Area Manager (Charity Shop)
The Octavia Foundation is a registered charity that supports people in central and west London affected by ill health, social isolation, low income or unemployment. We help over 2,000 people each year, caring for older people through befriending and social activities and supporting young people through inspirational projects and outreach work. Through our shops in prime London locations we sell high quality donated and new goods, raising valuable funds to support our work.
We are embarking on the next, exciting stage of our work in supporting local communities and we are looking for an Area Manager who is ready to hit the ground running to support us in doing this. Assisting the Head of Retail to maximise the profitability of our shops and make the most or our locations, you will be responsible for the day to day management of the Octavia Foundation charity shops, working with our support office team to ensure a seamless service throughout.
Leading and motivating our team of Shop Managers, you will ensure that sales and targets are achieved and surpassed, your team deliver fantastic customer service and you will work to continually improve the work of the foundation.
To be successful in this role you will have significant fashion or charity retail management experience at a similar level and you will have managed and motivated multi-site teams in a pressurised environment. You must be comfortable working with financial budgets and be target driven.
Previous candidates need not apply
When completing an application please ensure that you clearly outline how you meet the person specification for the role.
Closing date for receipt of applications is 12pm, Wednesday 28th February 2018.
Octavia is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.