Featured Job Area Retail Manager

Posted: January 14, 2022

Job Details

  • Children's Hospice South West
  • Area Manager
  • Full Time
  • £33,505 progressing to £38,464 per annum
  • Cornwall and parts of Devon as required
  • 30/01/2022

Job Description

Role overview

Children’s Hospice South West is an established and highly successful charity dedicated to the provision of hospice care for life-limited children and their families in the South West.

Area Retail Manager 

  • Location: Cornwall and parts of Devon as required
  • Hours: 37 hours per week (including occasional unsociable hours)
  • Salary: £33,505 progressing to £38,464 per annum
  • Lease vehicle/Car Allowance, pension and life assurance, generous leave entitlement

Do you thrive on finding creative solutions, working in a dynamic environment with a wide variety of people and be able to really make a difference to the lives of children and families in the South West? If you do, please read on…

We have an exciting opportunity for an Area Retail Manager who will be responsible for the effective management and development of up to 14 allocated shops within Cornwall and parts of Devon. You will need to be passionate about fashion and retail and have proven success of multi-site management or managing a large retail store. You will need to be able to demonstrate working to budgets and operational targets.

As an Area Retail Manager with Children’s Hospice South West, you will have far more scope to influence and manage your stores’ business than you would at most other high street retailers, which makes the role both exciting and rewarding!

This role will effectively lead, motivate, and develop a team of shop staff and volunteers to ensure that the shops are successful and taken to their full potential.  You will be responsible for managing and driving the profitability of your shops, maintaining and improving shop standards as well as maximising income to ensure targets are met.

The charity currently has 38 very successful shops across the South West and has ambitious plans to continuously upgrade and grow our chain. The organisation is based on firm foundations and if you are interested in finding out more about the work we do and how the charity is delivering it’s strategic objectives our annual report can be found here https://www.chsw.org.uk/about/publications/charity-accounts

We value our staff and offer an excellent working environment with an enthusiastic and committed team.  Benefits of working at CHSW include:

∎ 27 days holiday (plus bank holidays) which increases with service

∎ enhanced sick pay scheme

∎ contributory pension scheme (7% employer)

∎ family friendly policies

∎ occupational health, wellbeing and counselling services

∎group life insurance scheme

∎ a chance to make a real difference

∎ green agenda

∎ excellent working environment.

Children’s Hospice South West values our staff and offer an excellent working environment with an enthusiastic and ambitious team who are driven to making CHSW Retail Shops one of the most successful in in the South West. If this sounds like the job for you, please apply now and start raising a smile every day!

Additional Information

How to apply:

To find out more and to apply, please visit here. Alternatively, if you wish to set up a telephone call to discuss the role with the Head of Retail, please call 01271 313091