Assistant Store Manager - Metzingen

Job description

KARL LAGERFELD COMPANY PROFILE

At Karl Lagerfeld, we are driven by Karl’s mantra: “Embrace the present and invent the future”

The House of KARL LAGERFELD shares the creative vision and design aesthetic of its iconic founder, Karl Lagerfeld. Always contemporary and forward-looking.

We are the only fashion house that carries Karl’s name at its doorbell and we’re thriving to live up to this responsibility in everything we do, every day with lots of joy and passion.


Our headquarters in Paris and in Amsterdam are home to a very diverse and driven Karl family from more than 25 countries creating meaningful stories and product concepts that connect to Karl’s world and iconic attributes.

Women’s ready to wear, bags, small leather goods and underwear are managed directly from our Amsterdam HQ other categories including men’s wear, footwear, fragrances, eyewear and more are developed together with best in class license partners.


We connect with our consumers at multiple levels – online and offline hand in hand. We thrive to maximize consumer engagement via more than 200 KL stores worldwide, our premium wholesale partners and our strong digital footprint, spearheaded by our KARL.COM flagship store which reaches 96 countries. With digital channels representing already more than 30% of our overall full price business.


We are a dynamic, fast growing and inclusive company built on professionalism and strong values.

Across all areas of our business, at KARL LAGERFELD we commit working toward highest standards of sustainability and integrity. In 2019, KARL LAGERFELD joined as a founding member the Fashion Pact, a global sustainability initiative seeking to transform the fashion industry through objectives in three areas: climate, biodiversity and ocean protection.


POSITION

For our factory outlet store in Metzingen, Germany we are recruiting for a fulltime ASSISTANT STORE MANAGER. This a fantastic opportunity to join a strong and successful business with ambitious yet realistic growth plans. This position is responsible for achieving the sales and profit targets. You manage and coordinate the daily operations of the store and sales staff and report the results of your work to the Store Manager. You will work continuously on improving the service quality in the store and ensure that a store ambience is achieved in line with the corporate identity.

Requirements

PROFILE

  • Minimum of 3 years of progressively responsible Retail experience, with a minimum 2 years management experience
  • Extensive experience and ability to lead the delivery of a high level of customer service
  • Retail operations, budgeting, planning, customer service, leadership and sales experience required
  • You are strong in building and maintaining relationships and you also like to work with different departments, you think ahead and bring structure
  • Communicate honestly, openly and constructively
  • Contribute to an inclusive culture of diverse styles and talents working toward a clear purpose
  • You love working with international clients
  • It is important that you speak German and English fluently. Other langueses are a plus