Assistant Retail Manager - Knowle

England | West Midlands

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England | West Midlands
Job function
£8.72 per hour

Hours/Contract: Part Time – 28 hours per week

Contract Type: Permanent

£12,696 per annum (for 28 hours)

Closing date: 29th November 2020

Interview date: TBC

We are currently looking for an Assistant Shop Manager with a strong retail background to join our Marie Curie shop team in Knowle.

Key responsibilities include maximizing sales by maintaining high standards of display and layout in the shop and shop windows, ensuring that stock density is maintained, regular rotation of stock is carried out and that maximum realistic prices are obtained on donated items, in accordance with charity guidelines, as well as Bought in Goods.

Gift aid is a vital source of income from donated goods and you should ensure that this is maximized when dealing with customers and donors, ensuring that excellent customer service is provided at all times. You should also ensure that high standards of cleanliness are maintained throughout the shop including the sales floor, stock processing area, offices, and communal areas.

What we are looking for:

  • Excellent customer service skills and the ability to communicate with tact and discretion
  • Compassionate individual with passion for the Marie Curie Brand
  • With a strong retail background, you must be reliable and flexible to meet the needs of the charity
  • Assist the Retail Manager with recruiting and managing volunteers, including drafting and maintaining volunteer rotas where appropriate.

What’s in it for you:

  • Continued access to NHS Pension Scheme (subject to eligibility)
  • Marie Curie Group Personal Pension Scheme
  • Season ticket loan
  • Loan schemes for bikes; computers and satellite navigation systems
  • Continuous development
  • Industry leading training programmes
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Flexible Working.

For further information or an informal chat please contact our Retail district Manager, Neil Lias on 01793 582500

Every day of your life matters – from the first to the last. When you work for Marie Curie, you understand that better than ever. We’re a passionate, committed and diverse team of more than 4,400 staff and 12,000 volunteers, here for people living with any terminal illness, and their families.

Marie Curie is committed to its values, which underpin our work.  We take stringent steps to ensure that the people who join our organisation through employment or volunteering, are suitable for their roles and are committed to safeguarding all our people from harm. This includes our staff, volunteers and all those who use or come into contact with our services. We are dedicated to creating not just a safe place to work but also a supportive and rewarding one.

We are committed to a world where everyone can thrive and fulfil their potential. We are devoted to the social justice imperatives and organisational benefits of full diversity, inclusion and equity in the workplace, and are a Stonewall champion. We actively encourage and welcome applications from candidates of diverse cultures, perspectives and lived experiences.

This role will be subject to receiving a satisfactory basic criminal record check.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early.  Agencies need not apply.