Assistant Shop Manager -Portobello Road
Assistant Shop Manager
Portobello Road, London
35 hours Per Week - including weekends
Contract type: Permanent
Salary Total salary GBP 18900
About the role
We are recruiting for an Assistant Shop Manager who will be responsible for supporting the shop manager with the successful delivery of a customer focussed shop team that is the 'window of the Red Cross' on the high street. In this hands-on role, you will assist the shop manager in supervising a team of dedicated staff and volunteers, and strive towards the shops goals.
The Assistant Shop Manager will uphold the reputation of the organisation and to engage with local trading opportunities to maximise contributions to the shops whether this is through stock donations, volunteer hours or cash donations.
You will be required to deputise for the Shop Manager on occasion and ensure the smooth running of the shop during these times, ensuring you are able to deal with financial transactions accurately and deliver a high standard of shop floor management, including health and safety guidance and merchandising duties.
About the organisation
We are a volunteer-led humanitarian organisation that helps people in crisis, whoever and wherever they are. We enable vulnerable people at home and overseas to prepare for and respond to emergencies in their own communities. And when the crisis is over, we help people recover and move on with their lives
About the team
You will work closely with the Shop Manager, shop staff and volunteers and other Red Cross personnel, cascading information as required and working collaboratively to ensure targets and objectives are successfully met.
About the person
We are keen to hear from candidates who can demonstrate the following skills and experience:
- Experience working in a retail environment
- Experience with cash handling and reconciliation
- Experience of using initiative for positive results
- Understanding of financial and numerical information, and are target driven
- Ability to understand issues related to working with volunteers
- Proven customer care skills
- Proven IT skills
Closing date for applications is 23.59 26th March 2017
We offer a wide range of staff benefits, these include:
- 36 days holiday (including Bank Holidays)
- Up to 6% contributory pension
- Childcare vouchers
The British Red Cross is committed to being an inclusive employer with a diverse workforce. We encourage applications from people from the widest possible diversity of backgrounds, cultures and experiences - including disabled and ethnic minority candidates. This is to contribute to the breadth of experience we need to respond to people in crisis.
The British Red Cross, incorporated by Royal Charter 1908, is a charity registered in England and Wales (220949) and Scotland (SC037738).
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