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An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Casual Charity Shop Manager to join our fantastic retail division at our Leeds Support Centre shop. Our stores have a huge range of stock on display including furniture, clothing and bric-a-brac which will bring variety in each sale. The ideal candidate will have solid retail experience and a proven track record in achieving targets by setting high standards.

Location
St Vincent’s Centre, Leeds

Contract
Casual worker

Hours
0 hours (no guaranteed hours)

Salary
You will be paid £9.70 per hour

Main Responsibilites:

· Managing a busy charity shop to success

· Leading and managing a team of paid workers and dedicated volunteers by giving ongoing support, guidance and training

· Developing and delivering on the shops business plan using your entrepreneurial flair to generate stock and donations

· Maximising sales to ensure that targets are met and exceeded consistently including shop income and gift aid

· Delivering outstanding customer service to ensure regular custom

· Maintaining excellent merchandising standards

The successful Shop Manager will have experience working in a retail management role ideally from a charity background. It is essential for the candidate to demonstrate the following –

· Great communication and people skills to deliver excellent customer service

· Good standard of numeracy, literacy and IT skills

· Experience managing staff and volunteers

· Passion to achieve and exceed sales targets

· Good organisational and time management skills working in a fast moving environment

· Drive, enthusiasm and ambition to succeed

How to apply:

If you feel you have the relevant skills and experience to fulfil this role successfully, please apply in the first instance with your CV. If you have any further questions, please contact Sally on SallyHD@svp.org.uk.

Closing Date
9th July 2021

Interviews
W/C 12th July 2021

Schedule:

Day shift

Monday to Friday

Weekends

Experience:

charity retail: 1 year (preferred)

management:1 year (preferred)

Benefits of working for St Vincent's include:
  • 33 days holiday (pro rata) per year inclusive of bank holidays increasing to 38 days with service
  • Competitive pension scheme
  • Buy/sell holiday scheme
  • Extra day off for birthday
  • Casual dress
  • Company events
  • Company pension
  • On-site parking
  • Bike to work scheme
  • Sick pay
  • Long service awards