Retail Area Manager - Germany& Northern Europe

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Retail management
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Full time
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Competitive package - Gold Offer (>£40,000)
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2 to 5 years
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Company description

appoint is a boutique recruitment agency. Founded with passion, appoint is committed to delivering a truly bespoke, consultative service to both clients and candidates. With over 15 years of experience in recruitment and consulting within fashion and lifestyle, we pride ourselves on our market credibility and industry partnerships. With international and multilingual expertise, our team manages projects across Europe and cooperates with others globally.

Job description

We are collaborating with an international contemporary fashion brand, recruiting for a dynamic & fashion-aware Retail Manager to oversee an area of stores based in German speaking countries and Northern Europe.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES. • Building a stable, competent and motivated sales team
• Monitoring the right image, operations, high levels of customer service and VM standards are upheld in the region
• Assessing and monitoring key performance indicators for store managers and store workers
• Operating within budget constraints
• Involved in product feedback and selection for the area
• Encouraging cooperation between the sales and other departments in HQ
• Reporting directly to the Head of Retail


• Experienced in an retail area manager level position
• Proven, successful track record in previous employment  
• Experience in people management
• Proactive approach and experience in dealing with challenging situations 
• Ability to work in team and independently  
• Ability to work well under deadlines and performance pressure 
• High product sensitivity 
• Passion for fashion
• Ability to inspire and lead a team 
• Mobility and readiness to travel regularly on company business trips  
• Fluency in English and German language