Job Details

Deputy Store Manager

brighton kids
Unit 36
Churchill Square

Full-Time NEW!

About the role

schuh Kids

You do you, and we do shoes.

Sure, we’re all about shoes and sneakers but we’re also about the people wearing them. Being a Kids Deputy Manager is as much to do with the newest generation as it is with their parent. By developing and motivating a knowledgeable and passionate team, you can help create a seamless shopping experience for everyone involved.

Our vision is People.Purpose.Progress and central to this is our commitment to diversity, equality and inclusion. We welcome applications from all backgrounds and communities and want you to express yourself every day, no matter who you are.

To support an inclusive environment, our purpose groups – racial equality, LGBTQ+ equality, disability equality, mental wellness and sustainability - are employee led and give different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds to fuel innovation and celebrate diverse voices. Find out more here Our Purpose | schuh

schuh stepped on the footwear scene in Edinburgh in 1981. We aren’t just a ‘shoe shop', but a destination where people can express their individuality, style and attitude for over 40 years. Be part of it.

About the role/responsibilities:

  • Coach and develop your team to exceed every expectation
  • Lead by example – managing junior managers and sales team
  • Nurture a culture of making our little shoppers and their parents/guardians feel like they have had the best shopping journey from start to finish
  • Recruiting and training new talent
  • Setting goals, achieving targets and driving KPIs
  • Striving for operational excellence
  • Celebrating achievements
  • Promote the schuh brand through our core service values
  • Create exciting new store displays with the freedom to make commercial decisions within our visual merchandising guidelines
  • Adhering to company policies and guidelines

About the person:

  • Enthusiastic, incredibly ambitious and ready for anything
  • Optimistic and energetic
  • Prepared to work hard
  • Passionate about retail/customer service/footwear
  • Lead from the front and motivate the team around you
  • Target driven
  • Keen eye for detail and commerciality
  • Proven track record of leadership
  • Personal values align with company values

Fast paced and varied role where no two days the same, hard work is rewarded – development opportunities, investment in people with a wide range of perks and benefits including our commitment to investing in our people offering various progression and development opportunities as well as the below:

  • Up to 40% product discount for those amazing sneaks you want. You can also share this with your loved ones
  • 29 days holiday (including bank holidays) – flexibility to buy and sell holiday
  • Your birthday off to celebrate you
  • Annual £30/€40 gift card to use alongside 40% discount for shoes to wear to work
  • Perk platform for hundreds of discounts
  • Stream your wages as you earn them to get paid your way
  • Employee assistance programme with the retail trust to support your wellbeing
  • Auto-enrolled pension scheme to help you save for the future
  • Relocation assistance and two flights home on us per year if you relocate outside of or into the UK/ROI
  • Ability to unlock monthly monetary incentive based on store performance
  • Opportunity to be a part of our company Purpose Groups


What’s next

Our Recruitment Team will work as quickly as possible to review your application. In the meantime, if you have any questions or would like any additional information at all, please contact


About the location

Looking to get your little one a new pair of shoes? Finding children’s shoes in Brighton shouldn’t be a chore. Our schuh Kids store in Churchill Square is the perfect place to find a new pair of kids’ shoes whatever age they are – from toddlers to teens, and babies too.  

Whether they’re on the Crocs hype or part of the Vans crew, there is something in store for them.  

Need a pair of sandals for the seafront or looking to add some classic industrial style into their step with Dr. Martens? We’ve got just what you’re looking for.  

So, whether your baby would look cute in Converse, or your teenagers want to show off their new Nike Air Force 1, finding the right fit is easy with schuh.  

With so many brands to choose from, you’ll be sorted for any occasion, whether it’s the back-to-school rush, or last-minute Christmas present.  

And with our in-store delivery, you can collect whatever size and style you need. You can drop by and visit us seven days a week*.  

We know that finding the perfect pair for your kids can take time, and they can grow out of their new trainers within weeks! Our Too Big For Your Boots scheme lets you trade in a pair of old or unwanted shoes for money off your next purchase. 

We hope to see you and your little ones at our Brighton children’s shoe shop soon! 

schuh Social Stories

Our social stories have been created with the autistic community in mind and they show what to expect from an in-store shopping experience at schuh. Download our social stories for adults and social stories for kids.