Charity Assistant Shop Manager


PDSA
Company 
Location 

Portishead, Somerset

Employment Hours 

Part Time

Employment Type 

Permanent

Salary 

£12 per hour

Job Highlights
  • If you enjoy being around people and have strong interpersonal skills, working in our charity retail shops might be the right choice for you.
  • You will work closely with the Shop Manager to maximise profit by ensuring a great retail experience, strong brand messaging, efficient stock rotation and good use of financial and competitor data.
  • We offer a wide range of discounts for Retail, Holiday and similar organisations on our fetch platform.
Job Requirements/Description

Hours: 21 hours per week (Flexible working options are available regarding hours and shifts)

If you enjoy being around people and have strong interpersonal skills, working in our charity retail shops might be the right choice for you.

You will support the Shop manager in our Portishead retail shop – working with a team of volunteers to maximise profit and achieve a great shopping experience for our customers. We’re such a diverse charity that part of your role will be to champion the PDSA name and raise awareness as well generating item and cash donations from the local community.

The role of Assistant Shop Manager will: 

  • Work closely with the Shop Manager to maximise profit by ensuring a great retail experience, strong brand messaging, efficient stock rotation and good use of financial and competitor data 
  • Coach a team of volunteers, to be the best they can be encouraging new ideas and ways of doing things 
  • Drive a culture of continuous improvement constantly reviewing KPIs and performance data to gain insight into what works and what doesn’t
  • Be passionate about PDSA as a charity and raise awareness of what we do with every customer 

About you 

You will have: 

  • A proven track record in the retail sector delivering sales targets 
  • Knowledge of what constitutes great customer service 
  • Skills to instil your passion and abilities in your team 

About the benefits 

We are really passionate about being a great place to work, where people feel connected with what we do and where they feel they can make a genuine difference. This commitment has resulted in us being rated as one of the top 25 big organisations to work for in the UK according to Best Companies survey. 

In addition to being a great place to work, we offer a wide range of benefits including: 

  • Flexible working options 
  • 25 days holiday (excluding Bank Holidays) with the option to buy and sell up to 5 days per year 
  • An additional Wellbeing Day to take whenever you like to help recharge your batteries 
  • Generous Auto-Enrolment pension and/or Contributory pension schemes available starting at an enhanced rate of 5% contributions up to 10% 
  • Life Assurance policy (4 x Annual Salary) 
  • Employee Assistance Program and Online Wellbeing Centre available 24/7 giving you the ability to speak with a professional in confidence about a range of issues 
  • Wide range of discounts for Retail, Holiday and similar organisations on our fetch platform 
PDSA
Company 
Location 

Portishead, Somerset

Employment Hours 

Part Time

Employment Type 

Permanent

Salary 

£12 per hour

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