Vacancy: Assistant Shop Manager Kilmarnock

Salary: £20,592 pro-rata

Ref: AH 41-22

Hours:24 hours per week worked 3 days over 7 

Duration: open-ended

Location: Kilmarnock 

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 Managers to join our team. The successful candidate will join us to support the day to day running of one of our wonderful stores, 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 Managers 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 Managers

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!

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

Informal enquiries are encouraged and can be arranged with Janice McPherson on 01292 269200 or email [email protected] 

Further information and application packs are available at www.ayrshirehospice.orgPlease return completed application forms to [email protected]  

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Closing date: 22 May 2022  

Interview date: 1 June 2022       


Scottish Charity No. SC011390. Registered Office: 29 Miller Road, Ayr, KA7 2AX