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Store Manager - Canberra

Advertiser: Gewürzhaus Herb & Spice MerchantsMore jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
9 Jan 2019
Work Type
Full Time
Retail & Consumer Products, Management - Store

Join our small, passionate & energetic team in a truly exciting retail environment as a STORE MANAGER

The first of its kind in Australia, Gewürzhaus Herb & Spice Merchants is a young and growing food retailer, with four stores in Melbourne, one in Sydney and Canberra. We mill and blend over 100 bespoke spice, herb, salt, sugar and tea blends for our self-scoop concept stores, supported by high-quality kitchen and homewares crafted predominately in Europe and America, as well as beautiful one-off vintage items.

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Store Manager: Canberra

The role is based at our busy Canberra store

The Store Manager's primary role is to facilitate the smooth day-to-day operations and multi-faceted running of the store. The Store Manager is responsible for driving and achieving sales budgets as well as ensuring an outstanding level of customer service is delivered at all times; you will lead a medium sized team including an ASM and casuals; maintaining store presentation & visual merchandising; managing administration & inventory management for the store.

Maintaining the brand and business ethics in all of these aspects is of the highest importance.


  • We seek applicants who are passionate about food & cooking and a have a love of working in retail!
  • Providing excellent customer service & interaction in a vibrant & busy retail shop is your ideal work environment.
  • A strong work ethic, organisation & attention to detail are second nature
  • You have a positive, can-do outlook & are a natural problem solver
  • You have a solid grounding in cookery techniques & applications. Spice knowledge is a definite bonus!
  • You are a confident leader and inspiring people manager.
  • You are an excellent communicator and delegator.
  • You are able to independently work to budgets, deadlines, and targets on a daily & weekly basis.
  • You are able to remain calm in a fast paced retail environment and can multi-task with swift efficiency
  • Extensive previous retail experience including in a leadership role is a must.


  • Solid career development with opportunity to grow with us
  • Working with inspiring people, focused on building a growing brand in the Canberra market
  • Immediate start, hands-on comprehensive training provided
  • Full-Time
  • Generous weekly product allowance
  • Discounts on our luxury merchandise
  • Highly attractive and competitive remuneration package

Please send your CV with cover letter to

In your cover letter, please also answer the following questions:

  1. Describe the role food plays in your life, both now and as a child.
  2. How do you effectively lead your team?
  3. Why are you applying for this role?
The application form will include these questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
  • How many years of retail management experience do you have?
  • How many years' experience do you have in the retail industry?
  • What's the largest size team you have managed?
  • How many years' experience do you have as a store manager?

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