Retail Area Manager

Somerset Wide

37 hours per week,

Circa £28,000 per annum + benefits

We are seeking a driven, talented and passionate retailer with an extensive background in a retail management including multi-site/equivalent.

This is an exciting opportunity for a Retail Area Manager to support and develop up to 20 shops within our Retail Group. You will be an influential leader, responsible for inspiring and motivating your shop teams to achieve their required sales and profit targets. You will be key in providing guidance, support and setting clear objectives and KPI’s to ensure that the strategic aims of the Retail Division and St. Margaret’s Hospice are met.   

Our Retail workforce consists of around 700 dedicated individuals and volunteers whose commitment and skills combined with their collective passion and energy helped to contribute almost £1.4 million towards St. Margaret’s Hospice services last year.

We are looking for someone who wants to use their retail management skills, passion and commitment in a fast-moving and demanding environment, knowing that their contribution will be making a real difference to individuals and families facing a life-limiting illness in Somerset. The role would suit someone who is self-motivated with excellent communication, leadership and organisational skills.

In return we offer a rewarding role in a stimulating and positive working environment, the opportunity to develop new skills and the satisfaction of supporting the St. Margaret’s team to make each day count for individuals and families in Somerset; along with pension, generous annual leave and travelling expenses.

For more information email Susan Kerber, Retail Business Support Manager, at

[email protected]

Closing date: Sunday 4th March 2018

Interview date:  13th & 14th March 2018

How to apply

Please click the links below to download a Job Description, Application Pack and Diversity Monitoring Form:

Job Description

Application Pack

Diversity Monitoring Form

Alternatively, please contact our 24 hour recruitment line on (01823) 365627 or e-mail: [email protected].

Please return your completed Application Pack and Diversity Monitoring Form either to the email address above, or post to: HR Department, St. Margaret’s Hospice, Heron Drive, Bishop's Hull, Taunton, Somerset, TA1 5HA.

Applicants are strongly advised to read the following documents before applying:

Guidlines for Applicants

Employee Handbook