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Brewers - Branch Manager - Petersfield 14 January 2019

Job Title/Position: Brewers - Branch Manager - Petersfield
Company: Brewers Decorator Centre   website
Brewers jobs Location: Petersfield

Contact Name: Rebecca Lines
Telephone: 01323411080

Job Ref: JAN20192651
Shifts/Hours: Full Time 40 hours per week over 5 days

Job Description:

We have an exciting opportunity for a knowledgeable and motivated Branch Manager to lead the team at our thriving branch in Petersfield. Our Petersfield branch, which is centrally and conveniently located on Chapel Street, has been serving local trade’s people and retail customers in the area for almost 40 years. With our industry expertise and a great range of quality products, it’s no wonder we are known for being the first choice for decorating materials in the area! The branch features a vast selection of designer and trade paints as well as a varied collection of wallcoverings and pattern books, curtains and more. Internet terminals in the branch also allow our customers to order products directly into the store. With an annual turnover of 660K and managing a team of three, you will be promoting the branch and our Company product range to bring in new business and develop sales. You will also be responsible for managing, controlling and developing the overall business of the branch to achieve sales and profit targets; and taking responsibility for stock, cash and branch security will all be key points in this role.

To succeed in this role you will:
• Be able to demonstrate highly effective management or supervisory experience
• Have experience of developing others
• Have experience of achieving sales targets and generating new business
• Be enthusiastic and proactive about selling and be able to inspire staff to achieve high levels of customer service
• Understand our focus on customer service, and other Brewers values
• Have the ability to positively represent the Company to a wide range of customers
• Be able to work on your own initiative
• Knowledge of the local area would be helpful
• Driver with a full licence would be beneficial but is not essential

Who we are looking for to join our new team:
• Exceptional customer service and communication skills, to understand and translate customer requirements into product recommendations
• Approachable, possessing an open and friendly personality - happy to help both customers and colleagues
• Enjoys working and supporting a team, but can be relied upon to work as an individual at all times
• Keen to learn, develop skills, and progress within our industry
• Product knowledge, previous retail experience or experience in a decorator’s merchant would be advantageous but not essential, as full training will be given to the right candidate

In return we offer a comprehensive benefits package consisting of:
• Competitive rates of pay
• Free life assurance
• 5% of your salary employer contribution to the pension plan (subject to employee contributions)
• Profit share scheme after qualifying period
• Staff discounts
• Staff uniform
• 30 days holiday including bank holidays increasing with service
• Comprehensive Induction Programme
• Plenty of internal training opportunities
• Discounts and rewards with selected partners - major high street brands, supermarkets etc.

To apply for this exciting opportunity, please use the link below to complete the mandatory application form:

Please note – we have a specified timescale within which to appoint and train. This role may be removed from listings before the closing date if we are successful in finding an appointment.
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