Assistant Shop Manager, Ripon Three month fixed term contract, part time (21 hours over 3 days)
Come and join our great Blue Cross retail team which play a vital role in raising money and awareness of the work we do. In this role you will be an ambassador for our work and the high street face of Blue Cross so it is really important that you enjoy greeting people, providing a fantastic customer service and are motivated to raise funds to help more pets.
Working as a team with the Shop Manager, you will work together to maximise the shop sales and identify new income opportunities. You will also be leading a team of our brilliant volunteers and deputising for the Shop Manager in their absence.
The shop is busy, has a fabulous team and you will also enjoy the freedom of working with the Shop Manager to set the direction of your shop at a local level.
If you want to work in a role that makes a positive difference every day to the pets in our care then look no further. We are proud of our charity which has been working tirelessly since 1897 to help pets and invite you to join our team of dedicated people and continue to make history for many years to come.
The hours ….
You will work 21 hours per week over three days on a rota including weekends and bank holidays. In addition you will be required to work additional hours to cover for the Shop Manager and therefore flexibility is essential.
What are we looking for?
We are looking for people with the following:
• Previous experience of working in a retail environment • Cash handling and reconciliation experience • Experience of leading a team • Experience of providing great customer experience • Computer and administration skills
It would also be great if you had: • Experience managing volunteers • Experience of fundraising
Want to know more the detail? Great! We have attached the job description which hopefully gives you everything you need.
To apply for this role, all candidates must complete the online application process.
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We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we receive an overwhelming response.
Salary: £9,099 per annum Grade: 5.1 Closing date: 27 January 2020