Assistant Shop Manager - Bude
Assistant Shop Manager
Hours: 14 hours per week - Mondays & Tuesdays
Contract type: Permanent
Salary: Total salary of GBP 6,000 per annum for 14 hours per week (FTE GBP 15,000 per annum)
We've got an opening...
We have a fantastic opportunity for a dynamic and motivated retailer to join our busy Bude shop on a part time basis. In this role, you will be responsible for supporting the shop manager with the successful delivery of a customer focussed shop team that is the 'window of the Red Cross' on the high street.
Deputising for the Shop Manager on occasion, you will ensure the smooth running of the shop during these times, whilst also dealing with any financial transactions accurately and deliver a high standard of shop floor management.
Working with and supporting an inspiring team of volunteers, you will play an integral role in maximising profitability and helping generate much needed income to support people living in crisis both at home and overseas.
Say hello to the team
Helping people in crisis begins at your local charity shop.
Full of gifts, clothes and even the odd vintage gem, our 330 shops across the UK are home to over 6,500 volunteers and 700 paid staff. Our team is bright and bubbly, and we love meeting people from all walks of life.
We want to make sure everyone that visits us has a great experience, and we never forget the contribution our little makes to helping those in crisis.
This role might be for you if
- You're a retail star. You've got the experience and know-how from working in a shop environment.
- You can go your own way. You can use your initiative for positive results.
- Numbers don't faze you. You've got a good understanding of financial and numerical information, and have experience of cash handling.
- Ability to understand issues related to working with volunteers
- Proven customer care skills
- Proven IT skills
Closing date for applications is 23.59 on Wednesday 26th June 2019 with interviews to follow.
We offer a wide range of staff benefits, these include:
- 36 days holiday (including Bank Holidays)
- Option to buy an extra 5 days annual leave
- Up to 6% contributory pension
- Flexible working policy
Here's a little bit more about us
The British Red Cross help anyone, anywhere in the UK; get the support they need if crisis strikes.
From hiring a wheelchair or dealing with loneliness, to adjusting to life in a new country - we're there when you need us. Our goal is to connect human kindness with human crisis.
We're part of the global Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement, and we believe in the power of kindness.
Our organisation was born out of a desire to bring help without discrimination. Impartiality and neutrality have been central values for the Red Cross since we started.
We support a huge range of people and we recruit for a diverse workforce - including disabled and ethnic minority candidates. This is to contribute to the breadth of experience we need to respond to people in crisis.
The British Red Cross, incorporated by Royal Charter 1908, is a charity registered in England and Wales (220949) and Scotland (SC037738).
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Connecting human kindness with human crisis