Love life in the fast lane and inspiring a team to consistently deliver a brilliant service? Know how to keep customers coming back for more and have experience in management and the Coffee industry? Join us as a Store Manager Designate in the Surrey Area, where you will receive a three month induction which provides you with a true insight into what it will be like to manage your own WHSmith store.
After your training, it is intended that you will take responsibility for your own store so please note you will need to be flexible to travel within 30miles/1 hour from your training store.
As Store Manager, you'll be at the heart of this fast moving operation. Serving up delicious hot and cold food and drinks in our Coffee House store - It's all delivered in a relaxing environment by an enthusiastic team, creating an excellent customer experience.
Boosting sales, minimising shrinkage, managing stock and P&L - you'll be in charge of all of them. The hiring of your team and managing their performance will also be down to you. And when times are busy, you'll lead by example by lending a hand serving customers. Got what it takes? We're looking for proven experience - in hospitality and retail management.
With your leadership skills and industry knowledge who knows where your talents could take you! In a growing business like this, with two of the UK's most iconic brands, the opportunities are there for the taking.
What's in it for you
You've got tried and tested skills so we'll trust you to get things done and to use your initiative. Bring us new, innovative thinking and you your career could really go places! You can expect some fab rewards, including 25 days holiday, generous staff discount, annual performance related bonus, pension and much more! We make sure that there's plenty of support available. One way we do this is through our Retail Academy which helps managers learn and progress.
You may know we operate on the high street, in rail and bus stations, airports, hospitals, universities and workplaces. But did you know we've been around since 1792 and have over 14,000 employees across the globe and have consistently outperformed other major retailers over the past ten years? We continue to grow by putting our customers first and have a strong culture of innovation and entrepreneurialism.
At WHSmith we love progressing our people, so there are No Limits to where your career can go!