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Head Of Retail Sales (PART TIME)

We are a manufacturing business with a small but very successful retail outlet on site. The Airsprung Factory Shop is open Friday to Sunday only and has an excellent reputation locally, with many customers visiting on recommendation.


An opportunity has arisen for a permanent Head of Retail Sales to work 28 hours per week (8.30am to 4.30pm Friday to Monday ) to oversee the smooth running of the Airsprung Factory Shop, Factory Shop Website and the transactional clearance of returns. In addition, the successful candidate will support the company with any retail activities that might open up to us in the future.


Reporting to the Senior Trade Planning Manager, the Head of Retail Sales will be responsible for leading, motivating and mentoring a small team of Retail Assistants.


Duties will include, but are not limited to;

  • Advising and serving customers
  • To supervise and lead a team
  • Responsibility of stock accuracy & stock status’ on the computer system,
  • Set & monitor KPI’s for the Shop
  • Day to day management of the Factory Shop Website
  • Agree pricing & introduction of new products with Senior Trade Planning Manager
  • Take responsibility and manage the various channels that we have for the sale and clearance of Customer Returns – Jobbers/Auction House/Charities etc
  • Keyholder responsibilities
  • Lifting, moving and assembling of beds, as required.


Person Specification

  • A strong retail background in a supervisory or management role, ideally in furniture retailing.
  • Experience in leading and motivating a team
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent administrative skills
  • Able to establish and build on successful working relationships at all levels
  • Excellent customer service awareness
  • Ability to challenge process and implement improvements
  • Excellent problem solving capabilities
  • Strong computer skills including MS Office skills, particularly in Excel


To apply, please send a CV with a covering letter to recruitment@airsprung-group.co.uk

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