Trainee Store Manager

Are you an ambitious Team Member or Supervisor, looking to progress your career into Store Management? Then, please read on!

Our client, a well-known global retail business, is looking for a Trainee Store Manager with an immediate start in their Gloucester store

You will join the team on a full time, permanent basis and in return will receive an initial salary of £22,250 per annum.

Initially based in a store on the district, following training you will support and hold stores either on a planned or adhoc basis across the surrounding area.

You will undergo training, including holding stores on a planned and ad hoc basis with a view to you potentially becoming a Cover Manager at the end of your training, and then potentially on to becoming Store Manager of your own Store.

You must be fully flexible in terms of travel as you will be working in a number of different stores and you will have previous experience of working in retail or a related sector.

You must be able to problem solve and think on your feet, alongside this you will be a people person, have the ability to plan and co-ordinate resources and be passionate about the delivery of exceptional customer service.

Your duties as a Trainee Store Manager will be as follows:


  • Motivate and coach the team to deliver excellent customer service
  • Lead by example in promoting and recommending complimentary shoe care products, demonstrating confidence with selling and excellent product knowledge, ensuring the very best level of customer service
  • Resourcing / drafting rotas, working within budget
  • Stock management
  • Analysing and interpreting sales performance data and reports
  • Making recommendation for ways to improve sales performance, based on analysis of quantitative and qualitative data and identification of customer insights
  • Ensure all company standards are implemented and maintained i.e.

    merchandising, admin
  • Support the delivery of KPI’s, meeting all company standards
  • Assist in recruitment and training of the team

If you are a hands-on leader, with experience in retail or a related industry sector, who is also numerate, organised with attention to detail, contact us to apply!

Aqumen Business Solutions is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.





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