Retail Area Manager
Employed By: Valley CiDS Ltd
Hours: 37.5 Mon – Sun, working 5 days/wk. (Including occasional evening and alternate Saturdays)
Base: Field-Based with Admin base in Hucknall
Responsible to: Head of Retail Sales and Marketing
Salary: £24,500 - £27,500, dependant on experience
Closing Date: - Sunday 8th March 2020
Interviews to be held: - Wednesday 18th March 2020
Are you passionate about the preloved, charity retail sector and would like to make a difference to a portfolio of your very own charity shops? Valley CiDS is a children and young people’s charity based over Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire. As a local charity, we are dedicated to raising money through our growing retail portfolio to support the community by investing in the next generation.
Our Christian values of hope, compassion, belonging and inclusion embody our overall vision for the future and what we aspire to in all aspects of our work.
Working as part of a dedicated retail team, you will be an ambitious senior manager able to lead and develop our existing staff and volunteers across Derby and surrounding areas to help maximise area sales and profit in up to 20 of our shops.
Reporting to our Head of Retail Sales & Marketing, the successful candidate will be able to demonstrate proven success in achieving and exceeding sales and profit targets within retail management as well as strong leadership and development skills to enable you to motivate, advise and encourage a diverse team of staff and volunteers.
You will be able to identify and develop new and improved strategies to ensure the very highest of standards in all of our shops in line with company polices. The Retail Area Manager will also be an advocate for our charity, promoting and enhancing the work we do in every aspect of day to day duties.
The desired candidate will have outstanding people management skills, the ability to identify and source stock, profiled to the different areas that our shops are situated in, to help improve our retail offering. Strong business acumen is essential along with the ability to analyse financial data, managing income and expenditure targets.
This exciting role requires a dynamic and motivated candidate who is eager for a challenge and is passionate about a more sustainable future. As a Retail Area Manager you will be able to make a real difference to the local community through the creativity, innovation and commercial awareness that you will implement across your portfolio of shops.
Please apply by submitting a current CV and covering letter, which includes a suitability statement that makes clear reference to the Job Description & Person Specification.