Shop Manager (Knaresborough)

Cancer Research UK
Yorkshire and the Humber
02 Mar 2018
15 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Salary: GBP17,063 + Excellent benefits

Hours: Full time, 37.5 hours per week (Permanent)

Closing Date: 14th March :00

Join Us

Are you a retail professional from either the commercial or not for profit sector looking to make a difference?

Were looking for a Shop Manager to deliver real commercial success in our ! In this varied and exciting role you will be instrumental to making sure the shop is at the hub of the local community, acting as the face of Cancer Research UK, and raising public awareness of our campaigns.

Your Responsibilities

Achieving agreed sales targets and maximising profit for the Charity
Encouraging the donation of quality goods to increase income through Donated Stock and Gift Aid
Effectively recruit, develop and retain staff
Analyse shop financial data using your understanding of budgeting and forecasting to take the appropriate action, helping the Charity increase its yearly profit.
Using effective management and a proactive attitude to minimise stock loss of new goods
Utilising your sales skills to maximise profits on the shop floor
Relationship building with shop teams and volunteers to maintain a motivated and engaged team
Assess the skills and potential of the volunteer team and delegate accordingly

You will gain

Experience using your own creative freedom & autonomy over visual & design display
Appreciation and understanding of retail operations
Good knowledge and experience of using computers
Significant knowledge and understanding of high street retail fashion
Solid experience of managing a diverse team of people
The opportunity to work in an environment where your development is actively encouraged

Rewards & Benefits

Monthly bonus scheme based on the shops incremental sales in comparison to the prior year, quarterly bonus for boughtingoods and additional annual payments for reducing stock loss.
A range of generous rewards and benefits ranging from Gym Memberships and discounts for Childcare vouchers.
25 days annual leave a year plus public holidays

Our Vision

Cancer Research UK is leading pioneering, lifesaving research and our longterm ambition is to bring forward the day when all cancers are cured. Every step we make towards beating cancer relies on every pound, every hour and every person, and our 1,600 retail staff work relentlessly every day towards this goal.

Find out more about our Retail Teams and what its like to work in our shops by visiting or by downloading a candidate pack below.

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