Junior Shop Director - Melbourne
Date posted: 
September 1, 2016
Location Melbourne
Type Full Time

As The Junior Shop Director, you will be responsible for certain aspects of the business as assigned by The Shop Director.  You are accountable for all the store operations and functions when The Shop Director is absent and treat the shop as if it were your own.  The Junior Shop Director coaches and mentors the team in leading lives of their own design and creating exceptional experiences inside and outside of the shop.  You will lead through creativity, entrepreneurship and authentic relationship building, and both embody and reflect the Kit & Ace brand and culture.   You will have a strong understanding of all aspects of the business and are well connected to the shops offline and online social network. 


  • Assist The Shop Director in developing innovative strategies that support business, brand, culture and people growth that result in driving top line sales
  • Understand the importance of customer experience and continuously creates an unexpected and noteworthy experience
  • Support and build successful teams through clear, effective communication and development tools
  • You are The Shop Directors “partner in crime” in all areas of the business and potential successor to The Shop Director
  • You support The Shop Director in key areas of the business consisting of, but not exclusive to, P&L ownership via expense and people management, and quarterly sales plans
  • Responsible for identifying and developing your own successor
  • Actively build relationships within the cities social network via social programs, supper clubs, key relationships, shop events, etc.
  • Assist in the hire and development of an exceptional team that is able to drive strategy and produce results
  • Capable of working in a fast paced and highly flexible environment.



  • Smart, intelligent, fun, goal orientated, and driven by Integrity
  • Living and designing a life that is uniquely your own via goal setting and personal responsibility
  • An emerging leader with documented success in leading projects and teams
  • You are a visionary and have the ability to see the big picture
  • Creative, adaptable, entrepreneurial and driven by integrity
  • Living and designing a life that is uniquely your own via goal setting and personal responsibility
  • An undergraduate business related degree, or diploma
  • An exceptional communicator, both internal and external
  • A relationship builder in the city and neighbourhood - a true connector - out and about building key relationships
  • Ability take initiative and manage multiple projects at once
  • Ability to effectively receive and communicate feedback
  • Results-oriented and process driven, with high expectations of self and team


Reports to:The Shop Director 
Working Team:Shop Team
Works Closely with: All other business departments
Compensation: Let’s talk!


Keep in mind that Kit and Ace is a brand new company and everybody does a little bit of everything.

As the company grows opportunities will present themselves and internal mobility and growth will be encouraged. We need awesome, hard-working people now that understand the 411 behind a start up and are willing and excited to be a part of everything that goes along with it.

Please apply by responding to the email listed below and attach your resume and cover letter in either PDF or MS Word format. In your cover letter please outline your mid-term life goals (the next 5 years) and explain how this position will assist you in reaching your objectives.

While we thank all applicants for their interest, only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Thank you for your interest in Kit and Ace!