The Fabric Store/Full-time


Posted 16 Nov 2022

Closes 16 Dec 2022

We are searching for a fabric-loving retail star to join us in the full-time role of Store Manager in our fabric store, located in Surry Hills, Sydney. As a Store Manager, you’ll be an experienced leader who is both pro-active in achieving sales targets and passionate about providing a high level of customer service at all times. 

Reporting to the General Manager and the Retail Leader, you’ll inspire your team to achieve exceptional results and create unique and memorable in-store experiences for our customers. Celebrating and recognising others, operational excellence, visual merchandising and product expertise will all come naturally to you.


Ideally you will have:

  • A passion about fashion, home sewing and sustainable textiles, and can genuinely appreciate the value in spreading the core messages of the brand to better people’s skillset and wellbeing
  • A connection to textiles beyond just selling a product
  • A strong understanding of store and business KPI expectations & driving potential sales opportunities
  • Impressive time-management and organisational skills
  • Confidence to work alongside the general Manager and other HO team members to motivate, inspire and lead your local team.
  • A creative energy and excitement to motivate your team on shared goals and values


In this role you will:

  • Think strategically to identify missed opportunities
  • Ensure employees are aligned with store and business expectations
  • Ensure employees are customer service ambassadors at all times
  • Create a positive environment with employees & customers in store whenever possible with your amazing interpersonal skills
  • Be managing the recruitment and training of all new and existing team members
  • Ensure that our visual merchandising directives and standards are being kept are in line with weekly communications
  • Complete rosters and ensure they are costed within hours budget.

About The Fabric Store: 
The Fabric Store is a boutique fabric retailer, which specialises in contemporary designer dress fabrics and textiles, with a strong focus on natural fibres. Our brand began in New Zealand, and now has stores throughout New Zealand and Australia, as well as an international online store. Fabrics are sourced from both local and international designers and include silks, linens, wool suiting & coatings, satins, cottons and specialty pieces such as merino jersey, leather hides and Liberty of London prints. Our foundational values of mindfulness, respect, creativity, and quality are embedded in all aspects of our company, and we carry out these values daily with a sense of community and family spirit.
To Apply: 
You must have a valid Australian work visa to apply for this role.