Assistant Shop Manager (Leeds Kirkstall)

£16400 per annum + Excellent benefits
13 Nov 2017
18 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Closing Date: 30th November 2017 23:55

Salary: £16,400 pa + excellent benefits

Hours: 37.5 full time

Contract Type: Permanent

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 Kirkstall Superstore! 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

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 viewing our candidate pack here:

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