Barker and Stonehouse – Knaresborough Store

Assistant Store Manager
Knaresborough Store
The Role:
We are recruiting to fill the position of Assistant Store Manager at our Knaresborough Store. This exciting opportunity would see you running one of our prestige stores.

At Barker and Stonehouse we aim to be a destination of choice for inspiring furniture solutions and unrivalled customer service. This opportunity will give you the chance to be part of a unique and rewarding challenge, that is situated in a proven environment with a superb customer base.

Are you a ‘people person’, do you possess excellent leadership and communication skills, can you work in a fastpaced environment whilst delivering profitable turnover that meets company targets and expectations? Can you identify and develop talent, coach success in your team and manage a team in a sales environment? We are looking for a professional brand ambassador who makes quality common sense decisions and puts the customer first. Are you a great organiser, can you manage customer expectation and deliver professional balanced business decisions that produce quality customer service solutions?

If so, you will have the chance to maximise your skills during ever changing situations, that provide the chance to lead a focused and goal-oriented team.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Excellent leadership and communication skills
  • Leading and motivating a team
  • Take responsibility for the safety of people, customers, stock and environment
  • Ensure store targets are achieved
  • Drive sales and repeat customer
  • Deliver on company goals
  • Review staff performance
  • Co-ordinate sales promotions
  • Deliver a recognised Barker and Stonehouse customer experience through your teams’ performance
  • Prioritise effectively and work under pressure
  • Be able to work flexible hours over a 7 day working week including bank holidays

A competitive salary and package are offered with this position.

Knaresborough Store
The Role:
We are looking to recruit a dynamic, commercially minded, enthusiastic and flexible Salesperson for our Knaresborough Store. Exposure to a furniture retail background would be advantageous, however, not essential. You must be willing to work Monday to Sunday (5 days per week)

Key Responsibilities:

  • Selling quality furniture and other household products to our customers
  • Providing a first class level of customer service
  • Greeting and liaising with customers
  • Negotiating prices
  • Having an in-depth product knowledge
  • Processing orders and agreeing delivery arrangements
  • Obtaining and inputting information via computer systems
  • Checking stock levels

Knowledge and Experience:

  • Be computer literate and good with figures
  • Have a flexible approach regarding work and working hours
  • Have the ability to work well as a member of a team and to work using your own initiative
  • Have a smart appearance and be well organised with a pleasant manner
  • Be comfortable dealing with customers face to face and via telephone
    Apply: Please email your CV to Molli Tozer, Store Manager, at

Closing Date:
14th January 2024

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