Deputy Store Manager
New Store Opening
FULL TIME: 40 hours per week
Seeking a really worthwhile role? How about joining an organisation where your work positively impacts disabled children’s lives and the planet?
Our client provides access to the vital equipment disabled children and their families rely on, offering information and support through their team of dedicated healthcare professionals and sponsoring pioneering medical research into the causes of birth defects, they offer families a voice through their campaigns for change. Their recycling programme gives opportunities to people from all backgrounds and abilities to volunteer and learn new skills.
Their mission, simply put, is to change lives and you could be a part of that change!
This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Deputy Store Manager / Team Leader looking for their next progression, to make a real difference.
They are not like any other charity. All stock in their stores is new and donated by retailers, allowing them to create a heaven for bargain hunters and savvy fashionista shoppers who want designer and high street products at discount prices.
The Deputy Store Manager role in Newlife is unique, it allows you to create the extraordinary, by driving sales in your store to, in turn generate money to support Disabled Children and their families. No two days are the same and due to the nature of the business, the product type can quickly change so you have to be a fast thinker and swift on your feet to change the layout and merchandising to drive sales.
The organisation culture is based on a clear Mission, Vision and Values (MVV) which you will drive throughout your team, by role modelling the behaviours at all times. They expect the Deputy Store Manager to take personal ownership for developing and supporting the culture in their store which is reflective of the MVV. As an experienced retail manager, you will be motivated by results and have the drive for continuous improvement. In return, they can offer the environment for you to be your best and realise your potential.
What we are looking for:
You must be commercially minded; people orientated and deliver operational excellence, putting the customer at the centre of everything.
You will need to have previous retail management experience and be able to work alongside and operate effectively with the Store Manager and store team. You will maximise retail sales and profit through the effective day to day management of a sales team that will be made up of both paid employees and volunteers, live and breathe KPI’s, use your creative skills and imagination to merchandise the product to a high standard, ensuring the delivery of excellent customer service.
You will also need to be flexible in your approach to work to cover additional hours where required and be willing to cover at other stores on occasion to meet needs of the business.
You will receive 28 days holiday, health cash plan membership, team member store discount and pension scheme membership…. and of course have the satisfaction of knowing that the worthwhile work you do is making a real difference!
You may have experience of the following: Store Manager, Deputy Store Manager, Shop Manager, Assistant Shop Manager, Charity, Retail, Third Sector, Supervisor, Charities, etc.