Retail Assistant Manager (Glasgow Shawlands)

Cancer Research UK

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From £17,800 per annum Full Time Contact: Human Resources Reference: R019051

Retail Assistant Manager  

Glasgow Shawlands

Full Time, Permanent, 37.5 hours per week 

£17,800 - 22,550 per hour + excellent benefits 

Closing date: 27th September 2021 at 23:55 

Please apply as soon as possible, we may close the role early if we receive a high number of applicants. 

 

Join us today as an Assistant Store Manager at our Glasgow Shawlands store. Shifts will work on a rota basis, flexibility is needed to meet the needs of the business, however typical shifts will include Monday to Sunday

 

Do you have retail experience and are now looking for your next step? Are you looking for the opportunity to progress and develop your managerial skills?  If so, we would love to hear from you. 

We have over 1700 members of staff working across our network of 600 shops, with the united goal of having 3 out of 4 survivors of cancer by 2034.  As the most successful retail chain in the charity sector, our stores raise more money for our cause than anyone else on the high street, last year bringing in £26.4 million pounds. In this varied role, we are looking for someone who is passionate about making a difference. You'll be hard working, happy to get stuck in, and have some experience supervising or managing. 

To find out more about our retail teams, click here 

Your Role... 

For the full job description and more about working with us, click here 

  • Use your expert selling skills to assist the Shop Manager in maximising profit and hitting agreed targets. 

  • Maintain customer service and care always. 

  • Supervise and manage both paid staff and volunteers in the Shop Managers absence. 

  • Hit processing targets by supporting the Shop Manager with processing and generating stock. 

  • Aid the Shop Manager with implementing new processes in store. 

  • Use you visual merchandising talents to ensure the shop is presented well, promoting commercial success. 

Your Experience... 

  • Experience in customer service 

  • Exposure to managing or supervising a team. 

  • Working to set targets. 

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills 

  • Flexible and adaptable 

What are the perks.... 

  • Opportunities to use your own creative freedom to produce exciting visual & design displays. 

  • Developing your management skills 

  • Gaining significant knowledge and understanding of retail operations and high street retail fashion 

  • Working in an environment where your development is actively encouraged. 

  • 25 days annual leave increasing with service. 

  • Competitive pension scheme, season loan tickets, and deals at your favourite restaurants. 

 

**This role is known as Assistant Shop Manager internally. 

*** Owing to the nature of this position, any offer of employment for this role will be subject to a satisfactory basic DBS check. 

We are implementing the necessary PPE and social distancing measures within our stores upon reopening to ensure the safety of our staff and customers. During the recruitment process, we will aim to carry out all our interviews virtually where possible for the safety of managers and candidates 

 

At CRUK we value diversity and we're committed to creating an inclusive culture where everyone is able to be themselves and to reach their full potential. We actively encourage applications from people of all backgrounds and cultures and believe that a diverse workforce will help us to beat cancer sooner. Unfortunately we are unable to recruit anyone below the age of 18, so that we can protect young people from health & safety and safeguarding risks. Should you need any adjustments to the recruitment process, at either application or interview, please contact us on recruitment@cancer.org.uk.

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