In the heart of the Banbury town centre, The Salvation Army’s ‘Great Big Charity Superstore’ is one of the largest charity shops in the UK, with furniture and clothing departments, a cafe and Salvation Army meeting place. We are looking for a Store Manager who can exceed our customer expectations and deliver fantastic results
Salvation Army Trading Company is the trading arm of The Salvation Army. It’s retail, recycling and re-use operations raise money for the charity. Funding The Salvation Army’s valuable work throughout the UK and Republic of Ireland – including homelessness and addiction services, care for older people, help at emergency incidents, support for adult victims of human trafficking in England and Wales and a Family Tracing Service.
It is a busy, dynamic role that changes every day. Responsibilities are varied, ranging from ensuring high levels of customer service to securing product from donors. Supporting you in this will be Team Leaders responsible for the Cafe, Sales, Volunteers and Stock as well as sales assistants, drivers and volunteers. The role includes the development and management of close working partnerships with Salvation Army Corps (churches) and regional SA leadership. An understanding of the organisation’s ethics is essential in safeguarding the reputation of The Salvation Army.
The candidate will have
• A commercial understanding of retail industry
• The ability to identify opportunities to drive sales.
• Ability to think strategically and prioritise time and resources
• Experience of managing employees and volunteers
If you are an experienced retailer, with a passion for customer service and the ability to motivate and build a team of paid staff and volunteers we would like to hear from you. We offer a competative salary, non -contractual company bonus scheme, 20 days holiday and a pension scheme.
To apply for this position please send a copy of your CV and a covering letter to firstname.lastname@example.org by 10th February 2018. A job description is available on request.