Area Manager (m/w/d) for South West (area Stuttgart)
As part of our ongoing nationwide expansion in Germany, we are looking for six Area Managers to boost our retail sales & strengthen our team!
Purpose of the job
Be a brand ambassador of Rituals Cosmetics and take on the responsibility for the the shop teams, financial and operational management of the stores in your area. With your retail passion and knowledge, you ensure the speedy and effective implementation of action plans in order to achieve or exceed your area sales & profitability targets. Living & breathing our brand philosophy and values, you empower your shop managers to become leaders with heart & soul.
As part of the international retail department you report directly to the head of retail. You develop action plans in close collaboration within this team to drive key performance indicators, address and resolve challenging operational areas and capitalize on trends. Being a team leader, you support, coach and motivate your employees by regular performance appraisals and by continuously sharing your knowledge and experience. You will support the store managers to ensure healthy stock levels and efficient and effective shop staffing. Last but not least, you initiate and promote local B2B activities to raise brand awareness and drive direct sales.
- At least 2 - 5 years of relevant retail experience
- Experience in people management
- Bachelor’s Degree
- Demonstrable success gained in a store managerial position preferably with a recognized brand
- Excellent communication skills both externally and at all levels in the company, both written and verbal
- Experienced in planning the work to achieve the company goals
- Successfully able to handle multiple demands and competing priorities;
- Works effectively and efficiently with excellent time management skills
- Acts as an inspiration to others
- Actively seeks self-development opportunities
- Ability to work in a fast pace environment
- Shows innovation and initiative in setting up customer care standards
- You are keen to be the best in class within your profession. You are flexible, you enjoy making things better every day and you value authenticity and teamwork.
What Do we have to offer?
Rituals offers a varied role within a young team with enthusiastic colleagues. The salary offered is in line with market conditions and you will be given the opportunity to make the fullest use of your talents. The organization offers you an ambitious and pleasant international working environment.
"We're not here to sell you beauty; we are here to make you feel good." Raymond Cloosterman, CEO Rituals.
Rituals is about helping you slow down the pace of your busy life, about creating meaningful moments and to remind you to experience these moments with joy.
Our ambition is to become the number one global luxury brand in cosmetics. And for that we need passionate, energetic, ambitious and driven people to help us achieve our goals. This might feel like a paradox, but within our company meaningfulness and performance complement each other like yin and yang.
People are the ultimate ambassadors of our brand.
Rituals cosmetics is the first brand in the world to combine Home & Body Cosmetics in a product line of soothing body products, natural skincare, eau de parfum, tea, scented candles and precious mineral make-up. Inspired by authentic Eastern rituals, Rituals Cosmetics is all about paying special attention to everyday routines – transforming them into meaningful rituals in the process. The very first Rituals Cosmetics shop opened in 2000, in Amsterdam at the Kalverstraat. Since then, the company has opened locations all over the world, including in London, Madrid, Antwerp, Lisbon, Berlin, Stockholm and New York. By now, the cosmetics brand operates over 625 shops, 1.850 shop-in-shops and 4 Urban Spas in 27 countries around the world. In addition, Rituals Cosmetics is enjoying rapid growth in the travel sector, with its products offered for sale by 120 luxury cruise liners, various major airports, 10 different airlines and numerous hotels.
Qualifications are very important to us when selecting the right candidate. If you are interested in this position and your profile matches the profile we are seeking, we’re looking forward to your application!
We created a unique application process by adding personnel tests and a braingame. We use these online results to get to know more about your way of working. Please take in mind this is part of the application process and it takes around 1,5 hour to finish your application.
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