Retail Store Manager (Amersham and Chesham)

Cancer Research UK
05 Jul 2018
15 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Salary: £16,634 per annum

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Contract Type: Full Time/ Fixed term to meet the needs of the business

Closing Date: 20th 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 a fixed term Shop Manager to cover two shops and deliver real commercial success in our Amersham and Chesham stores! 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
* 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 bought-in-goods 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, 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.

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