Assistant Manager - Merchant Highpoint, Melbourne

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Overland footwear

Merchant Highpoint - Melbourne merchant
  • Want to be rewarded for great performance & receive amazing employee benefits?
  • Looking for a role with Sunday to Thursday working days?
  • Passionate about growing your career with us?

The role

As an Assistant Store Manager, you'll have natural leadership ability, motivation to get results and be passionate about growing your own & your teams retail careers with us. Reporting to the Store Manager and with support of a Regional Manager, you'll inspire your team to achieve exceptional results and create great experiences for our customers. Celebrating, connecting with and recognising others and product expertise will come naturally to you. An eye for visual merchandising and operational excellence are also key requirements. This role is based at our Merchant Highpoint store, working days are Sunday to Thursday, 38 hours per week.

Our people tell us they love our inclusive family-feel, focus on growth and development, openness to feedback and the constant recognition, celebration and communication.

Who are we? A New Zealand family owned fashion footwear retailer who's been around since 1948. We have 50+ stores across 3 brands (Overland/Merchant, Mi Piaci and Deuce) in both New Zealand and Melbourne, Australia. We put people first which means you can expect to have a supportive leader, grow in your role, be recognised and rewarded for great performance and receive ongoing training. Our teams are made up of positive, passionate and high performing people. We have a world class customer satisfaction rating and an award-winning company culture

Our company purpose; 'Together we Create to Inspire' together with our 6 values: Inspiring, Accountable, Integrity, Inclusive, Innovative and Proactive inform what we do so we look for people who resonate with this too. One way we work to inspire others is via our charity, The Young Hearts Project, which supports youth to reach their potential through community programmes.

What will you bring to us?

  • A great attitude; positivity, confidence, a growth mindset and flexibility
  • Passion for sales and proven results
  • Ideally retail leadership experience
  • A love of connecting and engaging with people - both your team and customers
  • Technical and operational know-how or willingness to learn
  • Focus on growth and development - for yourself and your team
  • Passion for our brand, alignment to our values and culture
  • Ability to travel to Auckland, New Zealand 2-3 times a year to attend Leadership conferences

Interested? Apply today! We're about giving opportunities to people with the right attitude, drive and team fit.

You must be eligible to work in New Zealand/Australia to be considered for this position.

Applications close 24 September 2019