Assistant Showroom Manager

Farrow & Ball Ltd
Job Overview
Summary:
  • You will oversee the day to day running and operations of the showroom in the absence of the Showroom Manager
  • Assist the Showroom manager in driving sales and profitability, delivering budgeted sales, profit targets and KPIs
Responsibilities:
  • Support the Showroom Manager in managing, motivating and developing the showroom team to ensure that targets are exceeded as well as acting as a role model by displaying professional behaviours
  • Assist the showroom manager in analysing KPI data to make informed decisions and drive sales
  • Actively develop sales opportunities through all channels - consumer, painters, interior designers, architects
  • Work with the Showroom Manager to create viable partnerships, sponsorships and showroom/brand exposure opportunities in the local community
  • Ensuring window and showroom displays are installed in a timely manner to company standards, liaising as necessary with Marketing
  • Assist the Showroom Manager to organise and monitor showroom maintenance and refits as required, ensuring a commercial approach is taken
  • Responsible for opening and closing the showroom, covering in case of absence, ability to be on site in the event of an emergency
  • Assist the team to deliver the targeted number of colour consultancy hours and subsequent budgeted sales
  • Assist the Showroom Manager with stock management and ordering, managing a high value stock inventory
  • Assist colleagues with the support of the Farrow & Ball stockist network as appropriate
  • Delivering an excellent customer experience by articulating and promoting "Why Farrow & Ball"
  • Provide accurate colour advice and technical advice as to product suitability
  • Actively support the Showroom Manager to maintain a safe and healthy work environment
Requirements:
  • Have an eye for design and a passion for colour
  • Proven track record in meeting and exceeding sales goals
  • Exceptional communication and strong interpersonal skills
  • A background in design/interiors/creative industry is desirable
  • Commercially minded
  • Be a strong team player who is confident and proactive with ideas that generate new business
Benefits:
  • A competitive salary, reviewed annually based on individual performance
  • 24 days' annual leave, which increases with length of service (plus bank holidays)
  • Group Pension Scheme, matched by F&B
  • Generous staff discount on F&B products
  • Access to Perkbox, our retail discounts platform
  • Employee Assistance Programme with 24/7 support
  • Employee Share Plan
  • Company Sick Pay
  • Enhanced Maternity and Paternity pay
  • Life Assurance
  • Refer a Friend scheme
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Season Ticket loans for travel
  • Free tea and coffee
Job Detail
  • SalaryCompetitive Plus benefits
  • ExperienceProven track record in meeting and exceeding sales goals
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