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Job Description

At Timberland, we don’t believe in boundaries. Not to our business, or to your ambitions. As one of the world’s most successful and well known manufacturers of outdoor clothing, we’re all about opening new possibilities, exploring new directions and meeting new challenges. We are now seeking an experienced Assistant Manager to join our store in Oxford (Westgate Shopping Centre).

You will maintain overall responsibility of the store, to create the highest standards within store thus creating a memorable shopping experience. You will manage the store efficiently within present budget guidelines and maximize profit performance by achieving sales targets and controlling costs. You will also ensure that the brand and its product are portrayed at the highest standard.

The challenge:

It’s about grasping the opportunity to use the full extent of your retail skills in an environment which encourages individuality and rewards initiative. Supporting the Store Manager with everything from recruitment through to stock takes, you’ll need to drive sales by creating a great customer experience. We’ll expect you to make sure your team is well-motivated and well-trained, and that they always live and breathe our core values. Put simply, if you’re looking for a steeper management challenge, the journey starts here.

To join us you’ll need:

•Management experience with a high profile fashion/lifestyle branded retailer
•Strong people management skills
•To lead by example to deliver excellent customer service
•Be a confident team player with strong organisational skills and the ability to lead and motivate the team by setting a positive, hands on example with people at every level.
•Have the flexibility to work 40 hours per week, 5 days out of 7, including evenings and weekends along with early morning starts or late evening closes

The inside track

You may not be familiar with VF Corporation, but chances are that you know our brands quite well. From The North Face® jackets to Timberland® boots, we outfit people of all walks of life. In fact, we have more than 30 brands that serve consumers around the world.

Organized in 1899, VF has grown to be a global leader in branded lifestyle apparel and footwear with about 60,000 associates. Our businesses and brands are organized into five coalitions: Outdoor & Action Sports, Jeanswear, Imagewear, Sportswear and Contemporary Brands. While VF is highly diversified across brands, products, distribution channels and geographies, our one-company approach to doing business provides a unique and powerful competitive advantage.

Our five largest brands are The North Face®, Vans®, Wrangler®, Timberland®, and Lee®. Other brands include Bulwark®, Eagle Creek®, Eastpak®, Ella Moss®, JanSport®, Kipling®, lucy®, Majestic®, Napapijri®, Nautica®, Red Kap®, Reef®, Riders®, Splendid® and SmartWool®.

VF Quick Facts:

• 30+ brands
• 60K associates around the world
• 150 countries worldwide
• $11.4 billion in revenue
• 115 years of achievements and growth
• No. 1 manufacturer of denim
• 1,200 owned retail stores
• $700M returned to shareholders in 2013
• 1.3M units of apparel and footwear produced every day

The next step
To apply please send your CV along with a cover letter by clicking the ‘apply’ button.

Due to the high volume of candidates we receive, we will only contact successful candidates for the interview stage.

À propos de VF Corporation

Organized in 1899, VF Corporation is a global leader in the design, manufacture, marketing and distribution of branded lifestyle apparel, footwear and accessories. Our highly diversified portfolio of brands spans multiple geographies, product categories, consumer demographics and sales channels. VF relies on its Powerful Brands, Powerful Platforms, One VF approach to business to support its brands, maintain its competitive edge and drives a winning company culture.