Reporting to the Chief Executive, you will have overall responsibility for the continued development of our retail division building on the success of our three charity shops opened within the last two years.
This is an exciting opportunity for a dynamic individual with flair and ambition to lead, grow and develop a team, which continues our vision of a chain of profitable retail outlets. You will be able to manage different shop formats and online sales; which will grow produce a regular and significant income stream to support the charity.
With a proven background in retail, you will create and execute a retail strategy suited to the diverse nature of each unit. Setting sales targets and maximising on sales and profitability, you will provide your teams with a stimulating and supportive environment, which maintains and increases our standards of customer service.
Sourcing potentially suitable sites (initially in Dorset and Hampshire) and building business cases to grow the department, you will understand the importance of a strategic commercial view
The right team mix is imperative, and the recruitment of staff and volunteers are an integral part of the role. You will be driving team performance, controlling the training and development of your staff and volunteers. You will also be tasked with developing policies and procedures to further improve the success to date of our retail division.
With leadership responsibility for building our retail division, the Retail Manager will help us ensure we can continue to rescue and rehome pets of all shapes and sizes and find them all new loving homes.
Caring for in excess of 1,200 animals every year across Dorset and Devon, Margaret Green Animal Rescue is both the largest and the oldest animal rescue organisation founded in Dorset.
If you feel you have the ability to make a difference to a well-established animal welfare charity, please visit our website https://www.margaretgreenanimalrescue.org.uk/vacancies to download an application form and the job description.
To find out more about the role, please call Geoff Wright on 01929 480474 or 07557 994971.