Are you looking for a job in Eastbourne, Hailsham or Lewes in East Sussex?

We have one exciting new vacancy:

Store Manager

A rare opportunity has arisen for a dynamic and innovative  retail professional to join our friendly team as the Lewes store manager. We are a local charity offering low cost furniture to the public along with opportunities for people to learn new skills and attend our workshops and training courses.

Working with us, no two days are the same so we are looking for someone fast thinking, unflappable and willing to go that extra mile.

Our focus is on helping East Sussex residents facing any disadvantage such as poverty, lack of qualifications or health issues. Our support helps build confidence and skills, as well as providing very low cost new and second hand  furniture and other household goods to those who need it most.

Perhaps you are currently a retail manager searching for a new challenge or maybe an assistant manager looking for career progression.

If you share our passion and feel that you have the skills to help us make a difference we’d love to hear from you.

Hours of work 9am – 5pm 37.5 hrs p/w – flexibility over working days needed.

Job Overview:

  • Responsible for keeping sufficient stock through contact with donors and customers.
  • Organising daily stock collections and deliveries.
  • Required to work on the shop floor as well as administration tasks.
  • Responsible for supporting staff and volunteers.
  • Key holder responsibilities for the sites.
  • Provide cover for other sites to meet organisational needs.

Esential requirements:

  • Experience of co-ordinating/leading and managing staff and/or volunteers.
  • Possessing excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to get on with a wide range of people – both staff and customers.
  • Approachable and supportive.
  • Able to manage own workload and prioritise.
  • Ability to work with minimum of supervision
  • Able to maintain excellent financial records and general administration.
  • Computer literate: Word, Excel and e-mail
  • A level of physical fitness to be able to drive a van and move heavy items of furniture on a regular basis
  • At least 3 years retail experience – shop management.

Download an Application form (Lewes) &  Full job description (Lewes)


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Unit 1, Phoenix Works,
North Street, Lewes
East Sussex, BN7 2PE

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