Future Opportunities; Store Manager

Recruiter
Burberry
Location
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Posted
24 Nov 2020
Closes
06 Dec 2020
Ref
141484-en_GB
Level
Manager
INTRODUCTION

Founded in 1856 by Thomas Burberry, Burberry is a global luxury brand with a distinctly British attitude. We are a global business with an extensive network of both owned and franchised stores across EMEIA, Asia Pacific and Americas. We are digital pioneers, and innovative technology underpins every aspect of our business, from product design to distribution and marketing. We believe that modern luxury means being socially and environmentally responsible; this mindset is core to our business and key to our long-term success.

JOB PURPOSE

Burberry's retail teams are populated with some of the industry's most committed, passionate and inspiring people and our stores represent everything we stand for - world-class service, brand quality, superb merchandising and knowledgeable associates to provide the perfect luxury Burberry experience for every customer. We are looking for a talented Store Manager to join our mainline store in Saudi Arabia on a full-time, permanent basis .

Please note, when applying for this vacancy, you are not applying for an open position but to a talent pool for future vacant opportunities. As positions become available, applicants who meet the required criteria and screening requirements identified for the role may be contacted for further assessment.

RESPONSIBILITIES

As a Store Manager, you will provide leadership for the Store, setting excellent standards and inspiring the team to achieve it through strong operational and commercial execution.

For this role, we're looking for:
  • At least 5 years previous management experience in luxury retail sales
  • Strong commercial awareness
  • People management skills
  • Fluency in Arabic and English
  • A passion for fashion and luxury ethos.
  • Establish a constant focus on Brand, continually driving engagement, knowledge and passion for the Brand across the store team
  • Be on the shop floor
  • Be a presence leading on the shop floor, acting as a brand ambassador and role modelling Burberry behaviours
  • Monitor, coach and provide feedback to the store team to deliver excellent customer experience
  • Maintain a luxury environment, ensuring excellent execution and maintenance of Visual Merchandising guidelines across the store
  • Drive the use of digital assets to enhance the customer experience
  • Retain and develop talent
  • Lead, inspire and manage a high performing, positive store team


PERSONAL PROFILE

 Experience in achieving sales targets in a fashion/luxury retail environment.

 Genuine interest and love for fashion and styling, knowledge of current fashion trends.

 Excellent customer service level and interpersonal skills.

 Natural, pleasant and confident attitude.

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