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Position: Senior Community Fundraiser (North, England)
Type: Full-time (35 hours per week), permanent
Location: Home-based, based in the North of England (Merseyside/Yorkshire)
Salary: £33,606 - £37,217 per annum plus excellent benefits
Salary Band: Band E2
Department: Community and Events team
At the MS Society, we make sure people living with MS are at the centre of everything we do. And it’s this commitment that unites us across the UK.
Our work is based on the hopes and aspirations of our MS community. Together we campaign at all levels, fund ground-breaking research and provide award winning support and information.
Our people are our greatest asset and the key to our success. We offer a vibrant, progressive environment where you will make a difference.
About this job
The MS Society is delivering some of the most exciting fundraising in the UK and we’re seeking a talented and enthusiastic Senior Community Fundraiser in the North of England to join our dedicated Community and Events team.
Our Community Fundraising Team are focused on raising £2m+ working across the UK in 2022. After a successful 2021 fundraising year, this role offers the opportunity to grow community fundraising with the enthusiastic support of people affected by MS, their friends and families, including members of our local groups.
Our team works within a lively and creative fundraising department, where we break down barriers and collaborate to ensure supporters at all levels get the very best service. You’ll be given free rein to develop your skills and experience, while building relationships with grassroots supporters to maximise income.
- You’re likely to be in a similar role for another charity, confident, enthusiastic and with great customer care and communication skills.
- You'll know how work closely with supporters, volunteers, local groups and our wider fundraising team.
- You’ll be able to demonstrate a good understanding of community and events fundraising and a collaborative approach to teamwork.
- Most importantly, you’ll be supporter-focused and willing to go the extra mile to support our amazing fundraisers and help them reach their fundraising goals.
- You’ll be home based in SW England/the West Midlands.
- You must have a driving licence.
If you’re enthusiastic, hard-working and motivated by helping others achieve something amazing in support of a cause that means the world to them, we’d love to hear from you.
We offer 35 days annual leave (pro rata for part time employees) including bank holidays, travel loan and various other benefits such as supported developmental opportunities.
The MS Society is in the midst of an exciting, transformational, period which builds on our great history and will drive us towards achieving our mission and vision as we embark on our Every MS Story strategy.
Closing date: 9am on Monday 24 January 2022
In order to apply for this role, please click the apply button and submit an updated CV and supporting statement indicating how you meet the criteria as set out in the person specification in the attached job description (in application resources).
The successful candidate must have the right to work in the UK. If we do offer you employment, you’ll be required to provide documentation to show that you’re eligible to be employed in the UK before starting employment.
The full list of UK visas and permits that grant you the right to work in the UK can be found on the UK government website. We currently don’t have a Sponsor Licence agreement with the Home Office and will not be in a position to support you with any visa applications you may make.
We’re a Disability Confident Employer. We’re committed to promoting equality and diversity. We’d be grateful if you could complete the attached equality and diversity monitoring form and submit it with your application.
As part of our commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion, the HR team will anonymise your CV and supporting statement before forwarding to the shortlisting panel.
We particularly welcome applications from people with disabilities and/or from ethnic minority backgrounds, where we’re looking to build stronger and better representation among our staff.
No agencies please.
The Enterprise Manager is an integral part of the charity's income generation and is responsible for maximising the income, profit and sustainability of the retail activity throughout the charity.
You will develope a range of non-voluntary income generation initiatives to ensure a coordinated and collaborative approach across all income generation activity.
You will provide leadership around non-voluntary income generation, providing the appropriate leadership to the retail team.
Full details on our website (About us - current vacancies)
We would like candidates to offer a short critical review of our online shop and one of our four charity shops along with their application letter and CV
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
We are looking for an experienced Fundraiser who will be responsible for generating income and achieving targets in line with the community and events business plan through a variety of fundraising methods and relationships within the community.
You will be responsible for building and developing existing and new partnerships with community organisations and individuals to deliver agreed objectives, retain our current supporters, maximise their support, and proactively seek new relationships to increase awareness and raise income across all three North Yorkshire Hospice Care brands.
You will engage in a wide range of fundraising activities; including collections, sponsored and ticketed events, creating and supporting fundraising groups, as well as supporting groups and individuals organising events and activities on behalf of North Yorkshire Hospice Care.
You will be a confident and friendly professional with excellent communication skills who has a proven track record of high achievement within a Fundraising setting, and who prioritises relationships within the community and with donors to create long-term mutually beneficial relationships to the benefit of the charity.
Candidates will need to have a driving license and access to their own vehicle to travel between sites.
This role is home-based, with the flexibility to travel within North Yorkshire in response to the needs of organisation and supporters.
Benefits include: -
• 28/35 days holiday per year (including Bank Holidays, pro-rata)
• Comprehensive Induction Programme
• Pension Scheme with an employer contribution of 8%
• Employee Assistance Programme
• Access to staff support
• Free group life assurance
• Paid DBS check
You will be joining an organisation that is driven, caring, and responsive and you will be playing an important role in enabling us to provide our highly valued services to the people of Harrogate, Hambleton, Richmondshire, and District.
We positively encourage applications from all areas of the community, regardless of gender, race, faith, disability, age, or sexual orientation and we encourage applications from users of mental health services. This is part of our commitment to equality and reflecting the diversity of our population. All appointments are subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks being obtained including successful applicants being required to undertake a DBS Check suitable for the role that you will be performing. Disclosure expenses will be met by the employer.
North Yorkshire Hospice Care is a registered charity in England and Wales (518905) with a family of services operating as Herriot Hospice Homecare, Just ‘B’, Saint Michael’s Hospice, and Talking Spaces. North Yorkshire Hospice Care is a company limited by guarantee, registered in England and Wales (2121179).
Telephone screening will take place soon after application with successful candidates being invited for an interview, which will take place in Harrogate
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
37.5 hours per week
PO4 £39,880 to PO5 £44,863
.BTM is a Bradford based well established charity and company limited by guarantee. Over 30 years it has gained a national reputation for providing accessible information in a wide range of formats; working closely with disadvantaged and disabled people, supporting their challenge, inclusion, choice and skills development through our workgroups.
To be successful in this role, you should be thoughtful, values driven leader and a confident decision-maker, supporting our teams to develop and enhance their skills and be productive. You will have business experience and be able to evidence your work in building a business through social enterprise. You will ensure our charity stays buoyant and play a key role in developing its programmes of work in line with our values.
CHIEF OFFICER: BTM
BTM is a Bradford based well established charity and company limited by guarantee. Over the last 30 years it has gained a national reputation for providing accessible information in a wide range of formats for many disadvantaged communities, working closely with members of those communities. Our long standing and well respected CO, Sue Crowe, is retiring in the summer 2022 and the Management Committee wishes to appoint a successor to start in the spring/summer of 2022.
Responsibilities will include:
As the face of the charity seeking out developing and maintaining effective working arrangements with local and national organisations in line with strategy and goals for growth developed with the Management Committee.
Managing the organisation and staff team day to day to fulfil all these contracts and social enterprise work, ensuring the charity complies with all legal requirements and promotes our values which are rooted in the social model of disability.
Reporting regularly to the Management Committee on operations and financial performance
- Being the face of the charity and its principal ambassador
- Promoting our values which are rooted in the social model of disability
- Work closely with the Operations Manager to ensure the smooth running of all our contracts and social enterprise work
- Supporting the Management Committee and acting as Company Secretary
- In consultation with the Management Committee designing strategy and setting goals for growth
- Controlling budgets and optimizing expenditure
- Liaising with the Finance Officer for reporting and banking
- Facilitating the implementation of our strategic objectives
- Seeking out, developing and maintaining effective working relationships with local and national organisations and individuals to promote the work of our charity
- Ensuring legal compliance in all aspects of the charities work
- Leading by example, instilling a culture of professionalism and inclusion, supported by coaching, training and development
- Ensuring employees are supported and efficient.
We are looking for a Chief Officer to oversee all staff, budgets and operations of the charity and company limited by guarantee BTM.
The CO’s responsibilities include working with the Management Committee and members to formulate overall strategy, managing people and implementing policies. To be successful in this role, you should be a thoughtful, values driven leader and a confident decision-maker, helping our people develop, enhance their skills and be productive, while ensuring our charity stays buoyant and develops its programmes of work in line with our values.
Ultimately, you’ll actively support our charity and company to grow and thrive. You will maintain a comprehensive network of contacts and seek to work with the wider sector across our district both on disability and the wider accessible information needs market.
- Seek out and implement opportunities for innovation and ensure that BTM remains at the forefront of positive change in the delivery of accessible information and opportunities for disabled people
- Oversee day-to-day operations
- Design strategy and set goals for growth
- Maintain budgets and optimize expenses
- Set policies (with the Management Committee) and develop processes to ensure their implementation
- Ensure employees work efficiently, and develop professionally
- Oversee recruitment, support and training of new employees
- Be responsible for the development and delivery of the charity’s agreed business plan
- Evaluate and improve operations and financial performance
- Direct the employee assessment process
- Prepare regular reports for the voluntary Management Committee
- Ensure staff work in line with health and safety regulations and we are compliant with DBS and safeguarding
- Provide solutions to issues (e.g. Conflicts, margin decline, competition.)
Proven and demonstrable skills as a CO or similar executive role
Proven and demonstrable skills in planning and budgeting
Good understanding of local networks and relationships between statutory and voluntary sector.
Proven and demonstrable skills in business process and functions (finance, HR, procurement, operations etc.)
Knowledge of charity compliance and working with the VCS
Strong analytical ability
Excellent communication skills
Outstanding organizational and leadership skills
That candidates chosen for interview visit BTM (or meet via zoom or equivalent) and talk with the current Chief Officer; Sue Crowe
BSc/BA or equivalent in business other relevant field.
Good working knowledge of the Social Model of Disability
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
To use skills, knowledge and experience developed across a wide variety of communications specialisms, including PR, B2B and B2C marketing, advertising, internal communications, issues management, brand, digital communications, media relations and stakeholder engagement to plan and deliver activity that supports the development of positive relationships with key groups such as our service users, supporters, volunteers, staff, and donors.
- To research, plan, manage, deliver, and evaluate communications and marketing campaigns to raise awareness, engagement, and funds, both internally and externally.
- Ensure all activities are managed in line with budgets, negotiating costs at each stage to achieve maximum effective use of resources.
- To develop, write and upload content for all of North Yorkshire Hospice Care corporate communication channels including websites, blogs and social media, stakeholder newsletters and publications.
- To field and respond to queries from journalists, bloggers and PR/ advertising agencies and other media organisations and individuals seeking to work with North Yorkshire Hospice Care; and to research, write and produce media releases and successfully sell these in to relevant media channels.
- To use digital tools effectively to support the organisation’s engagement goals and strategy.
- To use design skills to produce appealing, high quality material in-house to support organisational aims, as well as working with third party designers to produce effective and eye-catching materials.
- Take or commission photos, footage, and audio to support campaigns and activities.
- To build relationships with stakeholders to identify real life stories that can be used for communications activities in a sensitive and ethical way that is in line with our values.
- To support members of North Yorkshire Hospice Care team involved in media work and provide communication support to other departments and to external organisations, as necessary. Work collaboratively across departments with a co-creational approach to planning and implementing projects.
- To ensure that all campaigns, content, and material meet brand guidelines, the law and ethical best practice and to provide support to encourage other teams to meet such guidelines.
- To work with and support volunteers according to Hospice policies and procedures, to help them make a full contribution to the organisation and the Communications team.
- To maintain awareness of the activities of competitors and other relevant organisations by attending relevant groups, reading and research.
- To deliver and develop the organisation’s community engagement programme.
- To embed the values of the organisation into your working practices evidencing this regularly and ensuring this remains a priority.
To carry out all duties in accordance with the law, recognised professional guidelines, the Hospice philosophy, and the Hospice policy on equality of opportunity and diversity and collective responsibility.
The above is indicative of the current responsibilities of the post which may change from time to time in consultation with the post holder in line with the service need.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
PR and Policy Officer
We have an exciting opportunity for a PR and Policy Officer to help secure high quality media coverage as well as supporting the policy development and political influencing work.
Position: PR & Policy Officer
Location: Bradley, Huddersfield with flexible home working available
Hours: Full-time, 37 per week
Salary: Circa £23,000 - 25,000
Benefits: Include 25 days paid holiday (rising to 29 days with service increments) plus 8 bank holiday, Personal Pension Scheme, Healthcare Cash Plan, Online Discount Scheme, Employee Assistance Programme, Staff Awards Scheme, Company Sick Pay Scheme, Flexible working patterns
The Policy and Communications work is critical to ensuring that the organisation is at the forefront of the debate on early years’ education and childcare.
Working with the PR Manager, you will take responsibility for monitoring media coverage, creating engaging content for press releases and news features, as well as supporting the Director of Policy and Communications with stakeholder engagement and policy research.
- Support PR Manager to deliver the media relations strategy
- Identify and create print, broadcast and digital opportunities for maximising the reach and impact of key messaging
- Support work with the All Party Parliamentary Group for Childcare and Early Education to increase awareness of early years’ policy priorities among politicians from all parties
- Develop work programmes and undertake research to explore policy issues
- Liaise with press and media contacts to maximise positive exposure and coverage across UK national and trade media
- Manage the day-to-day operation of media and policy contacts
- Support in finding suitable nurseries as case studies and spokespeople for the press and broadcast media
- Assist with internal and external speaking engagements
- Publish press releases and comments on the website
- Write and produce material for the member magazine Nursery News
As PR and Policy Officer, you will have a degree in a relevant area or equivalent experience along with outstanding communications skills. Enthusiastic and creative, you will have excellent editorial and proof reading skills with consistent accuracy
You will have experience of writing for diverse audiences (e.g. essays, newsletters, social media content, briefing papers, press releases) and data analysis skills – drawing results, trends and conclusions from qualitative or quantitative data sources.
To apply you will be asked to submit your CV along with a covering letter detailing how your skills, knowledge and experience meet the requirements of the role.
About the Organisation
The organisation is a national charity and membership association specifically for nurseries working in partnership with nurseries, local authorities, national government and a range of partners to develop an environment in which early learning and care can flourish.
The organisation is committed to a policy of equal opportunities and is actively opposed to discrimination in society.
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Supporter Care Assistant
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
This is a newly created role and offers a great opportunity for someone who is passionate about delivering high quality customer care to develop and establish yourself as the first point of contact for all our supporters and donors who interact and support the charity.
Reporting to the Head of Fundraising, the Supporter Care Assistant will be responsible for a range of tasks including liaising and building relationships with the charity’s supporters and donors and updating the CRM database, which is key to all of our fundraising activity. You will also work with colleagues within the Marketing and Fundraising Teams to deliver communications to our target audiences.
Specifically, you will:
- Create accurate, timely and appropriate supporter communications. Working with the Marketing / CRM Teams to automate communications where this is possible and appropriate.
- Use the CRM system to run supplied data queries to deliver campaigns (e.g. using Mail Merge) to create and deliver supporter communications. This includes printing and posting letters and sending emails, making updates to supporter records and fulfilling requests for information.
- Update supporter records to reflect changes in marketing permissions, personal details and the charity’s relationship with the supporter (e.g. Volunteer / Donor / Brand Ambassador etc).
- Work with colleagues to use database modules (e.g. Prospect Module / Volunteer module) to deliver communications that are relevant to the target audiences.
- Help fulfil email supporter communications. This includes running data queries for a monthly e-news, cancellation communications and managing different email supporter journeys, for example.
- Monitor inbound emails to the charity, forwarding to the relevant colleague (if unable to provide a response) or responding and actioning. You will work alongside the Office Administrator, answering incoming telephone enquiries, responding if possible and/or forwarding on calls/messages to colleagues as appropriate. You will accurately update the database to reflect each conversation to ensure we have up-to-date records.
To be considered for this role, you will need:
- A degree or equivalent qualification in a relevant discipline or proven experience working in a similar role at a similar level.
- Customer service experience in a similar or related role (e.g. telephony / databases / office).
- To be up-to-date with the requirements of GDPR and confident in adhering to these requirements.
- A high level of computer literacy with comprehensive knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, especially Word, Excel and Outlook.
- Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, with an ability to use active listening skills, and write professionally and appropriately for a range of diverse audiences. You will need a good grasp of grammar, spelling and of the spoken word.
- Previous experience of working with databases is preferable (e.g. Access or Raiser’s Edge).
Yorkshire Cancer Research is the largest independent cancer charity in England. With an ambitious goal of saving 2000 lives a year, it is an exciting time to be joining the charity. Every week in Yorkshire almost 600 people are told they have cancer, by working for Yorkshire Cancer Research you are helping to protect and save these lives.
Yorkshire is big, beautiful and diverse and, as an inclusive employer, our aim is that our workforce reflects the rich diversity of our region. We believe a diverse workforce is central to us achieving our strategic goal of saving more lives in our region. We offer equal opportunities regardless of race, religion or belief, age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, marriage and civil partnerships.
Yorkshire Cancer Research is entering an exciting period in its development. As part of this we are expanding our team at our Head Office and a number of new roles are being created. As such, we are now looking for a Supporter Care Assistant to support our Brand and Relationships team.
We offer all our employees a wide range of benefits including an enhanced contributory pension scheme, 25 days annual leave plus Bank Holidays (increasing to 30 days after 5 years’ service), flexible working arrangements, private medical insurance, enhanced maternity leave, career progression, learning and development, wellbeing initiatives, offices within walking distance of Harrogate train station, free onsite parking and a whole lot more.
We’ve got a strong set of values that inform everything we do and we’re looking for people who are aligned with these. As our Supporter Care Assistant, you will strive for excellence in everything you do, have integrity, champion expertise through improvement and innovation and be a great team player. To find out more about our values and how important they are to us, please visit our website.
Before applying, please view the full role profile and visit our Careers Page to find out more about working for Yorkshire Cancer Research.
To apply please submit a CV and covering letter outlining your suitability for the role to Claire Wooldridge, People Partner before 30th January. Please read our privacy notice before applying.
The charity is a responsible and flexible employer. We welcome any discussion for flexible working at interview/offer stage where we will consider an individual’s circumstances against the needs of the charity.
We positively encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates from all backgrounds. If we can make any reasonable adjustments to support your application please contact us.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
As the Graphic Designer & Multimedia Coordinator, your role is to help produce creative and engaging digital and print content. Mercy UK is a content rich organisation with a loyal supporter base and a strong brand. So this is an exciting position with lots of scope to identify new opportunities, propose creative ideas and be involved in all aspects of delivering on those concepts.
Working alongside our Digital Communications Coordinator and Supporter Engagement Coordinator, you are part of the team that develop and deliver our exciting communication and fundraising initiatives to grow our supporter base and invite more people to be a part of our critical work.
You are a creative and adaptable designer who enjoys challenges and likes working as part of a small but dynamic team. Our ideal candidate will be passionate about helping people to understand, access and support our life-transforming work through telling stories, creating inspiring visual content and finding new audiences.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Are you passionate about supporting people to change the world in memory of someone they love? Are you a creative and caring communicator, skilled at discovering donor’s needs and making sure they’re met?
If you are, please apply for this exciting new role at Epilepsy Action! We’re absolutely committed to a better world for people with epilepsy – seizure control for everyone who can achieve it, and personalised support and awareness-raising to help everyone affected by the condition.
In this role you will be expected to engage with and support our most committed donors and fundraisers – those doing so in memory of a loved one they’ve lost to epilepsy. Your success will be determined by the number of supporters you engage and the amount you help them raise annually to support Epilepsy Action’s unique mission.
To achieve this, we’re looking for an experienced fundraiser who can demonstrate real-life experience and skills in:
- Communicating compassionately with bereaved people, matching their needs with Epilepsy Action’s vision
- Advocating for in-memory supporters, ensuring our work takes their needs into account
- Making sure people understand the value of their support and the difference they’ve made
- Helping people find the right events and fundraising activities to achieve the changes they want to see in the world
This is a full-time role (34.5hrs a week) but the hours are flexible. You can work from home or from our office in Leeds (or a mix of both). There’s also a contributory pension plan from day one and a commitment to develop your skills as you grow in the role.
For a full description of our requirements and information on how to apply, visit our website via the apply button.
Closing date: Monday 24 January 2022
Interview dates: Monday 31 January 2022 and Tuesday 01 February 2022
Epilepsy Action is a Disability Confident employer. We encourage applications from disabled people.
Title: Senior Hub Coordinator
Salary: £17,669 - £19,632 per annum plus enhancements
Hours/Contract: 35 hours per week
Contract Type: Permanent
Based: Home / Bradford Hospice
Closing date: 6th February 2022
Interview date: TBC
If you want to work for a national charity that really makes a difference every day, we want to hear from you.
The Central Co-Ordination Call Centre Hub supports Marie Curie nurses and healthcare assistants to deliver services of night visits in people's homes across the UK, providing hands-on care and vital emotional support.
Based at our Hospice in Bradford, you will part of an energetic, innovative, compassionate and friendly team. As this role would develop over time, this is an opportunity for a dedicated applicant to grow in a professional environment and establish a career pathway within a national charity.
You will be responsible for leading the co-ordination and booking of the care for Marie Curie Services as required, ensuring that timescales are met. You will work with Clinical Nurse Managers in the delivery of a variety of duties including the review, documentation and maintenance of processes and procedures and the production of key operational reports.
This requires a high level of diplomacy and communication skills and the ability to work accurately and under pressure. You will directly support the Office Supervisor, Senior Nurse and Registered Nurses in their daily activities liaising with Marie Curie Nurses, District Nurses and their Managers, the local community teams and patients' families and carers.
IT literacy, proven administrative experience and a professional and sensitive telephone manner will be really important, experience of working in a customer service environment would be beneficial too. Your ability to prioritise your work, juggling a variety of changing demands, will be key.
Marie Curie delivers nursing services 365 days each year and the Local Coordination Team work together on a rota basis 7 days a week.
What we are looking for:
- Excellent Telephony and customer service skills
- The ability to prioritise your own workload
- Strong IT and communication skills
- A motivated, flexible and reliable individual, with a positive and professional attitude
What's in it for you:
- Continued access to NHS Pension Scheme (subject to eligibility)
- Marie Curie Group Personal Pension Scheme
- Season ticket loan
- Loan schemes for bikes; computers and satellite navigation systems
- Continuous development
- Industry leading training programmes
- Employee Assistance Programme
- Flexible Working
- Generous enhancements:-20% uplift Weekday nights, 30% uplift for Saturdays, 45% uplift for Sundays' & Bank Holidays
Marie Curie is committed to its values, which underpin our work. We take stringent steps to ensure that the people who join our organisation through employment or volunteering, are suitable for their roles and are committed to safeguarding all our people from harm. This includes our staff, volunteers and all those who use or come into contact with our services. We are dedicated to creating not just a safe place to work but also a supportive and rewarding one.
We are committed to a world where everyone can thrive and fulfil their potential. We are devoted to the social justice imperatives and organisational benefits of full diversity, inclusion and equity in the workplace, and are a Stonewall champion. We actively encourage and welcome applications from candidates of diverse cultures, perspectives and lived experiences.
This role will be subject to receiving a satisfactory standard criminal record check.
We reserve the right to close this vacancy early. Agencies need not apply.
Every day of your life matters - from the first to the last. When you work for Marie Curie, you understand that better than ever. We're a passionate, committed and diverse team of more than 4,400 staff and 12,000 volunteers, here for people living with any terminal illness, and their families. We offer expert care, guidance and support, to help them get the most from the time they have left.
Everyone knows our daffodil, but it's our warmth, creativity and care that touch lives. Here, we take the time to really get to know the people we care for and those who love them. And we do whatever it takes to give them the final days and hours they deserve.
We currently have a fantastic opportunity for an innovative Shop Manager, who is looking to make their mark in a high profile store in Headingley. You will join us working 35 hours per week on a rota basis (to include weekends) and in return you will receive a competitive salary of up to £19,163.23 per annum plus excellent benefits.
Cats Protection is the UK’s leading feline welfare charity with a nationwide network of adoption and homing centres, volunteer-run branches and charity shops. During 2020, despite all of the challenges, we helped 126,000 cats and kittens. That's the equivalent of around 345 cats a day!
Each of our shops has its own charm and personality due to our dedicated volunteers and colleagues. From vintage jewellery and jigsaws to harps and handbags, whether our customers are looking for that 'must have' item or simply a 'missing piece', our team of Shop Managers ensure customers are met with great customer service. We are helping the environment while improving the lives of cats, one t-shirt at a time.
Responsibilities of our Shop Manager:
As a Shop Manager you will combine commercial acumen with creativity, leading a team of employees and volunteers to deliver the highest standards of customer service and presentation in order to maximise income for cat welfare. This is an exciting opportunity to manage a successful store, market and promote the store within the community and build an exceptional team that are committed to raising funds to support cats and kittens in our care.
What we’re looking for in our Shop Manager:
- Previous retail and people management experience
- A strong communicator with excellent organisational skills
- A highly self-motivated, positive and resilient individual
- The ability to build and maintain positive working relationships with a variety of people
- Strong knowledge of the issues relating to recruiting and retaining volunteers
- Experience of working to targets and KPIs within a retail environment is essential
What we can offer you:
- salary of up to £19,163.23 per annum plus excellent benefits
- generous annual leave entitlement
- contribution pension scheme
- life assurance scheme
- range of health benefits
- Employee Assistance Programme
- and more
Join us as our Shop Manager and know you are helping to make a real difference to cats and kittens across the UK!
Unfortunately, we cannot accept applications or CVs that are emailed to us directly. Applications received after the closing date may not be responded to.
Closing date: 27th January 2022
Virtual interview date: 8th February 2022