Assistant Shop Manager (Haslemere)

£8 per annum + Excellent benefits
11 Nov 2017
16 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Salary: £7.65 per hour plus excellent benefits

Contract type: Fixed term 12 months

Hours: Part time, 22.5 hours per week

Closing Date: 24th November 2017 23:55

Join Us

Are you a retail professional from either the commercial or not for profit sector looking to make a difference?

Were looking for an Assistant Shop Manager to help deliver real commercial success in our Haslemere store! In this varied and exciting role you will be instrumental to making sure the shop is at the hub of the local community, acting as the face of Cancer Research UK, and raising public awareness of our campaigns.

Your Responsibilities

Achieving agreed sales targets and maximising profit for the Charity
Assisting in analysing shop data to take the appropriate actions as required
Utilising your sales skills to maximise profits on the shop floor
Assisting the Shop Manager to generate additional income/stock using the local corporate contacts and media
Effectively manage paid staff and volunteers in the Shop Managers absence
Provide support to the Shop Manager with the recruitment and training of paid staff and volunteers
Ensuring that first class customer service is upheld at all times by shop staff and volunteers
Building strong relationships with the team and volunteers to maintain a motivated and engaged workplace
Assessing the skills and potential of the volunteer team and delegating accordingly
Supporting with the implementation of new processes within the store
Performing administrative and ad hoc tasks in support of the everyday requirements of the store

You will gain

Experience creating new visual & design displays
Significant knowledge and understanding of retail operations and high street retail fashion
Experience interacting with various teams across the wider organisation
Ongoing exposure to training and development opportunities
Good knowledge and experience of using computers
Experience of managing a diverse team of people
The opportunity to work in an environment where your development is actively encouraged

Rewards & Benefits

Monthly bonus scheme based on the shops incremental sales in comparison to the prior year, quarterly bonus for boughtingoods and additional annual payments for reducing stock loss.
A range of generous rewards and benefits ranging from Gym Memberships, Season Ticket Loans and discounts for Childcare vouchers.
25 days annual leave a year plus public holidays

Our Vision

Cancer Research UK is leading pioneering, lifesaving research and our longterm ambition is to bring forward the day when all cancers are cured. Every step we make towards beating cancer relies on every pound, every hour and every person, and our 1,600 retail staff work relentlessly every day towards this goal.

Find out more about our Retail Teams and what its like to work in our shops by visiting or by downloading a candidate pack below.

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