Assistant Shop Manager – Zest Ipswich

Status: Permanent

Salary: £9,957.24 (WTE: £16,595.40)

Closing Date: 06/12/2019

Interview Date: 13/12/2019

Location:         15 Queen Street, Ipswich, Suffolk – or other hospice shop locations as and when required

Part Time:       22.5 hours per week – however high level of flexibility required to cover Shop Managers annual leave and other absences, therefore resulting in occasional full time weeks.

Zest is part of the St Elizabeth Hospice family. Through Zest we aim to improve life across our region for young adults living with a progressive or terminal illness. Through medicine and therapy we ease pain; we give life purpose and make life liveable.

We have opportunities to join a unique new concept in charity retail.

Are you brand savvy, fashion conscious, able to spot upcoming ideas and trends and promote and sell them?

You will be required to:

  • work with the Shop Manager to take responsibility for day to day organisation of the above shop
  • achieve agreed financial budgets
  • promote and monitor Gift Aid
  • provide a high standard of customer service and satisfaction at all times to both external and internal customers
  • maintain high standards of merchandising, layout and display
  • work with and manage a team of volunteers who are integral to our business
  • provide cover across the local portfolio of retail shops as required by Area Manager to cover holiday and sickness

We are looking for creative, dynamic individuals who are forward thinking ensuring our retail shops continually meet the progressive and ever changing world of ‘charity retail’. You will be joining the successful and expanding retail team at a very exciting time.

The hospice offers a generous holiday allowance, pension and other staff benefits.

For more details about this role please read the job description and person specification.

Closing Date:              6 December 2019

Interview Date:            13 December 2019

Only applicants selected for interview will be contacted, and invitation to interview will be sent by email.

Zest is part of the St Elizabeth Hospice family. Thanks for your interest.


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