Do you have retail experience with excellent customer service skills? Would you love to use your retail skills for an important cause? If so come and assist and support our Shop Manager to run our furniture shop in Stroud and contribute to the work we do across Sue Ryder.
Our Stroud furniture store stocks a large range of donated and new furniture, and offers a weekly furniture collection and delivery service. Alongside furniture, we carry a large range of bric-a-brac, vinyl, CDs, DVDs and electricals - new goods can be found in the homewares and garden departments. Remember that you could often be moving stock – which may involve lifting heavy goods or furniture.
As our new Shop Supervisor you will help us to create a well-presented shop where customers get great service. You will sort and size stock, and be on hand to help customers with their purchases. Remember that you could often be moving stock – which may involve lifting heavy goods or furniture.
Other responsibilities include:
• To be responsible of opening, closing and running the shop in the absence of the Shop Manager
• To help maximise donated income through proactive stock generation, optimum pricing, processing stock to agreed levels and stock planning
• To help maximise New Goods income by assisting with the managing of stock levels and effective merchandising. Assist with quarterly stock takes
• To assist the Shop Manager to recruit, train and retain a team of shop volunteers
To do this, you should have experience working within a customer focused environment and working as part of a team. You should also have good basic arithmetic and a gift for dealing with people. With these talents, you’ll deliver retail excellence to grow income and make a difference to Sue Ryder Healthcare and the people we support
*Competitive Benefits Package* – 25 days holiday rising to 30 with length of service plus bank holidays, 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 shop.sueryder.org and lots more. Please visit our careers website for the full list.
This role will include a 10p per hour enhancement when covering the Shop Manager responsibilities in their absence.