Assistant Manager - Marlborough

£8.06 per hour - Retail
Ref: 125 Date Posted: Monday 16 Jul 2018
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Assistant Shop Manager - Marlborough

Location: Marlborough
Contract type: Temp - Permanent Part-Time
Hours: 15
Salary: £15,760 pro rota (£8.06 per hour)
Job Details: 
We are looking to recruit an energetic, creative and enthusiastic person for our client's shop in  Marlborough. It's one of eighteen shops selling donated goods as part of its income generation strategy. Each shop has a manager who is a paid member of staff and is supported by volunteers.

This role assists the Shop Manager to achieve agreed sales targets to maximise income generation. You will effectively manage and display stock in order to maximise footfall and sales, contribute to the development of ideas for new promotions and other improvements to retail practice and undertake daily till and safe reconciliation and banking. In addition, in the absence of the Shop Manager, you will be responsible for ensuring the efficient and compliant day to day operation of the shop, through effective management of your own and volunteer resources.

A key element will be to provide supervision and support to all shop volunteers, and to ensure adequate volunteer cover is in place during opening hours, managing a rota arrangement across all volunteers.

It is a requirement of this position, that the Assistant Shop Manager covers the shop in the absence of the Shop Manager. This means, that full time hours will be necessary when the manager is away on annual leave or sick leave.

The successful candidate will have proven retail experience, including some supervision of staff, ideally gained within the retail or voluntary sectors. Excellent customer service and organisational skills are required as well as an understanding of target-driven accountabilities. You should have experience of stock control management, product display design and cash management, trading standards and health and safety requirements. An understanding of charity/voluntary based sectors would be beneficial.

This role will be any two days per week, which may include some Sundays.

In return we’ll provide you with a welcoming and supportive working environment, other benefits include:

  • 27 days annual leave plus bank holidays (pro rata for part time)
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Occupational health and Employee Assistance Programme
  • Childcare voucher scheme
  • Family-friendly policies and practice
  • Supportive induction and training and development