Shop Manager



Organisation
Sense
Reference
45484
Sector
Fundraising, Retail
Location
Huntingdon
Salary Details
£17.600 per annum
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours per Week
37.5 Hours Per Week
Closing Date
25/06/2021
We are currently recruiting for a Shop Manager to work 37.5 hours per week in our brand new Sense shop in Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire on a permanent basis.

Job Description

We are currently recruiting for a Shop Manager to work 37.5 hours per week in our brand new Sense shop in Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire on a permanent basis.

We are looking for someone to support a small, enthusiastic team of staff and volunteers. This will be a hands-on role involving the selection, pricing and presentation of donated stock and, of course, customer service. The Shop Manager is also responsible for the appearance of the shop and completing administration tasks.

You will be an ambassador of Sense; raising vital funds for the charity and promoting who we are and what we do to the members of your local community. This is a great opportunity to make a real difference to the lives of people who find it difficult to communicate and connect with the world, especially those with sensory impairments.

You will be responsible for generating income by maximising sales, controlling costs and encouraging your local community to donate saleable items. 

About you

  • The successful applicant will need to be self-motivated, creative and positively committed to working in charity retail. You’ll have experience of providing excellent customer service and motivating a team to do the same.
  • You’ll have an eye for detail and will ensure a safe, clean and inviting environment for customers, staff and volunteers.
  • Previous experience of working in a retail environment is highly desirable.
  • This position requires the applicant to be willing to work Bank Holidays and weekends as required.

You can find out more about what it's like to work in a Sense shop here https://www.sense.org.uk/content/working-sense-shop

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.

For an informal discussion about this role, please contact: recruitment@sense.org.uk

No agencies please.

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.

If you are a disabled candidate and require a hard copy pack or a different format please contact the Recruitment department on 0121 415 6735 or textphone 0121 415 2720.

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.

Company Description

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.

You can find out more about what it's like to work in a Sense shop here https://www.sense.org.uk/content/working-sense-shop