Assistant Retail Shop Manager


Hospitality & Tourism

23790 Annual


Job Title: Assistant Manager

Location: Kenilworth

Salary: £23,790 per annum (pro rata) / £12.20 per hour

Job Type: Part Time, 15 hours per week, including some weekend working, Permanent role

Acorns Children's Hospice are a children's charity, offering specialist palliative nursing care and support for local children and their families. Every year, we support over 750 children and nearly 1,000 families, including those who are bereaved. We have a network of charity shops across the West Midlands and Gloucestershire, which help to provide the funding that we need to provide this care.

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The Role:

We are now looking for a Deputy Shop Manager to support the Kenilworth Shop Manager in leading a team of volunteers, achieving set targets and maintaining standards. You'll work 15 hours per week, including some weekend working.

As Deputy Community Shop Manager, you'll support the Shop Manager to create an exciting shop floor experience that makes Acorns stand out from our competitors. You'll work with your Shop Manager to make local decisions about the quality of stock, levels of pricing and style of merchandising, leading a team of volunteers to uphold these standards. You'll maximise every sales opportunity available,

The Candidate:

  • Retail experience and experience of working towards targets
  • Ability to lead and motivate a team
  • IT skills
  • Happy to work weekends
  • Enjoy a role that involves significant levels of manual handling
  • Ability to travel independently to cover shops in the area if needed

We want our Shop Managers to firmly embed their shop into the fabric of the local community by being proactive in assessing opportunities within the community for the shop to get involved in, so ideally you'll be based in the local area.

In return, we will provide:

  • Employee discounts from leading retailers
  • Employee gym discount scheme
  • Bike-to-Work scheme
  • Generous contribution to group personal pension plan
  • Acorns group life assurance scheme

You need to be eligible to work in the UK to be considered for this role. We are committed to safeguarding children and vulnerable adults and therefore any successful candidate will be asked to provide two satisfactory references.

As a UNICEF Gold Rights Respecting organisation we are committed to ensuring that the United Nations Convention for the Rights of the Child is embedded into both culture and practice within the organisation. As an employee you will be a Duty Bearer for Children's Rights and support all children to be Rights Holders.

Please click on the APPLY button to send your CV and Cover Letter for this role.

Candidates with the experience or relevant job titles of; Assistant Branch Manager, Assistant Retail Manager, Assistant Manager, Sales Manager, Sales, Assistant Store Manager, Manager, Store Supervisor, Store Assistant, Retail Supervisor, Retail Executive, Customer Service Manager, Customer Sales Manager, Merchandiser may also be considered for this role.


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