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Charity Area Manager - Essex

Area Manager
Fantastic Opportunity to join a growing charity retailer
Salary £30,000-£35,000 per annum dependant on experience plus benefits

My client is a well-established, growing charity retailer. They currently have an exciting opportunity to join them in the position of Area Manager to manage their growing number of stores in the Essex area.

This role reports into the Head of Retail and is an excellent opportunity to join a charity that is delivering year on year growth. As the Area Manager your primary responsibility is to maximise income generation and ensure all targets are met and exceeded across the stores.


  • Monitor and be accountable for sales across the area of stores.
  • Ensure sourcing sufficient levels of donated stock locally in collaboration with the shop teams.
  • Support the shop management teams to recruit, induct, and retain an inclusive and diverse volunteer team, which is large enough in numbers and capable to maximise income and profitability and guarantee the smooth running of the area.
  • Controlling expenditure and delivering net contribution.
  • Analyse all reports and commercial information available to help improve the performance of stores.
  • Identify current retail trends, monitor competitor activity, reporting and responding where appropriate.
  • Support the business strategy and implement new plans/ideas to achieve business targets.

Experience required:

  • Previous Area Manager/Multi Site experience within charity or fashion retail.
  • Experience of developing and managing budgets.
  • Experience of setting and managing income and expenditure budgets.
  • Experience of leading and line managing others to develop and grow, building and maintaining a high performing team culture.
  • Energy, drive and a positive can-do attitude.

If you are interested in working for a leading charity retailer who truly values their teams then, please apply today with your cv and covering letter.

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