Boutique Manager

Brand Story

This destination boutique is renowned internationally for its in-store styling expertise and hyper-curated selection of established luxury brands and world-leading emerging design talent.

Role Overview

UMENCO is recruiting with the opportunity for a passionate Boutique Manager to join one of Australia’s leading designer boutiques, supporting the coveted designer destination as they expand inter-state.

In this role, the Boutique Manager’s key responsibilities are to oversee all boutique operations and to lead and guide their team—inspiring and developing them, in order to cultivate a vibrant environment that drives the store’s successful performance across customer care and commercial objectives.

Currently in a time of exciting growth, this newly created role will facilitate a successful inter-state expansion, launching the brands’ newest retail space.

Constantly demonstrating a commitment to building relationships within the local community, the successful talent will deliver an exceptional level of care for clientele—fostering meaningful relationships with new customers and establishing an exceptional brand reputation in the local community, by leveraging their aptitude for interpersonal communication, styling expertise and brand representation.

The successful Boutique Manager will develop a nuanced understanding of their client’s needs, and will draw on their background in the premium retail sector to manage a dynamic scope of work across people leadership; commercial performance; visual merchandising; boutique presentation; rostering, and retail operations; stock management and reporting.

The Boutique Manager will lead and inspire their team to exceed store sales goals and KPIs and in doing so, they will develop and implement exceptional customer service strategies through creating positive working relationships and maintaining high operational and visual merchandising standards.

The successful talent will possess innate people skills, with a refined understanding of their client’s needs, and will draw on their background in the luxury retail sector to manage and multi-task across people leadership; commercial performance; visual merchandising; boutique presentation; retail operations; stock management; reporting; and training and hiring.

They will be expert in their ability to deliver product advisory, both to clients and team members, drawing on their comprehensive brand knowledge across product and brand values.

The Boutique Manager will also work to foster a feedback-rich culture by identifying opportunities for team members to improve their performance through positive and constructive feedback and ensure that that the action plans for performance reviews are managed.

The talent we seek will be a thoughtful and confident communicator, with a deep understanding of the brand and its client profiles. They will be consistent and attentive across all of their interactions with stakeholders, team, and customers, and will balance this with a passion for styling excellence and business growth.

They will present with experience in a premium retail environment, will hold exceptional customer service capabilities, and have proven experience understanding and achieving KPIs and sales targets.

The ideal talent will be passionate about their luxury retail career; possess a proactive and results-driven attitude, and employ excellent organisation, delegation and problem-solving abilties.


Melbourne, Australia


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