Our vision is to be the Premium Chocolate retailer and the number one choice for gifting and self-indulgence.
Our mission is to develop and nurture brand advocates through our distinctive chocolate experience, which is brought alive in our chocolate shops every day.
Main Purpose of Job:
Support the store management team towards the accomplishment of the retail plan.
Contribute to the operational excellence and financial performance of a store in the Lindt UK retail division, using responsible business practices and adhering to all company policies.
Embody the Lindt brand with passion and be part of a team of Lindt brand ambassadors who are experts at delivering the Lindt Service proposition and exceeding customer expectations every day.
Actively contribute towards an environment of collaboration through sharing knowledge, information, and teamwork to drive ideas to action.
Maximising Sales Turnover and Store Profitability to Grow and Drive the Business Forward.
Use provided business tools, along with good personal judgement, to drive and exceed store sales and profit targets.
Collaborate with store management team on opportunities for key trading periods Delivering and Developing Operational Excellence.
Contribute to a self-disciplined culture focused on flawless execution of processes, procedures, and initiatives including consistent delivery of presentation standards in store.
Maintain awareness of audit and loss prevention controls, delivering full compliance in all areas including inventory, cash reconciliation, deliveries etc.
Comply with company Health and Safety policy and procedures, and take associated actions to ensure a safe working environment for all.
Escalate issues to the store management team when necessary in a timely manner.
Delivering Outstanding Premium Visibility and Communication with our Customers.
Become an expert brand ambassador in delivering the Lindt Service proposition by living the values and personally contributing to a customer centric culture.
Embrace the Global Retail Mystery shop program, using the results to recognise strengths and share best practice.
Maintain monthly visual merchandising plan to company standard.
Stay informed of current trends and contribute to weekly Competitor Watch of the local marketplace.
Understand and actively anticipate consumer needs and go the extra mile to delight customers Leading for an Inspiring Place to Work.
Take responsibility for developing your own skills and capability and support a learning culture.
Collaborate with line manager to achieve your own agreed PDP objectives.
Participate in monthly 1-2-1s with your Line Manager to guide your own performance.
Work with line manager to resolve personal performance issues in a timely manner.
Align with line manager on action plans from personal performance reviews.
Positively build working relationships and exceed expectations with both internal and external contacts.
Internal – Retail field team, Retail HO team, HR.
External – Customers, Shopping Centre and Outlet Centre, retail network.
Qualifications, Knowledge and Experience Required.
Proven experience within a retail organisation is preferable, as is a genuine love of all that a career in retail has to offer.
Proven track record of delivering performance at a high level within a team.
Numerate with good analytical and IT skills.
A highly motivated self-starter, with a drive for results.
Excellent interpersonal skills, able to build relationships internally and externally.
An infectious can-do attitude – ready to try new things and enthuse everyone you meet.