Assistant Manager - Country Store

Location Axminster
Discipline: Agriculture, Farming
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £23,000 - 25,000 Dependant on experience + Benefits
Contact name: Oliver O'Driscoll

Contact email:
Job ref: 14582 OO
Published: about 1 year ago
Startdate: ASAP

Job Title: Assistant Store Manager – Country Store

Location: Axminster

The Company:

Our client, a well-established country store specialising in the farming and agricultural sector are looking to further expand their retail management team by introducing a new Assistant Store Manager. They have been established for over 40 years and are continually reinvesting and expanding. This company are committed to providing the highest quality service and products to their customers.

The industry:

Retail - Country Store - Pet and Bird, Farm and Smallholder, Hardware and DIY, Clothing and Footwear, Equestrian, Home and Gift

The successful Assistant Store Manager will be responsible for:

  • Motivate and manage the retail team.

  • Step up in the absence of the Store Manager

  • Providing the highest level of Customer Service to ensure all customers are provided an enjoyable shopping experience.

  • Assisting the Store manager with Membership events

  • Manage multiple workstreams and projects.

  • Work towards Retail targets, budgets, and costings

  • Merchandising

  • Overseeing ordering and stock control

The ideal Assistant Store Manager will have/ be:

  • Agricultural or Farming background

  • Retail Supervisory experience

  • Excellent customer handling skills

  • The ability to lead a team.

  • A friendly, confident, and informed approach

  • Strong organisational and decision-making skills.

  • Customer focussed and results driven

Additional Information:

This is a Permanent Full time position

You will be based in Axminster

The working hours are between: Monday – Friday 8am – 5pm

Saturday 9am – 5pm and Sunday 10am – 4pm

Full product training will be provided.

Salary: £22,000 - £25,000 per annum + Benefits

We thank all applicants who apply for this role. However, please be advised that only those short listed for an interview will be contacted.

Please be assured that your job application will be managed in complete confidence and your personal details will not be passed to any third party without your prior permission.

Agricultural and Farming Jobs are an established specialist Agricultural Recruitment business with offices based in rural Worcestershire.

We have a specialist and dedicated Headhunting Recruitment Division as well as a specialist Jobs Advertising Division. We recruit specifically for all roles within the Agricultural industry and support the recruitment needs of all related clients including; Farms, Agricultural Machinery, Fresh Produce, Food, Horticultural, Equestrian, Finance and Veterinary companies on an International basis.

We offer an exceptional service with a personable, yet highly professional approach.