Shop Manager - Gorey

    Reference No:   SMGSE0719
    Location:   Vincent’s Shop, St Michael's Rd and Vincent’s Furniture Shop, Main St, Gorey, Co. Wexford
    Duration:   Permanent, full time
    Hours:   37.5 hours per week
    Published:   09 July 2019
    Closing Date:   4PM Friday 09 August 2019


    The Shop Manager will oversee both the clothing shop and the furniture shop in Gorey. The purpose of the role will be to maximize sales, productivity, revenue opportunities and customer satisfaction levels through the efficient management of the Vincent’s Charity clothing and furniture shops by ensuring compliance with the Society’s retail standards, current relevant legislation and SVP policy and ethos. Line management of a motivated team comprising shop volunteers, CE staff and paid employee is also required.

    The ideal candidate will possess the following;

    • Job holder should ideally be educated to third level in a business-related field or equivalent.
    • At least 3 years retail experience ideally some of which will have been gained in the community / voluntary sector.
    • Be an accomplished Retail Manager and be able to demonstrate an impressive record of business development, excellent people skills and the ability to deliver the very highest store standards and customer service through your team.
    • Experience of managing a diverse team of people
    • Experience of working with sales and profit targets
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, both written and verbal
    • An ability to establish and foster excellent working relationships with many different people across different functions and locations.
    • Ability to work on own initiative or as part of a team
    • A keen eye for visual merchandising and display
    • Knowledge of needs and issues of the poor and disadvantaged.
    • An ability to display empathy, patience and a well-developed sense of humour.
    If you meet these requirements and have the desire to join one of Ireland’s best known, trusted and respected not-for-profit organisations you can apply online directly or post your completed application form to Human Resources, SVP House, 91-92 Sean McDermott Street, Dublin 1.

    Please note that we do not accept CVs.
    Appointment is subject to satisfactory references and Garda Vetting. Canvassing will not be accepted and may lead to disqualification. Due to the large volume of applications we are not in the position to provide individual feedback to candidates who are not shortlisted for interview.
    SVP is an Equal Opportunities Employer

    How to Apply

    If you wish to apply, please download and complete the application form. CVs will not be accepted


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