Retail Assistant Manager (Folkstone)

Job details
Posting date: 09 July 2020
Salary: £17,004 per year
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 08 August 2020
Location: Folkestone, Kent
Company: Cancer Research UK
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: R015745

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Retail Assistant Manager
Full time, Permanent, 37.5 hours per week
£17,004 per annum + excellent benefits
Closing date: Thursday 23rd of July 2020

Do you have retail experience and are now looking for your next step? Are you looking for the opportunity to progress and develop your managerial skills? If so, we would love to hear from you.

Join us today as an Assistant Store Manager at our Folkestone store.

We have over 1700 members of staff working across our network of 600 shops, with the united goal of having 3 out of 4 survivors of cancer by 2034. As the most successful retail chain in the charity sector, our stores raise more money for our cause than anyone else on the high street, last year bringing in £26.4 million pounds.
To find out more about our retail teams, click here

What will I be doing?

In this varied role, we are looking for someone who is passionate about making a difference. You'll be hard working, happy to get stuck in, and have some experience supervising or managing.

Your Role:

For the full job description and more about working with us, click here

Use your expert selling skills to assist the Shop Manager in maximising profit and hitting agreed targets.

Maintain customer service and care always.

Supervise and manage both paid staff and volunteers in the Shop Managers absence

Hit processing targets by supporting the Shop Manager with processing and generating stock.

Aid the Shop Manager with implementing new processes in store.

Use you visual merchandising talents to ensure the shop is presented well, promoting commercial success.

Your Experience:

Experience in customer service

Exposure to managing or supervising a team

Working to set targets

Good communication and interpersonal skills

Flexible and adaptable

What are the perks....

Opportunities to use your own creative freedom to produce exciting visual & design displays

Developing your management skills

Gaining significant knowledge and understanding of retail operations and high street retail fashion

Working in an environment where your development is actively encouraged

25 days annual leave increasing with service

Competitive pension scheme, season loan tickets, and deals at your favourite restaurants

*This role is known as Assistant Shop Manager internally.

** Owing to the nature of this position, any offer of employment for this role will be subject to a satisfactory basic DBS check.

We are implementing the necessary PPE and social distancing measures within our stores upon reopening to ensure the safety of our staff and customers. During the recruitment process, we will aim to carry out all our interviews virtually where possible for the safety of managers and candidates

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