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Area Manager

Full Time



£45k - £50k p.a.

A luxury French beauty brand is on the hunt for a dedicated Area Manager to be based in the Midlands. Stores include John Lewis, Selfridges, Harvey Nichols, Brown Thomas and more.

The role

An overview of your responsibilities:

  • Manage, motivate and lead a team within a designated area to increase sales and meet company objectives
  • Manage stock levels and make key decisions about SKU levels in each account
  • Analyse sales figures and forecast future sales with seasonal targeting
  • Manage counter staff through recruiting, monitoring, coaching, reviews and appraisal
  • Report monthly to Commercial Director on productivity issues
  • Manage the payroll process and administration
  • Deal with staffing issues including recruitment, quarterly reviews, yearly appraisals, disciplinary meetings
  • Training on counter procedures and company induction
  • Reporting weekly to Commercial Director on turnover from each account and feedback
  • Identifying floor behaviours and trends
  • Review all databases to ensure all material is GDPR compliant
  • Initiate all possible ways to create other areas to promote the brand
  • Ensure all paperwork and administration are sent and received in a timely manner for the area
  • All counter rotas reviewed then authorised monthly
  • Monthly review of all NSV budgets and stock holding
  • Implement Company Marketing strategy
  • Manage and participate to quarterly out of stores event to recruit new customers

How you’ll dazzle us

Our ideal candidate will have experience in a similar role, ideally in the beauty industry. You will be able to recruit, motivate, and develop a team to achieve sales goals and company objectives. Effective verbal and written communication, strong analytical abilities and team management skills are essential. You are required to have excellent sales and data analysis skills, be able to handle payroll and admin processes and have good knowledge of stock control. Marketing knowledge is advantageous.

With a strong work ethic and great organisation, you’re able to manage multiple tasks efficiently and prioritise your workload. Your problem-solving skills help you to identify issues, analyse data, and make sound decisions to address challenges.

What’s next

If this sounds like the perfect opportunity for you, apply today via the form below!

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