Vacancy:                       Assistant Store Manager

Salary:                           £18,710 (p.a. pro rata)

Ref:                                AH 57/21

Hours:                           18 hours per week

Shift pattern:               Hours worked over 3 days per week

Duration:                      Permanent

Location:                      Saltcoats, North Ayrshire

Do you have a passion for fashion and love working with people? Then we have a new exciting opportunity for you!

At Ayrshire Hospice we are currently looking for Assistant Shop Manager to join our team within our Saltcoats Shop. The successful candidate will join us to support the day to day running of our wonderful store, working flexibly for a minimum of 18 hours per week and receiving a competitive salary.

About the Charity Assistant Store Manager Role

Ayrshire Hospice is currently seeking enthusiastic and highly motivated Assistant Store Manager to support day to day operation in one of our stores and deputising in the absence of the Store Manager.

Previous retail experience is essential with experience in a charity retail environment or management experience desirable for this role.

Key Responsibilities of our Assistant Store Manager will include:

- Retail store management, including stock generation, administration and maintaining a high standard of presentation.

- Brand savvy with a flair for merchandising, knowing the local market place, customer bases and maximising income through sound decision making skills and great retail working practices.

- Staff and volunteer experience, providing support and direction within the team and supporting the Store Manager in the recruitment and retainment of volunteers so that they are able to perform their roles effectively.

- Team Working; supporting the Store Manager in creating an organised and pleasant working environment for all staff.

- Customer Service; ensure that the high standard of customer service expected by Ayrshire Hospice is maintained at all times.

What we’re looking for in our Assistant Store Manager.

You will be self-motivated and passionate about raising funds for a worthwhile cause, with excellent organisational skills and previous retail experience, as well as the ability to work well under pressure and to meet targets. Previous experience as a team leader or within retail management would be desirable.

If you are enthusiastic about the contribution you could make and would like to join our team as a new Assistant Store Manager then please ‘apply’ today – don’t miss out, we’d love to hear from you!

As part of the hospice team, you can enjoy a variety of benefits including a competitive salary, generous annual leave, organisational pension scheme, employee assistance programme, comprehensive induction, continuous learning and development opportunities and access to the NHS Staff Benefits Scheme.

Please note that for posts where a Disclosure Scotland check is applicable, the cost for this will be met by the successful candidate.

Previous applicants need not apply.

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  • Informal enquiries are encouraged and can be arranged with Janice McPherson, Retail Manager email: [email protected]

  • Completed applications should be e-mailed to [email protected] Please contact Organisational & People Development on 01292 269200 if you need any further information about the application process.

Closing date:        31st October 2021

Interview date:    TBC


Please note CVs are not accepted.

Scottish Charity No. SC011390. Registered Office: 35 Racecourse Road, Ayr, KA7 2TG