Assistant Shop Manager - Charity Retail

Recruiter
Location
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Salary
£14,763 per annum (pro rata) - £7.57 per hour
Posted
07 Sep 2017
Closes
29 Sep 2017
Ref
149326_S_42196
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

We are currently recruiting for an Assistant Shop Manager to work 37.5 hours per week in Newcastle Upon Tyne on a permanent contract.

Title: Assistant Shop Manager
Reference number: 42196
Hours: 37.5 hours per week (full time) 
Location: Newcastle Upon Tyne 
Contract type: Permanent 
Salary: £14,763 per annum (pro rata) - £7.57 per hour 


About the role

We are looking for a capable, reliable person to help lead and support a small, enthusiastic team of volunteers, assisting the manager in running the shop and acting as Shop Manager in their absence. This will be a hands-on role involving the selection, pricing and presentation of donated stock and, of course, customer service.

You will be an ambassador of Sense; raising vital funds for the charity and promoting who we are and what we do to the members of your local community. This is a great opportunity to make a real difference to the lives of people who find it difficult to communicate and connect with the world, especially those with sensory impairments.

You’ll be part of a friendly team and there are always other people to turn to. 

About us

Sense is a national charity that supports people who are deafblind, those with sensory impairments and those with complex needs, to enjoy more independent lives.

Working at Sense can be incredibly rewarding; we offer the opportunity to work in a large, diverse and successful charity where people can develop their skills, knowledge and careers in a supportive and flexible environment. In addition we have excellent training and development, the opportunity for you to join our Group Personal Pension scheme and a generous annual leave entitlement.

Skills and abilities

The successful applicant will need to be self-motivated, creative and positively committed to working in charity retail. You’ll have experience of providing excellent customer service and motivating a team to do the same.

You’ll have an eye for detail and will ensure a safe, clean and inviting environment for customers, staff and volunteers. 

Previous experience of working in a retail environment is desirable.
This position requires the applicant to be willing to work Bank Holidays and weekends as required.

Closing date: Friday 29 September 2017 
Interview date: Tuesday 10 October 2017 
To start: To be discussed at interview

TO APPLY AND FOR MORE INFORMATION:

If you would like to find out more about this position and to apply, please click the 'Apply Now' button to be directed to the Sense website where you can download the Job Description and complete the application process.


Sense is an Equal Opportunities Employer and is committed to ensuring that all staff are motivated, skilled and rewarded by their work. Sense is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable children and adults and expects all employees to share this commitment.

No agencies please.