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Assistant Store Manager


We are hiring for an Assistant Store Manager to join one of our exciting Stores based in Brighton. There’s an established team in place, and you will be working directly with them to help create the best Customer shopping experience possible. Footasylum is a business that believes in our front-end retail staff.

An Assistant Manager will be responsible for assisting the Store Manager with the stores day-to-day responsibilities. You will do so by taking on managerial tasks such as overseeing employees, modelling effective leadership and offering excellent customer service. A primary responsibility of an Assistant Manager is to carry out the Manger’s role in their absence. You will utilise this role to essentially acquire and develop a Store Manager’s duties and ultimately be in training to advance to this position.

We invest in our training and development and this role will be no different. Our aim is to continue to build and create an environment where our employees can achieve, develop, and progress. You will be supported in your journey, and we will celebrate with you, every step of the way. Regular 1-2-1’s, training and support will be available but most importantly, you will be given the tools to help you thrive and feel empowered on your journey with us.

We also have a track record of progression, support, and training. We have a plethora of examples across our teams where people have progressed upwards or into completely new opportunities within the business. Ultimately your development is paramount to us, and we want to help support you to achieve your goals.

Why Footasylum?

We’ve been on a journey, growing significantly over the last few years. We are vibrant, engaging and preforming well. Innovation is key to our business, and we have been looking at how we deliver value to our wider Retail estate.

We want to create a place for colleagues to do their best work, and you will have the opportunity to influence out decisions, help define retail standers across the estate and contribute to a happy and healthy working environment.

About you:

  • The successful candidate must have passion for Fashion Retail and our company ethos.
  • You will have ideally worked previously in Fashion Retail
  • Previous managerial experience working in a fast-paced environment.
  • Experience in managing, motivating, and training a team.
  • Strong verbal and written skills.
  • Be able to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Efficient and highly organized with a customer focused attitude.
  • Have in-depth knowledge of the industry.


We recognise and value the importance of diversity to help make sure we have lots of different perspectives when we are providing services to our colleagues and customers. We know that this will help us build a great service, which our customers will love. This great news for our business. Diversity for us is also, importantly, about building happy teams full of people that want to learn and want to be inspired by each other and our different experiences.


Recruitment Process:

We review applications on an individual basis, and id we feel you would be a good fit we’ll invite you for a face-to-face chat about the role, and to see if we’re a good fit for you.

How to apply:

To apply for this role, please click here or you can hand your CV into store.