Area Manager (Retail)

Social Care
North of England
Salary Details
Circa £28,000 to £30,000 per annum
Contract Type
Hours per Week
37.5 per week
Closing Date
About the role Sense are currently recruiting for an Area Manager to join our successful Retail team, working 37.5 hours per week, full time.

Job Description

In this role you will be responsible for the maximisation of sales and profit of Sense Shops within the North of England. Currently we have locations across Yorkshire, Lancashire and the surrounding area. You will be actively involved in the planning and opening of new shops as we continue to grow.  

Each year, over four million people buy items from us, so our shops play a pivotal role in raising funds to make a difference to those who find it difficult to communicate and connect with the world. 

As our Area Manager, you will line manage Shop Managers, Assistant Shop Managers and Shop Assistants. You will lead in the effective generation and control of stock within the area to ensure each shop achieves its full sales potential.  


Key skills and experience

With a strong background in retail management, our ideal candidate will have project management skills and multi-site experience. You will be confident managing budgets and accounts within a commercial or charity retail environment.

It's essential that you have excellent communication skills with the ability to forge strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders.

A full UK driving licence and use of your own vehicle is an essential requirement for this role.

Company Description

About Sense

For everyone living with complex disabilities. For everyone who is deafblind. Sense is here to help people communicate and experience the world.

We believe that no one, no matter how complex their disabilities, should be isolated, left out, or unable to fulfil their potential.

Working at Sense can be incredibly rewarding; we offer the opportunity to work in a large, diverse and successful charity where people can develop their skills, knowledge and careers in a supportive and flexible environment. In addition we have excellent training and development, the opportunity for you to join our Group Personal Pension scheme and a generous annual leave entitlement.

To apply

Please use the link below to complete your application. Managers will use your application to shortlist candidates in relation to the Personal Specification; therefore it is very important you complete this section thoroughly.  We would recommend that you read the candidate guidelines and job description (found at the base of this advert) before applying.

Sense is an Equal Opportunities Employer and is committed to ensuring that all staff are motivated, skilled and rewarded by their work. Sense is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable children and adults and expects all employees to share this commitment.