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Area Manager

Closing date
1 Jun 2022

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Area Manager

* Ref: REQ(phone number removed)

* £33,681 per year

* Remote Working

* To cover North East and North Yorks

* Permanent - 35 hours per week (Monday to Sunday)

Our shops are the face of our retail brand, run by a dedicated, creative, and passionate bunch of superstars. Focusing on sustainable fashion, engaging with local communities and leading our shop teams of colleagues and volunteers to deliver a great colleague and customer experience, we raise much needed funds to deliver Everyday Equality for disabled people and their families.

Your role

As a Scope Area Manager, you'll be out and about supporting a team of between 15-20 dedicated Shop Managers for your geographical area. Overnights stays and travel will be an expected part of the role.

You'll provide great leadership, inspiration and support to help our team be the very best they can be. You will develop your team to deliver commercial success and be passionate ambassadors for Scope within the local communities.

Full job description

You will have experience or skill in the following areas as well as a great attitude and willingness to learn:

Retail knowledge

You'll love retail, enjoy the high street experience and be confident in maintaining high merchandising standards in your shops. You will have an understanding of all the product types we sell and be able to understand the value of our stock identifying commercial sales opportunities on your area.


You'll have substantial leadership experience and will strive to motivate, inspire and influence your team to be the very best they can be. You will need to have strong distance management skills, be an effective communicator and be able to organise and prioritise a busy working day. We will help you to become confident in talking about the important work of Scope. You will also play a vital role in the recruitment, development and wellbeing of our Shop Managers, Assistant Shop Managers and Volunteers.

Being Commercial

You'll support Shop Managers to work within a framework to ensure commercial success and bring solid experience in Health & Safety.


You will work as part of the divisional team and will encourage strong teamwork within your shops. At Scope, you'll find friendly faces, welcome cuppas and chats.

About You

You'll be passionate about retail, have a love of sustainable fashion and bring extensive, multi-site experience managing a large team. To be successful, you'll need a commercial, resilient, can-do attitude and be a great coach and an inspirational leader. You'll be a dedicated team player with a strong work ethic, a great attention to detail and solid reporting skills.

We ask you demonstrate an appreciation of Scope's values and ambition of achieving Everyday Equality for disabled people.


We encourage everyone to bring their whole selves to work and embrace our values of being open and fair, courageous, connected and pioneering. We believe hard work deserves reward and recognition and offer a wide range of benefits including 35 days annual leave in Retail, 27 days plus Bank Holidays working in our Head Office, flexible working (where we can), company pension, excellent training and career development, strong colleague networks across disability, race and LGBTQ+, wellbeing incentives like a discounted gym membership, cycle to work scheme, and much more.


If you want to make a difference and become a Disability Gamechanger, we'd love to hear from you. Apply Today!

Application closing date: 22/05/2022

Please note that successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Disabled candidates

Equality and inclusion are at the heart of everything we do. We want to seize every opportunity to build a truly diverse and inclusive workplace.

We are always looking for applications from disabled people. If you are disabled and you have the skills and, or the experience to do the job, we really want to interview you. Just let us know in your application that you are applying under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme.

If you would prefer an application form or need any of the job information in a different format such as large print or braille. Please contact us via our website

Our Values - Pioneering, Courageous, Connected, Open, Fair

By living our values and trusting each other, we empower our colleagues to make decisions. By giving our colleagues freedom and space to spark creativity for innovation, we can push boundaries, change mindsets and be empowered to change the game with grit and determination and a sense of urgency

Who we are at Scope?

Scope is a disability equality charity in England and Wales. Together we are Disability Gamechangers. We belong to one team, dedicated to achieving a society where all disabled people enjoy equality and fairness. Our mission is to achieve Everyday Equality for disabled people, and we campaign tirelessly to create change
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