Assistant Store Manager - Permanent

24 Nov 2021
08 Dec 2021
Full Time
Set hours
Contract Type

About the Role

To be a successful Assistant Store Manager you will:

Support the Store Manager in managing and inspiring your team to be at their best, and stepping up to cover the store when needed

Create an atmosphere where delivering amazing service, achieving performance targets and accurate stock processes is at the core of everything you do, in an environment which is commercial, operationally efficient and safe

Demonstrate a hands-on approach for all operational and commercial activities by working alongside the team

Ensure communication is up-to-date and accurate at all times in order to meet business needs



About you:


You are passionate about our customers, our people and our products. This passion and energetic approach to work inspires others, creating a great working atmosphere and team spirit

You have exceptional commercial understanding, with the know how to create a fantastic shopping experience for our customers

A team player who works at their best in a results driven, fast paced and challenging environment. You adapt to change quickly and can successfully bring the rest of the team on board with the new objectives

A great communicator and can work naturally with people at all levels. You stay calm and approachable even under pressure - always realistic with your expectations of others

Confidently problem solve, make sound business decisions, challenge processes and generate innovative ideas to take the business forward

Experienced in leading and coaching a high performing team and effectively dealing with people issues

An effective multi tasker who can plan, organise and prioritise your workload

Check out the amazing benefits listed below - all subject to contract.


UK Stores Only

In accordance with Home Office guidance successful candidates will be required to evidence their right to work in the UK before commencement of employment.

This role is not one we would typically consider for sponsorship under the Skilled Worker route due to, for example, the relevant Home Office requirements on skills level, not being met. Candidates are therefore encouraged to consider their own right to work options without Next sponsorship



  • Bonus Scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Healthcare Scheme
  • Uniform Allowance
  • 25% Staff Discount
  • First Pick of Sale Stock
  • Online Employee Perks – Hot deals and exclusive offers
  • Save As You Earn Scheme
  • Staff Shops – Bargains all year round


About Next

You know Next, but did you know we’re a FTSE-100 retail company employing over 43,000 people across the UK and Ireland. We’re the UK’s 2nd largest fashion retailer and for Kidswear we’re the market leader. At the last count we have over 540 stores, plus the Next Online and it’s now possible to buy on-line from over 70 countries around the world! So we’ve gone global!

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