Assistant Manager - Bedford Charity Shop (Part Time)
Wood Green is an Animals Charity based in Cambridgeshire and have several retail shops located within Cambridgeshire, Hertfordshire, Oxfordshire and Lincolnshire.
An opportunity has arisen for a part time, 2 day per week retail shop assistant manager to work with and support the shop manager at our Bedford charity shop.
The location of the shop provides a great opportunity for a high level of stock donations and a key aspect of this role along with maximising shop income, is to develop and maximise stock donations to support the new shop and for the whole retail chain.
You should be able to demonstrate an in-depth knowledge of the charity retail environment and be a strong proactive leader with the ability to effectively manage this key site. A flexible approach to working will be required as the shop is open seven days per week.
You will be responsible for working with and supporting the shop manager in the day-to-day management of the shop; generating donations; display and merchandising; managing stock deliveries and collections; record keeping; cash handling and crucially, recruiting, training, motivating, managing and supporting a loyal and committed team of volunteers.