Bridge Road, Downham Market, PE38 0AE
Are you an accomplished and experienced Shop Manager? Do you have good leadership and people skills that can take on the challenge to manage our Superstore? If so, come and join one of the UK’s most recognisable charities and contribute to the work we do across Sue Ryder!
Our Sue Ryder Downham Market furniture shop is a large-scale super store in a small market town in West Norfolk. We receive enormous amounts of donations each week so there is always fresh stock put out daily. Our stock includes clothing for men, women and children alongside furniture, small electrical items, refurbished white goods, bric-a-brac, home accessories, toys and entertainment items.
*Competitive Benefits Package*
– 25 days holiday rising to 30 with length of service plus bank holidays,
-Option to buy and sell up to five days holiday,
-Company pension scheme,
-Staff discount with thousands of retailers,
-Enhanced maternity pay,
-Staff discount of 15% on new goods online, Please visit our careers website for the full list.
As Shop Manager you'll take responsibility for helping to make this superstore a great success. This includes:
• Experience in handling furniture and/or large domestic appliances
• Maximise sales and control expenditure to achieve sales budget
• Lead and develop your team of both paid staff and volunteers
• Develop a network of sources for donated furniture and electrical goods
• Manage an effective delivery & collection service to enhance sales increase and store profile and marketing positioning
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.
You will have proven experience of managing people and, ideally experience of recruiting volunteers, although this is preferred, not essential.
With a positive attitude and good judgement to do the right thing and a good understanding of financial and IT admin you will make a great asset to the team.
Above all else you will have the ambition to succeed to ensure Sue Ryder can continue delivering incredible care to all the people we support.
If this sounds like the challenge for you, apply today!
A little bit about us...
We are one of the largest charity retailers in the UK with over 450 shops. Our highly effective retail operation generates funding so we can continue to provide 2.7 million hours of expert medical, practical and emotional support every year, in our hospices and neurological centres, in people's homes and in the community. Our much-loved presence on high streets across the country - with a range of new and innovative shops, including boutiques, vintage and retro shops, and large format stores, we want to continue drive up the income that our retail operations generate.
Other Companies may call this role: Retail Manager, Charity Shop Manager, Store Manager, Charity Store Manager