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Community Shop Manager

Employer
Save the Children
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
14 Jun 2021

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Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
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Job Details

We're excited to be able to offer you a new opportunity to join our team in managing our Peebles shop.

Do you like being empowered? And empowering others?

Do you have experience of successfully leading a team?

Are you passionate and creative? Are you flexible, adaptable and willing to learn?

We're looking for someone who loves working with people and has the ability to lead and inspire those around them. Our successful candidate will be someone who is energetic and positive in their approach and attitude, with the ability to instill this in others. They will be hard working and can lead by example, being hands on themselves when necessary but ultimately with the ability to drive productivity through empowering the volunteer team.

This is a great opportunity for someone who can work with a diverse group of volunteers to create a welcoming space in our shop to attract more volunteers, donors and supporters. We are looking for someone who is driven and motivated to raise as much money as possible to help children build a better future. The right person needs to be able to motivate teams of volunteers to achieve goals and targets. They will need to be able to work collaboratively with peers and colleagues, actively engaging with others and building strong working relationships. Whilst charity retail experience is not essential, we do require someone with a business mind with the ability to make confident commercial decisions using information available to them.

As a Shop Manager, we can offer you a challenging but enjoyable and hugely rewarding role within Save the Children. We will provide you with the right training, support and coaching you need in order to successfully manage and lead a team of volunteers in running our community shop. We are looking for someone to lead, inspire and bring together the already large volunteering team and ensure it is a welcoming space for everyone. As shop manager you will have a resilient, 'can do' attitude, and can lead by example, being hands on when necessary but ultimately drive productivity through empowering the volunteer team.

We are looking for someone to lead, inspire and grow the shops volunteering team. As shop manager you will lead by example, being hands on when necessary but ultimately drive productivity through empowering the volunteer team. Our lovely shop in Peebles is in a busy town centre location and is well-loved in the community. You will be engaging with the local community to grow and develop the volunteer team and build the level of donations and gift aid. This is an exciting opportunity to create and deliver something special in a beautiful location.

Does this excite you? Have you got what we're looking for?

If so, we'd love to hear from you.

Working in more than 120 countries, Save the Children does whatever it takes to create breakthroughs in the way the world treats children. Together, we save children's lives, fight for their rights and help them fulfil their potential.

At Save the Children we are committed to the safeguarding and protection of children in our work. We will do everything possible to ensure that only those who are suitable to work with children are recruited to work for us. This post is subject to a range of vetting checks including a criminal records disclosure.

Our mission is to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives. If you share our mission, are passionate about making it happen and strongly believe you can contribute then join us and we'll give you every opportunity to succeed. We look forward to hearing from you.

Closing date: Sunday 13th June 2021

Please note - whilst this role is advertised as office based, Save The Children UK will remain a remote-working organisation until at least 30 June 2021.

We particularly welcome applications from people with disabilities, Black, Asian or Minority Ethnic (BAME) backgrounds, LGBT+ and from different socio-economic and educational backgrounds, as these are underrepresented at Save the Children UK.
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