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Job Description :

Job Title: Store Manager

Location: St Ives Cambs

Salary: £20,767.50 per annum

Weekly Hours: 37.5

Reference: YMCWI797036

Are you an experienced retailer?

Why not try a new type of retailing where you get to run your own store, inspiring a team of paid staff and volunteers to be proud of everything you achieve together at the heart of your local community and raise money for an amazing charity?

If so we have a fantastic opportunity at our St Ives Cambs store.

Operating within a fast paced environment, you will work effectively and efficiently to maximise income from sales, gift aid, and other promotional activities plus drive donations from the local area. Delivering a great store offer and standards, inspiring your team to give amazing customer service, you will raise funds for and promote the work of YMCA within the local community.

You will have exceptional organisational skills, creative flair and drive which, along with your commercial awareness, will enable you to motivate, develop and inspire your team of paid staff and volunteers. You will be looking for an opportunity to work in an environment that has challenge, excitement and meaning. This role is varied and no two days are the same.

Why join YMCA England & Wales?

We’ll give you real autonomy in a role that is varied and stimulating and the opportunity for you to use your entrepreneurial skills to raise money and represent YMCA in your area.

You’ll also get a package that includes:

  • Pension
  • 28 days annual leave including bank holidays (pro rata for part time staff)
  • Regular salary reviews
  • Sick pay (after a qualifying period)
  • Services to support your physical, mental and financial wellbeing, including an Employee Assistance Programme
  • Health shield cash plan

This is an exciting time to join us as we embark on a journey of expansion. We are opening many new stores across England & Wales, Our Charity Shops are unique and offer a wide range of donated products. We are passionate about recycling and pride ourselves in selling over 95% of our donated stock and we don’t sell new goods! If successful, You will be joining an amazing team and receive support and guidance from your Area Manager, Regional Manager, other Store Managers and the wider Retail team at Head Office.

At YMCA England & Wales, we strive to create a workplace that fully reflects and serves its local community. We want all staff to feel empowered to bring their full, authentic self to work each day. We have diverse teams, we encourage everyone to do their best and support them to reach their full potential.

If you are passionate about improving young lives, this will be the role for you.

As an employer committed to inclusivity we welcome and encourage job applications from people of all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from disabled and Black, Asian, and Minority Ethnic (BAME) candidates, who are currently under-represented throughout YMCA England & Wales

Safer recruitment is important to us and the successful applicant will be asked to provide two references. They will also be required to complete a safeguarding self-declaration and undertake a DBS check.

For further information on YMCA, visit www.ymca.org.uk/about.

Salary: £20,767.50 per annum

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