Area Manager: Retail

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Reference number: 46158

Title: Area Manager: Retail

Location: North of England

Salary: Circa £28,600 - £30,800 per annum

Hours: 37.5 hours per week, full time

Closing date: Monday 18 October 2021

Interview date: To be confirmed

Contract type: Permanent

Job advert:

About the role

Sense are currently recruiting for an Area Manager to join our successful Retail team, working 37.5 hours per week, full time. 

In this role you will be responsible for the maximisation of sales and profit of Sense Charity Shops in the North of England. Currently we have key locations in North and South Yorkshire, Newcastle, Lancashire and the surrounding area. You will be actively involved in the planning and opening of new shops as we continue to grow.  

Each year, over four million people buy items from us, so our shops play a pivotal role in raising funds to make a difference to those who find it difficult to communicate and connect with the world. 

As our Area Manager, you will line manage Shop Managers, Assistant Shop Managers and Shop Assistants. You will lead in the effective generation and control of stock within the area to ensure each shop achieves its full sales potential.  

As you will be visiting our shops across the locality, you will be provided with a company car and fuel card, with all business mileage covered.

Key skills and experience:

With a strong background in retail management, our ideal candidate will have project management skills and multi-site experience. You will be confident managing budgets and accounts within a commercial or charity retail environment.

It's essential that you have excellent communication skills with the ability to forge strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders.

A full UK driving licence is an essential requirement for this role.

About us

For everyone living with complex disabilities. For everyone who is deafblind. Sense is here to help people communicate and experience the world.

We believe that no one, no matter how complex their disabilities, should be isolated, left out, or unable to fulfil their potential.

Working at Sense can be incredibly rewarding; we offer the opportunity to work in a large, diverse and successful charity where people can develop their skills, knowledge and careers in a supportive and flexible environment. In addition we provide full IT/home office equipment, have excellent training and development, the opportunity for you to join our Group Personal Pension scheme, a discount scheme, and a generous annual leave entitlement.

To apply

Please use the link below to complete your application. We would recommend that you read the candidate guidelines, job description and person specification before applying.

Click here to find out more about our Retail team.

Sense is committed to equality, diversity and inclusion in all of its work. We want to ensure that the diversity of our workforce is reflective of the people we support and the communities we serve. We encourage applications of those from Black, Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds as well as women, trans and non-binary people, and those with different accessibility needs.

If you require an application in another format, please contact the Recruitment Team on 0121 415 6735 or recruitment@sense.org.uk

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