Retail Operations Manager
Are you passionate about dogs and cats? Our people and animals make Battersea a great place to work. Your expertise will help increase our impact for dogs and cats everywhere.
We are looking for a retail operations manager to generate income and a net profit through overseeing all online and offline retail operations.
Battersea is here for every dog and cat and has been since 1860. We are a leading animal welfare charity and over the last 150 years we’ve grown from one home in London to three rescuing and rehoming centres across the South East. With c500 staff and 1000 volunteers, we have cared for over three million vulnerable animals We also campaign tirelessly to make things better for dogs and cats; sharing our expertise and educating the public and policymakers about responsible pet ownership. Join us and make a difference for every dog and cat.
Our Marketing & Commercial Team
The Marketing & Commercial department promotes the organisation’s work in an engaging and memorable way and works to achieve the objectives set out in the Brand, Marketing and Digital Strategy. Battersea is currently in the top 10 of the YouGov UK CharityIndex – a respected position that our department works hard to retain each year. Our work involves everything from digital and outdoor advertising campaigns to rehome our animals, to supporting other departments with their strategic objectives. We also manage Battersea’s online communities, offer brand guidance, ensure a responsive digital output and sell Battersea branded products. We do this to raise awareness of Battersea’s work, so we can be here for more dogs and cats.
Within the Marketing & Commercial department sits the Commercial team. We form the trading arm of the charity and are responsible for non-fundraising income streams including: retail, product licensing, affiliates, advertising and filming. The Commercial team’s objective is to generate as much income as possible to go straight into the vital care of Battersea’s animals.
What we can offer you
Our dedicated people mean that we can be here for every dog and cat. Whether you are sharing an office with our dogs or directly caring for our cats, our animals show their appreciation every day. There is no better reward than seeing the difference you make to the lives of our dogs and cats first-hand; although we also provide a wide range of employee benefits, including:
- 28 days of annual leave (plus 8 days paid public holidays) per year
- Generous pension contributions - we double what you put in (up to 10%)
- Free healthcare cash plan, where you can claim for a range of treatment including dental (£120), optical (£120), physiotherapy, chiropody and acupuncture (£300) every year
- Annual interest-free season ticket loans
- Discounted gym memberships and cycle to work schemes
- Life insurance
So, if you are passionate about dogs, cats and about our work, then we’d like to hear from you.
For full details, including our job applicant privacy notice, please download our recruitment pack. You can apply by visiting our website. All applications must be submitted before the closing date advertised – Sunday 29th July 2018.