Salary: £30,000 - 40,000
retail manager

A highly enthusiastic Area Manager for a reputable, hugely successful UK organisation. With a strong background in retail, FMCG and Retail Store Manager roles, this driven Retail Area Manager is now looking to bring exceptional leadership and management skills, along with extensive knowledge of retail, to a new retail team, where career progression is encouraged.

Living and currently working in and around the Sunderland area, this candidate seeks a fast-paced retail organisation with strong presence in the North-East, and development opportunities, in return for a supportive and persuasive management style, a strong head for business and first rate interfacing abilities.

Key Skills
General Management
Communication, Competitor Awareness, Influencing, Interpersonal Skills, Motivation & Leadership, Planning & Organisation Skills, Training, Coaching & Development
Attention To Detail, Multi-Site Management, Target Achievement, Training Teams

• Restructured and streamlined all aspects of the retail business particularly in the areas of staffing, systems and operations. Re-negotiated better margins with suppliers and personnel resulting in an overall increase in sales of 50% on LFL figures
• Introduced source of sales figures for all staff with particular emphasis on KPI,s and training. Resulting in 100% achievement for mystery shopping DVD report
Increased turnover by 45% in less than 12 months
Responsible for re-structuring and streamlining of the Newcastle City Centre store achieving a three-fold increase in turnover within an 18 month period (turnover of £700K to £2.9 million)
National ‘Manager of the Year’
Marketing ‘Manager of the Year’

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