Team Leader

Posted 08 Nov 2023


Oxford the floor room within John Lewis 101 The Westgate Queen Street Oxford (Sales / Business Development)

Job Type:permanentDuration:
Category:Sales / Business DevelopmentRecruiter Reference:Nestware/TP/33379/5868
URL for Applications:Apply HereSalary:Guaranteed to earn £26,000 per annum, Until 2 months after store opening

Who are we?


You may not have heard about us before, but that’s ok, because you could be a click away from joining us on a very exciting journey.


The Floor Room is a brand new and exciting brand, created to make the process of buying flooring as enjoyable and inspirational as possible. We have teamed with John Lewis and we are ready to roll out 34 new design led flooring concessions, if interior design is a passion or you are obsessed with customer service you could be joining a team of liked minded floor mad brilliance.


It is a space to encourage creativity and fun, whilst placing our customers aspirations at the centre of the experience, allowing their creative ideas to become a reality. We provide a customer experience like no other, creating a truly immersive and exciting way to shop for all your flooring needs.


Not only do we offer fantastic career opportunities we also enjoy imparting our knowledge so you can be truly successful in your role, which is why we are dedicated in offering a full training induction to support your first 4 weeks with us and beyond.


In joining the floor room family, you will join a well-connected and collaborative team who will be inspired to work hard whilst having fun! This will be a progressive and entrepreneurial environment where you feel empowered to be your authentic self.


The Person

Authentic, credible and yourself…peppered with some amazing experience,

  • Previous retail customer service experience in a similar role, with a strong emphasis/focus on providing an excellent customer experience preferably in a design led environment
  • Demonstrable experience/interest in interior design/textiles, home trends and styles would be advantageous
  • Demonstrable supervisory experience
  • Previous mentoring/coaching experience
  • A track record of delivering strong commercial results individually
  • Experience of working to sales targets and KPI’s
  • Computer literate with a good working knowledge of MS package 


The Position

We currently have several exciting opportunities for Team Leaders to join the floor room family across a number of locations in the UK.


As a Team Leader, you will lead, engage, inspire and develop a highly skilled and knowledgeable team to deliver strong commercial results through the creation of a high motivated, engaged and empowered team who deliver an exceptional end to end customer experience.


Key responsibilities:

  • Day to day management of the instore team creating an environment where colleagues are inspired to deliver a great customer experience and a supportive and empowering colleague experience.
  • Be devoted to exceeding customer expectations from a customer service and hospitality perspective, whether in store, online or via other communication channels.
  • Set the bar for the team and play your part personally in ensuring the store and colleagues are impeccably presented.
  • To assist the Cluster Manager to plan and deploy the store’s resources effectively ensuring coverage to consistently deliver a great service experience.
  • In conjunction with the Cluster Manager lead, develop and engage the store team to deliver successful commercial results.
  • Support the Cluster Manager in managing the performance of the team helping to address under-performance quickly and effectively in line with the agreed processes for conduct or capability.
  • To engender a team, people, and customer centric culture where colleagues are inspired, highly engaged, feel involved and retention is high.
  • Play and active part in the development and success of the business by soliciting and giving regular feedback, participating in colleague forums and the adoption of a solutions based, action-oriented approach. 
  • Understand and leverage the commercial levers of the business, maximising sales, and profitability.



Why work for us? This is an exciting opportunity to play a crucial part in contributing to the ongoing success and continued growth of The Floor Room brand.


You will join a brand that feels like a strong family unit and work in a fast-paced retail environment where you feel inspired to be your best and where you enjoy what you do!


  • 22 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Competitive salary & bonus scheme
  • Retail discount
  • Cycle 2 work scheme
  • Digital GP service
  • Holiday trading
  • Pension scheme
  • Heath cash plan
  • Life assurance
  • Give as you earn


We appreciate that a new brand with a great job advert may feel a little unsettling, and that you may have a few questions, please do not let this put you off applying, we can talk you through this exciting opportunity and then you can decide if this is the career move you are looking for, we look forward to receiving your application. 

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