Deputy Shop Manager – Colchester, Essex.

Deputy Shop Manager – Colchester, Essex.

Role:               Deputy Shop Manager

Reporting to: Retail & Volunteer Manager

Rate of Pay:   £16,009 FTE per annum

Job Type:       Part time / Permanent

Hours:            30 hours per week, 9-5pm, regular Saturday required on a rota basis.

World Food Aid (WFA) is a UK-based charity on a mission to tackle the hunger pandemic.

To raise funds and awareness WFA have approved a 3 year charity shop growth plan and are looking for our first Deputy Shop Manager to help launch our new shop in Colchester.

Responsible for the smooth running of a designated Charity Shop whilst maximising revenue for the Charity.

Duties Include:

  • Day to day management of the shop
  • Recruitment shop volunteers
  • Management of stock donations and circulation
  • Cash handling and banking
  • Management of a system to record gift aid
  • Responsibility of the smooth running of charity shops
  • Maintaining a high standard of shop cleanliness
  • Working closely with the Retail & Volunteer Manager to develop the shop
  • Following WFA policies and procedures and understanding the work of the Charity


  • A highly motivated individual
  • Have a “can-do” attitude
  • Flexible and trustworthy
  • Excellent interpersonal and team working skills
  • Highly organised and efficient in managing workload
  • The ability to inspire and motivate others to support the Charity
  • Retail experience
  • Well organised and happy to take responsibility.
  • Able to demonstrate excellent customer services skills including being polite, friendly, helpful and professional.
  • Good numeracy and literacy skills.
  • Computer literate.
  • Previous experience in a similar role.

If you have the skills required and experience within charity retail we would love you to apply.


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