Location
London
Job Function
Retail
Salary Details
£22,714 per annum, pro rata
Contracted Hours Per Week
21
Careers Site Advertising End Date
29 May 2024

About The Role

Job Title: Assistant Shop Manager
Job Location: Lewisham
Salary: £22,714 per annum, pro rata
Hours: 21 per week
Contract Type: Permanent
 
Are you a retail expert passionate about impacting to meaningful change?
 
We need a dynamic  Assistant Shop Manager to join our our friendly charity shop teamThis fantastic opportunity will enable you to sharpen your retail skills while impacting the lives of people in your community, across the UK, and abroad. Do you have what it takes to help create a world where kindness knows no bounds?
 
"I'm not delivering to a profit target to enhance someone's personal wealth. I'm making a real, visible contribution to supporting the work of my chosen charity" - Joanne, Regional Retail Manager
 
A day in the life of an Assistant Shop Manager will involve:
  • Collaborating with the shop manager to run a profitable, customer-focussed shop that is the 'window of the British Red Cross' on the high street.
  • Working on the shop floor, to coordinating activity “behind the scenes”, no two days are the same.
  • Fostering a brilliant shopping environment and provide an excellent customer experience in store. 
  • Working collaboratively with the shop manager, you’ll oversee a team of dedicated volunteers, delivering their induction, management, and development. 
To be a successful Assistant Shop Manager, you’ll need:
  • To be retail superstar with the experience and know-how from working in a shop environment.
  • The traits of a people-person, who enjoys providing an excellent customer experience, supporting a team, and meeting people from all walks of life.
  • The mind of a commercially savvy individual, who has a good understanding of financial targets and measures, alongside proven IT skills.
  • The ability to work flexibly to the needs of the store.
The closing date for applications is 23.59 on the of 29th May 2024. Please note, we reserve the right to close applications early, given high volume.

In return for your dedication and expertise, you’ll get:
  • Holidays: 36 days annual leave (including bank holidays) + option to buy 5 extra days.
  • Pension scheme: Up to 6% contributory pension.
  • Flexible working: We do our best to accommodate your preferred work style.
  • Learning & Development: Wide range of career opportunities + comprehensive learning. 
  • Discounts: Access to Blue Light Discount Card and employee benefits platform. 
  • Wellbeing Assistance: Access to mental health and wellbeing assistance.
  • Team Working: Champion our mission in a collaborative team.
  • Cycle2Work: Lease a bicycle through the scheme.
  • Season ticket loan: Interest-free loan for commuting expenses.
We are proud to participate in the disability confident scheme for roles based in the UK. During the application process, you will be asked if you wish to apply under the scheme.
 
At The British Red Cross, we pride ourselves on our diverse workforce, and ensuring we have an inclusive environment for all our staff and volunteers. We remain dedicated to ensuring our teams can bring their true selves to work without risk or fear of discrimination. We do this through regular data reporting, and the assistance of our internal Race and Equality Network (REEN), LGBT+ Network, our Disability and Wellness Network (DAWN), Gender Network, Carers Network and Youth Network. 

Connecting human kindness with human crisis

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