Charity Shops Area Retail Manager - Isle of Thanet Branch

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575 days ago


Job Title: Charity Shops Area Retail Manager - Isle of Thanet Branch
Location: Kent
Salary: Up to GBP18,000 Depending on Experience
Working Hours: 40 Hours per Week

This is a fantastic opportunity to make a real difference to our client's fundraising in the Isle of Thanet area.

If you are motivated, organised and a natural problem solver with retail managerial experience this is a rewarding job where you can see tangible results.

The new branch area retail manager will be responsible for the area's four retail shops. The main focus of the role is to maximise profits and continue the on going work to improve the shops.

The successful candidate will have plenty of common sense, a natural flair for display and merchandising and real enthusiasm for the world of charity shops.

Extensive experience of managing staff is essential with a minimum of two years and previous charity experience is preferred.

The role will include working in each of the shops one day of a week to cover the manager's days off including Saturday each week and managing a rota for holiday cover. The rest of the week will be divided according to the operational needs of the shops.

The area retail manager will be expected to collate weekly takings figures, spotting issues along the way, coming up with new ideas for income generation, overseeing display and presentation, promoting the shops within local communities, helping to recruit volunteers and generate stock donations.

The top selling item within the shops is ladies' clothes so a knowledge of fashion and trends.

The area retail manager will be responsible for making sure all shops and their managers comply with branch rules, including health and safety.

A full driving license is essential with use of own car.

Closing date: 28th October 2013.

Please note that all applicants for this role will have to complete a full application form. These will be sent out to the email address specified in your CV.

Please apply online with your CV and covering letter.

Please check your email for confirmation that your application has been received and to follow further instructions if applicable.

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