Primrose Hill, Greater London
£19,800-£22,000 pa
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

An exciting opportunity to join the diverse, collaborative, passionate and forward thinking Mary’s Living & Giving Shop in Primrose Hill.

We are recruiting for a Deputy Manager in this community focused Shop. Supporting the manager with the day to day duties and supporting the recruitment, training and motivating our amazing, committed team of volunteers.

Using your retail skills and knowledge to help us create a truly beautiful shopping experience, while improving the lives of children worldwide.

Working in more than 120 countries, Save the Children does whatever it takes to create breakthroughs in the way the world treats children. Together, we save children’s lives, fight for their rights and help them fulfil their potential.

The legendary Mary Portas and Save the Children joined forces in 2009 to take the lead on a charity retail revolution resulting in a blaze of publicity and a new style of charity retailing we call Mary’s Living & Giving. We need a Deputy Manager for our exciting shop in Primrose Hill to help us continue to lead the way and ensure we stay on the crest of the wave.

Acting as an ambassador for the brand, the charity and for Mary, you will recruit, inspire, support and empower your team of volunteers, using their knowledge of the local community and enthusiasm for fashion to support the continued work and focus  to make the store to achieve the next level of success. Helping the Shop Manager to to create “the buzz” of excitement around the shop for customers, supporters and the team.

We’re looking for a candidate who has the experience within the retail or charity sector with the ability to mould and delegate to an equally passionate team of volunteers. A brilliant communicator, inspirational leader, efficient business manager and unfailingly positive thinker, you must radiate natural warmth and a can-do entrepreneurial approach. And of course, you will have a passion for fashion!

At Save the Children we are committed to the safeguarding and protection of children in our work. We will do everything possible to ensure that only those who are suitable to work with children are recruited to work for us. This post is subject to a range of vetting checks including a criminal records disclosure.

Our mission is to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives. If you share our mission, are passionate about making it happen and strongly believe you can contribute then join us and we'll give you every opportunity to succeed. We look forward to hearing from you.

Closing Date 10th November

Interviews will be held on Tuesday 12th November

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Posted on: 24 October 2019
Closed date: 10 November 2019
Tags: Management, Retail