Castle Cary, Somerset
£18,185- £20,794
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Do you have experience of successfully leading a team?

Are you passionate and creative?

Are you flexible, adaptable and willing to learn?

 

We're excited to be able to offer you an opportunity to join our team as the new Shop Manager in Castle Cary. 

We're looking for someone who loves working with people and has the ability to inspire and empower those around them. Our successful candidate will be someone who is friendly and positive in their approach and attitude, with the energy to instil this in others. They will be hardworking and can lead by example, being hands on themselves when necessary but ultimately with the ability to drive productivity through empowering the volunteer team. They will be able to work collaboratively with peers and colleagues, actively engaging with others and building strong working relationships. Whilst an understanding of charity retail would be preferred, we do require someone with a business mind with the ability to make confident commercial decisions using information available to them.  

This is a great opportunity for someone who can work with a diverse group of volunteers to create a welcoming space in our shop to attract more volunteers, donors and supporters. We are looking for someone who is driven and motivated to raise as much money as possible to help children build a better future.

As a Shop Manager, we can offer you a challenging but enjoyable and hugely rewarding role. We will provide you with the right training, support and coaching you need in order to successfully motivate a team of volunteers to achieve goals and targets.

Save the Children shops are at the heart of the community, providing a welcoming and positive environment for people to come together to volunteer, donate and shop (see attached Ethos).

Our Castle Cary shop is very much part of the local community and is currently run & supported by our team of lovely dedicated volunteers who are all really excited about the prospect of having a manager.

We're looking for someone who can engage with the community and create the environment our Castle Cary shop needs to thrive, generating much needed income for Save the Children.

Does this excite you? Have you got what we're looking for?

If so, we'd love to hear from you.

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.

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: 21st March 2021

 

We particularly welcome applications from people with disabilities, Black, Asian or Minority Ethnic (BAME) backgrounds, LGBT+ and from different socio-economic and educational backgrounds, as these are underrepresented at Save the Children UK.

 

 

 

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Posted on: 01 March 2021
Closed date: 21 March 2021
Tags: Management, Retail