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Staff Wanted

Retail assistant manager

An opportunity to work in a busy specialist ski and outdoor activity retailer in Leamington Spa.

Your role as the assistant manager is to provide support for the family directors, cover for them when they are not there, and to look after the staff. These things work together to keep a happy store functioning and running smoothly.

No two days are the same when the public are involved, but on a day-to-day basis you will be looking after the following:

  • Making sure the shop floor runs smoothly.
  • Deal with enquiries and questions and ensure the best in customer service.
  • Serve customers as needed as a priority.
  • Be responsible for security of staff and shop.
  • Supervise till and card machine transactions and cash up at the end of day.
  • Check display and ensure correct levels of stock.
  • Ensure shop floor is clean and tidy and clear of obstructions
  • Ensuring premises are opened on time and closed correctly.
  • Be a tertiary key holder so need to live within a 3 mile radius of the premises.
  • Take responsibility for all social media promotion within the store.


The job of assistant manager will be be 35-40 hours a week (specifically Tuesday to Friday 10am - 5.30pm, and Saturdays 9am to 5.30pm). Salary will be competitive depending on experience at around £20,000 pa. There will be 28 days paid holiday to include bank holidays.

So is the job for you? Have you got?

  • Some management experience desirable.
  • Retail or customer service experience preferred.
  • Ability to work in a team.
  • Talent for motivating others.
  • Good communicator.
  • Sense of responsibility.
  • Ability to make decisions.
  • Understanding of retail law, security, first aid, and health and safety.

If the job description has ignited a desire to be involved in our friendly family business then please send a CV and a covering letter expressing your interest to nigel@lockwoods.com