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Retail Trading Manager - Part-time

For leading Charity Retailer base in Stanmore

Hays are working with a Charity who are looking for a Retail Trading Manager to join their team on a permanent, part-time contract. This role will be 15 hours per week.

Key duties will include:

  • Effectively coordinate and motivate the retail shop managers and other support staff, ensuring regular support and supervision for all in order to maximise income from all retail operations
  • Support shops to identify stock needs and develop plans to ensure that sufficient stock is generated to meet these needs
  • Ensure that shop managers and the wider retailing team maximise all possible opportunities including gift aid on donated goods, monitoring these opportunities' performance and supporting shop managers to achieve donor conversion/gift aid sales
  • Work with the Volunteering manager to ensure that all shop managers have suitable numbers of volunteers to support the delivery of the retail business targets, ensuring that the correct recruitment and induction processes are followed
  • Work with the marketing department to promote opportunities to maximise the retail business, ensuring that shops are suitably merchandised and presented to a high standard. To develop and implement seasonal merchandising plans.
  • Ensure that the Trading team works within all legal health and safety requirements, trading standards law and fire regulations, undertaking regular health and safety checks in all shops, providing written reports as required and ensuring that all those working within the retail team are fully trained as required.
  • Coordinate retailing team rotas, holidays and absences in line with policies and procedures and to manage temp staff and arrange short notice cover where required.
  • Provide emergency cover for out of hour's requirements including holding keys for all premises and facilitation access for other staff or contractors as required, being aware of security risks.
  • Actively develop the Trading team setting achievable goals, giving positive recognition and providing suitable development training where required.
  • Drive van between stores to move stock on an ad hoc basis.

In order to be successful you will have:

  • Proven successful track record in retail management
  • Achievement of agreed sales and profit targets
  • Ability to develop and negotiate with external partners
  • Demonstrate being commercially aware
  • Strong belief in excellent customer service
  • Evidence of using/developing administrative systems

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Retail Trading Manager - Part-time

Stanmore, London
Permanent
no work experience required
Manager
£20,000 - £29,999

Published on 6 Oct 2021

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