This vacancy has now closed

Shop Manager

  • Full time
  • £8,900 – £32,694
  • Isle of Iona
  • Closing 10th December 2023

  • Advertised from 24th November 2023
  • As residential post: annual allowance of £8,900, all rent, bills and food included. As non-residential island-based post: salaried position at salary band G - £32,694 3-year fixed term, with option of extension


The Shop Manager is responsible for the overall management of the shop. The appointee will develop a team approach to its operation, manage the budget and maximise revenue whilst continuing to ensure that the ethos of the Iona Community is reflected in the literature and products sold.

The Shop Manager will have specific responsibility for

• training, supervise and support shop volunteers and line-manage the Assistant Shop Manager

• ensuring a high standard of customer service and welcome, including providing information about the work of The Iona Community

• ensuring the correct handling and accounting of all sales receipts and maintain appropriate records and reports via the EPOS system.

• maintaining good working relationships with current suppliers and expand the supply base in accordance with the Iona Community’s values and shop purchasing policy.

Application notes

An application pack is available for download below.

Closing date 23:59 (BST) Sunday, 10th December 2023.

Interviews - Location to be confirmed but most likely to be online