Retail Store Manager
Age Action is Ireland’s leading advocacy organisation for older people.
Age Action works to ensure that older people’s voices are heard at the highest level of Government and that the lived experience of older people informs policy responses to their needs.
Age Action strives for equality and human rights for each of us as we grow older.
Age Action works under four themes; Health & Wellbeing; Ageing in Place; Lifelong Learning; and Equality & Rights. Our programmes are designed to ensure that older people are supported to be active, engaged members of their community whose voices are heard at all levels of service planning and policy making.
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 Retail Store Manager will be responsible to the Head of Retail for the ongoing success of the store in Terenure. 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.
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 post is based in Terenure.
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.
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Applications by letter outlining your suitability for the post (maximum 300 words), quoting job reference RSMTER19, with CV and details of two referees by email to: email@example.com by 5:00pm on Monday 15th April 2019. Interviews scheduled for week beginning 22nd April 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.