Opportunity type:Permanent, Part-time
Working hours:28 hours per week
Salary:£13.43 per hour, plus great benefits
Location:London - Tate Modern, Bankside
Closing date:08 December 2019 at midnight
Tate Commerce is the trading arm of Tate. Its chief areas of operation are retailing on four sites, publishing (both Tate exhibition catalogues and general art books, as well as illustrated children’s books), product development, picture library and licensing.
We require an enthusiastic Retail Team Manager for the shops at Tate Modern . You will be required to work some weekends. You will be responsible for opening and closing the shops, and supervising daily operations. Occasionally you will be required to deputize for the Floor Managers, so at least six months experience at senior sales or supervisory level, ideally gained in the heritage sector or a high profile retailer is important.
The successful candidate will be an excellent communicator, with proven experience of leading teams and the ability to delegate to Retail Assistants, and communicate confidently at all levels. You must be passionate about raising revenue for Tate, be an ambassador for the brand and demonstrate exemplary behaviour in all areas of your job, being a role model to staff and a support to management.
The successful candidate will be able to work effectively, independent of supervision, be self-motivated and a proven problem-solver. We are looking for someone who is flexible, resourceful and loves a challenge. You will be able to inspire and motivate teams to provide great customer service, and have the ability to oversee six busy shops when acting as duty manager on a rota basis.
You will need to be able to work early mornings and late nights, and work some weekends. You must have had exposure to a wide range of products including Art books, Children's and Adult Product, Limited Edition prints and high-end items, and be a confident visual merchandiser. If you are passionate about leading a team to deliver exceptional customer service, uphold shop floor standards and delivery great sales, then we’d love to hear from you.
We offer great benefits, staff training, performance and service awards, great discounts in our shops and catering outlets, Employee Assistance Program, Cycle scheme and free entry to exhibitions for our employees and their friends and family.
As a member of the Disability Confident Scheme, we interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for a job vacancy.
Our jobs are like our galleries, open to all.
Tate Enterprises is a wholly owned subsidiary of Tate and covenants all profits to support Tate’s work and collection.