Community Shop Manager

Location
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire
Salary
Competitive
Posted
17 Jul 2017
Expires
23 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Community Shop Manager

Salary: Competitive Salary

Location: Based in Stoke-on-Trent

Hours: Full time (1 x Maternity Cover, fixed term contract and 1x permanent contract)

Days: 35 hours, over 5 out of 7 days a week

Closing Date: Sunday 23rd July

Douglas Macmillan Hospice has 20 charity shops across North Staffordshire, which provide significant funding for the Hospice.   We are continuously striving to develop our commercial strategy to be at the cutting edge of the charity sector, as well as maintaining the hospice identity and profile within the communities we care for.  Our people make the difference to all we achieve, we have a great team and you could be part of this terrific organisation if you have the experience and skill sets.

We are looking to recruit 2 Community Shop Managers to cover Maternity Leave at our Alsager and Barlaston shops in Stoke on Trent.  The Community Shop Manager is responsible for the management and operational activities, empowering their shop team to continually seek opportunities to engage with the local community and individuals to promote shop activities as well as other hospice initiatives. Day to day tasks include opening and closing the shop, organising the volunteer team, promoting gift aid, stock turnaround, responding to customer enquiries as well as ensuring excellent customer service is given on all occasions. 

The ideal candidate will have some experience of working in a charity shop and/or retail environment, possess excellent interpersonal/ communication skills and demonstrate the ability to work as part of a team to get the job done.   Key to the role is the willingness to adopt a hands on approach, be able to be flexible to work at the times needed by the business to meet the requirements of the post and have a passion for charity retailing.

An assessment day for candidates shortlisted from applications will be held on Wednesday 2nd August 2017

To apply for this role, please visit our website by clicking apply. Please note, we do not accept CVs.