Job Title: Retail Assistant Manager (Part time – 3 days per week)
Band: A (Level 1)
Salary: £18,525 pro rata
Location: 31 Church Road, Ashley Cross, Poole, BH14 8UF
Reporting to: Retail Shop Manager
We have an exciting role for a motivated and experienced retail person to assist in running our fabulously unique boutique store based in Ashley Cross to deliver sales and performance. The modern charity retail environment is challenging and professional and you will be the sort of person who is able to assist in keeping the shop in tip top condition, help create eye catching and innovative window displays, and ensure all clothing and other products are displayed well, to achieve optimum sales.
You will be self-motivated, a creative individual who will be responsible for handling sales at the till, encouraging, managing, and sorting donations, maintaining standards, and providing an excellent customer experience.
As part of the retail team, you will have commercial awareness together with a focus on driving sales, understanding of high street retail fashion as well as experience of creating a pleasant and helpful environment for your customers, colleagues, and volunteers.
As a retail assistant manager for you will need experience of Windows IT packages such as Word and Excel and understand social media. You will be keen to ensure that both our customers and donors receive excellent care and attention, as well as help to promote Lewis-Manning Hospice Care and the work that we do in your community. Although predominantly based in one store, you may be asked to travel to any Lewis-Manning Hospice Shop to cover other shops unforeseen sickness, holidays, or absence.
The successful applicant will have experience of;
• Experience of working in a similar retail role
• Really good people management skills
• Really good organisational skills
• Understanding of safe working practices in a retail environment
• Experience of working with the public
• Full clean driving licence & own transport