Age Action: Retail Store Manager, South Dublin

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Retail Store Manager, South Dublin

Age Action is the leading advocacy organisation on ageing and older people in Ireland. Our mission is to achieve fundamental change in the lives of all older people by eliminating age discrimination, promoting positive ageing and securing their right to comprehensive and high quality services. Our vision is that Ireland becomes the best country in which to grow older.


The role of our charity stores is to generate independent funding for the core activities. Currently there are seven stores, a furniture showroom and a stock collection and delivery service. The Head of Retail has overall responsibility for the charity stores and stock collection and delivery service.

The Job

The retail store manager will be responsible to the Head of Retail for the ongoing success of the store in South Dublin. The main focus will be to maximise sales, increase profits and promote customer service. The retail store manager will be responsible for creating a shopping experience that will meet and exceed our customers’ expectations. The manager will also be responsible for inspiring the team, leading and developing them to achieve outstanding results.

The Person

We are looking for an experienced Retail Store Manager to oversee the daily operations of our store and to ensure the smooth running of operations to maximize sales and minimise costs. The ideal candidate will have experience as a retail store manager and knowledge of diverse business subjects such as sales and marketing. The goal is to manage our store in ways that boost revenues and develop the business.

Required Qualifications and Experience

To succeed in this role you will need to have a minimum of 3 years retail management experience in a fast moving retail environment. Proven experience as retail manager or in other managerial position

  • Knowledge of retail management best practices
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal abilities
  • Excellent organising and leadership skills
  • Commercial awareness
  • Analytical mind and familiarity with data analysis principles

Conditions of Service

This is a full-time post subject to probation period of six months. The person appointed must be flexible regarding working hours to including weekends. The posts are based in South Dublin.

Competitive salary offered depending on qualifications and experience. In addition the successful candidate will be included in the Company’s Death in Service Benefit Scheme and eligible to join the staff pension scheme after successfully completing their probation.

For a full job description see here

Applications by letter outlining your suitability for the post (maximum 300 words), quoting job reference RSMSD19, with CV and details of two referees by email to: by 5:00pm on Monday 18th February 2019. Interviews scheduled for week beginning 25th February 2019.

Informal enquiries in confidence to Gail Kennedy, Head of Retail on 01 4756989/ 086 4177607

Age Action is opposed to discrimination and the best candidate will be appointed regardless of age, disability, gender, ethnicity or other grounds.


South Dublin

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