Retail Regional Manager

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Save the Children
West Midlands Region
31 Aug 2017
27 Sep 2017
Contract Type
We are looking for a passionate and motivated individual to join us as Retail Regional Manager, East Midlands. Save the Children is entering a new era. We are already unique in the sector due to our volunteer model and Mary Portas' Living & Giving shops. Join us to help us develop our new business further with your innovative retail ideas and commitment to building volunteer teams, and you will thrive with us. Working in more than 120 countries, we do whatever it takes to create breakthroughs in the way the world treats children. Our Marketing and Fundraising divisions exist to inspire millions of people - from individuals to large corporate organisations - to support our quest for change. Together we save children's lives, fight for their rights and help them fulfil their potential. As Retail Regional Manager you will: Take full accountability for maximising sustainable & compliant contribution from a Save the Children retail region currently comprising of 11 shops (Allestree, Derby, Doncaster, Kimberley, Matlock, Newark, Retford, Sheffield, Tickhill, West Bridgford and Worksop) Manage existing and new shop teams to harness the publics desire to make a difference in childrens lives Develop capability and capacity to drive contribution; engaging with communities through our shop teams; and utilising all available Save the Children support achieve this Prioritise investment of time and resources To be successful you will have extraordinary and demonstrable ability to motivate, support and build strong relationships with volunteers and grow a team of shop managers in our new shops. You will have a strong understanding of, and enthusiasm for, high street retail and fashion with a commercial focus to identify opportunities to drive sales. In addition you will: Manage Community Shop Managers - most of our shops are volunteer run but going forward our new shops will have a Community Shop Manager Volunteer Management and Development Manage risk across all retail activities Have a good awareness of customer and commercial focus Have some knowledge or be prepared to develop awareness of Community Marketing Experience of working with volunteers is desirable. At Save the Children we are committed to the safeguarding and protection of children in our work. We will do everything possible to ensure that only those who are suitable to work with children are recruited to work for us. This post is subject to a range of vetting checks including a criminal records disclosure. Our mission is to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives. If you share our mission, are passionate about making it happen and strongly believe you can contribute then join us and we'll give you every opportunity to succeed. We look forward to hearing from you. To apply please visit our website Closing date: 24th September 2017 Interviews to be held in Retford week commencing 2nd October.