Assistant Manager

Cavendish Maine
West London
£30,000 - £35,000
Closing date
11 May 2021

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Business Sector
Non Food & Drink
Retail Management, Sales
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Job Details

Cavendish Maine are excited to be working exclusively with a leading furniture manufacturer, partnering their search for an Assistant Showroom / Store Manager for a new West London store opening. With 100% of products manufactured in the UK, this is a fantastic opportunity to join a brand with over thirty five years heritage and an enviable market reputation.  With a primary focus on sofas and chairs, you will be working with an incredibly diverse product range selling primarily directly to the consumer.

Supporting the Showroom manager, you will play an integral part in the smooth running and continued sales success of the store. Your key responsibilities will include

  • Working closely with the sales the team ensure they quickly “hit the ground running”. With a strong market / consumer reputation a culture of proactivity is assumed to drive showroom footfall.
  • Assisting the Showroom Manager with “Key Holder” operational duties.
  • Providing exemplary customer service. This brand have an unrivalled market reputation for brilliant customer service. You will be expected to be a brand ambassador and always be willing to go the “extra mile”.
  • Effectively deal with any complex customer queries.
  • Ensuring the shop floor is immaculately presented and maintains an energetic “Sales” environment.

Ideally you will be an experienced Assistant Manager comfortable selling mid-high end furniture to consumers. You will have

  • An organised and conscientious approach with strong sales acumen.
  • Experience of managing a small sales team and ensuring targets are consistently exceeded
  • The confidence and experience to effectively assist in the management a new store opening.
  • The ambition and drive to always be looking for the next sales opportunity
  • Able to commute easily to the West London Showroom.

In return you will receive:

  • An industry leading salary and bonus structure.
  • A positive and vibrant working environment.
  • Company Pension.

Contact: Craig Tindall

Reference: CMT/23292

Candidate care:

By responding to this advert you consent to Cavendish Maine processing the personal data included within this application.

If your application is successful we will contact you to discuss the opportunity in more detail, within 48 hours of receiving your application.

Should you not hear from us within 3 working days please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Please be advised that if unsuccessful for this role we may keep your details in our hold file for 6 months, during which time you may be contacted for other suitable vacancies.  If you do not want us to do this please call us to advise.

In the meantime, we would like to thank you for your interest in Cavendish Maine.


Established in 1991 Cavendish Maine is a specialist sales, marketing and management recruitment consultancy with 25 consultants based in offices in Portishead. Covering the whole of the UK, we work with suppliers of food and non-food products to retail, hospitality and leisure markets and our impressive client portfolio ranges from global brand leaders to fast growing private companies.

Our team is experienced, professional and knowledgeable and each consultant has a specific market focus. This means that we know our clients intimately and our candidates are well briefed and well prepared for all interviews.In addition we have one consultant who specialises in export and international roles and separate teams that bring the same recruitment processes to accountancy and financial services employers.

Find Us
01275 813000
Wessex House
4 Greystoke Business Centre
High Street
BS20 6PY
United Kingdom

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