Flexible Retail Assistant Manager

Posted 1 week ago

Job Description

Our retail shops raise awareness of our services and generate vital funds enabling us to continue to support our local community. A Flexible Retail Assistant Manager is pivotal to the success of our retail operations. They put our beneficiaries at the centre of everything they do, sell good quality pre-loved items at reasonable prices, and play a significant role in the local sustainability agenda.

Our Flexible Retail Assistant Manager will work flexibly across our Burgess Hill, Haywards Heath, Hove, Lewes, Lindfield and Uckfield retail shops.

In this role you will:

  • use your expert selling skills to maximise profit and foster a positive customer-focused retail experience
  • use your visual merchandising talents to ensure the shop is well stocked and organised
  • supervise a team of dedicated volunteers
  • process and generate stock
  • deliver excellent customer service

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Who are we looking for?

Whether or not you have a commercial or charity retail background, as long as you have the enthusiasm, energy and the drive to ensure our customers and donors receive a great customer experience, we are interested in hearing from you!

In order to develop, maintain and nurture sustainable key working relationships with customers, fellow employees and volunteers, our ideal Flexible Retail Assistant Manager will be self-motivated and resilient with a positive and proactive outlook but also have the aptitude to merchandise the shop floor to maximise sales creatively and achieve income targets.

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Note to candidates

Please note that offers of employment are subject to satisfactory results from pre-employment checks (right to work, references, Occupational Health).

If you have any questions about this vacancy please contact the recruiting manager Melissa Lewis, Area Retail Manager, on mlewis@stpjhospice.org. If you need any reasonable adjustments throughout the recruitment process, please contact us on hr@stpjhospice.org.

We will shortlist and interview candidates as applications are received.

Our people are our strength. We value diversity and inclusion so encourage applications from everyone, regardless of race, national origin, sex, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, religion, disability or age.

Job Features

Job CategoryRetail
DepartmentRetail - Shops
LocationBurgess Hill, Haywards Heath, Hove, Lewes, Lindfield and Uckfield
Salary£22,669 pa FTE
Working hours3 days over 7 including Sundays. Saturdays and a weekday will be on a rota basis.
Contract typePermanent
Closing dateAs soon as we have received the optimum number of applications

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