Shop Manager (Wilmslow Water Lane)

12 Jan 2018
16 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Salary: £16,575 p/a

Hours: 37.5 per week

Contract Type: Permanent

Closing date: 12th December 2017 23:55

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Join Us

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

Were looking for a Shop Manager to deliver real commercial success in our Wilmsow Water Lane store! In this varied and 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

Encouraging the donation of quality goods to increase income through Donated Stock and Gift Aid

Effectively recruit, develop and retain staff

Analyse shop financial data using your understanding of budgeting and forecasting to take the appropriate action, helping the Charity increase its yearly profit.

Using effective management and a proactive attitude to minimise stock loss of new goods

Utilising your sales skills to maximise profits on the shop floor

Relationship building with shop teams and volunteers to maintain a motivated and engaged team

Assess the skills and potential of the volunteer team and delegate accordingly

You will gain

Experience using your own creative freedom & autonomy over visual & design display

Appreciation and understanding of retail operations

Good knowledge and experience of using computers

Significant knowledge and understanding of high street retail fashion

Solid 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 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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