We're Hiring! Assistant Retail Manager

by Steve Dunning
Posted: 8th Oct 2018


Assistant Retail Manager

We're Hiring.


We are now hiring for a new position at The Depot Climbing Centre, Leeds.

We are looking for an Assistant Retail Manager to help across our Bouldering and Lead walls in Leeds.


Main Roles of this position will include:

Assisting in the management of the shop including; stocking and stock management, online shop administration and meeting with suppliers when required.


  • Checking transactions in the shop against online stock
  • Processing web sales
  • Making sure up-to-date products are on the website
  • Assisting with reordering
  • Processing the arrival of new stock
  • Assisting the retail manager
  • Managing shop related social media
  • Helping to manage the day to day running of the centre
  • Being responsible for the centre, staff and customers whilst on duty
  • Signing in customers and assisting them on their visit to the centre
  • Providing the customers with a high level of service in The Depot Shop

Successful Candidates need to have the following attributes:

• Excellent communication and customer service skills
• Previous retail experience
• Knowledge of climbing products
• Actively climb and have done so for at least 1 year
• The ability to work regular evenings, weekends and bank holidays
• Good I.T. skills and confidence
• Be available to work in school and university holidays

The following attributes are desirable for candidates to have:

• Retail management experience
• Climbing wall work experience
• Previous experience of working with groups in a climbing environment
• NGB qualification in climbing CWA or greater
• Coaching qualifications
• First aid qualified
• Experience working with Rock Gym Pro


• Approximately 30-40hrs per week. (Full time)
• Competitive rate of pay
• Staff discount in the shop
• Free entry to all Depot Centres
• Opportunities for personal development

How to apply:

To apply for the position please send a CV and covering letter to all applications to be sent by 31st October 2018.

Interviews taking place shortly afterwards.

Positions to start in November.