Assistant Shop Manager - Retail - 3 days per week

Job Description

Job Title: Assistant Shop Manager

Contract type: Permanent

Hours: 22.5hrs pw over 3 days (Mon - Sat on flexible basis)

Salary: 20,718 per annum pro rata

Location: Greenhill St, Stratford Upon Avon

Closing Date: Monday 4 th December 2023

Interview Date: Friday 8 th December 2023

The Shakespeare Hospice is based in Stratford upon Avon and offers services across South Warwickshire and the surrounding areas. We aim to ensure that every young person and adult living in our community with a life limiting illness, and those who matter to them, will be supported with the care and compassion they need.

Patients and their families can access one or more specialised services; day hospice, hospice at home, adult and children's counselling for pre and post bereavement, transitional care for terminally ill 16 - 24-year olds, and provide spiritual, emotional, and complementary therapies. We pride our offer as one that is all inclusive and embraces not only the patient but their complete support system, family and loved ones.

We are looking for an experienced and responsible part-time Assistant Manager for our Greenhill Street shop. You will work alongside the Shop Manager and provide support and stable leadership to our staff and volunteer team. Your job will be important in ensuring the shop achieves sales targets by delivering high standards of customer service, fantastic visual merchandising, and the smooth running of day-to-day activities.

Our ideal candidate will have previous retail management experience with a sharp business mindset and be willing to be an active and leading presence on the shop floor. You should also be skilled at organizing, prioritising tasks and solving problems. You will know what it's like to work in a busy shop or stockroom environment and demonstrate excellent Health & Safety practices.

You will need good interpersonal and staff management skills, which will be important to motivate and drive your shop team as you act as a liaison between retail staff, volunteers and customers. Supporting in training, recruitment and project management will also be a key to success.

If you would like to be part of a dedicated team and make a difference to those needing our support, then we would like to hear from you.

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