Area Manager - UK & France

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Axel Arigato
London (Central), London (Greater) (GB)
02 Aug 2022
23 Aug 2022

Area Manager: France & UK

The idea of Axel Arigato started with the founders; Max Svärdh and Albin Johansson, questioning the whole structure of the fashion industry - why and how you make things. By foregoing seasonal collections, traditional sales channels and engaging with customers directly, Axel Arigato was launched with one main objective: to create the present, shape the future, and inspire generations.

At Axel Arigato, our aim is to build a platform through the power of community, inclusivity, and memorable experiences. We are an equal opportunity employer and value a diverse workforce. We believe that our differences are a strength and that by bringing together our individual perspectives and backgrounds, we make magic happen


Axel Arigato is offering a full-time position as Area Manager for our UK and France retail & pop up hubs.

You will be managing our 7 high performing stores in Paris & London….with more to come. This is a high paced role for someone with several years of management experience in the retail field who wants to take our teams to new heights with their coaching and business know how.

These are energetic, vibrant teams who are at the forefront of our community  driving sales, creating brand-building activities, handling customer service and administration. The position is for a hands-on person who is passionate about retail and team-work, and who thrives in an innovative and expanding organization. Management of your teams will include:

  • Upholding the Axel Arigato culture in the store, ensuring customers feel relaxed and invited
  • Supporting your stores in achieving sales and perfecting the customer experience
  • Leading by providing encouragement and feedback, but also encouraging the team to provide input and come with new ideas
  • Working closely with management to keep training fresh and in line with the Axel Arigato values
  • Recruit, train and develop team members that would be brand ambassadors for Axel Arigato
  • Evaluate the performance of each store to provide feedback and ensure standards of the store is being implemented and the well-being of each location is validated on a quarterly manner

Part of our core values are that all employees should feel engaged and involved in our organization and its development. As Area Manager, you will lead by example to create a positive and inclusive store culture where initiative and accountability are highly valued. The customers should feel at home in our stores, welcomed by inviting and dedicated personnel who are experts on our brand and our products.

To help you achieve the above you have the full support of our Gothenburg HQ (including Finance, Operation & HR) as well as the Retail Manager and of course each locations management team.


The right candidate for this position is someone who has rigorous experience of retail, previous working experience as a Store Manager or Area Manager. You are result oriented and have a talent for staff and sales development.

 You enjoy working in a fast-paced environment and realize the importance of continuous improvements in both big and small matters. You value service and the customer experience highly and lead by example to motivate your team members.

In this process, the individual’s motivation and adaptive mindset is key. You lead with passion and integrity and the fashion industry is where you really want to be!

This role can be based out of either Denmark or Sweden-as travel is required you must have the right to work in one of these locations. Swedish or Danish + English language fluency is needed for staff trainings.

Thanks for reading this far-we appreciate it. If this ad sounds like you and you want to learn more and apply, please submit your CV in English before August 23, 2022. Please apply where you see this ad-applications received via email will not be accepted. Our recruitment process is strictly based on competencies. Therefore, we kindly ask you not to include your picture or age with your application.

We will contact qualified and interesting candidates within 3 weeks. All applicants will be updated within a month.

To see more about our company and careers we welcome you to  AXEL ARIGATO - Careers

Diversity, Respect, Openness and Passion are our values that we live and breathe. They are the foundation for our current state and what we will always bring with us to the future.

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