Full-Time Retail Manager
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How to ApplyApplications should include your CV and a handwritten covering letter quoting the job reference and be sent to: Christopher Cheyne, Executive Assistant, Lothian Buses, 55 Annandale Street, Edinburgh, EH7 4AZ or by email: CCheyne@lothianbuses.co.uk. Closing date for applications is 31st March 2017.
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Lothian buses is currently recognised as Scotland’s Top Transport Operator and with recent multiple awards wins across partnership, environment and marketing is recognised as leading the field in bus service provision.
With over 2000 staff operating out of 10 sites Lothian Buses and its subsidiary companies East Coast Buses, Lothian Country Buses and Edinburgh Bus Tours is a market leader in delivering bus services to our customers with a turnover of £146m last year.
One of the defining features of Lothian Buses is our ethos and culture and how we view ourselves as being integral to the city and wider communities. This, in turn, drives many of our commitments and innovations as a significant contributor to the economy and a major employer currently rated 7th largest in the city.
We need to be fit to meet the challenges of the future and the changing needs of our customers and as such we are now looking to recruit a number of key positions to take our business to the next level. Having just completed our three year strategic business plan we have a number of exciting new opportunities for the right candidates.
We want to recruit a dynamic individual to take charge of our retail portfolio, which includes four Travelshops and our multi award winning Edinburgh Bus Tours operation.
We believe that delivering a sales focus retail solution to our customers will enhance our products and services and we are looking for the right person to deliver and develop our existing portfolio to the next level.
Reporting to the Commercial Director you will be responsible for developing existing and new sales channels and exploring further growth strategies.
Stake holder interaction and engagement is key to this role and you should have the ability to interact at all levels. Previous experience in product and customer focused retail sales is essential, as well as the ability to mange a diverse team of people delivering this every day by setting a high standard of customer experience along with sales focused targets.