Store Manager


Looking for your next adventure? We have an exciting opportunity for a Store Manager to lead and motivate our retail store team in the opening and evolution of our new Montane store in Northumberland. With plans to open the new store this Summer this is a great opportunity for a Store manager to shape and lead a retail team in the outdoor apparel and accessories space.


  • Relevant experience in an apparel or fashion retail store in a senior retail management role.
  • Proven experience of effectively managing workload and team to achieve goals and objectives.
  • Robust working knowledge of retail KPI’s with the ability to challenge and improve the working environment to improve internal processes and customer experience.
  • Strong management skills, people centric able to to motivate and drive a retail store team.
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills, able to make decisions and lead by example.
  • Be able to demonstrate that you are a hands on and able to lead and shape the retail team and in store experience.
  • An interest in the outdoors although not compulsory would be a desirable experience to bring to this role.

  • Lead all administrative, financial, health and safety, security procedures relating to store management.
  • Lead stock management, stock rotation, sell out with support from Merchandise Manager.
  • Manage store merchandising and physical layout to support full price, discontinued, samples and repaired product.
  • Manage merchandising visual refresh and seasonal switch over.
  • Create an in store culture that empowers management and store team members to provide excellent customer service.
  • Ensure sales are in line with business expectations inline with or in excess of company targets.
  • Manage store recruitment with the support of our HR team.
  • Continuously develop the teams product knowledge, customer engagement and learning.
  • Manage staff rotas, staff holidays and instore coverage.
  • Store Key Holder.

    Montane is one of the fastest growing premium outdoor brands in Europe.

    Recent investment from Inverleith LLP will provide an acceleration of this growth and open new opportunities.

    We specialise in creating technical clothing, backpacks and accessories for fast-paced mountain sports, where design and performance are of the highest quality.

    We have a young, ambitious, dynamic team motivated by a love of the mountains and with a passion for producing exceptional products in line with our ‘Further. Faster.’ brand vision. We are represented in many territories around the world and have a head office in Northumberland and a showroom in the Lake District.

    To apply please submit a CV and a covering letter to

    Application closing date: 31st March 2022
    No agencies please

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