VF Corporation Assistant Store Manager in London, United Kingdom

Job Description

Few brands can claim to have the iconic status that The North Face has achieved. From the highest mountain peaks to the urban sprawl, our clothing, equipment and accessories can be found on every terrain. Were the chosen brand for accomplished climbers, mountaineers, skiers and snowboarders, and now we’re looking for an Assistant Store Manager to join our brand new store opening in Brent Cross, London - someone with passion, knowledge and enthusiasm to bring our brand to life.

The Role:

You’ll fully support the Store Manager and make an impact from day one in order to:

• ensure sales growth• deliver high levels of customer care • merchandise creatively • manage stock and administration efficiently• plus, you’ll provide comprehensive cover in the Store Manager’s absence• play a key role in staff recruitment and development.

To join us you’ll need:

• substantial supervisory/management experience• with a high profile fashion/lifestyle branded retailer• strong people management skills • the ability to lead and motivate the team by setting a positive, hands on example • flexibility to work 40 hours per week, 5 days out of 7, including evenings and weekends.

In return, we offer a competitive salary and bonus scheme, generous uniform allowance, staff discounts and a pension scheme.

The Inside Track

You may not be familiar with VF Corporation, but chances are that you know our brands quite well. From The North Face® jackets to Timberland® boots, we outfit people of all walks of life. In fact, we have more than 30 brands that serve consumers around the world.

Organized in 1899, VF has grown to be a global leader in branded lifestyle apparel and footwear with about 60,000 associates. Our businesses and brands are organized into five coalitions: Outdoor & Action Sports, Jeanswear, Imagewear, Sportswear and Contemporary Brands. While VF is highly diversified across brands, products, distribution channels and geographies, our one-company approach to doing business provides a unique and powerful competitive advantage.

Our five largest brands are The North Face®, Vans®, Wrangler®, Timberland®, and Lee®. Other brands include 7 For All Mankind®, Bulwark®, Eagle Creek®, Eastpak®, Ella Moss®, JanSport®, Kipling®, lucy®, Majestic®, Napapijri®, Nautica®, Red Kap®, Reef®, Riders®, Splendid® and SmartWool®.

VF Quick Facts:

• 30+ brands• 60K associates around the world• 150 countries worldwide• $11.4 billion in revenue• 115 years of achievements and growth• No. 1 manufacturer of denim• 1,200 owned retail stores• $700M returned to shareholders in 2013• 1.3M units of apparel and footwear produced every day

Due to the high volume of candidates we receive, we will only contact successful candidates for the interview stage.

Organized in 1899, VF Corporation is a global leader in branded lifestyle apparel, footwear and accessories, with global iconic brands, 64,000 associates and $12.4 billion in revenue. Our businesses and brands are organized into four categories called coalitions, comprising: Outdoor & Action Sports, Jeanswear, Imagewear, and Sportswear. While VF is highly diversified across brands, products, distribution channels and geographies, our One VF culture and approach to doing business provide a unique and powerful competitive advantage.

VF Diversity Vision Statement

VF is committed to creating an inclusive environment that welcomes and values the differences among all of our associates, customers, suppliers and the communities in which we live and conduct business. The continued success and growth of VF is enhanced through initiatives that promote diversity throughout VF around the world.VF is an equal employment opportunity/ affirmative action employer of minorities, females, protected veterans and the disabled. VF is committed to providing equal opportunities in employment, and treating our VF associates and VF applicants without discrimination on the basis of their race, color, gender, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, citizenship, disability, protected veteran status, HIV/AIDS status, or any other legally protected factor.