Assistant Shop Manager

Recruiter
SENSE 1
Location
Wellington
Posted
17 May 2019
Closes
21 May 2019
Sector
Charity
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

About the role

We are currently recruiting for an Assistant Shop Manager to work 22.5 hours per week in our Wellington store, on a permanent basis.

We are looking for a capable, reliable person to help lead and support a small, enthusiastic team of volunteers, assisting the manager in running the shop and acting as Shop Manager in their absence. This will be a hands-on role involving the selection, pricing and presentation of donated stock and, of course, customer service.

You will be an ambassador of Sense; raising vital funds for the charity and promoting who we are and what we do to the members of your local community. This is a great opportunity to make a real difference to the lives of people who find it difficult to communicate and connect with the world, especially those with sensory impairments.

About You

The successful applicant will need to be self-motivated, creative and positively committed to working in charity retail. You’ll have experience of providing excellent customer service and motivating a team to do the same.

You’ll have an eye for detail and will ensure a safe, clean and inviting environment for customers, staff and volunteers.

Previous experience of working in a charity retail environment is desirable.

This position requires the applicant to be willing to work Bank Holidays and weekends as required.

About us

For everyone living with complex disabilities. For everyone who is deafblind. Sense is here to help people communicate and experience the world.

We believe that no one, no matter how complex their disabilities, should be isolated, left out, or unable to fulfil their potential.

You can find out more about what it's like to work in a Sense shop here https://www.sense.org.uk/content/working-sense-shop

Working at Sense can be incredibly rewarding; we offer the opportunity to work in a large, diverse and successful charity where people can develop their skills, knowledge and careers in a supportive and flexible environment. In addition we have excellent training and development, the opportunity for you to join our Group Personal Pension scheme and a generous annual leave entitlement.

For an informal discussion about this role, please contact:Jodie Pritchard via jodie.pritchard@sense.org.uk.

No agencies please.

Closing date: Sunday 26 May 2019

Interview date: Tuesday 4 June 2019

To start: To be discussed at interview

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