Area Manager (Retail & Charity)

£32000/annum circa
09 Jul 2017
08 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Area Manager (Retail & Charity)
West London (W10)
Salary c£32k
Full time, permanent

Our client is a registered charity that supports people in central and west London affected by ill health, social isolation, low income or unemployment. They help over 2,000 people each year, caring for older people through befriending and social activities and supporting young people through inspirational projects and outreach work. Through their shops in prime London locations, they sell high quality donated and new goods, raising valuable funds to support their work.

Joining a charity that is embarking on the next, exciting stage of its work in supporting local communities, you will be ready to hit the ground running. They are looking for an Area Manager who will support the Head of Retail with developing and implementing a strategy to maximise the profitability of their shops and make the most or their locations. You will be responsible for the day to day management of the Octavia Foundation charity shops, working with the shops Support Office team to ensure a seamless service throughout.

You will be responsible for managing, leading and motivating the team of shop managers to ensure that sales and targets are achieved and surpassed, ensuring that your team deliver fantastic customer service, meet performance targets and work continually to improve the work of the Foundation.

To be successful in this role you will have significant management experience in a similar position managing multi-site teams in the retail sector as well as experience of leading and motivating teams in a pressurised environment. You will be comfortable working with financial budgets and be target driven.

When completing an application please ensure that you clearly outline how you meet the person specification for the role.

Closing date for receipt of applications is 12pm, Sunday 23rd July 2017.

Our client is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

Keywords: Charity / Charity shop / Retail management / Retail