Charity Shop Assistant Manager

  • Job Reference: 01859638-1
  • Date Posted: 5 June 2024
  • Employer: Devon Air Ambulance
  • Website:
  • Location: Exmouth, Devon
  • Salary: £14,078.25
  • Sector: Retail & Consumer Products, Charity
  • Job Type: Part Time, Contract
  • Duration: Fixed term contract until 31st March 2025

Job Description

Salary: £14,078.25 per annum (based on a full time equivalent of £23,463.74 per annum or £12 per hour)

Hours: 22.5 hours per week – flexible, but will include weekends and bank holidays 

Location: Exmouth

Duration: Fixed term contract until 31st March 2025

The Role

We have an exciting opportunity to come and work with us as part of our Retail Team, based at our Exmouth shop. We are seeking an organised and enthusiastic Assistant Manager to join us 3 days per week. Working closely with the Shop Manager, you will play a key role in leading the team, maximising sales and ensuring that the highest level of customer service is consistently delivered. Daily tasks may include:

- Providing cover for the Manager in their absence
- Supporting and guiding volunteers in the day to day running of the shop
- Stock control, sorting and rotation
- Displaying goods effectively, including creative displays and maintaining the shop's appearance
- Sorting and preparing unsaleable items for recycling or waste
- Facilitating and processing Gift Aid

You can view shop details Click here

The Candidate

We’re looking for someone who is self-motivated and has excellent interpersonal communication and customer care skills. Previous experience in retail and / or customer service environment is required with good problem-solving ability and a readiness for the ever-changing challenge that is charity retailing!

If you are looking for a new challenge that makes a real difference to the local community, we want to hear from you!

The Package

£12 per Hour. As a valued member of the team you will have access to a wide range of employee benefits including:

- 25 days annual leave plus 8 bank holidays (pro rata)
- Maternity/Paternity & Adoption leave
- Pension scheme
- Occupational sick pay scheme
- Free counselling and financial wellbeing services

Alongside our excellent staff benefits, we will support your ongoing development to build your skills, experience and career.

More Information and How to Apply

To apply, please visit our careers page here, scroll down to 'Charity Shop Assistant Manager - Exmouth' and click 'Apply for this job'.

The closing date for applications is Wednesday 19th June at 5pm.

Interviews will be held online via microsoft teams on the 28th June 2024*.

If you would like to find out more information about the role, or speak to one of the Retail team, please contact us at

What's the recruiting process like at DAA? Learn about your experience as a candidate here.

*Please note that interview dates are likely but are subject to change in the event of unforeseen circumstances

Due to the nature of this role, offers of employment are subject to a satisfactory basic DBS check and references.

Disclaimer: Devon Air Ambulance reserve the right to close a vacancy earlier than the advertised date if a high number of applications are received. Once a vacancy has closed, we are unfortunately unable to consider further applications, so please submit your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.