Concession Manager

John Lewis & Partners
Posted a month ago

Rodd & Gunn New Zealand is one of the fastest growing Men’s Clothing brands in the UK, France, Belgium, USA, Canada, Australia and New Zealand. We have expanded our retail footprint across the Southern and Northern Hemisphere, now with over 65 retail lodges, 156 shop in shops, and 280 wholesale doors including JLP, Hudson’s Bay, Nordstrom, Galleries Lafayette, and Bloomingdales, just to name a few. In 2022, we successfully launched our first concession stores with John Lewis Partners, staffed with our own retail team, launching a new chapter in our global expansion. On the back of this success, we continue our journey of growth and partnership with JLP in launching yet another new concession store at John Lewis & Partners, Edinburgh. At Rodd & Gunn you will work for a New Zealand lifestyle brand with heritage dating back to 1946. Every seasonal collection is informed by our natural NZ surroundings. We are a genuine, aspirational, modern, lifestyle menswear brand defined by New Zealand, adventure, knowledge and appreciation of quality and craft. Over the years, we’ve earned a reputation for crafting timeless garments that are made to last. From the fabrics we source, to the techniques we use to construct our clothing, quality is the undercurrent that buoys us as a brand. We confidently offer a two-year guarantee on all our goods and deliver a garment that will remain a favourite for years and generations to come. At Rodd & Gunn you buy better so that you can buy less often.

Permanent
Competitive
35-40 per week
Pro Rata
Luxury Brand
50% Discount
Development Opportunities
Commission

POSITION OVERVIEW

We are looking to fill a 35hr Store Manager position within our newest RODD & GUNN Store at JLP Edinburgh. You will be overseeing both the clothing and shoe space for the brand.

The successful applicant must be experienced in fashion and retail management. You will present with a wealth of passion, energy, drive, and experience in the fashion industry. You will be sales driven individual

In your new role you be the face of the brand converting lookers into buyers and maximising the sales results, while managing day to day operations and visual merchandising standards.

Above all your job is to build customer relationships and ensure they choose you!

We are on the hunt for an outstanding leader to make their mark on the industry and be a true success story by leading from the front with exceptional service standards, exemplary sales skills, and excellent personal presentation. Is this you?

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

  • Energetic and positive leader
  • A proven retail background- men's fashion preferred (2 years minimum)
  • Sales management experience overseeing one or more direct reports (2 years minimum)
  • Departmental store experience highly regarded but not essential
  • Working to KPIs and Targets
  • Excellent communication and time management skills
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment & think on your feet

YOU WILL NEED

  • A “can do” attitude as a jack of all trades- willing to roll up your sleeves and be a part of all facets of the business in a new market.
  • A passion for recruitment and hand-selecting a successful team
  • Passion for delivering world class customer service as a story teller and relationship builder.
  • Ability to work efficiently within a team
  • High standard of grooming and personal presentation
  • Excellent communication and time management skills

YOU WILL RECEIVE

  • A genuine career path, driven by our global expansion with international career opportunities
  • Opportunity to be part of a fast growing company
  • Full training and support from Regional Manager and access to online support program
  • Base Salary + Generous Commission Structure
  • 50% discount on product
  • This role is 35-40hr pw

At Rodd & Gunn our people are everything. We employ only those we trust can embody our four cornerstone values - Pride, Loyalty, Honesty and Playfulness. These values are written into every part of our business and guide all our actions and decisions on a daily basis. We strive to build a happy, motivated and productive environment where our people are focused on respecting each other, the brand, the product, the customer and their role within our business.

Job Type: Permanent

Pay: £13.00-£15.00 per hour

Expected hours: 35 – 40 per week

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