Vacancy details

Wokingham - Mountain Warehouse
Description

About the role

Our Area Managers are fully accountable for their areas. Reporting to a Senior Area Manager, you will be responsible for the leadership of approximately 15 stores; there will be more opening next year. Your key responsibilities will be to maximise store sales and profitability, focusing on operational and customer service standards, as well as building and developing a strong team through motivational leadership. Think of it like running your own small business!

About you

We are looking for someone with...

  • 2 years+ multi-site experience, in a fast-paced retail environment
  • Proven commercial success
  • Experience of building a succession plan
  • Managing performance
  • Excellent communication, and influencing skills
  • Business review experience with strong analytical skills
  • Fashion experience would be highly desirable
  • Understanding of visual merchandising
  • An ambassador for customer service
  • Highly motivated and energetic

Who are we? At 365+ stores globally and with more than 3000 employees we originate from the UK where we have a very strong market presence. New Zealand is such an exciting step on our journey, and we have nearly 15 stores with plans for more across the country. We are a leading outdoor retailer, with an always-evolving attitude.  You can find out about our fantastic own-brand products, as well as our newly launched brands, such as Animal, at www.mountainwarehouse.com.   We’re working hard on sustainability, introducing more and more organic and recycled products- One Planet.   Check out our “Inside the Outdoors” section, where you can explore the outdoors, find expert advice on how to choose your ski pants or top tips for dog owners, and learn about some of our charity ventures.

  • International- we have stores in the UK, in Europe across Poland, Germany and Austria, and across the pond in Canada and the USA.
  • We purchased Animal early in 2021 have recently re-launched the brand.

 

Why join us?

We love seeing people grow; many of our team have started their journey with us, progressing to more senior roles. We are passionate about developing our store teams, recently launching an online learning portal with some great tools!

Benefits

  • Bonus scheme
  • Competitive salary and benefits package
  • 50% Employee Discount across Mountain Warehouse and Animal, 25% Friends and Family
  • 30 days annual leave, including Bank Holidays
  • Life Assurance
  • Employee Referral Incentive…unlimited
  • Pension scheme
  • A stable, successful and supported environment with great opportunities

 

Interested?

We can’t wait to hear from you. If you thrive in a fast-paced and pressured environment, and love the challenges and buzz of retail, then we may be for you! Join us…Inside The Outdoors.