Description : Location : Edinburgh (Ocean Terminal)
Hours : Fixed term 12 months, full time 37.5 hours per week over 5 days including weekends
Grade : Band 2
Salary Scale : £17,028 £19,470 per annum pro-rata + Saturday enhancement + pension
Closing Date : 22 July 2018
We are looking for a dynamic and experienced Shop Manager to join our retail team, to run our brand new 'pop-up shop' in Ocean Terminal Shopping Centre for 12 months.
In this varied role you'll be instrumental in making sure that the shop is an exciting space, acting as the face of St. Columba's Hospice and raising public awareness of our fundraising efforts and what we do.
As Shop Manager, you'll be responsible for the day-to-day running of the new shop, reporting to the Shops Operations Manager.
Customer service orientated, you'll have a proactive attitude and a strong ability to build effective relationships with volunteers.
You will have commercial awareness, merchandising skills, a good understanding of budgeting, and the ability to react creatively with the donations received and will enjoy using your sales skills.
You'll have the ability to make recommendations to ensure the shop hits its targets. A knowledge of the charity shop Gift Aid process would be an advantage.
Does this sound like you? It's a fantastic opportunity to make your mark in running a brand new shop in Ocean Terminal. Want to take on the challenge?
You'll need an appreciation and understanding of retail operations, in particular related to donated goods, combined with experience of using computers and also solid experience of managing a diverse team of people.
The Hospice provides staff with a competitive range of benefits in addition to pay, including a contributory pension, a generous paid annual leave allowance, continued training and development via our own education & research unit, subsidised meals, childcare vouchers, cycle to work scheme, and many other flexible working benefits.
For an application form and job description, visit our website at www.stcolumbashospice.org.uk Alternatively call 0131 551 7722 or by email hr stcolumbashospice.org.uk
Closing Date : Sunday 22nd July 2018
Interviews will be held on : Wednesday 25th July 2018
NB : Please apply using a *Hospice* Application Form. A Hospice application form is included in the Job Pack for the post.