Front of house/visitor services
Senior management


£20,000 - 21,000 per annum

Contract type:

Contract Permanent


Full time


0113 2201949

Retail Store Manager

We are seeking an experienced Retail Store Manager; an exciting opportunity to join and lead our retail team at our Leeds museum as we continue to develop our business.

Royal Armouries Trading and Enterprises (RATE) is the commercial arm of the Royal Armouries Museum, the National Museum of Arms and Armour. RATE plays a crucial role in supporting the museum with its income generation activity.

You will be expected to deliver the day to day operations of the Leeds store ensuring all procedures are followed and completed as well as being responsible for ensuring KPI targets are met.

The ideal candidate will be a self-motivated, hands on team player with previous exposure to working in a fast paced retail environment. You must be prepared to lead your team from the front during peak times to drive sales.

Support the Buying and Merchandising Manager and be responsible for instore merchandising and replenishment and also provide direction and motivation to the retail team.

The successful candidate will be a good communicator and be a strong decision maker with a track record of contributing towards commercial KPIs.

Offering competitive salary, excellent pension, generous annual leave entitlement and a great working environment in our museum at Leeds Dock. We operate museum hours so no late night openings.

Based in Royal Armouries Leeds, This is a full-time position, working 37.5 hours per week, 5 days out of 7. Weekend and bank holiday working is required.

A Police Check will be requested in the event of a successful application. Please refer to the job description for the level of check required. A criminal record would not necessarily be a bar to employment.

To apply please visit Please note you will need to download an application form as directed and upload it via our recruitment system in the space provided.

Closing date : Ongoing
Interviews: TBC

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