Retail Centre Assistant Manager

Status: Permanent - 37.5 hours per week

Salary: £18,000 - £19,500

Closing Date: 16/08/2021

Interview Date: 25/08/2021

St Elizabeth Hospice is seeking a proactive, creative and dynamic individual who is forward thinking ensuring our retail centres continually meet the progressive and ever changing world of ‘charity retail’.

St Elizabeth Hospice are here for individuals who are living with progressive or life-limiting illnesses wherever we are needed; in their home, in the community or at the in-patient unit at our Ipswich hospice.  Last year we supported 3,185 patients ranging from 14 years old and upwards, and we have to generate over 70% of our funding ourselves, and this crucial role.

Reporting to the Retail Centre Manager you will be required to:

  • Take responsibility for day to day organisation of the shop and warehouse.
  • 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

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.

Due to social distancing and the current government guidance interviews are likely to be carried out virtually via Microsoft Teams.

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

Previous applicants need not apply.

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