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Store Manager

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A Store Manager will typically possess a background in managing teams to deliver KPI’s versus sales and operations.

Ideal Candidate:

  • Typically a sales or service driven environment
  • Possess a positive attitude to working as part of a team and on your own initiative
  • Motivated to achieve targets and goals, possess a 'can-do' attitude, and have an open-mind to learn from the best in the business
  • Experience in supporting a team to deliver sales and operations vs targets 
  • Be confident and highly motivated and have a real passion for service or sales
  • Experience of being a high achiever with a proven track record of a consistent performance

A Store Manager is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the store; including training their staff and demonstrating commercial acumen to best promote the store.


  • Make the customer feel at home and ensure that great customer service is one of their top priorities.
  • Must lead by example and motivate others in their surroundings.
  • Using natural communication skills and competitive edge, Store Managers will be able to bring fresh ideas and experience to the table.

Often having worked up from Sales Assistant or Assistant Manager roles, other associated job titles would include Sales Consultant, Deputy Manager, Supervisor, Customer Service Assistant, Team Leader or Senior Sales.

The Store Managers title can cover a lot of roles, sectors and experience levels, therefore salaries can range from £19,000 to over £50,000 in specialised areas.  Typically Store Managers can expect to earn bonus and/or commission packages which can vary from a modest 5-10% bonus upto over a 100% of basic salary earning potential.  This is often referred to as an OTE - On Target Earnings.  

Priority Recruitment has been involved in the recruitment of Store Managers since it's inception, during that time we have worked with International "Mega Brands" known to most households in Britain and also start-up organisations starting from the ground up.

Greater Manchester

Greater Manchester is a metropolitan county in North West of England, with a population of 2.7 million according to the census of 2014. Known as of the largest metropolitan areas in the UK, its comprised of ten boroughs: Bolton, Bury, Oldham, Rochdale, Stockport, Tameside, Trafford, Wigan, and the cities of Manchester and Salford. Manchester is known throughout the world as the birthplace of the industrial revolution, with a proud history in science, politics, music, arts and sport. Today the city combines this heritage with a progressive vision to be a city that delivers surprise and delight in equal measures. 

Manchester city centre is jam-packed with unique and eclectic restaurants, bars, shops, museums, galleries, hotels and places to stay whilst the surrounding Greater Manchester boroughs offer a patch-work of visitor experiences including quaint market towns, traditional pubs and beautiful green spaces and waterways to be explored on foot or bike. The city region is easily navigated, with great transport links both in and around Greater Manchester.

Regarded as the largest media and creative hubs outside of London, Manchester also hosts a large number of manufacturing, retail and e-commerce businesses.  Brands known around the world have offices in Manchester. 

Home to The Trafford Centre, the 3rd largest shopping centre in the UK with the largest foodcourt in Europe! 

Priority Recruitment is proud to have offices on Deansgate, Manchester - Just a short walk from the Arndale Centre.