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Looking for a New Career?

Pursue an exciting career with New Zealand’s leading nursery brand. Our people are the key to our success – we seek superstars who are passionate about helping parents on their journey through pregnancy and beyond with products, advice and brands tailored to fit their lifestyle. We are always on the lookout for dedicated individuals to join our growing team!

If you are looking for your next step in your career then what are you waiting for… start your journey with babycity! Search current vacancies and apply today.

Job Description
Store Manager
Capital Gateway

babycity® are New Zealand’s leading nursery specialists for new and growing families. We are all about whanau, and we have a unique opportunity for our Wellington team to grow, as we are searching for the right individual to lead our Capital Gateway Thorndon store. Parenthood is such a special, nervous, yet exciting time in our customer’s lives and the strength of our team is central to our success. We are proud to always strive in cultivating a workplace culture where individuals feel valued, be respected, have pride and confidence in all that they do, and better yet; know that they make a real difference each day - not only to the business, but to families who need our expertise.

Our managers have room to grow their commercial acumen - owning their store's performance from top line sales, through to profit performance. It’s so much more than rostering, opening and closing the store; all babycity® managers are supported to develop their savvy business mindset - with an understanding of the key metrics that contribute to a profitable store - there will be so much satisfaction and development opportunity in this role.

To be a successful babycity® store manager, you will primarily be focused on customers and profitable growth. You will also get a kick out of:

  • Being Accountable for your store’s performance, with your team being Responsible for the results;
  • Providing excellent customer service;
  • Making sales;
  • Analysing results and being results driven;
  • Coaching and motivating;
  • Decision making;
  • Learning and developing - not afraid to talk about the opportunities and challenges, and to reset accordingly;
  • Leading by example (by working alongside your team!), and exhibiting our core values every day.

You will have had management experience, with a focus on customer service. You will be able to work without daily direction, while knowing that support is readily available.

Training and support will be readily available to build on your own skills and strengths that you will bring to the team; and we will incentivise you to achieve great results. And because babycity® is home to internationally recognised, award winning brands, we value exceptional ongoing product training and knowledge - including becoming a Certified Child Car Restraint technician, providing customers with worldclass guidance and parenting advice with upmost confidence.

This is a retail role, so you will be required to work your share of weekends, late nights and public holidays.

The nursery industry and no two days are ever the same. babycity® will provide development, team spirit and room for personal growth. so if you are ready to take on an exciting opportunity and to drive the success of our Capital Gateway Thorndon store, then apply now with your CV and a covering letter.

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

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Assistant Store Manager
Capital Gateway

Are you a retail SUPERSTAR ? If you are we are looking for YOU to join us as our Assistant Store Manager at our Capital Gateway - Thorndon, Wellington babycity Store.The role is a Sunday to Thursday roster for 38 hours.

To be successful you will be passionate about customers needs and the customer will be at the center of all you do! You will be technology savvy with the highest level of comfort with computers.

You will be a self starter with drive to support our Store Manager and team to achieve company goals and incentives. We are looking for someone with personality plus to help take charge of this store and knock it out of the park!

We are looking for someone with the following essential skills:
Highest level of customer service
Strong Sales focus, to achieve store targets.
Ability to be part of a team in an ever changing environment
Communication skills at the highest level
Understanding of KPI performance indicators such as, Items per Sale, Average Sale, Gross Margin, Dead Stock, Low Stock
Flexibility, as you may be required to work some public holidays, weekends and late nights.

Product knowledge is a vital part of our business and we will provide you with direct access to our suppliers for the best training in the business.

If you are a retail star looking for your next step in your career then, what are you waiting for.... Start your journey with babycity! Apply today.

Please email your CV and cover letter stating why you would be a great fit for this position now!

Applications close on the 30 July 2021.

Please note: Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

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