Shop Manager Harrogate

Closing Date: 31/10/2021

Shop Manager - Harrogate

Salary: £18,032.00 - £21,194.00 - dependant on experience (pro rata for part time)
Hours of work:  35 hours - over a 5/7 rota (28 hours, Job share and flexible hours considered)
Contract type: Permanent

About Martin House

Martin House has been caring for babies, children and young people with life-limiting conditions from West, North and East Yorkshire for more than 30 years. Every year we care for more than 420 families at our hospice in Boston Spa, in hospitals and in their own homes. We also support more than 150 bereaved families each year.

We are seeking a sales-focused, creative and inspiring Shop Manager to lead our Harrogate store.
Martin House Retail Team is a vital resource for the hospice to raise funds and increase public awareness of what we do out in the community. Each of our shops has its own personality due to our dedicated volunteers and staff. Our customers are met with great customer service, whether they are looking for a vintage item, a bargain or simply something that takes their eye.

As store manager you will use your resourcefulness to drive the business forwards. We work using a volunteer model, therefore excellent interpersonal skills are essential to engaging and empowering your volunteer workforce.

Our ideal candidate will
  • Be dedicated, compassionate, work in collaboration, be open, honest, flexible, caring and deliver high standards in everything you do.
  • Want to work in a well-established, award winning hospice.
  • Have a passion for fashion and/or experience in a retail environment.
  • A business flair to spot opportunities to make improvements to the shop and capitalise on fundraising potential. 
  • Be creative and innovative, for example making inviting and interesting shop window displays, utilising social media to draw people into the shop.
  • Excellent communication and relationship building skills, be able to inspire your staff and volunteers. 
Our Benefits include
  • 32 days annual leave plus statutory holidays,
  • Recognition of NHS pension scheme for candidates who are currently in the scheme (alternative stakeholder pension also offered).
  • Occupational sick pay, matching NHS Terms and conditions
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Full training provided
  • Opportunities for development offered
  • Willing to contribute towards the cost of a bus pass
If you want to be part of an exciting new journey within the Charity and are seeking a new challenge we would love to hear from you.

Please send us your CV to HR@martinhouse.org.uk to apply.

For further information contact Liz Florence, Area Manager by email lflorence@martinhouse.org.uk.

This advert will close when a suitable applicant is appointed, so please apply as soon as possible. Previous candidates need not apply.

If you have not heard from us within 1 week of submission, please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

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