VIC Emporium – store manager

contract (maternity cover), retail      

we are searching for an experienced retail store manager to lead the team on a 12-month maternity cover contract at our emporium store. the successful candidate will have extensive retail management experience, with a proven ability to lead and motivate a team. you will be a highly motivated individual who has proven leadership qualities.


the primary purpose of this role includes:


  • driving sales to deliver weekly/monthly/annual sales targets
  • maintaining a high level of customer service that demonstrates repeat client sales and client brand loyalty
  • provide commentary and feedback through weekly reporting relating to sales including strengths, opportunities and strategy for the weeks/months ahead
  • carrying out of store-operating standards
  • carrying out of monthly rostering
  • maintaining company policy and procedure
  • providing consistent training and development for all staff
  • support the national retail sales and operations manager to coordinate and uphold loss prevention strategies
  • maintaining the highest level of personal and store presentation standards  


the successful applicant will possess:


  • comprehensive understanding of middle end to luxury fashion in the Australian market place; including pricing, competitor brands, competitor retailers, influential brands and local demographics.  
  • ability to meet sales targets  
  • the ability to work under pressure and be highly organised
  • excellent communication skills  
  • ability and experience to lead and motivate a team  
  • ability to further develop and enhance professional relationships  
  • strong reporting skills  
  • strong delegation skills  
  • demonstrate clear decision making and problem solving skills  
  • the ability to foster customer relationships and drive results by developing a team with exceptional sales skills and customer service  
  • immaculate personal presentation  


how to apply:


to apply, please email your cv & covering letter addressing the role requirements as detailed above to we also ask that you answer the following questions within your covering letter:

  • how do your personal interests align with the bassike brand?
  • when has your determination paid-off professionally?
  • why is bassike a brand you’d like to join?