We are looking for an experienced retail manager who is customer focussed and sales orientated with an eye for visual merchandising for our Chandlers Ford store. A manager who enjoys the day to day challenge of running a successful store and has high standards of housekeeping and organisational skills.



  • Ideally commercially minded

  • Enjoys being on the shop floor interacting with customers.

  • Has experience in retail and managing a team -  not necessarily charity retail.

  • Is passionate about customer service, able to inspire and motivate a retail team and work with volunteers.

  • Is able to act as an ambassador for Wessex with great people skills.

  • Has excellent visual merchandising skills, an eye for detail, and is able to create colourful and creative displays.

  • Has good computer, numeracy skills and admin skills.


Responsibilities include:

  • Driving sales and achieving company objectives whilst providing the highest standards of customer service.

  • Working with the team to achieve annual sales and gift aid targets.

  • Leading by example and managing the store team, including recruitment of volunteers, development, coaching and well-being.

  • Representing the charity and acting as an ambassador for the Wessex Cancer Trust whilst getting involved in the community/local marketing and events.

  • Ensuring the team are trained in pricing, sorting, and replenishing stock, and are able to retain excellent displays in store. Managing these activities and assisting where necessary.

  • Ensuring that all displays are kept up to date, topical and in tune with local events.

  • Making sure that appropriate levels of stock are displayed at all times.

  • Maintaining exceptional standards in housekeeping, cleanliness and tidiness.

  • Keeping back areas free of clutter and tidy.

  • Taking responsibility for the security of the shop premises, maintenance issues, stock and all monies.


This is a permanent position 5 days a week 37.5 including some Saturdays. Competitive Salary.


If you are a passionate Store Manager looking for a new opportunity - please email your CV to the following address wct@wessexcancer.org.uk