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Jobs in UK Retail

Careers in Retail Operations

The sales division is responsible for growing our brand in a balanced way; across all channels, on a global basis. To achieve their goal this team delivers world class customer service that exceeds expectations, always acting with honesty and integrity ensuring the customer comes first in everything they do. When it comes to sales and service; Molton Brown does not take shortcuts.
Great customer service is not an initiative or flavour of the month, it is part of our culture.

Retail Sales Director

Job: Retail Sales Director

Location: London

Description:

We are seeking a passionate and commercially driven leader with excellent people management skills to join our growing prestige brand.

Reporting in to the VP of Global Retail Sales & Operations, you will serve as a key business partner to develop and ensure delivery for the leadership, development and execution of UK Retail and Wholesale Strategy and Molton Brown long term business goals.

The role will maximise the success of UK Retail Sales by influencing consumer experience through collaboration with the brand, client services and sales education, to achieve maximum profitability whilst controlling costs.

  • Business Development (strategy)

o Identify medium and longer term business opportunities with a clear strategy and business plan for UK sales and profit growth through multi-channel retail network.

o Playing a key part in shaping and delivering long term retail plan.

  • Business Development (retail initiatives)

o Spearhead all major strategic retail initiatives within the UK to ensure effective planning, execution and ROI analysis, e.g. wholesale partnership development, new product launches, store portfolio and distribution management.

  • Sales Operations (budget & forecasting)

o Total P&L accountability and annual budget planning and implementation.

o Work with merchandising on a weekly and monthly basis on forward forecasting to ensure stock availability.

  • Brand

o Working closely with the UK and Global brand teams to implement a storytelling brand strategy, through a renewed ‘customer experience’, which encompasses product, pricing, channel, sales, marketing communications, PR, customer service and education.

  • People and Team Development

o Provide strong functional leadership; develop and motivate the retail and wholesale team to deliver results with confidence, consumer focus and collaboration.

o Attract, build and retain exceptional retain talent who embody the Kao values.

o Develop and maintain strong working relationships with the Leadership Team and Senior Management colleagues in MB HQ, Kao UK and AMEA, sister companies and Kao.

Job Requirements:

  • Of graduate calibre with a strong educational background
  • Luxury retail portfolio experience essential
  • Previous experience at a Senior Management level is essential
  • Strong working relationships with external business partners (Wholesale/Trade Partners)
  • A natural ability to understand luxury consumers and the emotional and functional drivers that shape luxury brand perception
  • Results driven with a proven record in delivering on challenging KPIs
  • Ability to apply strong commercial skills to meet sales and cost budgets
  • Strong leadership skills and ability to manage people across multiple locations
  • Business acumen awareness
  • Analytical and able to interpret and action sales information

The successful individual can look forward to working in a dynamic international culture along with a generous salary and bonus package, can expect great benefits and development opportunities.

Store Manager, Richmond

Job: Store Manager, Richmond

Location: Richmond

Description:

Position summary

To actively drive and contribute to the sales and profitability of the stores, whilst motivating and developing a team, using responsible business practices within retail environment.

Essential Job responsibilities

Sales and profit

  • Drive and achieve store sales, KPI’s and profit and commercial targets
  • Analyse store performance, reviewing sales information and all relevant KPI’s to maximise business opportunities
  • Ensure sales opportunities are maximised through ongoing communication and monitoring of KPI’s and effective coaching
  • Have a full working knowledge of P&L reports to potentialise store profitability
  • Manage payroll effectively to optimise productivity and efficiency
  • Create loss prevention actions plans and implement to minimise stock loss and achieve company benchmark
  • Ensure process and systems in store are implemented and regularly reviewed ensuring store ops runs smoothly and issues resolved in a timely manner

Customer service excellence

  • Achieve an excellent mystery shop result in line with the company target of 85%
  • Ensure all customers receive a high standard of service
  • Lead by example in delivering excellent selling and service skills
  • Be a brand ambassador and role model for the team
  • Represent the Molton Brown brand through high standards of personal grooming in accordance with the guidelines

Product knowledge

  • To attend product training and any subsequent refresher training offered
  • Demonstrate an in depth and fluent knowledge of the product range in order to advise customers on the best products to suit their needs and on its main features or properties i.e. selling points, users etc

Policy adherence

  • To be accountable for the adherence and implementation of company policies and procedure
  • Contribute to the health and safety of others and yourself by following safe working practises
  • To act in a responsible and positive manner at all times, ensuring that Company codes of practice are adhered to

Education and Experience

Minimum of 2 years retail management experience in SAS location

Experience within the beauty environment desirable

Flexibility in working arrangements

Ability to travel within reasonable distance if required

Concession Manager, Jarrolds of Norwich (Maternity Cover)

Job: Concession Manager, Jarrolds of Norwich (Maternity Cover)

Location: Norwich (Jarrolds) Maternity Cover

Description:

Position summary

To actively drive and contribute to the sales and profitability of the concession, whilst motivating and developing a team, using responsible business practices within a retail environment.

Sales and profit

Drive and achieve concession sales, KPI’s and profit and commercial targets

Analyse concession performance, reviewing sales information and all relevant KPI’s to maximise business opportunities

Customer service excellence

Achieve an excellent mystery shop result in line with the company target of 85%

Ensure all customers receive a high standard of service

Lead by example in delivering excellent selling and service skills

Be a brand ambassador and role model for the team

Represent the Molton Brown brand through high standards of personal grooming in accordance with the guidelines

Education and Experience

Minimum of 2 years retail management experience at supervisor level

Experience within the beauty environment desirable

Flexibility in working arrangements

Ability to travel within reasonable distance if required

Store Manager, Central London

Job: Store Manager, Central London

Location: Central London

Description:

Position summary

To actively drive and contribute to the sales and profitability of the stores, whilst motivating and developing a team, using responsible business practices within retail environment.

Essential Job responsibilities

Sales and profit

  • Drive and achieve store sales, KPI’s and profit and commercial targets
  • Analyse store performance, reviewing sales information and all relevant KPI’s to maximise business opportunities
  • Ensure sales opportunities are maximised through ongoing communication and monitoring of KPI’s and effective coaching
  • Have a full working knowledge of P&L reports to potentialise store profitability
  • Manage payroll effectively to optimise productivity and efficiency
  • Create loss prevention actions plans and implement to minimise stock loss and achieve company benchmark
  • Ensure process and systems in store are implemented and regularly reviewed ensuring store ops runs smoothly and issues resolved in a timely manner

Customer service excellence

  • Achieve an excellent mystery shop result in line with the company target of 85%
  • Ensure all customers receive a high standard of service
  • Lead by example in delivering excellent selling and service skills
  • Be a brand ambassador and role model for the team
  • Represent the Molton Brown brand through high standards of personal grooming in accordance with the guidelines

Product knowledge

  • To attend product training and any subsequent refresher training offered
  • Demonstrate an in depth and fluent knowledge of the product range in order to advise customers on the best products to suit their needs and on its main features or properties i.e. selling points, users etc

Policy adherence

  • To be accountable for the adherence and implementation of company policies and procedure
  • Contribute to the health and safety of others and yourself by following safe working practises
  • To act in a responsible and positive manner at all times, ensuring that Company codes of practice are adhered to

Education and Experience

Minimum of 2 years retail management experience in SAS location

Experience within the beauty environment desirable

Flexibility in working arrangements

Ability to travel within reasonable distance if required

Assistant Store Manager, Cribbs Causeway

Job: Assistant Store Manager, Cribbs Causeway

Location: Cribbs Causeway

Description:

Position summary

To support the store manager with the management and motivation of the team, and to actively drive and contribute to the sales and profitability of the store.

Essential Job responsibilities

Sales and profit

  • Assist store manager and team to achieve store sales, KPI’s and profit and commercial targets
  • Have a good working knowledge of store reports and the retail message board in order to make commercial decisions based on the business requirements
  • Encourage and motivate team to achieve sales targets
  • Assist store manager in the effective management of payroll
  • Have a good working knowledge of all systems and procedures to achieve good stockloss results and consistency in line with the company benchmark
  • Assist the store manager with the planning and organising of store stock takes
  • Assist store manager to ensure process and systems in store are implemented and regularly reviewed ensuring store ops runs smoothly and issues resolved in a timely manner

Customer service excellence

  • Support store manager and team to achieve an excellent mystery shop result in order to deliver company target of 85%
  • Ensure all customers receive a high standard of service
  • Lead by example in delivering excellent selling and service skills
  • Be a brand ambassador and role model for the team
  • Represents the Molton Brown brand through high standards of personal grooming in accordance with the guidelines

Product knowledge

  • Demonstrate an in depth and fluent knowledge of the product range in order to advise customers on the best products to suit their needs and on its main features or properties

Leading and developing the team

  • Motivate store team through communication and coaching to deliver store KPI’s
  • Support and deliver in store training to develop the team and meet the needs of the business
  • Assist with the recruitment and retention of store team
  • Assist store manager with planning and organising of daily activity rota to achieve objective
  • Assist in managing the performance on the team

Education and Experience

Existing assistant, concession or senior sales experience essential

Minimum of 2 years retail experience

Experience within the beauty environment desirable

Flexibility in working arrangements

Ability to travel within reasonable distance if required

Concession Manager, HOF High Wycombe

Job: Concession Manager, HOF High Wycombe

Location: High Wycombe

Description:

Position summary

To actively drive and contribute to the sales and profitability of the concession, whilst motivating and developing a team, using responsible business practices within a retail environment.

Sales and profit

Drive and achieve concession sales, KPI’s and profit and commercial targets

Analyse concession performance, reviewing sales information and all relevant KPI’s to maximise business opportunities

Customer service excellence

Achieve an excellent mystery shop result in line with the company target of 85%

Ensure all customers receive a high standard of service

Lead by example in delivering excellent selling and service skills

Be a brand ambassador and role model for the team

Represent the Molton Brown brand through high standards of personal grooming in accordance with the guidelines

Education and Experience

Minimum of 2 years retail management experience at supervisor level

Experience within the beauty environment desirable

Flexibility in working arrangements

Ability to travel within reasonable distance if required

Concession Supervisor, House of Fraser Bristol

Job: Concession Supervisor, House of Fraser Bristol

Location: Bristol (House of Fraser)

Description:

Essential Job responsibilities

Sales and profit

  • Drive and achieve concession sales, KPI’s and profit and commercial targets
  • Analyse concession performance, reviewing sales information and all relevant KPI’s to maximise business opportunities
  • Ensure sales opportunities are maximised through ongoing communication and monitoring of KPI’s and effective coaching
  • Have a full working knowledge of P&L reports to potentialise concession profitability
  • Manage payroll effectively to optimise productivity and efficiency
  • Create loss prevention actions plans and implement to minimise stock loss and achieve company benchmark
  • Ensure process and systems in the concession are implemented and regularly reviewed ensuring department store compliance
  • Develop and maintain close working relationships with host store management to optimise commercial opportunities

Customer service excellence

  • Achieve an excellent mystery shop result in line with the company target of 85%
  • Ensure all customers receive a high standard of service
  • Lead by example in delivering excellent selling and service skills Be a brand ambassador and role model for the team
  • Represent the Molton Brown brand through high standards of personal grooming in accordance with the guidelines

Minimum of 2 years retail management experience at supervisor level

Experience within the beauty environment desirable

Flexibility in working arrangements

Ability to travel within reasonable distance if required

Concession Supervisor, Fenwick Leicester

Job: Concession Supervisor, Fenwick Leicester

Location: Leicester (Fenwick)

Description:

Essential Job responsibilities

Sales and profit

  • Drive and achieve concession sales, KPI’s and profit and commercial targets
  • Analyse concession performance, reviewing sales information and all relevant KPI’s to maximise business opportunities
  • Ensure sales opportunities are maximised through ongoing communication and monitoring of KPI’s and effective coaching
  • Have a full working knowledge of P&L reports to potentialise concession profitability
  • Manage payroll effectively to optimise productivity and efficiency
  • Create loss prevention actions plans and implement to minimise stock loss and achieve company benchmark
  • Ensure process and systems in the concession are implemented and regularly reviewed ensuring department store compliance
  • Develop and maintain close working relationships with host store management to optimise commercial opportunities

Customer service excellence

  • Achieve an excellent mystery shop result in line with the company target of 85%
  • Ensure all customers receive a high standard of service
  • Lead by example in delivering excellent selling and service skills Be a brand ambassador and role model for the team
  • Represent the Molton Brown brand through high standards of personal grooming in accordance with the guidelines

Minimum of 2 years retail management experience at supervisor level

Experience within the beauty environment desirable

Flexibility in working arrangements

Ability to travel within reasonable distance if required

Assistant Store Manager, Trafford

Job: Assistant Store Manager, Trafford

Location: Trafford

Description:

Position summary

To support the store manager with the management and motivation of the team, and to actively drive and contribute to the sales and profitability of the store.

Essential Job responsibilities

Sales and profit

  • Assist store manager and team to achieve store sales, KPI’s and profit and commercial targets
  • Have a good working knowledge of store reports and the retail message board in order to make commercial decisions based on the business requirements
  • Encourage and motivate team to achieve sales targets
  • Assist store manager in the effective management of payroll
  • Have a good working knowledge of all systems and procedures to achieve good stockloss results and consistency in line with the company benchmark
  • Assist the store manager with the planning and organising of store stock takes
  • Assist store manager to ensure process and systems in store are implemented and regularly reviewed ensuring store ops runs smoothly and issues resolved in a timely manner

Customer service excellence

  • Support store manager and team to achieve an excellent mystery shop result in order to deliver company target of 85%
  • Ensure all customers receive a high standard of service
  • Lead by example in delivering excellent selling and service skills
  • Be a brand ambassador and role model for the team
  • Represents the Molton Brown brand through high standards of personal grooming in accordance with the guidelines

Product knowledge

  • Demonstrate an in depth and fluent knowledge of the product range in order to advise customers on the best products to suit their needs and on its main features or properties

Leading and developing the team

  • Motivate store team through communication and coaching to deliver store KPI’s
  • Support and deliver in store training to develop the team and meet the needs of the business
  • Assist with the recruitment and retention of store team
  • Assist store manager with planning and organising of daily activity rota to achieve objective
  • Assist in managing the performance on the team

Education and Experience

Existing assistant, concession or senior sales experience essential

Minimum of 2 years retail experience

Experience within the beauty environment desirable

Flexibility in working arrangements

Ability to travel within reasonable distance if required

Concession Supervisor, Birmingham (John Lewis, Opening September 2015)

Job: Concession Supervisor, Birmingham (John Lewis, Opening September 2015)

Location: Birmingham - John Lewis

Description:

Opening September 2015

Essential Job responsibilities

Sales and profit

  • Drive and achieve concession sales, KPI’s and profit and commercial targets
  • Analyse concession performance, reviewing sales information and all relevant KPI’s to maximise business opportunities
  • Ensure sales opportunities are maximised through ongoing communication and monitoring of KPI’s and effective coaching
  • Have a full working knowledge of P&L reports to potentialise concession profitability
  • Manage payroll effectively to optimise productivity and efficiency
  • Create loss prevention actions plans and implement to minimise stock loss and achieve company benchmark
  • Ensure process and systems in the concession are implemented and regularly reviewed ensuring department store compliance
  • Develop and maintain close working relationships with host store management to optimise commercial opportunities

Customer service excellence

  • Achieve an excellent mystery shop result in line with the company target of 85%
  • Ensure all customers receive a high standard of service
  • Lead by example in delivering excellent selling and service skills Be a brand ambassador and role model for the team
  • Represent the Molton Brown brand through high standards of personal grooming in accordance with the guidelines

Minimum of 2 years retail management experience at supervisor level

Experience within the beauty environment desirable

Flexibility in working arrangements

Ability to travel within reasonable distance if required

Concession Supervisor, York (Fenwick)

Job: Concession Supervisor, York (Fenwick)

Location: York

Description:

Essential Job responsibilities

Sales and profit

  • Drive and achieve concession sales, KPI’s and profit and commercial targets
  • Analyse concession performance, reviewing sales information and all relevant KPI’s to maximise business opportunities
  • Ensure sales opportunities are maximised through ongoing communication and monitoring of KPI’s and effective coaching
  • Have a full working knowledge of P&L reports to potentialise concession profitability
  • Manage payroll effectively to optimise productivity and efficiency
  • Create loss prevention actions plans and implement to minimise stock loss and achieve company benchmark
  • Ensure process and systems in the concession are implemented and regularly reviewed ensuring department store compliance
  • Develop and maintain close working relationships with host store management to optimise commercial opportunities

Customer service excellence

  • Achieve an excellent mystery shop result in line with the company target of 85%
  • Ensure all customers receive a high standard of service
  • Lead by example in delivering excellent selling and service skills Be a brand ambassador and role model for the team
  • Represent the Molton Brown brand through high standards of personal grooming in accordance with the guidelines

Minimum of 2 years retail management experience at supervisor level

Experience within the beauty environment desirable

Flexibility in working arrangements

Ability to travel within reasonable distance if required

Assistant Store Manager, Kildare

Job: Assistant Store Manager, Kildare

Location: Kildare

Description:

Position summary

To support the store manager with the management and motivation of the team, and to actively drive and contribute to the sales and profitability of the store.

Essential Job responsibilities

Sales and profit

  • Assist store manager and team to achieve store sales, KPI’s and profit and commercial targets
  • Have a good working knowledge of store reports and the retail message board in order to make commercial decisions based on the business requirements
  • Encourage and motivate team to achieve sales targets
  • Assist store manager in the effective management of payroll
  • Have a good working knowledge of all systems and procedures to achieve good stockloss results and consistency in line with the company benchmark
  • Assist the store manager with the planning and organising of store stock takes
  • Assist store manager to ensure process and systems in store are implemented and regularly reviewed ensuring store ops runs smoothly and issues resolved in a timely manner

Customer service excellence

  • Support store manager and team to achieve an excellent mystery shop result in order to deliver company target of 85%
  • Ensure all customers receive a high standard of service
  • Lead by example in delivering excellent selling and service skills
  • Be a brand ambassador and role model for the team
  • Represents the Molton Brown brand through high standards of personal grooming in accordance with the guidelines

Product knowledge

  • Demonstrate an in depth and fluent knowledge of the product range in order to advise customers on the best products to suit their needs and on its main features or properties

Leading and developing the team

  • Motivate store team through communication and coaching to deliver store KPI’s
  • Support and deliver in store training to develop the team and meet the needs of the business
  • Assist with the recruitment and retention of store team
  • Assist store manager with planning and organising of daily activity rota to achieve objective
  • Assist in managing the performance on the team

Education and Experience

Existing assistant, concession or senior sales experience essential

Minimum of 2 years retail experience

Experience within the beauty environment desirable

Flexibility in working arrangements

Ability to travel within reasonable distance if required

Full & Part Time Sales Consultant

Job: Full & Part Time Sales Consultant

Location: London

Description:

Full & Part Time Sales Consultants, London

Position summary

To contribute to store sales and profit through demonstrating excellent customer service, selling skills, product knowledge and team work; and through acting as a brand ambassador, supporting the brand values.

Essential Job responsibilities

Sales and profit

  • Personally contribute to the achievement of sales targets and store KPI’s by delivery on individual targets

Customer service excellence

  • Deliver excellent selling and service skills by consistently following our 7 steps
  • Ensure all customers receive a high standard of customer service
  • Personally contribute to excellent mystery shop results in order to achieve the company target of 85%

Product knowledge

  • Demonstrate an in depth and fluent knowledge of the product range in order to advise customers on the best products to suit their needs and on its main features or properties i.e. selling points, users etc
  • Attend product training and any subsequent refresher training offered

Store environment

  • Actively contribute to the consistent delivery of housekeeping and high presentation standards throughout the store
  • Maintain excellent retail and VM standards in all areas i.e. sales floor, stock maintenance and handling and the stock room
  • Ensure window displays are kept clean and attractively displayed
  • Be vigilant at all times to ensure stockloss is minimised and to contribute to store stock takes

Policy adherence

  • To ensure adherence to all policies and procedures including loss prevention, security, stock handling, health & safety etc
  • Contribute to the health and safety of others and yourself by following safe working practises
  • To act in a responsible and positive manner at all times, ensuring that Company codes of practice are followed

Experience

Team player

Flexibility in working arrangements

Ability to travel within reasonable distance if required

Retail Management Vacancies - All Locations

Job: Retail Management Vacancies - All Locations

Location: UK

Description:

Retail Management Vacancies / Regional

We are always looking for exceptional individuals to join our management team who are able to demonstrate excellent selling and service skills and who have a passion for Retail. We want every customer to enjoy a unique luxury selling experience.

As a Store Manager you will be responsible for actively driving and contributing to the sales and profitability of the stores, whilst motivating and developing a team, using responsible business practices within retail environment.

As an Assistant Manager you will be responsible for supporting the store manager with the management and motivation of the team, and to actively drive and contribute to the sales and profitability of the store.

As a Concession Manager  you will be responsible for actively driving and contributing to the sales and profitability of the concession, whilst motivating and developing a team, using responsible business practices within a retail environment. 

If you love our products and enjoy delivering fantastic customer service please send your CV to recruitment@moltonbrown.comor apply online.