At the British Heart Foundation, we are focused on the urgent need to fund more research into heart and circulatory diseases like heart diseases, stroke, vascular dementia and the conditions that cause them, to find answers fit for 21st century challenges.
We are independent, have more than fifty years of breakthroughs under our belts and we won’t stop until we beat heartbreak forever.
We are leaders in the retail sector with over 700 shops across the UK and serve 30 million customers each year. Our annual profits fund pioneering research into heart and circulatory diseases.
We couldn’t do it without our people who run a seamless operation, get a kick out of finding brilliant products, and delivering a first-rate customer service.
Ultimately everything we do comes back to saving lives so if you want a career with a fast-paced, omni-channel retailer that also makes a difference, join the British Heart Foundation as a Store Manager today.
About the role
Our Store Managers lead by example - making bold decisions and taking action if things are not working. You will have the passion and leadership skills to motivate a team of staff and volunteers, encouraging them to bring new ideas and to build their knowledge of the BHF.
Great customer service is essential to maximise income as is the sourcing and merchandising of products and understanding all cost-effective income streams, with omni-channel and online being priority to deliver our retail proposition.
You’ll be an experienced retail store or assistant manager who is confident working in a fast-paced environment. Motivated by the knowledge your hard work will make a life-saving difference, you’ll be proactive, driven and commercially aware.
You'll be able to identify products to be placed online to support our income stream. In return you’ll be rewarded with autonomy in role and a supportive culture that encourages a healthy work life balance with opportunities to progress.
Why join the BHF?
We’re here to keep hearts beating and blood flowing. With research spanning all heart and circulatory diseases, we are out to beat the world’s biggest killers.
From head to toe you have over 60,000 miles of blood vessels in your body, so we have our work cut out.
We invest heavily in the development of our Store Managers because they’re the people behind our success in the sector. We value, nurture and reward our talent and are proud to offer a welcoming and supportive working environment.
We also offer competitive salaries, 33 days paid holiday including bank holidays and other sector leading benefits.
This position is for 35 hours and includes weekends.