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Shop Manager

Job Sector:
Retail – Shop Vacancies
£20,475 per annum plus competitive benefit package
Employment Type:
Hours of Work:
37.5 hours per week over 5 days - to include Saturday/Sunday
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New superstore Opening in March

Location: Unit A-E Carkeel Gateway, Saltash

Are you an accomplished and experienced Shop Manager?

Do you have good leadership and people skills that can take on the challenge to manage our New Superstore?

Are you looking for a role where you can take ownership and put your own stamp on a new store? If so, come and join one of the UK’s most recognisable charities and contribute to the work we do across Sue Ryder.

Our new 4500 square feet Saltash Superstore is a budget shop but will also stock a wide range of new goods too. Our stock will include a huge range of donated and new furniture items, white goods, electrical items, clothing, bric-a-brac and books.

As Shop Manager you'll take responsibility for making this superstore a great success. This includes:

• Experience in handling furniture and/or large domestic appliances
• Assist the Retail Area Manager with the planning and organising of the grand opening, ensuring the store is opened on time and with impact
• Maximise sales and control expenditure to achieve sales budget
• Lead and develop your team of both paid staff and volunteers
• Develop a network of sources for donated furniture and electrical goods
• Manage an effective delivery & collection service to enhance sales increase and store profile and marketing positioning

To be successful in this role you’ll have the commercial awareness to deliver sales and meet deadlines combined with ability to plan and prioritise. You will have proven experience of managing people and, ideally experience of recruiting volunteers, although this is preferred, not essential. With a positive attitude and good judgement to do the right thing and a good understanding of financial and IT admin you will make a great asset to the team. Above all else you will have the ambition to succeed to ensure Sue Ryder can continue delivering incredible care to all the people we support.

If this sounds like the challenge for you, apply today!

*Competitive Benefits Package* – 25 days holiday rising to 30 with length of service plus bank holidays (pro rata if part-time), option to buy and sell up to five days holiday, company pension scheme, staff discount with thousands of retailers, enhanced maternity pay, staff discount of 15% on new goods online at and lots more. Please visit our careers website for the full list.

A little bit about us... We are one of the largest charity retailers in the UK with over 450 shops. Our highly effective retail operation generates funding so we can continue to provide 2.7 million hours of expert medical, practical and emotional support every year, in our hospices and neurological centres, in people's homes and in the community. Our much-loved presence on high streets across the country - with a range of new and innovative shops, including boutiques, vintage and retro shops, and large format stores, we want to continue drive up the income that our retail operations generate.