Assistant Shop Manager
Hours: 19 hours
About Midlands Air Ambulance Charity (MAAC)
Established in 1991, Midlands Air Ambulance Charity is responsible for providing pre-hospital critical care across the six Midlands counties of: Gloucestershire, Herefordshire, Shropshire, the West Midlands and Worcestershire. The charity also delivers secondary cover to surrounding areas, such as Warwickshire and mid Wales. Our services are provided by operating three air ambulance helicopters and two critical care cars, which serves the growing Midlands population pf six million plus people.
About the role
We are seeking a dynamic and innovative person to work as part of a team with the Shop Manager at our new shop opening in Gloucester. As well as deputising for the manager on occasion, you will work together to maximise the shop sales and identify new income opportunities. You will also enjoy the freedom of working with each other to set the direction of the shop at a local level, as well as assisting to lead a team of our brilliant volunteers. So being bored is not an option!
You will have experience of supervising and working within the charity or not for profit sectors alongside significant retail knowledge and experience. Demonstrating emotional intelligence, it is essential that you are a strong team player and can inspire and motivate those around you. You will be highly organised with the ability to prioritise as well as bringing excellent communication skills with the confidence to provide excellent customer service internally and externally.
If you are looking to join a supportive and high-functioning team and bring a clear alignment to the mission and values of the Charity, then we would welcome your application.
You will join a friendly and inclusive team which provides support for the charity’s vital life-saving service. Following completion of a six-month probationary period, we offer up to 6% employer pension contributions, a health cash plan which covers a wide range of healthcare treatments and life insurance.
How to apply:
Please send a full up to date CV with covering letter to introduce yourself and highlighting key achievements and experience relevant to the role and send to firstname.lastname@example.org
First interviews scheduled for 4th and 5th October 2021.
Appointment is subject to satisfactory references, proof of right to work in the UK and DBS check.
**STRICTLY NO AGENCIES**
Please note that Midlands Air Ambulance Charity reserves the right to bring forward the closing date of any of its job vacancies if we receive a suitable number of quality applications from which to make a shortlist. Therefore, we recommend that you apply as soon as possible rather than wait until the published closing date.