Cotton Traders

  • Uxbridge
About the team:

Cotton Traders Ltd is celebrating our 31st anniversary this year. During this time, we have worked hard to create and uphold a reputation for quality, knowledge and an outstandingly friendly service within the retail market.

About the job:

We are looking for a proactive and hands-on Store Manager to commercially manage the day to day running of our store in Smiths Garden Centre, 95 Oxford Road, New Denham, Uxbridge, UB9 4DE.

We are looking for a Store Manager who will ‘think on their feet’ within a fast and reactive retail environment, looking at the margins and budgets of a varied stock package to maximise profits and minimise costs. Added Store Manager responsibilities include:

Ensuring excellent standards of customer service, delivering a true customer experience
Motivating and leading the team to ensure top productivity and high performance
Using your initiative to merchandise the shop floor appropriately based on the Company’s Retail Guidelines
Accurate completion of retail reports for Head Office
Effective stockroom management, ensuring effective replenishment and stock control procedure

About you:

This is a wonderful working environment where the retail team members support each other to create a highly successful store.

Working with your Team Leader, your role as Store Manager will be to drive sales whilst coaching and developing the team, continuing to deliver an excellent customer experience to our new and regular customers.

You will need to be:

Able to maintain open communication with all team members, peers and management
Interested in developing and coaching junior members of staff
Willing to listen and adapt your leadership style in order to get the most out of the team around you
Proactive and use initiative in order to take action promptly according to requirements or requests and put forward suggestions to drive sales
Able to work as part of a wider support network for other retail stores to improve overall area performance

IT literate and efficient at using a till computer system


Working in our stores is incredibly rewarding. In addition to our family friendly culture, we offer:-

25 days holiday, plus bank holidays
Generous uniform allowance
25% employee discount
Childcare vouchers
Private medical insurance
Health cash-plan
Employee assistance programme
Pension scheme
Long service awards

Apply now!

Please note, we may close the vacancy once we feel we have received sufficient applications.