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Area Manager - Retail


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Closing date: Friday 1st September 2023

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Area Manager - Retail

Closing Date for Applicants:
Friday 1st September 2023

Retail Area Manager £35k+ bonus
Full time (40hrs)
Reporting to Senior Management Team

Due to continued expansion, my client is seeking an experienced Area Manager to oversee multiple retail locations. The ideal candidate will have strong leadership skills and the ability to manage a team of employees as well as experience in the Pet and/or Equine industry. Fluency in English and proficiency in retail / math are required for this position.

The Ideal candidate will be located in Essex due to proximity to the flagship store and head office nearby.

My client is an Independently owned chain of pet & equine retail outlets across Essex & Hertfordshire, part of a larger group involved in other areas of animal feed production, retail and manufacturing. A successful, well established business lead from the top down with significant investment made in the staff and facilities.

The successful candidate:

  • 3+ years in relevant retail position

  • Experience with ecommerce orders/click & collect

  • Must possess an eye for opportunity

  • Passionate about the development of your team

  • Excellent communicator – with colleagues and customers/suppliers

  • Experience of managing teams – recruitment, management and staff development


  • Manage and oversee multiple retail locations

  • Develop and implement strategies to increase sales and profitability

  • Ensure compliance with company policies and procedures

  • Train and develop employees to meet performance expectations

  • Conduct performance evaluations for all employees under supervision

  • Ensure appropriate stock levels are maintained

  • Analyse sales data and report to senior management team on a regular basis

  • Proficiency in calculating margins, markups and discounts

  • Ability to analyse sales data and make informed decisions based on findings

Benefits: We offer a competitive salary package with performance related bonus and a company vehicle, phone & laptop.

To apply please send your CV and covering letter stating your suitability and location to

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