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Assistant Store Manager - Home Store

Bolton
Salary Details:
£18,800 per annum + benefits
Hours Per Week:
35
21 Aug 2022
Vacancy type:
Permanent
The opportunity

Looking for a meaningful career in charity retail? Join us as an Assistant Store Manager in Bolton (47-53 Knowsley Street, BL1 2AS.)

This is a full-time position, working 35 hours a week, including weekends on a rota basis.
 

About the role

Our people are at the heart of everything we do. By funding research across six decades, we’ve helped keep millions of hearts beating and millions of families together.We’re investing in ground-breaking research that will get us closer than ever to a world free from the fear of heart and circulatory diseases. Our Assistant Managers support this leading by example. You will work alongside your Store Manager to motivate a team of staff and volunteers, encouraging them to bring new ideas and to build their knowledge of the BHF. 

You will look after the recruitment, retention and training of volunteers within your store, ensuring that they have an enjoyable and valuable experience with the BHF.

Great customer service is essential to maximise income as is the sourcing and merchandising of products and understanding all cost-effective income streams, with omni-channel and online being priority to deliver our retail proposition

This position is for 35 hours, working five days out of seven on a rota basis.

About you

You’ll be an experienced assistant manager who is confident working in a fast-paced environment. Motivated by the knowledge your hard work will make a life-saving difference, you’ll be proactive, driven and commercially aware. You'll be able to identify products to be placed online to support our income stream. In return you’ll be rewarded with autonomy in role and a supportive culture that encourages a healthy work life balance with opportunities to progress.

About Us

When it comes to retail, we are leaders in the sector. With donations from the public, we’re investing in ground-breaking research that will get us closer than ever to a world free from the fear of heart and circulatory diseases. We have 700 shops across the UK and serve c 30 million customers each year, who come to us to buy their beds, sofas, chairs and electrical goods through our omni-channel offering. We couldn’t do it without our people who run a seamless operation, get a kick out of finding brilliant products, and deliver  first rate customer service.

Why join the BHF?

Ultimately everything we do comes back to saving lives. Every single one of us is vulnerable to the heartbreak caused by heart and circulatory diseases – they are the wold’s biggest killers. But the research we fund represents hope. And nothing matters more than finding cures and treatment that give us more time with the people we love. So, if you want a career with a fast-paced retailer that also makes a difference, join the British Heart Foundation as an Assistant Manager today.

We invest heavily in the development of our Assistant Store Managers because they’re the people behind our success in the sector. We value, nurture and reward our talent and are proud to offer a welcoming and supportive working environment. We also offer competitive salaries, 33 days paid holiday including bank holidays (full-time equivalent) and other sector leading benefits.

How to apply

To apply for this role please use the apply button below. You will be redirected to the BHF career pageOur process involves completing an application form & submitting your CV. 

Early application is encouraged as we will review applications throughout the advertising period and reserve the right to close the advert early.

Any offer of employment will be subject to a satisfactory basic DBS check.

As part of our commitment to be an inclusive employer, and ensure fairness and consistency in selecting the best candidate for this role, the BHF will use anonymous CV software as part of the application journey.

We value and respect every individual’s unique contribution, celebrate diversity, and make inclusion part of what we do every day. 

Our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) Strategy, Igniting Change, along with our internal EDI group, Kaleidoscope, and a growing number of employee network groups (our Affinity Groups), help us create an environment where all our colleagues and volunteers can succeed.

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