Shop Manager

Sue Ryder
Northallerton, North Yorkshire
Competitive Benefits Package
23 Jan 2019
20 Feb 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Northallerton, DL7 8LJ & Thirsk, YO7 1AA

Are you an experienced proactive shop manager? 

Do you have previous experience with dual site management?

If so, come and join one of the UK’s most recognisable charities and contribute to the work we do across Sue Ryder. 

As our new Satellite Shop Manager, you will be responsible for two shops - Northallerton & Thirsk. Northallerton is a large community charity shop, which will provide a great opportunity for any Manager who wants a new challenge. Added to this opportunity you will manage a small community shop in Thirsk.  You will spend the majority of your working week at Northallerton, whilst managing standards and sales at our Thirsk store.

Our shops are one of the most important ways in which we raise money to support people living through the challenges of life-changing illness. So when you work in one, you’re not just helping us to turn a profit – you’re helping to improve the lives of the people we exist to help. Remember that you could often be moving stock – which may involve lifting heavy goods or furniture.

Your responsibilities will include: 
•    Organise fundraising events to promote Sue Ryder
•    Recruit, train & retain a volunteer team, who'll look to you for leadership and guidance. 
•    Proactively maintain a well merchandised shop that pushes the boundaries and goes above and beyond your customers' individual expectations
•    Manage effective stock processes and embrace new ways of working through the introduction of an Epos operation 
•    Attend area meetings and assisting at other shops as required
•    Embracing changes and development of new IT procedures

To be successful in this role you’ll have the commercial awareness to deliver sales and meet deadlines combined with ability to plan and prioritise. Knowledge of fashion, furniture & managing stock for ebay would be an advantage. You will have proven team leadership skills and the ability to lead a large team of volunteers. It is essential is that you enjoy engaging with people, you have a positive can do attitude and a good understanding of financial and IT administration

*Competitive Benefits Package* - including 25 days holiday rising to 30 with service, buy and sell holiday scheme, private pension, staff discount with thousands of retailers, enhanced maternity pay and lots more. Please visit our website for the full benefit list.

This role may require unsupervised time in the shop therefore we are unable to employ persons under the age of 18 under The Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999

You will be required to attend an Assessment Centre as part of the interview process 

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