Footasylum was established in 2005 and now trades from over 70 high street stores across the UK. Footasylum has made a name for itself as one of the leading retailers of fashion streetwear and sportswear on the UK high street. But apart from all that, we are an awesome place to work. We are passionate about retail, fashion and innovation and are looking for the best talent to help us drive our company to the next stage.
We're looking for someone with a genuine interest in sneakerhead culture to join us as an Assistant Store Manager for our Newport store. The candidate must have management experience within a fashion retailer and thrive working in a fast paced environment.
The Assistant Manager will deal with our staff at all levels, including managing, motivating and training our employees whilst ensuring the relevant HR procedures are followed. You will plan, forecast and report on sales and work to maximise this with shop merchandising and customer flow. The Assistant Manager will be responsible for ensuring all health and safety standards are upheld, along with security and emergency procedures.
Ensuring we are following market trends is a must within the position, presenting the maximum sales possible at all times during the year, in addition to managing all costs and overheads associated with the store. You will continuously work to increase staff competencies at all levels and develop personal skills and capability through on-going training.
The successful candidate must have a passion for sneakers and our company ethos and will be able to contribute to the success of our culture. You must have previous managerial experience working in a fashion retail environment, and will have vast experience managing and motivating a team of sales assistants and delegating tasks to the management team. In addition, you will be highly efficient and organised with an innovative attitude, suggesting constant improvements to the store to maximise sales.
We have an amazing opportunity to come and work with our retail team. You will be a key member of the team, helping to assist in one of our stores. You will have the opportunity to progress within the company into one of our 70 stores across the UK, so consider this your first step into a genuine career path.