Assistant Shop Manager

The Smart List
£15912 per annum
10 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
LOCATION: Crawley, West Sussex
JOB TITLE: Assistant Shop Manager
SALARY & BENEFITS: £15,912.00 per annum
WORKING HOURS: Full Time – 40 hours per week including weekend working on a rota pattern

THE COMPANY: Our clients mission is to lead the community in support of all those facing death and bereavement.

They are now looking for inspirational individuals to join their trading team to support their high street charity shop located in Crawley, West Sussex. You will be an ambassador for our client on the high street; raising vital funds for the charity.

THE ROLE: As an Assistant Shop Manager you will be pivotal in assisting our client's Shop Manager in leading and empowering a team of volunteers to engage with the local community and to maximise the gift of income from donors.

Key Responsibilities for the Assistant Shop Managers role include:

Covering the managing and co-ordinating all activities of the shop in the absence of the manager
Take and sort donations and make presentable ready for sale
Responsible for shop merchandising
Security of the shop and its contents and maintaining records of transactions
Cash handling and general till work
Engage with to build and grow relationships with the local community, to promote the the stores, the charity, and it's excellent services

THE CANDIDATE: As an Assistant Shop Manager should be have experience in a customer facing / care environment (this can be experience within a voluntary capacity) and must be someone who can deliver great customer service. You will need to have good numeracy and written communication skills so must have a minimum of a GCSE C grade in Maths & English (or equivalent qualification).

You will need to be physically fit and able to carry heavy items such as bags of donations. Most importantly, you should be someone who is enthusiastic, enjoys a hands on approach to work and someone who is compassionate and empathetic towards people and out clients company aims and mission. You will need to be able to take a flexible approach as this role will require occasional weekend work. Although not essential Full UK Driving Licence would be desirable as may occasionally be asked to provide sickness or holiday cover to other stores within the West Sussex area.

Key Experience/ Characteristics preferred for the Assistant Shop Managers role in Crawley, West Sussex stores include :-

Experience in a customer care environment or role is essential
Must have a GCSE C grade in Maths & English (or equivalent qualification)
Strong communication skills are essential
Flexibility in the hours you can work including weekends
Although not essential, previous experience within a third sector or charitable organisation would be beneficial
Not essential but a Driving Licence would be desirable

Doe this sound like you? If yes then please hit the apply now button.

You will then be sent to an online questionnaire to support your CV and application, please fill in the details and we will be in touch to advise you of the next steps
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