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Job Title: Store Manager

Location(s):
• Chapelfield Shopping Centre, Norwich
• Lakeside Shopping Centre, West Thurrock
• Churchill Square Shopping Centre, Brighton

Posted Date: 31/08/2021

Contract Type: Permanent

Employment Hours: Full time (40 hours)

About the Company

Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc. is the leading and only global company that offers an interactive make-your-own stuffed animal retail-entertainment experience. Founded in 1997, the company currently operates more than 400 Build-A-Bear Workshop® stores worldwide, including company-owned stores in the United States, Puerto Rico, Canada, United Kingdom, the Republic of Ireland. We are proud to have been recognised as a Times "Top 100 Best Companies to Work For®" for 3 years.

Description

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Store Manager to join our team fun and vibrant team. Ideal candidates for the FULL TIME STORE MANAGER position should have the following characteristics and qualifications:

  • 3 to 5 years of total retail management experience with a proven, successful track record in a Guest centric business, preferably in specialty retail
  • An exceptional record of leading and developing a high energy, passionate team
  • Sales focused while engaging Guests in creating a fun, memorable experience
  • Passionate, ambitious and success oriented and a model of professional and personal integrity
  • Accountable for results; takes pride and ownership of store operations
  • Attention to detail; plan full and organised while being flexible and adaptable in our fast paced environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Minimum of high school diploma or equivalent; university degree is a plus.

Benefits

  • Competitive Salary
  • Paid holidays
  • Bonus incentives
  • Merchandise discounts
  • Rotating schedule that allows for work/life balance
  • A fun, engaging environment

If you love kids and believe that providing a fun experience for Guests results in a fun place to work, WE SHOULD TALK!


Select Store to Apply:

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Job Title: Assistant Workshop Manager

Location(s): Centre MK, Milton Keynes

Posted Date: 06/08/2021

Contract Type: Perm

Employment Hours: 30 hours

About the Company

Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc. is the leading and only global company that offers an interactive make-your-own stuffed animal retail-entertainment experience. Founded in 1997, the company currently operates more than 400 Build-A-Bear Workshop® stores worldwide, including company-owned stores in the United States, Puerto Rico, Canada, United Kingdom, the Republic of Ireland. We are proud to have been recognised as a Times "Top 100 Best Companies to Work For®" for 3 years.

Description

Ideal candidates for the ASSISTANT WORKSHOP MANAGER position should have the following characteristics and qualifications:

  • Relevant retail management experience with a proven, successful track record in a Guest centric business, preferably in specialty retail
  • An exceptional record of leading and developing a high energy and passionate team
  • Sales focused while engaging Guests in creating a fun and memorable experience
  • Passionate, ambitious and success oriented and a model of professional and personal integrity
  • Accountable for results; takes pride and ownership of store operations
  • Attention to detail; planful and organized while being flexible and adaptable in our fast-paced environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Flexibility (including weekends) to meet the needs of the business

Benefits

  • Competitive Salary
  • Pension
  • Life Assurance
  • Holiday Package
  • Associate Discount
  • Rotating schedule that allows for work/life balance
  • A fun, engaging environment
  • A potential to earn a Store bonus
  • Retail and lifestyle discounts

If you love kids and believe that providing a fun experience for Guests results in a fun place to work, WE SHOULD TALK!


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Job Title: Assistant Workshop Manager

Location(s):
• The Trafford Centre, Manchester
• Dundrum Town Centre, Dublin

Posted Date: 13/08/2021

Contract Type: Temp

Employment Hours: 35 hours

About the Company

Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc. is the leading and only global company that offers an interactive make-your-own stuffed animal retail-entertainment experience. Founded in 1997, the company currently operates more than 400 Build-A-Bear Workshop® stores worldwide, including company-owned stores in the United States, Puerto Rico, Canada, United Kingdom, the Republic of Ireland. We are proud to have been recognised as a Times "Top 100 Best Companies to Work For®" for 3 years.

Description

Ideal candidates for the ASSISTANT WORKSHOP MANAGER position should have the following characteristics and qualifications:

  • Relevant retail management experience with a proven, successful track record in a Guest centric business, preferably in specialty retail
  • An exceptional record of leading and developing a high energy and passionate team
  • Sales focused while engaging Guests in creating a fun and memorable experience
  • Passionate, ambitious and success oriented and a model of professional and personal integrity
  • Accountable for results; takes pride and ownership of store operations
  • Attention to detail; planful and organized while being flexible and adaptable in our fast-paced environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Flexibility (including weekends) to meet the needs of the business

Benefits

  • Competitive Salary
  • Pension
  • Life Assurance
  • Holiday Package
  • Associate Discount
  • Rotating schedule that allows for work/life balance
  • A fun, engaging environment
  • A potential to earn a Store bonus
  • Retail and lifestyle discounts

If you love kids and believe that providing a fun experience for Guests results in a fun place to work, WE SHOULD TALK!


Select Store to Apply:


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Job Title: Sales Lead

Location(s):
• Bluewater Shopping Centre, Greenhithe
• Meadowhall Shopping Centre, Sheffield
• St. Stephens Shopping Centre, Hull
• Blanchardstown Shopping Centre, Dublin
• Victoria Square, Belfast

Posted Date: 13/09/2021

Contract Type: Perm

Employment Hours: 12 hours

About the Company

Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc. is the leading and only global company that offers an interactive make-your-own stuffed animal retail-entertainment experience. Founded in 1997, the company currently operates more than 400 Build-A-Bear Workshop® stores worldwide, including company-owned stores in the United States, Puerto Rico, Canada, United Kingdom, the Republic of Ireland. We are proud to have been recognised as a Times "Top 100 Best Companies to Work For®" for 3 years.

Description

The Sales Lead is a role model bear builder that supports the store management team by effectively performing the responsibilities of a Leader on Duty by creating an Experience First® culture and enhancing the customer’s experience while achieving the store sales goals. In the absence of a member of management, the Sales Lead is responsible for the daily operation of the store. The Sales Lead is expected to role model BABW Core values and Experience First® behaviors in all actions and interactions in order to create a positive guest and associate experience.

The ideal candidate is:

  • Is experienced in providing exceptional Guest service in a retail or other consumer centric business
  • Exhibits outstanding leadership and selling skills
  • Models personal and professional integrity
  • Has excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Is organized and planful and pays attention to details
  • Is flexible and adaptable in a fast-paced work environment
  • Fosters a high energy environment and engages children of all ages
  • Is ambitious and success oriented
  • Can work a flexible schedule that meets the needs of the business

Person Specification

  • Is ambitious and success oriented.
  • Excellent interpersonal communications skills, including verbal and written communication.
  • Is flexible and adaptable in a fast paced work environment.
  • Fosters a high energy environment and demonstrates an appreciation for children of all ages.

If you love kids and believe that providing a fun experience for Guests results in a fun place to work, WE SHOULD TALK!


Select Store to Apply:


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Job Title: Sales Lead

Location(s): O2 Icon Store, London

Posted Date: 25/08/2021

Contract Type: Perm

Employment Hours: 12-40 hours

About the Company

Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc. is the leading and only global company that offers an interactive make-your-own stuffed animal retail-entertainment experience. Founded in 1997, the company currently operates more than 400 Build-A-Bear Workshop® stores worldwide, including company-owned stores in the United States, Puerto Rico, Canada, United Kingdom, the Republic of Ireland. We are proud to have been recognised as a Times "Top 100 Best Companies to Work For®" for 3 years.

Description

The Sales Lead is a role model bear builder that supports the store management team by effectively performing the responsibilities of a Leader on Duty by creating an Experience First® culture and enhancing the customer’s experience while achieving the store sales goals. In the absence of a member of management, the Sales Lead is responsible for the daily operation of the store. The Sales Lead is expected to role model BABW Core values and Experience First® behaviors in all actions and interactions in order to create a positive guest and associate experience.

The ideal candidate is:

  • Is experienced in providing exceptional Guest service in a retail or other consumer centric business
  • Exhibits outstanding leadership and selling skills
  • Models personal and professional integrity
  • Has excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Is organized and planful and pays attention to details
  • Is flexible and adaptable in a fast-paced work environment
  • Fosters a high energy environment and engages children of all ages
  • Is ambitious and success oriented
  • Can work a flexible schedule that meets the needs of the business

Person Specification

  • Is ambitious and success oriented.
  • Excellent interpersonal communications skills, including verbal and written communication.
  • Is flexible and adaptable in a fast paced work environment.
  • Fosters a high energy environment and demonstrates an appreciation for children of all ages.

If you love kids and believe that providing a fun experience for Guests results in a fun place to work, WE SHOULD TALK!


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Job Title: Bear Builder Sales Assistant

Location(s): Most Stores

Posted Date: 31/08/2021

Contract Type: permanent or temporary

Employment Hours: 4-40 hours, Monday to Sunday


About the Company

Build-A-Bear Workshop is the leading and only global company that offers an interactive make-your-own furry friend retail-entertainment experience.

Overview

Sales Assistants are fun, genuine, and team oriented individuals who contribute to store sales and Guest satisfaction goals by providing individual and groups of Guests a unique and memorable "WOW" experience. Providing this experience includes, but is not limited to, assisting with choosing, stuffing, dressing, naming, and purchasing their new furry friends, while maintaining store visual and housekeeping standards.

Accountabilities

  • Provide a personalised, enjoyable and memorable experience for Guests of all ages
  • Create a great First Impression in the Shopping Centre
  • Greet all Guest that visit our store and welcome them to Build a Bear Workshop
  • Explain the Build-A-Bear Workshop process to all guests that are visiting
  • Engage Guests in conversation
  • Assist Guests in choosing, stuffing, dressing, naming, and taking home (purchasing) a new furry friend
  • Contribute to total store results by recommending items to maximise sales and enhance the Guest’s experience
  • Deliver an outstanding and magical Heart Ceremony that is specific to each individual Guest after they stuff their bear
  • Insure Guests are aware that we offer parties for all ages and all occasions
  • Support our company party commitments by delivering a great party experience
  • Knowledge of workshop sales goals, Guest satisfaction expectations, and promotional objectives
  • Maintain visual and housekeeping standards to create the brand experience unique to Build-A-Bear Workshop
  • Delivery handling and general sales floor and back office housekeeping
  • Follow all company policies and procedures
  • All other tasks as may be assigned by store management

Job Requirements

  • Is out-going, ambitious and success oriented
  • Exceptional communication and selling skills
  • Models personal and professional integrity
  • Is flexible and adaptable in a fast paced work environment
  • Enjoys a high energy environment and demonstrates an appreciation for children of all ages

Select Store to Apply:


Click to Email Resume