Team Leader

Location Newcastle upon Tyne
Discipline: Retail
Job type: Full Time
Salary: £12.50
Job ref: 003424
Published: 17 days ago

We are excited to announce we have an opportunity to join our Manager Academy as a Team Leader, a development programme designed for people like you - looking to take their first step in managing people or accelerate their retail management career!


As a Team Leader you will be seen as a First Line Manager where you will be the driving force behind the success of your team, working shoulder to shoulder with your sales manager.


Your role is vitally important to us, as you will support and develop your team of Sales Advisors being accountable for their success; You will be a strong presence on the shop floor, coaching, developing, and engaging your team, embedding product knowledge, and inspiring them to deliver an unrivalled customer experience that you yourself role model through leading an inclusive working environment!


On completion of the 3 month Manager Academy, the rate of pay for this role will increase to £12.93


Want to hear about our Manager Academy?

We have designed a development programme which offers you the unique opportunity to develop your skills whilst in a first-line manager role within a premium multichannel retailer.

  • Bite-Sized Blended Learning
  • Graduation Ceremony
  • Career Growth
  • Passionate Colleagues to Support You

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package including:

  • 25% Colleague Discount (across most areas)
  • 28 days annual leave (inclusive of bank holidays) increasing by 1 day each year to a maximum of 33 days (pro rata for part time colleagues)
  • Birthday day - 1 additional day off in the month of your birthday
  • WeCare a 24/7 online GP, mental health support service, get fit programme and more.
  • ‘Perks*’ - a great way to get discounts, exclusive deals and cashback on a range of products and leisure activities.
  • Pension scheme

What we are looking for in a candidate…

  • Ambitious people with a desire to build a career in retail
  • People who love working with and coaching high performing teams
  • Supervisory or management experience (desirable but not essential)
  • Effective communicators in both verbal and written mediums
  • Warm, welcoming, and vibrant when building professional relationships with colleagues and customers

About Fenwick


Fenwick is the UK’s largest family-owned department store group with a rich heritage and history that has shaped who we are today! We are on an exciting journey of investment, looking towards a future that is every bit as bold and brilliant as what has gone before.


We work collaboratively and our 2,000 strong workforce spans across our stores, our support functions including Digital, Buying & Merchandising, IT, Finance, People and Customer Service teams plus our valued restaurants and distribution centres and we are always on the lookout for talent to join our ever-growing family to exceed our customers' expectations.