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Retail Deputy Store Manager

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Position: Retail Deputy Store Manager
Location: [City], [Town]
Position Type: Full-time
Department: Retail
Reports to: Store Manager

Company Description

At [Company Name], we are committed to providing exceptional retail experiences to our customers. We strive to offer high-quality products and outstanding customer service, creating a welcoming environment that fosters repeat business and loyalty.

Job Description

  • Assist the Store Manager in overseeing daily store operations, ensuring smooth and efficient functioning.
  • Supervise and motivate retail staff, providing guidance and support to achieve sales targets and deliver exceptional customer service.
  • Lead by example in delivering excellent customer service, handling customer inquiries, and resolving any issues or complaints in a timely and professional manner.
  • Assist in recruiting, training, and onboarding new team members, ensuring they are equipped with the necessary knowledge and skills to succeed.
  • Collaborate with the Store Manager to develop and implement sales strategies and promotional activities to drive revenue and meet sales goals.
  • Monitor inventory levels and assist in managing stock replenishment and merchandising to maximise sales opportunities and minimise stock loss.
  • Maintain a clean, organised, and visually appealing store environment, adhering to company standards and guidelines.
  • Assist in conducting regular store audits to ensure compliance with operational procedures, health and safety regulations, and company policies.
  • Support the Store Manager in administrative tasks such as scheduling staff shifts, managing payroll, and preparing sales reports.
  • Handle cash management procedures, including opening and closing tills, performing cash counts, and ensuring accuracy in cash handling processes.
  • Collaborate with the Store Manager to foster a positive work culture and team spirit, promoting teamwork, cooperation, and a supportive work environment.


Previous experience in a retail management role, with a proven track record of achieving sales targets and delivering excellent customer service.
Strong leadership skills with the ability to motivate and inspire team members to achieve their best performance.

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build rapport with customers and colleagues alike.

Sound decision-making and problem-solving abilities, with a proactive and solution-oriented approach to challenges.

Organised and detail-oriented, with the ability to multitask and prioritise tasks effectively in a fast-paced retail environment.

Proficiency in using retail management software and MS Office applications.
Flexibility to work evenings, weekends, and holidays as required by the needs of the business.

Additional Information

Joining [Company Name] means being part of a dynamic team dedicated to delivering excellence in retail. We offer competitive salaries, opportunities for career growth and development, and a supportive work environment where your contributions are valued and recognized.

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