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Assistant Retail Manager

Reference number: A5150119

Location: South Yorkshire

Would you like to work a RSPB shop set in an old farm house based at the RSPB Old Moor nature reserve?

We're looking for someone to join our busy retail team who has a genuine commitment to excellent customer service, with the ability to utilise product knowledge in order to assist our visitors and customers. You will work alongside the retail manager to achieve financial targets and Key Performance Indicators ensuring the store's continued success. In addition to this you will ensure that the store is commercially merchandised and that stock controls and levels are appropriately monitored. In the manager's absence you be responsible for the planning and efficient day to day running of the retail store operation, including cashing up and closing down systems.

As the retail team sits at the heart of the visitor centre you will also play a key role in welcoming visitors to the site, not only daling with entrance fees but also ensuring that each visitor gets the most from their visit.
We are looking for a natural leader, able to support, encourage and develop others. Someone who leads by example, who is positive and able to motivate others.

Training will be given in the role but experience of managing people, of working to targets and of sales would be beneficial.

This role is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act. You will be asked to declare both spent and unspent convictions and cautions at offer of employment stage.

Salary starting at

£16,504 to £17,880 per annum pro rata

Hours & contract information

Hours: Part time, 22.5 per week
Contract: Permanent

Closing date: 31 January 2019
Interview date: 7 February 2019

How to apply

Our role profile describes the key result areas and skills and experience needed for the role. Please make sure you include reference number A5150119 on your application.

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Application details (Word 31Kb, requires Microsoft Word)

Who to contact

For questions about this post
Joanne Hall-Light
01226 273788

Send application details to
Brigid Harrison
The RSPB, Dearne Valley, RSPB Dearne Valley, Old Moor Lane, Wombwell, Barnsley, S73 0YF, 01226 273830