Cover Manager (A12 Area)

Contract: Perm – 37.5 HPW (including weekends). £18,900
Location: Covering Colchester, Witham, South Woodham Ferrers and Great Baddow
Closing Date: Nov 24, 2021

Are you looking to join a team with ambitions to become the south-east’s premier retailer of sustainable fashion and preloved goods, whilst creating vital income for the leading hospice groups in the region?

We are recruiting for a Cover Manager to join our diverse and engaged retail team. This is a permanent role managing across some of our most important stores for three days a week.

As a Cover Manager, you will need to be a quick learner, fit in well within our diverse team and be able to lead, delegate and perform shop manager tasks.

Full job specification

Key responsibilities:

  • To effectively manage the day to day running of the shop staff and volunteers
  • To communicate with the shop manager and area manager and ensure continuity
  • To manage stock, optimise profit and maximize sales
  • To be ultimately responsible for all transactions taken
  • To be aware of, and help the store to hit all sales targets
  • To provide effective leadership and encourage the team to maximise potential

Key benefits:

  • 33 days annual leave (pro-rata) (Including Bank Holidays)
  • Our Cover Managers are awarded up to 5% performance-based annual bonus
  • Salary sacrifice scheme for pension and annual leave purchase
  • Competitive pension schemes and NHS pension for continuing members
  • Learning and Development team committed to personal and professional development, offering a number of education opportunities
  • Life Assurance
  • Employee referral bonus
  • Wellbeing sessions (monthly)
  • Cycle to work scheme