Assistant Shop Manager

Posted: August 13, 2019

Job Details

  • The Children's Society
  • Assistant Manager
  • Part Time
  • £17,577 PA with annual progression up to £18,121 PA pro-rata
  • Welwyn Garden City
  • 27/08/2019

Job Description

Do you like being creative? Or looking for a hidden treasure? Do you have supervisory work experience in commercial or charity retail and are looking for the next step up for a new challenge in 2019?

We are looking for an Assistant Shop Manager to work alongside the Shop Manager in the Welwyn Garden City shop, to help with the daily running of the shop, assisting in the management of the Volunteer team, you will need to be confident at working with people from different backgrounds creating a welcoming and positive experience for all of our staff, volunteers and supporters.

You will be working in a creative environment, working with donated goods to maximise sales and net contribution.
You will make a real difference to young people in England by helping to raise vital funds needed to support our frontline work. To do this you will need to be driven, focused on making money, and bring lots of good ideas to the table.

It is important that you have good communication skills both inside and outside the shop, reaching out to the local community to help build support for the shop.

If you have what it takes to work hard but have some fun along the way, and support your Shop Manager to be the best, then this is the place for you!

Every day we’re changing the lives of children in this country for the better – and with your help, tomorrow we can be there for even more. We look forward to receiving your application.

The Children’s Society is committed to Safer Recruitment and as such a range of pre-employment checks will be conducted in line with recommendations made by the Bichard Enquiry, and current best practice. To include a basic DBS check, these will be required before employment can commence.

Additional Information


We offer many enhanced benefits including; 28 days holiday a year – plus Bank Holidays and stakeholder pension scheme with matching contributions up to 8%. Full details about our benefits can be found on our website.

21 hours per week over 7 days to include Saturday & Sundays

Vacancy closes midnight, 27 August 2019

Interviews will be held on: 4 or 5 September 2019

Please apply here.