Mary's Living & Giving Shop Manager, Windsor (4665)

  • Division:
    Fundraising & Marketing
  • Department:
  • Team:
    Community Retail
  • Location:
  • Contract Type:
    Permanent Contract
  • Full / Part Time:
  • Closing Date:
    21 June 2019
  • Salary:
    £18,000 - £22,000
  • Hours Per Week:
    35 Hours

We are looking for a passionate and motivated individual to join us as Community Shop Manager in Windsor, supporting and developing a strong volunteer team to meet income targets and create a thriving, profitable retail business.

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 Community Shop Manager you will take responsibility for ensuring the shop is ran in accordance with the organisations policies and procedures whilst raising as much money and awareness as possible for Save the Childrens work. In addition you will:

  • Empower volunteers to deliver and maintain exception retail standards through ongoing training and development
  • Manage and minimise risks to meet all safeguards in relation to financial procedures, health & safety and child safeguarding
  • Develop, maintain and lead a diverse team of volunteers to become a high performing team through individual coaching and Shop meetings
  • Be accountable for meeting or exceeding income targets in line with agreed financial and non-financial KPI’s
  • Network the shop into the community through events and fundraising initiatives if required.

To be successful you will have extraordinary and demonstrable ability to motivate, support and build strong relationships with volunteers. 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:

  • Have a good understanding of retail business disciplines including budgeting, customer service, cash handling, stock control, working to financial targets
  • Have a exceptional organisation and time management skills with the ability to work well under pressure
  • Be able to adopt a collaborative approach with excellent facilitation, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Be a team player with the ability to work independently and on own initiative
  • Have the ability to recognise and prioritise opportunities with the greatest potential.

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.

Closing date:  21st June 2019

Interview date: 4th July 2019 provisionally



Save the Children UK is committed to creating an inclusive working environment, promoting and providing equal opportunities in employment. To see our full statement please visit this link:

Save the Children UK has a comprehensive benefits package. To see our full offer please visit this link:


Interview expenses: Candidates should note that unfortunately it is not our policy to reimburse expenses accrued when attending interviews at Save the Children UK unless you are requested to attend an interview in an alternative location to where the role is based.


Pre-employment Checks: Any Employment with Save the Children UK will be subject to the following checks prior to your start date:


  • a satisfactory police record check to include a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and/or an International Criminal Record Check (If applicable)
  • receipt of satisfactory references
  • proof of eligibility to work in the national location for this role


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