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Store Manager


Job ID: 6123268

Cirencester, Gloucestershire, England
£28k - 30k per year

Job Type: Full Time


We are currently looking for a Store Manager (paying up to £30,000 + perfomance bonus’) to run a luxury women's fashion boutique renowned for its exquisite collections and exceptional customer service based in Cirencester. This is a family-run business that creates collections for the free-spirited, independent woman.

Core responsibilities:


  • Provide inspirational leadership to Sahara’s team of Sales Advisors
  • Lead by example with all company policies, from timekeeping to dress code
  • Update the store team on all things Sahara; from business performance to product and season launches
  • Manage all staff processes including recruitment, development and training, performance and disciplinary


  • Improve the commercial performance of the store by increasing its turnover and maximising profitability; managing stock levels and making key decisions regarding stock control
  • Drive sales and forecast future sales volumes; analysing and interpreting trends to facilitate planning
  • Use IT systems to record sales figures for data analysis and forecasting
  • Overall responsibility for sales and reporting/analysing any distinct changes in sales performance
  • Improve the commercial performance of the store by increasing its turnover and maximising profitability procedures

The Customer

  • Role-model exemplary, personal customer service at all times
  • Respond appropriately and timely to in-store customer enquiries
  • Promote Sahara by organising special promotions, displays and events in conjunction with Head Office
  • Ensure first class store standards are maintained at all times
  • Awareness of market trends in the retail industry, understanding forthcoming customer initiatives, and monitoring what local competitors are doing


  • Implement and maintain all operational standards including, but not exhausted to: staffing rotas, stock takes, visual merchandising
  • Highlight changes to improve the business e.g. managing store expenditure to reduce costs; review opening hours to ensure the store can compete effectively in the local market
  • Be responsible for the day-to-day management of the store in accordance with overall Company policy
  • Ensure store takes balance, maintain overall responsibility for banking and petty cash expenditure

Essential skills/knowledge

  • Previous retail management experience
  • First class people and customer service skills
  • The ability to relate to the product and understand the Sahara customer profile
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Positive outlook and a sense of humour

We offer:

  • competitive salary
  • generous holiday allowance
  • generous Staff Discount
  • monthly sales commission (when targets reached)

Join our team and help us celebrate South African heritage through our diverse product

range. Your contribution will play a key role in promoting authentic South African culture.

For more information on this role, get in touch with our Stoke branch and ask for Lily-Mae on 01782 712230!

Alternatively, send over your CV to lilymaef@kpir.co.uk

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