Do you have a background in volunteering management? Have you got previous retail knowledge and do you want to be part of one of the country's largest charities beating heartbreak forever?
We have an exciting new opportunity to join a newly created Volunteer Management Team which will support our Retail Directorate across the BHF.
As our Retail Volunteering Manager you'll work alongside our Regional and Area Managers covering Scotland, the Borders and Cumbria. You'll deliver the BHF's local and national volunteering strategy and will support our retail team to recruit, train and retain unpaid manpower.
You'll working alongside a dynamic, collaborative team of 7 Managers who have accountability for circa 100 shops each and you'll work closely with colleagues across the BHF, local communities, and external organisations to grow volunteer participation in your patch.
Whilst retail focused you'll work alongside the volunteering management team and volunteering colleagues from across the BHF to ensure a consistent volunteer journey.
You'll be both an expert in volunteer management, having worked either in a field based role or within a multi-site organisation previously, as well as experienced in working with and influencing senior stakeholders to deliver credible and innovative solutions that meet KPI's.
To succeed in this role you'll have:
* Previous experience of training or coaching groups and individuals
* Excellent communication skills, able to speak with authority and knowledge and passion about all volunteering related topics.
* Strong analytical skills able to probe, investigate and challenge when needed
* Excellent organisational skills, ability to work independently, take the initiative and prioritise personal workload.
The role can be office or home-based and will involve extensive travel across the UK with some overnight stays.
Please note that this role will cover Scotland, the Borders and Cumbria, and therefore there will be a considerable amount of travel and some overnight stays depending on where the successful applicant lives. All applicants must also hold a full driving license.
In the 1960s, 7 in 10 people died of their heart attack. Today, thanks to medical breakthroughs, 7 in 10 survive. The British Heart Foundation (BHF) has been involved in so many critical breakthroughs - and we are still leading the way.
We have the support of over 22,000 volunteers across the organisation. The volunteering team aim to deliver consistency of approach to volunteering, wherever and however people choose to give their time to us, to ensure they have an experience that is valuable to both the volunteer and the BHF.
How to apply
To apply for this role please click through to our website for further details. Our process involves submitting your CV and a supporting statement, which should outline your interest and explain how you meet the role's criteria.
Early application is encouraged as we will review applications throughout the advertising period and reserve the right to close the advert early.
The British Heart Foundation recognises and respects the value and diversity of all.