Pugh's Garden Kitchen - Assistant Manager

This is an exciting opportunity to take on a role at our brand new site opening in Rogerstone in summer 2021 'Pugh's Garden Kitchen'

Salary £23,000-£25,000 depending on experience 

The Assistant Manager drives sales growth as the leader of the customer experience on the sales floor, and has a primary duty of management, actively directing and managing direct reports. Assistant Manager is also responsible for achieving results through growing and developing the sales assistants and restaurant team to deliver individual and team success

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assists the General Manager in the overall management of the store
  • Assumes total store leadership in absence of the General Manager and is a partner in the strategic planning of short and long term goals
  • Leads the sales floor and drives store results through the selling team
  • Leads and develops staff in various roles
  • Accountable for the development of The Garden Kitchen staff’s product knowledge which in turn, enables high performance selling
  • Work alongside the General Manager for the talent life cycle of direct reports, including recruitment, hiring, training, development, performance management.
  • Leads direct reports to maintain merchandise presentation standards while selling
  • Delivering top line sales results and growing the business alongside the general manager
  • Building and growing high performing teams
  • Understanding and leveraging visual merchandising displays to create a compelling store environment that grows sales
  • Carrying out replenishment orders for stock when required
  • Executing store opening and closing procedures
  • Creating an awareness of, and building capability in wastage and stock loss
  • Reinforcing store strategy to reduce any theft
  • Managing all activities related to providing a safe work environment
  • Understanding, demonstrating and enforcing Pughs company values
  • Management of restaurant to ensure 5* EHO standards are maintained at all times
  • Delivering consistently great experiences, and sharing the knowledge you have learnt with team members on best practice
  • Maintain The Garden Kitchen standards to showcase it in its very best light
  • Directing the staff to serve great coffee, drinks and delicious food made to the Garden Kitchen's high standards
  • Promoting a safe environment for you, the team and customers, we have safety guidelines to support you
  • Understanding of EPOS tills and reports
  • Social media management-you will have to be able to demonstrate a great understanding of our social media channels. This will include uploading content to the brand standard guidelines and driving engagement. 

Previous experience is essential. To apply, please send a full and up to date CV plus covering letter to dsmart@pughsgardencentre.co.uk