candidates must be available weekday and weekends)

Salary: £18,000 – £19,000 per annum + store bonus

 

Job tasks and responsibilities

The position will include, but will not be limited to the following duties:

  • Motivating the sales team to achieve or exceed store targets;
  • Drive sales and footfall, managing KPIs;
  • Provide exceptional customer service;
  • Manage rotas in line with Store budget;
  • Stock and cost control;
  • People management and training;
  • Security; implement and manage effective security procedures and promote loss prevention awareness
  • Banking responsibilities; reconcile daily sales and petty cash and manage gift card process
  • Promoting the Company values to the team and leading by example
  • Oversee Visual Merchandising;
  • Accountable for all store related activities 

Criteria/ Experience/ Personal attributes

 

  • At least 1 – 2 years (within the last 4 years) with retail, customer service and people management experience
  • Proven experience within a similar luxury brand environment
  • Sound sales experience
  • Passionate about jewellery and customer service
  • Understanding of store targets and the drivers behind them
  • Experience in the use of Microsoft office packages and EPOS systems
  • Well presented with a positive, pro-active and professional approach

 

Desirable:

 

  • 5 GCSEs (or equivalent) including Maths and English Grade C or above

 

As a brand ambassador for ARGENTO, the successful candidate will be well presented and have a customer-focused, can-do attitude.

 

This role may suit an experienced Assistant Manager looking for their next opportunity.


Job benefits and perks:

ARGENTO’s mission is to encourage a high-performing culture so that we can be the most loved brand to work for.

We value and respect all our employees and to thank them for all their hard work, dedication and passion we offer a generous benefits package, to highlight only a few: 

  • Annual Leave & Family Friendly Policies
  • Auto-enrolment pension scheme
  • Achievable monthly bonus
  • Generous staff discount
  • Excellent training programmes
  • Fantastic incentives (including the opportunity to win trips to Hong Kong & London)
  • Opportunity to progress to other roles

If you fit all the above criteria and have strong experience in a similar position and are looking for a new challenge, we would love to hear from you.

 

Please forward your CV and Cover Letter to apply.

 

Closing Date: Wednesday 20th February 2019 @ 5pm