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Please see below for our current vacancies:

 

Benefit Cosmetics Account Manager (Full-time – 35 Hours) Southport

The Account Manager has overall responsibility for the achievement of Benefit retail objectives in store. Through leading your team by setting the perfect example, you will maximise on all sales opportunities and ensure the team provide the best customer service and shopping experience possible. You will liaise with the Area Manager and Store Management.

If you are interested in applying for this role please apply via Benefit Website at www.benefit cosmetics.co.uk/careers. Closing date 17th October 2014.

(Please note that due to the high volume of applications received, if you are not contacted within three weeks of submitting your application unfortunately you have not been successful).

 

Concessions Coordinator - Head Office

We have an opportunity for an enthusiastic and commercially aware Concessions Coordinator to support group concessions from our Bournemouth based Head Office.

As an effective communicator you will develop and maintain a friendly and open relationship with all concession contacts and internal departments, take responsibility for all onward communication including the company’s Marketing Calendar, and be the main point of contact for any concession queries.

You will provide administrative assistance to the Concessions Manager and support them in planning, organising and facilitating Concession moves, exits and introductions. You must be able to effectively interpret data and evaluate sales and contribution, and create and develop reports. With the IT department you will work to resolve scanning queries and ensure the correct concession representation is maintained through our website. You will be responsible for maintaining a library of Brand catalogues and keep up-to-date with trends and make suggestions for new concessions.

A working knowledge of Microsoft Office and its applications and genuine interest in retail brands are essential.

If you are interested in applying for this role please send your CV and covering letter to recruitment@beales.co.uk (please state Concession Coordinator in your subject field).

 

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Fixed Contract Concession Manager, Beales Bournemouth

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an experienced CONCESSION MANAGER to run the BASLER department in Beales Bournemouth. This is a maternity cover contract for a period of up to 12 months.

We are looking for someone with excellent customer service skills, the gift of building a rapport with customers, great people skills ensuring you can offer training and support to your team, and the ability to drive sales including maximising the sales impact of promotions.

To be successful in this role you will need:

  • Previous retail management experience
  • To have a hands on attitude
  • To be sales focussed
  • Have excellent communication skills
  • Be well groomed
  • Have the ability to problem solve and think outside the box

If you feel you have what it takes to be our next amazing manager with this fantastic brand then please email your CV to: jill.crabtree@basler-fashion.com, please ensure you state the role and store in your subject field.

 

PR & Store Events Co-Ordinator – Full-time - Bournemouth

Are you someone who can work to tight deadlines in an ever-changing fast-paced retail environment and enjoy a different day every day?

We are seeking a PR and Store Events Co-Ordinator to work in our Bournemouth Flagship store to oversee all PR and store event activities, in store and co-ordinate external events. As an excellent communicator you will be effective in establishing working relationships with the stores local community, Local Groups, and business community to showcase everything our Flagship store has to offer in terms of brands, departments and services.

This role will work closely with the Marketing and PR department at H.O. who will help support and produce the necessary PR and POS material. Head Office will also work alongside the successful candidate in looking after the Bournemouth Store’s Social Media activities.

You will have strong multi-tasking skills and be able to communicate at all levels. The role will include travel so a valid driving licence will be necessary.

If you are interested in applying for this role please send your CV and covering letter to nwashington@beales.co.uk

Closing date: 29th September 2014

 

Father Christmas (Part-time) Southport

Beales department stores are looking to recruit a Father Christmas (Weekends) for their Southport store. In this jovial and happy role your responsibilities will include meeting children and other guests whilst dressed as Father Christmas and distributing appropriate gifts to children. Providing a positive experience for all visitors, you will live the company values and exceed customer expectations ensuring the character of Father Christmas is maintained at all times.

A full DBS check will be required.

If you are interested in applying for this role please send your CV and covering letter to hfenerty@beales.co.uk, please ensure you state the role and store in your subject field. Closing Date 22nd October 2014

(Please note that due to the high volume of applications we receive, if you are not contacted within three weeks of submitting your application unfortunately you have not been successful).

 Rectella Pure Inspiration

Rectella Concession Manager (Part-time) Poole

We are a family owned business with over 60 outlets throughout the United Kingdom and are proud to be well known for our products, quality, design and service. We are looking for a confident, knowledgeable and energetic manager for our new concession located in Beales of Poole. With us you will be able to match you passion for home fashion with your desire to provide excellent customer service. In return we will ensure you are rewarded for your drive and hard work. As part of our team you will enjoy generous staff discounts, tailor made training plans, holiday entitlement. We are looking for the right person to work 24 hours a week across 5 days with 2 days off.

To apply email a copy of your CV and cover letter to cservicespoole@beales.co.uk.

 

Visual Merchandising Manager

We are looking to recruit A Visual Merchandising Manager for our Flagship Bournemouth Store.

With a proven background in Visual Merchandising, you will be imaginative and driven to maximize sales by using your initiative in the presentation of merchandising within the store and window displays. You will work with the store director and managers to produce creative, inspiring and commercial windows and in store displays, store promotions. You will guide and coach your team to ensure high standards of visual merchandising and motivate the team to ensure they provide a positive shopping experience.

If you are interested in applying for this role please forward your CV and covering letter to recruitment@beales.co.uk

Closing date 26th September 2014

Please note that due to the high volume of applications we receive, if you are not contacted within three weeks of submitting your application unfortunately you have not been successful.

 

Visual Merchandiser (Full-time) Bournemouth

Beales Department Stores are looking to recruit an experienced Visual Merchandiser for the Bournemouth store.

You will ideally have a creative background with proven strong Visual Merchandise standards. You will be imaginative, and driven to maximise sales by using your initiative in the presentation of merchandise within the Store and window displays. You must also be self-motivated, proactive, and be able to work accurately and confidently unsupervised. Your main tasks will be to ensure that high levels of Visual Merchandising and ticketing are achieved to maximise sales. You will present merchandise in line with the company corporate image and visual standards whilst exercising and developing your own ideas to further promote commercial success within the store.

At Beales we are always looking for new talent to join our Team whether it’s for current or future opportunities. If you would like to apply please send your CV with a covering letter stating your existing salary and the role you are applying for to recruitment@beales.co.uk

Closing date 26th September 2014

Please note that due to the high volume of applications we receive, if you are not contacted within three weeks of submitting your application unfortunately you have not been successful.

 

Head of Merchandisng – Beales Department Stores

This is a unique and exciting opportunity to join Beales as a key member of the senior management team leading and developing the Merchandising function at our Head Office in Bournemouth for our 29 stores.

The successful candidate will ideally have a strong background in merchandising across a broad product range and a proven track record of delivering results through the merchandising strategy. You will need to be analytical and have a real head for figures as you will be actively supporting strategy and range review to ensure successful implementation in all areas. The role requires development and communication of the Trading Office system, along with effective implementation of new trading strategies and new buying areas.

You will need to be able to communicate well at all levels, have a positive approach and be commercially minded with a robust attitude. You’ll have no problem managing and delivering deadlines while producing and monitoring merchandise budgets and reports for our stores. Your flexibility, knowledge and commitment to merchandising will be central to our plans for growth.

You will manage a busy workload, so the ability to juggle and multi-task is essential. You will also lead, motivate and support the merchandise team including the management & development of the Teams performance, recruitment, coaching & ongoing training.

How to apply:

If you would like to apply, please email your CV with a covering letter stating your existing salary to skempton@beales.co.uk

 

BI Consultant (Full-time) Head Office

We are looking for a BI Consultant to join our IT team at our Head Office in Bournemouth.

Based on the IT Help Desk you will develop, support and administer the Company BI Environment. You will also assist the IT team in the support and administration of the other computer systems and provide support for our UK store base where necessary.

Main Duties:

  • The production of accurate, timely and relevant management information, ensuring integrity and reliability of data
  • Work alongside the Project Managers and Business Users, requestors and subject matter experts, to gather, specify and document complex business and functional requirements
  • Maintenance and Development of Company BI Environment in line with the requirements of the Business
  • Managing 3rd party development, reviewing change controls and estimates
  • Liaising with IT Support Service Providers to monitor system performance and ensure timely delivery of production reports
  • Work on multiple projects simultaneously as well as support users with ad-hoc data requests
  • Supporting other members of the IT Team with data queries
  • Influential in the management of business reporting standards and polices

Essential Skills:

  • SQL Server 2005/2008
  • SQL creation of Stored procedures and development of performant queries
  • SSRS MS Visual Studio BIDS
  • SSAS
  • Microsoft Dynamics NAV
  • Development of ETL Processes and Interfaces using SSIS

Preferred Skills:

  • TargIT Analytics Suite reporting tool
  • VMWare
  • Exchange 2007
  • Active Directory

In addition to the above, experience in BI Strategy and exposure to Dashboard information tools would be an advantage, however you must have a minimum of 3 years’ experience in BI and Analytics in a retail environment.

The post will also involve being on call shift for evening and weekends inc. Bank Holidays.

If you would like to apply please send your CV with a covering letter stating the role you are applying for to recruitment@beales.co.uk.

Closing date 25th September

 

Sales Ledger Administrator (Full-time/6 month contract)

The main purpose of the Sales Ledger Administrator is to identify and allocate payments to outstanding sales ledger accounts, and to generate till based sales codes. This role is office-based, within the Bournemouth Head Office.

As a Sales Ledger Administrator you will need sound organisational skills, familiarity with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, and Outlook), and any prior familiarity with either Microsoft Navision or AS400 would be considered a benefit though not essential. You will also need to be a good communicator and approachable, but also analytical, methodical and able to work accurately and in detail. This role will require you to work both independently and within a team, so a clear ability to react to priorities, self-motivate and interact as part of a team are key.

This role would be ideally suited to an all-rounder with good office skills, experience of working with product setup, and a moderate understanding of payments and debtors.

Main Duties:

  • Identifying payments received and allocating these to the appropriate sales ledger account.
  • Working with internal customers to identify and correct errors in a timely and accurate manner
  • Generating and maintaining new product codes to facilitate sales across till-points
  • Maintaining accurate sales ledger accounts, and up-to-date product codes
  • Communicating with colleagues at all levels

Additional Details:

  • Training will be provided

This is a temporary position. However the successful candidate may be considered for additional roles if available at the end of tenure.

If you would like to apply please send your CV with a covering letter stating the role you are applying for to recruitment@beales.co.uk.

Closing date 5th September

 

Food Services Supervisor (Full Time) Bournemouth

We are looking for a Food Services Supervisor to join the Food Services team at our store in Bournemouth

As Food Services Supervisor, you will be a role model for excellent customer service, and be able to inspire and motivate a team to ensure customers receive a positive dining experience exceeding their expectations. In this challenging role your responsibilities will include preparing food in line with Company procedures and legal requirements.

You will have good communication and organisation skills, and be able to use your initiative to drive sales, reduce food wastage, and upsell at every opportunity. You must be able to demonstrate a committed and flexible approach to work and be confident in dealing with the public, being helpful, friendly and customer focused at all times.

Through good communication you will ensure that all colleagues are fully aware of department and store performance, procedures, current and future promotions and deliver the administration of Company procedures, stock-takes, controls and I.T. systems.

The ideal candidate will have excellent communication and customer service skills and a sound knowledge of all legal requirements including health, safety and hygiene standards.

If you are interested in applying for this role please forward your covering letter and CV to recruitment@beales.co.uk, ensure you state the role and store in your subject field.

(Please note that due to the high volume of applications we receive, if you are not contacted within three weeks of submitting your application unfortunately you have not been successful).

Operations Manager (Full-time) Wisbech & Winchester

An exciting opportunity has arisen in our Wisbech store for an Operations Manager (35 hours per week).

We are inviting applications from candidates with strong leadership qualities and a passion for retail and excellent customer service.

The successful candidate will be able to make quick commercial decisions and react to trade and sale trends. You will be leading a team of Floor and Sales Managers delivering excellent operational set up and outstanding customer service as well as running the store in the absence of the Store Director. You will also need to develop and maintain strong relationships with our Head Office and on occasion represent Beales at town centre meetings and other external organisations.

This is an exciting opportunity to further your retail career in a unique department store environment.

If you are interested in applying for this role please forward your covering letter and CV to recruitment@beales.co.uk, please ensure you state the role and store in your subject field.

Closing date 30th September 2014

(Please note that due to the high volume of applications we receive, if you are not contacted within three weeks of submitting your application unfortunately you have not been successful).

 

Web Product Coordinator (Full-time/35 hrs per week)

The main purpose of the Web Product Coordinator’s role is to upload product to the Beales.co.uk retail website, work with third party Concessions to integrate their product into the website’s back-end database (Navision), and improve the quality, quantity and range of product data within the online offer. This role is office-based, within the Bournemouth Head Office, and sits within the Web Team.

As a Web Product Coordinator you will need sound organisational skills, familiarity with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook), Photoshop, and an understanding of Microsoft Navision would be a benefit. You will also need to be a good communicator and approachable, but also analytical and methodical. This role will require you to work both independently and within a team, so a clear ability to react to priorities, self-motivation and an ability to interact as part of a team are key.

This role would be ideally suited to an all-rounder with good office skills, experience of working with product setup, and a moderate understanding of websites.

Main Duties:

  • Identifying products from the existing catalogue and managing their upload.
  • Working with third parties (concessions) to integrate external products into the Navision database, and then managing and maintaining their upload.
  • Moderate copy-writing as required
  • Scheduling and organizing photo-shoots for existing and new ranges, and maintaining the image database
  • Maintaining the product tags, and supporting the marketing activities on the website
  • Communicating with colleagues at all levels

Ad hoc duties:

  • To undertake, implement and suggest development strategies, either individually or as part of a team
  • To liaise with and carry out any other related duties as requested

Additional Details

  • Training will be provided

At Beales we are always looking for new talent to join our team whether it’s for current or future opportunities. If you would like to apply please send your CV with a covering letter stating the role you are applying for to recruitment@beales.co.uk.

Team Leader - Bournemouth Store

We have a great opportunity for a full time Team Leader within our Bournemouth Flagship store. In this challenging and varied role you will be motivating a team through good communication to provide the best possible customer service while driving sales & ensuring a high standard of visual merchandising is achieved. You will also attend & participate in meetings & work effectively as a team member, setting a positive example at all times, supporting & covering on other departments as required. You will be responsible for managing department staffing & allocating daily tasks to colleagues.

The role requires you to work weekends (including Sundays) & have a flexible approach to your hours of work.

At Beales we are always looking for new talent to join our team whether it’s for current or future opportunities. If you would like to apply please send your CV with a covering letter stating your existing salary and the role you are applying for to recruitment@beales.co.uk.

(Please note that due to the high volume of applications we receive, if you are not contacted within three weeks of submitting your application unfortunately you have not been successful).

 

SMD Textiles Sales Executive (Full-time) Abingdon

Contract: A Permanent Full Time Contract

Days of Work: Wednesday to Sunday using a flexible working initiative to be discussed at interview Evening work may be a regular requirement of the role as is having a flexible approach to meet peak demands of business is crucial.

Your Background…

You’ll have a passion for delivering amazing customer service and being sales driven - the more you sell, the more you will earn. A positive, ‘can-do’ attitude is essential, with a natural ability for striking up a conversation with a diverse range of customers. Your excellent organisational, listening and communicating skills will create a vision to inspire.

Holding a background in the textile industry, you will be able to provide a great customer service experience whilst providing a made to measure service. You will hold good experience in stock checking and reconciliation. You will be naturally curious, driven to deliver and a skilled influencer with a professional approach who is self-motivated and happy to go the extra mile. You will work hard to develop your product knowledge and to meet sales targets.

Earning potential…

      • £ Competitive salary
      • Up to 5% bonus based on value of net sales

Benefits:

      • 22 days holiday that increases with length of service
      • Staff Discount
      • Bonus linked to value of net sales
      • Life Assurance
      • Company Sick Pay
      • A Flexible Working Opportunity

Applicants email CV to robin_hutchinson@smd-textiles.co.uk.

SMD Textiles Limited is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

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