Specsavers Cirencester are looking for a dedicated and passionate retailer to become their next Store Partner/ Director. This is a fantastic opportunity to live your life in an affluent vibrant market town, known as the “Capital of the Cotswolds”, whilst doing the job that you love.


The store is positioned in a busy market town with high footfall. With an established customer base, experienced team, 4 optical test rooms and 1 dedicated hearcare room (Hub), there’s terrific earning potential, plus you’ll have the chance to build a secure investment for your future.


You’ll also have access to the very best clinical technology and will receive unrivalled professional development. If you’d like to find out more about this incredible opportunity at Specsavers Cirencester, then read on.


What’s on Offer?

  • Shares available: 25% optical + 25% hearcare
  • Prime location in this busy market town
  • 4 optical test rooms
  • Hearcare hub with 1 dedicated hearcare room
  • Established retail and management team
  • Be your own boss, while still receiving an excellent salary
  • Share in business profits (dividends) 
  • Grow a business as an investment for your future
  • Flexibility – a great work/life balance 
  • Build and shape your own team
  • Make a difference to your local community
  • Outstanding opportunities for clinical and personal development
  • Ongoing support from our leading global brand 


About the store

Specsavers Cirencester first opened its doors 20 years ago. The store has an excellent established reputation and is firmly embedded within the local community.


Cirencester colleagues pride themselves in ensuring that every one of their customers receives an excellent patient experience. The high levels of service and patient care have led to numerous positive customer reviews and an have earned them a 4.5 out of 5 stars online.


The store is situated on a busy high street in the market town centre and has 4 dedicated optical test rooms, all fully equipped with the latest clinical technology, meaning you will have everything you need to perform sight tests to the highest possible standards.

A team of dedicated and passionate retail colleagues call this store home. This includes a Store Manager who has been with the store since the day it opened 20 years ago and a long serving Assistant Manager. There is also an established resident clinical team including 4 Optometrists, CLO, and Pre-Reg. As the new Retail Director, you would have the scope to advise on training requirements, introduce new specialisms and build/shape the team further as required. 


Specsavers Cirencester is an accredited Platinum Employer. The Platinum Employer Scheme is part of the Specsavers drive to become a famous place to work. Stores with this accreditation have been verified on five key employer standards: Recruitment, Performance Management and Reward, Talent Management, Learning and Development and Employee Engagement.


Store location

The store is a vibrant market town situated in one of the more affluent areas of Gloucestershire. This historic Roman town is known as the “Capital of the Cotswolds” as its just minutes from beautiful countryside, picturesque Cotswold villages and good road links via the M4 and M5 motorways. Cirencester is regarded as a charming and peaceful town with ancient honey coloured stone buildings in picturesque narrow streets. It’s also renowned for its unique shops, individual boutiques, fascinating antique emporiums, and craft shops as well as national chain stores. The store and centre have excellent driving access, plentiful parking, and a mainline railway station within a 10-minute walking distance.


Requirements of the role

Alongside being an experienced retailer with experience in Optics, the right person for this position will be confident, possess a strong worth ethic and a willingness to succeed. You’ll be passionate about your job and enjoy a fast-paced environment. You’ll be willing to go the extra mile for customers and someone who encourages their team to do the same.


About Joint Venture Partnership

Joint venture partnership is the secret to our success here at Specsavers, with every store locally owned and led by its directors. Owning, leading, and growing your very own business is considered by many to be the pinnacle of your career as a clinician or retailer – this is your chance to become the leader you were born to be.


Find out more

If you’d like to find out more about this fantastic opportunity, then get in touch, we’d love to tell you more about it. Contact Jane Jackson on 07895 303345 or email: Jane.jackson@specsavers.com.


Belonging at Specsavers

Our commitment to diversity and to inclusion is to have an inclusive culture where everyone feels welcome, valued and proud to belong.

Is this you? Great!

Watch film