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Assistant Shop Manager – Wantage

Helen & Douglas House
Post date
9 April 2018
Closing date
20 April 2018
Band 2 ( £15,404-£18,157) pro rata per year depending on experience
22.5 hours per week (incl Saturday working)
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We are seeking to recruit a motivated and professional individual to assist in maximising profitability and ensuring the efficient and business like management of our shop in Wantage.

All applications must be made online. Please click or copy and paste this link to apply:

The Role:

Our Assistant Shop Manager will work with the Manager and team to maximise the shop’s sales & profits and be an ambassador for Helen & Douglas House, supporting & endorsing the aims and objectives of the charity. This is achieved by applying entrepreneurial skills and by putting the shop at the heart of the community.

Who we are looking for:

Our Assistant Shop Manager will hit the ground running in this busy, people focused role, and the ideal candidate will have the following skills and experience:

Educated to GCSE level with passes in English and Maths
Experience in a customer facing environment and the ability to deliver excellent customer service
Experience of developing and implementing plans to maximise sales potential
Strong organisational and administration skills
Computer literate
Ability and confidence to manage staff in a variety of situations
Experience of managing staff teams in a variety of retail sectors and/or management experience within a Charity Shop would be an advantage
Working Pattern:

Your normal working pattern will change each week, subject to the needs of the business and the levels of staff and volunteers available to work, and will involve a significant element of weekend working

For further details please see the job description and if you have any questions about the role please e-mail or call the People Resourcing Team on 01865 794749.

Please note the closing date for the applications is 20th April 2018, and the interviews will happen at Douglas House in Oxford.

Please note that we do not accept applications by way of CVs.

All staff working for Helen & Douglas House are required to undertake a Disclosure & Barring Service check. Helen & Douglas House is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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