Assistant Store Manager

Date posted:
Company: Vans
Location: London (England), N/A
Job Type: Full-Time

Assistant Store Manager (permanent)

Westfield Stratford, London

Do you want to join one of our exceptional management teams and help drive consumer experience in one of our stores?

We’re looking for a passionate Assistant Store Manager to join our Vans team based in Westfield Stratford, London.

As an Assistant Store Manager your input will be vital in supporting your Store Manager, h

elping contribute to the success of your store.

Vans is part of the VF family. VF is a global apparel company connecting people to the lifestyles they cherish through our family of iconic brands. At the heart of our journey lies our purpose: We power movements of sustainable and active lifestyles for the betterment of people and our planet. This is our purpose. It’s the reason we come to work every day. Our purpose unites us and leads us to pursue our goals, together. T

his is our calling.

Vans is the original action sports footwear company rooted in authenticity and creativity. We are determined. We are connected to our consumers and to each other. We are inclusive. We are expressive and Fun. And most of all, we are a family.

Let’s talk about the role!

We believe that our Assistant Store Managers have a great opportunity to develop their full potential with us. That’s because we offer the supp

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t of a global organisation but empower our people to take responsibility at store level.

How you’ll make a difference

We expect that our Assistant Store Managers help deliver a memorable retail experience by:

Driving sales and profitability in synergy with your Store Manager

Motivating, mentoring, and coaching sales associates

Assisting your Store Manager in implementing our established retail processes whi

lst looking for ways to improve them

Staying on top of core retail operational procedures such as inventory, P&L etc

Reporting performance metrics and demonstrate your understanding of KPIs to improve your store results

Making sure your store looks great, in line with the brand’s visual merchandising guidelines

Providing cover in the store manager’s absence

What makes you the perfect Assistant Store Manager?

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You love interacting with customers. You set a great example for the rest of the team with your hands-on mentality, enthusiasm, and passion for delivering a fantastic customer experience.

You are not afraid to take the initiative where your Store Manager is absent. That’s the sign of a great Assistant Store Manager!

You know how to play a part in creating a great team who share your passion and vision to make every shopping experience outstanding. You take prid

e in mentoring employees, seeing them grow and having fun too!

You have experience in opening and closing a store, helping to lead and motivate a team and leading from the front to maximise sales and boost productivity

You have excellent written and verbal communication in English (another language is a plus but not necessary)

You are proficient in the use of MS Office and different POS systems

You are flexible when it comes to working weekends, evenings and ho

lidays

as necessary

On top of this, we expect that you will live and demonstrate our Guiding Principles: Live with Integrity, Act Courageously, Be Curious, Act with Empathy, and Persevere.

What’s in it for you?

We offer comprehensive benefits that encourage mental, physical, and financial well-being for all VF associates. When it comes to benefits, we’re the total package.

Most companies say they offer a competitiv

e salary, an amazing bonus and pension scheme and staff discounts (btw we offer 50%!). And we offer the same. Only different. Along with this you will have:

Career ownership, enabling you to build your knowledge and experience across different brands

A supportive feedback-based culture where respect and integrity guide us in what we do

Tailored training. From an induction to ongoing online and face-to-face tr

aining s

essions, we are committed to helping you grow, both professionally and personally

Free to Be

We strive to foster a culture of belonging based on respect, connection, openness and authenticity. We are committed to building and maintaining a workplace that celebrates the diversity of our associates, allowing them to bring their authentic selves to work every day.

As an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, VF is committed to

support disadvantaged groups whilst providing equal opportunities for both VF associates and applicants alike.

If you liked what you have read and want to join our team then we would be keen to hear from you!