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Retail Manager - Cheese Shop

Paxton And Whitfield
Chelsea, London

Posted: 30 May 2024

Deadline: 13 Jul 2024

Compensation: £29,000 per year

Paid Full-time Permanent

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Job description

Paxton & Whitfield has been the country’s leading cheesemonger for over 225 years. In addition to having a number of retail shops and an online presence, we also supply artisan cheese to many of the very best restaurants.

We are looking for a passionate professional, with an excellent level of customer service, to manage our Chelsea-based shop. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who wants to expand their career within the artisan cheese world.

Main responsibilities:

  • Oversee the day-to-day management of a key retail site.
  • Manage the small team to deliver the highest quality service to our retail customers.
  • Ensure we are offering the very highest quality products to our customers, in an attractive and hygienic manner.
  • Oversee the ordering of stock and manage the paperwork associated with running a small business unit.
  • Manage key local and national wholesale accounts that are serviced from this site.

Requirements:

  • Knowledgeable and passionate about artisan cheese
  • Proven record of achieving sales
  • Full of drive and initiative
  • Enjoy working in a small company where flexibility and “can do” attitude are key
  • Demonstrable planning and organisational skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Fully conversant with Microsoft Office

Application information

To apply for the position please attach your CV along with a covering letter which should outline how your skills and experience meet the set criteria.

It is not always possible to respond to unsuccessful applicants, therefore if you have not heard from us 21 days after the application deadline, you may have been unsuccessful.

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About Paxton And Whitfield

Paxton & Whitfield has been the country’s leading cheesemonger for over 225 years. In addition to having a number of retail shops and an online presence, we also supply artisan cheese to many of the very best restaurants.

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