Assistant Manager Designate
North West London
Founded in 1995, Hobbycraft has since grown to a nationwide business with over 98 stores across the UK, ready to support and inspire an ever-expanding variety of crafts. The largest arts and crafts retailer in the UK, we've got everything you need for art, knitting and crochet, haberdashery, papercraft, wedding and party, baking, jewellery making and more. Our passion for craft is at the centre of everything we do. This is reflected in our creative and knowledgeable Hobbycraft store colleagues.
Working for us isn’t like working for any other retailer. We are a forward thinking, diverse team who are 100% committed to what we do. We are extremely proud of our reputation to exceed our customer’s expectations, first time, every time and we value our colleagues and the contributions they make to our business.
We look for positive people with the same passion for our products. Whether you are a Store Colleague or Territory Manager you will find plenty of opportunities to develop and take on new challenges every day!
About the Role
The role of Assistant Manager Designate at Hobbycraft is all about delivering an outstanding shopping experience. You will be supporting a number of stores across the North West of London, so flexibility and the use of your own vehicle is essential. You will be assisting the Territory Managers ensuring profitable and efficient operation of the store as well as driving best practice on all company initiatives and communications helping to achieve agreed KPI’s.
Our ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate proven retail management experience within a large retailer as well excellent awareness of retail systems and processes and proven experience of people management.
Must have Assistant Management experience with a fast-moving retailer
Ability to work at pace and react to the changing needs of the customer
Excellent people skills with a proven track record of leading, developing and motivating a team
Commercial success & awareness
A real understanding of retail KPI’s
Benefits at Hobbycraft
25% Discount Card for Hobbycraft Stores
Generous holiday with an increase each holiday year
A creative working environment
Company pension contribution
Cycle to Work Scheme
Access to our Employee Support Programme for overall well-being
Continuous training, development and performance management
Colleague Social Events throughout the year