Shop Manager, Pershore
12 month fixed term contract, full time
What is the role?
Come and join our great Blue Cross retail team which play a vital role in raising money to help our pets. As Shop Manager you will be responsible for driving sales to achieve set targets for the shop and maximising profit through effective cost control. You will also be the high street face of Blue Cross which includes greeting our customers and raising awareness of the work we do.
With strong commercial awareness and the ambition to succeed you will need to be able to demonstrate creativity and innovation to identify income opportunities whilst working closely with the local community and businesses. You will provide effective leadership and motivation of your shop team on a daily basis whilst ensuring that the highest standards of shop floor presentation and customer service are delivered at all times.
This is a 12 month fixed term contract, full time role working 35 hours per week over five days on a rota to include Saturdays, Sundays and Bank Holidays. Due, to the nature of the work of Blue Cross, and this post, it will be necessary to exceed these hours when the work load demands.
What is required?
We are looking for people with the following:
• Retail management experience
• Commercial awareness to deliver sales
• Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to build strong external relationships
• Good IT skills and a basic understanding of finance
• Good people management skills
• Excellent customer service skills
It would also be great if you had:
• Full driving licence
• Experience of working with volunteers
• Experience of fundraising
Want to know more the detail? Great! We have attached the job description which hopefully gives you everything you need.
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Please be aware that due to the current circumstances with COVID19, interviews will be held via Skype for Business.
We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we receive an overwhelming response.
Salary: £18,232 per annum
Closing date: 6th July
Interview dates: Week commencing 20th July