Area and Regional Manager Jobs

Retail Manager jobs are responsible for the day-to-day management of a store or multiple stores in accordance with overall company policy.

The main focus of Area Managers is to improve the commercial performance of the store by increasing its turnover and maximising profitability. Achieving performance objectives will require action in the main areas of retail activity: store operations; human resources; finance; buying; customer care; marketing; logistics; information technology; and administration. The average salary for a Regional Manager is £37,500 and 

Area Retail Manager job description:

  • Managing stock levels and making key decisions about stock control.
  • Analysing sales figures and forecasting future sales volumes to maximise profits.
  • Analysing and interpreting trends to facilitate planning. 
  • Using information technology to record sales figures and for data analysis and forward planning.
  • Dealing with staffing issues such as conducting appraisals and performance reviews.
  • Interviewing and recruiting potential staff.
  • Providing and organising training and development.
  • Resolve health and safety, legal and security issues.
  • Respond to customer complaints and comments.
  • Promote the organisation locally by liaising with local schools, newspapers and the community in general.
  • Organise special promotions, displays and events, and attend and chairing meetings, updating colleagues on business performance, new initiatives and other pertinent issues, touring the sales floor regularly.
  • Talking to colleagues and customers, and identifying or resolving urgent issues.
  • Maintaining awareness of market trends in the retail industry.
  • Understand forthcoming customer initiatives, and monitoring what local competitors are doing. Initiating changes to improve the business, eg revising opening hours to ensure the store can compete effectively in the local market.
  • Deal with sales, as and when required.

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