Let's fill this town with artists

Careers

We are always looking for talented, motivated and hard working people to join our team as we grow here at Cass Art and deliver our mission to fill this town with artists.

Cass Art offers a unique place to work, where our mission underpins our company ethos. We embrace creativity, diversity and individualism, and put our customers as well as the success and development of our team at the forefront of everything we do.

Join us and you will be on the path to an exciting and rewarding career where we truly value your contributions, and in return offer you a great place to work, competitive salary and rewarding benefits.

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2Vacancies
  • Our Shops

    Our Shops

    We have shops UK wide, six across London and we've recently opened in Manchester, Liverpool, Bristol, Brighton, Winchester and Edinburgh. They are inspiring spaces full of wonderful things, each with a character of their own.

  • About Us

    About Us

    Founded by Mark Cass in 1984, Cass Art is committed to encouraging everyone to realise their creative talents, believing strongly that art brings freedom through creative expression.

  • Our Manifesto

    Our Manifesto

    Art is freedom. Cass Art believes in art. We know the freedom and creative pleasure it brings. So we want everyone to realise they can do it - and afford it.

2 Vacancies:

  • Flagship Store Manager

    Islington, London Permanent / Full Time Details

    As the Store Manager of our Flagship Store in Islington you will be working as an integral part of the company retail business management function, optimising the commercial performance of our Flagship store by identifying business opportunities to drive sales and promote products. Central to this will be you leading, inspiring and developing your team to achieve and exceed sales and profit targets set, as well as assist in growing the business through compliance, operational excellence, marketing development, business acumen and commercial flair. You will be used to implementing CRM and focusing on customer centric strategies to uphold a culture of the customer at the heart of everything, ensuring an exceptional in-store customer experience and reflection of the Company core values at the highest level.

     Key Accountabilities & Responsibilities, (Include but are not limited to):

    • Effectively analyse and manage the controllable costs and losses within your allocated budget in order to ensure a profitable performance across the board for the store.
    • Maximise revenue through events, promotions, workshops and activity in line with the Trade plan
    • Analyse trade information and make commercial decisions to increase revenue
    • Proactively monitor store sales, developing strategies to strive to meet and exceed sales targets set.
    • Monitor retail performance and local sales trends, report on performance in the business area,
    • Coordinate the retail inductions/training of all new staff in the Islington store
    • Clearly and concisely communicate the business, and store objectives to the team to ensure they remain well informed of business and company activity and of their required contribution to those goals and targets.
    • Identify and proactively support the development of talented individuals to support area succession plans and talent
    • Team management-including recruitment, interviewing, rotas, training, employee relations and discipline.
    • Develop a positive and empowering working environment resulting in team retention and a reduction in employee turnover.
    • Work extensively in partnership with the Marketing dept. and Head of Retail Operations & Sales on local marketing strategies and CRM development
    • Understand the local market conditions through competitor visits and market analysis, with the purpose of making appropriate and innovative recommendations to drive the business forward.
    • Network and build applicable Business relationships for the development of the business and the brand.

    Desired Knowledge Skills & Experience

    • A minimum of 3 years’ experience of managing a standalone retail store (or Department Store floor) in excess of £2 million turnover, or a cluster of stores 
    • Demonstrable ability to express a track record of commercial success throughout your career
    • Experience of one on one customer service and sales environments
    • Strong leadership skills and flair, with the proven ability to manage and motivate a first class sales team and specialist ambassadors.
    • Excellent communicator, with a positive, open and progressive, energetic, motivating, personal style
    • Proven track record of exceeding sales and profit targets through inspirational leadership, coaching, business development and customer service.
    • Demonstrable training and development experience.
    • Numerate and analytical, excellent financial business acumen
    • Sound working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
    • Commercially savvy with strong business acumen and market awareness.
    • Affinity with the Cass Art brands and products
  • Supervisor (Kingston)

    Kingston, London Permanent / Part Time Details

    As a Supervisor in our Kingston Store you will be working as part of the wider store management team assisting in operational excellence and sales growth. This role is also responsible for the day to day running of the shop floor (sometimes unsupervised), together with supporting the Store Manager and Assistant Manager in direct line management responsibility for all Retail Sales Assistants and Key Holders.

    This role covers 24 hours per week.

     Key Accountabilities & Responsibilities (include but are not limited to):

    • Supervise the shop floor and till areas
    • Assume duty management responsibility including Store opening and closure in the absence of a Store Manager/Assistant Manager
    • Process refunds and exchanges in line with the company policy
    • Promote and maintain customer service standards
    • Team management-including recruitment and discipline
    • In conjunction with the Store Manager/Assistant Store Manager plan effective rotas to ensure adequate staffing levels during all trading hours and staffing costs are in line with budget
    • Report to the Store Manager or Assistant Store Manager any stock, customer service or staffing issues which are affecting the business

    Desired Knowledge Skills & Experience

    • Retail Team Management experience skills gained at a similar level
    • Self-driven and results orientated
    • Numerate and analytical
    • Sound working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite
    • Energy enthusiasm and passion
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Customer service experience
    • Reliable, trustworthy and conscientious
    • Highly organised and motivated
    • Passionate about retail and the mission of Cass Art

Sustainability

Sculpture Foundation

We are proud, long standing supporters of the Cass Sculpture Foundation, a British charity which has commissioned over 400 sculptures in the past 20 years.

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The Environment

We aim to incorporate the essential attributes of an environmentally responsible business by adhering to relevant legislation and regulations, sourcing environmentally friendly products where possible, working to respected codes of practice, partnering with suppliers who have fair and equitable business practices and regularly reviewing and improving how we work.

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Reward Programme

  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Employee Assistance programme
  • Staff bursary award
  • Long service awards
  • Staff Discounts
  • Bonus Scheme
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Season ticket loan
  • Opportunities to attend exclusive events and exhibitions

Learning & Development

At Cass Art we develop learning and development solutions which allow us to identify your individual strengths and opportunities for career and professional development. This enables us to customise training solutions to your needs.

In addition to our internal training programme, we also partner with our suppliers to offer you specialised on and off site training with their professional experts.