Lydney, Gloucestershire

£6,820.71PA

Permanent, Part-time

OP1897

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Job Description

Assistant Shop Manager - Forest of Dean
Part time - 14 hours per week
£6,820.71 per annum plus excellent benefits
(starting salary subject to experience)

Cats Protection is the UK’s leading feline welfare charity. We now help around 193,000 cats and kittens through our network of over 250 volunteer-run branches and 36 adoption centres and homing centres.

As one of the Assistant Shop Manager for our Charity shop in Forest of Dean, you will assist the Shop Manager and second Assistant Shop Manager in managing all shop activities and together, achieve set targets and maximise financial contribution to the charity.

Key Responsibilities include helping oversee and managing all shop volunteers and other activities in the shop, recruiting, training and managing an effective team of volunteers; being responsible for the day to day running of the shop on days when the Shop Manager is not present, ensuring it meets agreed income and expenditure targets for CP and taking responsibility for the shop’s accounting procedures including cash reconciliation, daily banking and till procedures.

Person Specification: 

- We’re looking for an individual who is highly self-motivated, positive and resilient and who has previous retail experience
- A strong communicator with excellent organisational skills
- You will have the ability to build and maintain positive working relationships with a variety of people and be able to work well on own initiative
- Candidates who have previous retail management experience are highly desirable, as are those who have previously worked in the charity retail sector.

In common with all posts, ensure compliance with Cats Protection’s policies and procedures, statutory obligations and best practice, and to undertake such other duties as may be reasonably required by the Chief Executive. This job description may be subject to review in the light of the developing organisation and in consultation with the post holder.

Closing Date: 18 August 2019
Interview Date: TBC

To reward you we have a pay scheme which provides the opportunity to progress within your pay band, subject to satisfactory performance. We also offer a range of benefits which include a generous holiday entitlement, a competitive pension offering, a private medical scheme, and a death in service scheme.

Cats Protection is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.