Specsavers in Wilmslow are looking for a driven and motivated Retailer to become the new Retail Director. If you are looking for an investment for your future and more financial security, an incredible opportunity awaits. You’ll receive an excellent regular salary, alongside attractive benefits, and a share in business profits. To help you to succeed, you’ll receive ongoing support from the existing Optometry Partner and our leading global brand. 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 terrific opportunity at Specsavers in Wilmslow, then read on.


What’s on Offer?

  • 50% shareholding
  • Asking price for shares £160k
  • Be your own boss, while still receiving an excellent salary
  • Share in business profits (dividends)
  • Grow a business as an investment for your future
  • Build and shape your own teams
  • Make a difference to your local communities
  • Access to the best possible clinical technology
  • Outstanding opportunities for clinical and personal development
  • Ongoing support from our leading global brand
  • Director parking space available


About the store

Specsavers in Wilmslow opened in 2012 and sits in a central position on the main pedestrianised high street.  The store boasts 3 test rooms including 1 dual room also used for hearcare services, all fully equipped with the latest clinical technology, including OCT. The store also offers enhanced clinical services such as MECs, CUEs, post cataract checks, glaucoma and diabetic screening. Audiology services are also provided as it serves as a spoke store to Congleton Hub.


A team of 14 dedicated colleagues call this store home. The existing Partner is really passionate about the clinical development of the team, and as the new Retail Director you would have the scope to advise on training requirements and build the team further as required.


Store Location

Located around 11 miles south of Manchester, Wilmslow is an affluent area and one of the most sought after places to live in the UK. The town is part of the Golden Triangle together with Alderley Edge and Prestbury. There’s something for everyone in Wilmslow; independent and high street shops, cafes, bars restaurants and plenty of green open spaces. The river Bollin runs through the Carrs Park, providing opportunities for riverside and woodland walks and outdoor recreational activities.


There are excellent transport links with a train station 7 minutes’ walk from the store where a train to Manchester takes between 18 and 26 minutes. The A34 runs close to the town and Manchester airport and the M56 are less than 5 miles from the store.


Requirements of the role

Alongside being an existing retailer with a strong and proven background within optics, you will also have the drive, passion and willingness to ensure a customer-focused team and role model high standards to continue the success of this store. As the new Retail Partner, you will be able to provide a unique blend of customer care and professional excellence. You’ll be able to build a rapport with the new team, demonstrate excellent attention to detail and possess an ability to build strong relationships within the local community.


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. We believe that professional optics should be led by retailers just like you – 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 Jay Patel on: 07751733680 or email Jay.patel1@specsavers.com


Please note, we are accepting expressions of interest until the 31st May


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