Hours   - 37.50 hours worked over 5 days (5 out of 7 by agreement)
Salary  - £18,056 per annum

If you’re a retailer who can exceed sales targets, manage and inspire volunteers and run a tight shop, then you may be just what Longfield is after. We are looking for a Deputy Manager to support the Retail Manager and assist in the running of the shop which will involve:

• managing staff and volunteers;
• managing stock levels in line with seasonal and demographic requirements;
• recording and reporting income and expenditure;
• ensuring the growth and maintenance of the Gift Aid scheme;
• assisting in the achievement above and beyond the financial and non-financial targets on a weekly/monthly basis;
• ensuring high and consistent standards of shop floor presentation and display;
• deputizing for the Retail Manager in his/her absence;
• assisting in the management of sorting and processing donated goods;
• assisting in ensuring high levels of customer service across the team.

The ideal candidate will have GCSE’s, Grade A to C, including English and Math’s, be IT literate and have sufficient retail skill and experience to understand the principles and practices that contribute significantly to the successful running of the shop. You will be required to show initiative in the use of skills related to the work, but with clear policies and procedures to follow. You have some discretion and independence in this role and will need sufficient judgment to know when to refer to the Retail Manager. As Deputy Manager, you will have the confidence and ability to advise, guide, train and motivate a team of volunteers. Additionally, you need to be a skilled communicator, liaising with staff within the organization and members of the general public.

If you would like more information, please contact our Retail Operations Manager on 07824 447145

To download the Application Form and Job Description please click on the attachments below
or call 01453 733705 or
email [email protected]
or visit our website www.longfield.org.uk

Application Form
Job Description


Closing date: Friday 01 June 2018 - midday

Longfield is an Equal Opportunities employer and values diversity