Retail Assistant Store Manager (High Wycombe)

Cancer Research UK
High Wycombe
05 Jul 2018
14 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Salary: £7.98 per hour

Hours: 22.5 per week

Contract type: Permanent/Part Time

Closing Date: 17th July 2018 0:00

Join Us

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

We're looking for an Assistant Shop Manager to help deliver real commercial success in our High Wycombe 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…

* 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, life-saving research and our long-term 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 it's like to work in our shops by visiting or by downloading a candidate pack below.

At CRUK we value diversity and we're committed to creating an inclusive culture where everyone is able to be themselves and to reach their full potential. We actively encourage applications from people of all backgrounds and cultures and believe that a diverse workforce will help us to beat cancer sooner.

Please note, from 2019, our head office will be relocating from Islington to a new office space in Stratford, close to the Olympic Park.

Similar jobs

Similar jobs