The Athletes Foot Assistant Store Manager - Newmarket

Job Description

At The Athlete’s Foot, our team members are highly passionate about inspiring, motivating and empowering our customers to better their best. We believe that people ultimately want to lead a healthy and fit way of life and we want to empower them to do so by providing correctly fitted footwear and personalised service. From their first pair of shoes to their last, our team are there to ensure that whatever activity they want to do, they’re wearing the right shoes. Our service extends beyond our four walls to support our local communities by engaging with health professionals, schools, and local sporting clubs. Joining The Athlete’s Foot is more than just a job, it is a family who cares, develops, grows, and rewards each and every one of us.  
 
The role & responsibilities:

We are looking for an Assistant Store Manager who is eager to accelerate in their career to oversee a passionate team at The Athletes Foot Newmarket Store.
This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced leader who is keen to progress in their retail career.  The right candidate will work closely with the Multi-Site Manager on driving high performing and successful people, performance, and operations initiatives.  The opportunity will also include involvement in local community activations, partnering with sporting events and managing relationships with health care professionals that we work with. This is not your normal retail role with a lot of work happening “outside the four walls” of the stores to drive brand growth.
 

To be successful in this role, you should have experience in the following:

  • Ensuring efficient operation of stores to achieve optimal results in sales targets, KPI’s, store presentation, visual merchandising, stock levels, wage control and shrinkage
  • Motivating your team to achieve optimal results in KPI’s & added value targets across stores
  • Closely monitoring store sales to achieve daily, weekly, monthly, and yearly targets - acknowledging outstanding results and identify any areas of missed opportunity
  • Effectively manage wage costs to weekly wage targets, company rostering standards and following the GRIA guidelines
  • Coach and mentor your team to maintain high team morale and encourage the development of their store teams by ensuring training and succession plans are in place
  • Ensure efficient OH&S management and adhere to state and national OH&S legislation 

Benefits & culture:

  • 40% off Accent Group brands | Hype DC, Skechers, Platypus, Vans & many more
  • Access to our Employee Benefits program which includes discounted Gym Memberships & Health Insurance packages
  • Be a part of Accent Group leadership conferences, awards nights, product launch events and much more
  • Work amongst premium product alongside fellow passionate and dedicated sneakerheads
  • Training & development to grow your career

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • Demonstrated Retail Store Manager or Senior Assistant Store Manager experience in a fast-paced environment
  • A motivated & driven ‘Make it Happen’ attitude
  • A passion for leading & inspiring a team to succeed
  • The ability to think strategically to identify missed opportunities and have a proven track record in driving sales and KPI’s
  • A sound operational & strategical skill set and experience with stock control and visual merchandising
  • Experience with effectively managing a roster & wage control
  • Ability to build strong professional relationships with Support Office departments
At Accent Group Limited we are committed to creating an inclusive workplace that promotes and values diversity and inclusion. We believe in the diversity of our people across age, gender, identity, race, sexual orientation, ethnicity, physical and mental ability. We strive on creating an equal employment environment where everyone from any background can be themselves. The Accent Group acknowledges, and pays respect, to the Traditional Owners and ongoing custodians of the land. The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and Maori people.