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Retail Area Manager

East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices (EACH)
Post date
1 July 2022
Closing date
20 July 2022
Field Based - covering Suffolk & Essex
circa. £32,500 per annum
Full Time, 37.5 per week
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A rare opportunity has arisen to join our highly successful charity retail team managing 14 charity shops across Suffolk & Essex.

You will lead and motivate a committed team of shop managers and their respective teams, providing direction and support to enable your team to be successful and to fulfil their potential.

Comprehensive range of benefits:

  • enhanced annual leave entitlement – 27 days + 8 UK Bank Holidays
  • subsidised meals
  • additional holiday purchase scheme
  • AVIVA pension package – up to 7% employer contribution
  • NHS pension – continuation of if already contributing
  • life assurance
  • free eye tests
  • cycle to work scheme
  • employee assistance programme

Are you:

An experienced multi-site retail manager with a desire to prove yourself in the world of Charity Retail.

Do you have:

  • a proven track record of delivering sales budgets in a competitive retail environment
  • experience of leading large teams across multi-site locations in the delivery of your goals
  • excellent communication skills and the ability to build relationships with individuals of all ages and backgrounds
  • tenacity and drive with the ambition to exceed budgets
  • outstanding time management and with the ability to meet deadlines and optimise support to shops
  • high level of commercial acumen, able to analyse performance and develop strategies to deliver growth

The role:

  • reports directly to the Director of Retail & Trading.
  • a member of the retail Senior Management Team.
  • managing 14 shops across Suffolk & Essex with the opportunity to grow your portfolio.


  • lead a team of shop managers in the delivery of sales and profit budgets for EACH retail
  • deliver exceptional levels of retail performance through outstanding retailing standards and initiatives
  • support the development and delivery of the retail strategy

To apply please visit our website

At EACH we are committed to promoting equality and respecting diversity. We actively welcome applications from all sections of the community, in particular from eligible candidates from BAME backgrounds.

EACH is proud to be Investors in People accredited.

EACH reserves the right to close this vacancy early, should we receive a sufficient number of applications.

This post is subject to a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check prior to appointment.

As a Hospice we strongly encourage all our staff and volunteers to be fully vaccinated including boosters, as this provides the greatest protection to our children and families and staff’.

Closing date: 20th July 2022

Interviews: 27th July 2022

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