• District Manager - Midlands - Maternity Cover

    Location UK-London
    Posted Date 1 week ago(09/01/2019 12:20)
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    AllSaints Studios East London – London

    • Future proofing your business you will develop a best in class brand experience ahead of anyone or anything else. Always challenging the norm and driving brand forward
    • With your obsession for our collections and your own zeal, you will work collaboratively at a Director level to help our team achieve an amazing in store brand experience
    • Working collaboratively with your store managers, creative visual and product merchandising teams you will plan ahead, creating monthly visual floor-sets which emphasise our beautiful collections through our incredible in-store environments, whilst maintaining specific trade focus
    • You are a "Design Thinker". Owning your team and individual development. Aware of any opportunity within brand and ready to work with pace to create the next generation of global business leaders.
    • You are an inspirational leader. Your teams aspire to be like you. Own their development journey
    • Are your teams being given every opportunity to succeed? As a business leader you will work collaboratively at a Director level to define policy and process, enabling teams to thrive in the digital environment
    • How are you going to get the best out of your teams? A hands on approach to cloud based management will enable you to ensure the business is on the right course
    • Using your digital mindset you will create and deliver goals to your business - challenging your teams to "Design Think" their way to success
    • You will be on the field a lot. Effectively planning where you spend your time will be critical to the success and protection of your business
    • You will be flexible with location and able to travel within the UK


    • Relevant retail management experience and has managed an annual gross turnover of at least £3million per year
    • Demonstrates exceptional product knowledge, selling skills and is able to coach
    • Supports store management with the creation a fun and aspirational in store atmosphere that encourages customers to shop at AllSaints
    • Natually influences the store management to create a visually exciting store that shows our collection at its best and most commercial
    • Ability to create and communicate a clear business strategy that links to the brand and the retail strategy
    • Motivates and inspires teams through energetic approach and clear communication as well as setting realistic but stretching goals
    • Full understanding and experience with business KPI's - specifically Conversion, UPT and in-store digital sales, with ability to set realistic but business enhancing targets. 
    • Is an expert in their market - understands competitors, customers and the environment in which their stores trade, encouraging store management to build realtionships with external support functions. 
    • Plans ahead and anticipates opportunities and risks
    • Builds strong relationships with head office, store teams to create the AllSaints culture
    • Attracts and recruits a high calibre of talent
    • Proactive and ongoing team development that grows the talent for the business – takes responsibility and ownership of succession planning and supports global growth
    • Knowledgeable and confident in managing teams in line with company guidelines and legal requirements
    • Ensures effective use of payroll through intelligent team scheduling that delivers the brand experience and budgets
    • Breeds a culture that ensures everyone is accountable for health and safety and responds to issues quickly and effectively
    • Ensures highly effective stockroom and replen operation in all stores


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    Our District Manager, Maternity cover will be responsible for the success of the buisness and our people across the Midlands area in the UK. The area welcomes more than 600,000 customers each year to our stores and is supported by a team of 65. With a gross annual turn over of over £7milllon, the area is a significant element of our total UK retail business. 


    Our story

    Founded in 1994, AllSaints has built an international team that includes some of the best global creative talent, imbued with a winning combination of business and design thinking. The brand’s constant obsession is to deliver an immersive experience to our international customer base in a way that embraces each unique culture.  AllSaints is proud of the fact that every aspect of the brand is curated in-house, from store design and construction to the studio based coding team, making AllSaints a truly agile business working with pace and integrity.


    Right To Work UK, EU/EEA

    All applications to UK, EU/EEA roles require valid right to work documentation to be presented in original form as early as first interview stage. Candidates are advised not to apply if they cannot provide a valid right to work document. AllSaints accepts UK passport, EU passport, Non-EU passport containing an appropriate endorsement or Visa, UK Biometric residence permits and EU ID cards.  


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