Retail Store Manager

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Retail Store Manager

IOLLA is a direct to consumer, independent retailer of high quality eyewear; designed in house and enjoyed worldwide through our online and physical spaces.

Our mission is to become the most popular prescription eyewear brand wherever we are, and we want you to help get us there!

Full-time · Edinburgh St James Quarter Showroom

We are excited to be recruiting for an experienced retail and people focused manager to join our Edinburgh team! Our Retail Store Manager will oversee our Edinburgh St James Quarter team and community.

What you'll do

  • Play the leading role within our retail store team, working collaboratively with our Assistant Managers and Stylist team to drive sales, customer experience and operational excellence 

  • Demonstrate best practice and role model behaviours that bring our core values and service excellence to every IOLLA customer

  • Inspire and motivate your team to show up and deliver every day

  • Be confident in identifying commercial opportunities that support the growth of the IOLLA brand, both internally and externally

  • Be the local community face of IOLLA! You will represent IOLLA and play a key role in growing our IOLLA community in Edinburgh

  • Deliver on all aspects of local marketing initiatives, including in-store events and off site pop up events

  • Seek local community opportunities for partnership - with everything from local influencer partnerships to local groups and businesses to build relationships with 

  • Contribute to brand development by providing local insights, trends and overall opportunities

  • Create and foster strong relationships with IOLLA customers and brand partners 

  • Drive and maintain exceptional visual standards

Join our team because:

  • You have at least 1 years experience as a retail manager, and have worked in a high volume, fast paced environment overseeing a large team

  • You are self motivated and understand the importance of leading by example

  • You have a passion for style and keeping up to date on key seasonal trends 

  • You are a driven individual with a passion for people and delivering stand out brand experiences, with the ability to drive high standards within a team

  • You have a spectacular ability to build great working relationships both internally and externally 

  • You have experience of creating and executing in-store events 

  • You can drive performance and results and are organised and strategic in your approach

  • You thrive working in a team and can work independently, too

  • You take ownership for your own learning

What you'll get:

  • A competitive salary, dependent on your experience

  • Discretionary reward and bonus each month

  • Enhanced annual leave with service 

  • Annual leave purchase scheme

  • Private healthcare

  • Our Retail Trust partnership offers a host of benefits including an Employee Assistance programme and access to high street discounts, amongst many others!

  • Complimentary eyewear 

  • A generous friends and family discount

  • To work for a brand who are proud to be a Real Living Wage employer

This role is based in our IOLLA Edinburgh St James Quarter showroom.

We can’t wait to hear your story and look forward to meeting you!