About The Company Wren Kitchens is the UK's number one kitchen retailer! Wren is a privately-owned, family-run business which is passionate about kitchens and delivering a world-class customer experience.
We employ over 4,500 people in the UK and in the past three years, our kitchen sales have totalled over £1bn. In 2019 alone, we will turnover £700m.
We’re proud to say that we manufacture all of our kitchens out of three, state-of-the-art factories, here in the UK. Wren is famous for having the biggest range of kitchens.
We provide tailored kitchens at DIY prices. And with the largest range of colours and styles, Wren provide the creative freedom to inspire customers and build their dream kitchens.
This year also saw Wren named #1 top-rated retail workplace in the UK. In addition to this, The Telegraph recognised us as the fastest-growing bricks and mortar retailer and the Sunday Times ranked us as the 12th largest, privately owned company in the UK.
About The Role We're excited to be opening a new Wren Kitchens showroom in Carlisle next year and we're looking for an Assistant Manager to start immediately to join the team.
You'll be part of another impressive quality showroom and will beinfluential in helping to build a high achieving design team. Main responsibilities :
Previous kitchen experience is beneficial but isn’t essential in this role as we believe in growing our talent. We provide full training when you join through our 12-week management training programme.
Your first two weeks will be in the showroom, learning about our products and our systems and completing an e-learning programme.
You will also create your first kitchen designs and observe existing designers and managers. You will also be assigned a management development trainer from our training team to ensure you learn all there is to know about Wren retail management.
During your next two weeks, you'll join our intense residential Training Academy course in Barton Upon Humber, with other new Kitchen Sales Consultants and retail managers.
This course will provide you with all of the knowledge and practical skills that you need to look after our customers. It's fully expensed with travel, hotel accommodation (Mon-Fri) both weeks and meal allowances.
Once you’ve graduated from our Kitchen Academy, you’ll return to your showroom to begin working with and supporting your General Manager.
You'll continue your training course alongside this, completing key management training modules and be assessed throughout.
You will also complete a 2-day management induction with other new retail managers.
What's great about working for us?
About You Over the next few years, we’ll be opening showrooms all across the UK. Our showrooms are the best in the business, but ultimately, Wren is defined by its people.
We are looking for self-motivated high achievers who are passionate about looking after our customers. Below are some key points about you to consider for your application :
Applicants for this role who are offered employment will be subject to a basic criminal record check from the Disclosure & Barring Service before the appointment is confirmed.
Please see the DBS policy on our careers site for more information.