Assistant Store Manager
Animates is New Zealand’s leading pet care company with 43 pet specialty retail stores, 24 grooming salons, 18 vet clinics and growing.
Our highly passionate and knowledgeable store teams are committed to living our vision of being the best pet company in the world by providing outstanding customer service and ensuring our customers have the information they need for the best possible care of their pets.
As Assistant Store Manager of our Taupo store you will be crucial to the success of Animates. Your proven people management skills and leadership experience will be key in providing the Store Manager with the support they need to deliver customer service excellence, drive sales, coach the team whilst meeting the high operational standards and financial targets we expect.
To thrive in this exciting role you will need:
Previous supervisory or store management experience;
Proven experience coaching and developing a successful team;
An exceptionally friendly and engaging manner to build a regular customer base and grow sales;
Operational experience to identify key priorities, meet deadlines and delegate;
Strong verbal communication skills, and,
A positive ‘can do’ attitude.
This position is fixed term to cover parental leave and applicants must be available to work weekends, late nights and public holidays as required