Assistant Store Manager, Wanstead

Assistant Store Manager, Wanstead


Salary up to £22,272 dependent on experience


Full time, 37.5 hours per week over five of seven days.

Minimum age:

56-58 High Street, Wanstead, London E11 2RJ

Contract type:


Application deadline:

20th June 2024, Interview Date TBC

Job Ref: SFH 372


As the Assistant Store Manager your primary responsibility is to maximise income generation and ensure all targets are met and exceeded leading a team of staff and volunteers. 




  • Work closely with the Retail Store Manager to understand the requirements to ensure a successful operation. 
  • Support with the maintenance and health & safety of the shop. 
  • Assisting with the smooth running of the store in accordance with company guidelines Deliver annual store financial and contribution targets. 
  • Deliver against store KPI's. 
  • Support the development of a new store team to the charity and town. 
  • Visual merchandising the store, maximising all opportunities. 
  • Driving new business into the store and liaising with the local community 
  • Deputising for the Retail Store Manager in their absence 


Experience required: 


  • Previous Managerial experience within charity or retail. 
  • Have the ability to engage customers through outstanding communication, customer service, questioning and listening skills. 
  • KPI aware and driven by data to make commercial decisions. 
  • Experience of working to targets in a customer focused environment. 
  • Energy, drive, and a positive can-do attitude. 
  • Flexible to cover store opening hours and weekends. 

An understanding of charity retail would be a distinct advantage and a passion for the charity sector.   

Want to hear more?

For further information or to discuss this job opportunity please contact Paul Newell, Head Of Retail for an informal chat via   

 Please note that a DBS (Disclosure & Barring Servoce) basic criminal record check will be undertaken as part of our pre-employment screening for the successful candidate.

Please click on the apply button to download an application form and we would appreciate if you could also complete &return an Equality & Diversity Monitoring Form and email these to



                Interviews to be confirmed post your application.