Department Manager


Operating in four countries, Spotlight is acknowledged as a market leader in fabrics, craft and homewares. We offer our customers hundreds of brands and thousands of products at the lowest prices. Millions of customers each year shop at Spotlight, both in-store and online, and our VIP loyalty program is one of Australia’s largest.

The Spotlight brand has always been synonymous with excellent customer service, the expertise of our Team Members and the lowest prices for quality products for the home decorator and do-it-yourself customer.
South Melbourne, Victoria

Seize the opportunity to work for a leading global retailer.

About us:

Spotlight Retail Group (SRG) is Australia’s largest privately-owned and operated family business, operating more than 150 stores throughout Australasia.

Comprising of iconic brands Spotlight, Anaconda, Mountain Designsand Harris Scarfe, Spotlight Retail Group is acknowledged and respected as an Australian Retail Industry leader.

If you have the skill and determination that saw Spotlight grow from a family-run market stall to a successful global retailer, you’ll feel right at home as a Spotlight Team Leader!

What your days will look like:

  • Support the Store Manager and fellow Management Team in all areas of the business
  • Meet regular targets for your department and identify opportunities for sales growth
  • Prioritise customers and a great customer experience
  • Lead by example and communicate management expectations
  • High volume stock management

What we’re looking for from you:

  • Proven big box retail experience
  • Experience with high volume retail sales and stock management
  • Management experience; leadership of 10+ team members
  • Resilience and ability to work well under pressure
  • Ability to seamlessly multitask and time manage


  • Career progression opportunities across SRG
  • A supportive, collaborative culture that rewards initiative and creativity
  • Access to a quality EAP (Employee Assistance Program)
  • Various retail discounts, gym membership discounts and quarterly profit share

To apply, please complete our online form and submit an up-to-date resume.

Please note you must have unrestricted working rights in Australia.


Advertised:10 Mar 2023 Cen. Australia Daylight Time
Applications close:09 Apr 2023 Cen. Australia Standard Time

If you require alternative methods of application or screening, you must approach Spotlight directly to request this, as we're not responsible for the employer's application process.

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