Trading Manager

Posted: February 26, 2019

Job Details

  • St Michael's Hospice Retail, Hastings and Rother
  • Trading Manager
  • Full Time
  • £22,530.30 per annum
  • St Leonards on Sea, East Sussex
  • 08/03/2019

Job Description

How to apply:
You can apply online here.

St Michael’s Hospice Retail Company is responsible for the operation of the chain of St Michael’s Hospice charity shops and its Donation Centre. We are currently seeking an experienced Trading Manager who will provide pro-active management to our High Street Shops and E-Commerce activity. You will have experience of managing multiple retail outlets concurrently, with a flair for creative retailing and exemplary management skills.

You will manage a team of staff and volunteers, requiring excellent communication and organisational skills and demonstrate high levels of customer service. You will be responsible for the development and implementation of a strategy designed to maximise income levels received from all retail opportunities. You will be confident in the management of budgets and associated reporting, both to your team and to the Retail Board. You will have detailed awareness of relevant health and safety legislation and demonstrate this across all Shop premises.

You will be an important part of the Income Generation team, ensuring that our Charity Shops consistently offer a positive shopping experience for our customers, a rewarding place to work and a profitable contributor to St Michael’s Hospice.

We, in return, offer the opportunity for you make a real difference to this local charity and join our organisation during an exciting time.

We offer: friendly and team orientated work environment – good pension scheme with option to continue existing NHS pension scheme membership – free financial planning advice – childcare vouchers – wellbeing and resilience programme – ‘soul space’ sessions – supervision – paid travel expenses – proactive education department to support with development.

Additional Information

How to apply:
You can apply online here.

For further information and an application pack please visit or email

For an informal discussion, please contact Perdita Chamberlain, Director of Income Generation, on 01424 456377.

Closing date: 5pm, 8th March 2019.

This position is based at our Donation Centre, where there is a free car park.