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As there was no assistant manager in this branch, I worked directly under the manager, so I had many responsibilities to keep the store running efficiently. Whenever my manager had a day off or was on holiday, I was the acting manager for the store. ⦁ Managing a team of 10+ - One of my main responsibilities was looking after my team on a daily basis, delegating what actions I needed from them, answering any queries they had and just supporting them in general ⦁ Paperwork and HR work – I would sort through emails, help with banking, answer response forms, file and sort all news/magazine related paperwork, going through the stores stock losses etc. ⦁ Organising the daily tasks for the store – WHSmith has daily task/actions which involve new offers, new stock, price changes, recalls etc. I would sort and print them and delegate them to my staff. ⦁ Training new members of staff/work experience – Whenever we get new staff/work experience in it was down to me to train them and make sure they knew all the health + safety. Before I left I trained up a supervisor to take over my job. ⦁ “Planogramming” the store – In WHSmith the shop floor changes weekly, so my job would be to implement this changes, it involves changing the shelving, stock and pricing around.
As there was no position of assistant manager in this particular branch, I had many responsibilities and worked directly beneath the manager, and whenever they had a day off or had holidays I was the acting manager. ⦁ Creating new rotas – Implementing the weekly rotas, and to aid my colleagues I would make them up 4 weeks in advance so as to sort any social clashes ⦁ Paperwork and HR work – My manager would delegate a lot the paperwork to me, so he could spend more face time with the customers. So I would be in charge of hiring new staff members and setting up all their paperwork including health + safety, banking etc. As well I would deal with the daily emails from our regional manager and all other paperwork jobs. ⦁ Banking – I primarily dealt with all the money that would come in and out of the branch, I would bank yesterday’s takings in the morning and order any change we needed. ⦁ Training new staff, and delegating current staff – As I hired new staff I would also have the responsibility of training them up – this would include teaching them health + safety, tills, delivery etc. Delegating my current staff force would also be part of my day to day activities, I would always try to play my colleagues strengths. ⦁ Customer Service – Whenever I get chance I did also work on tills and serve the customers, as I liked to keep in touch with our regulars.
⦁ Originated the logo for a Home Decor shop ⦁ Created the banner for the opening day of the store ⦁ Completed various flyers and posters advertising the store ⦁ Developed the shops business card
⦁ Developed the logo for Reform a student political group ⦁ Photographed and retouched all the running candidates within the group ⦁ Created a series of posters highlighting the running candidates ⦁ Completed all the flyers for the various events that Reform put on ⦁ Created a series of infographics highlighting the candidates accomplishments
⦁ This was a role you had to be voted into, so I had to campaign against 2 others for the position ⦁ Representing the entire of the Universities LGBT+ Community ⦁ Putting forward new ideas in the council – I managed to get a motion passed to install gender neutral toilets in the University Campus ⦁ Establishing a relationship between the LGBT+ Society and the Students Union
⦁ Originated the logo for Reform a student political group ⦁ Photographed all the running candidates within the group ⦁ Created a series of posters highlighting the running candidates ⦁ Completed all the flyers for the various events that Reform put on