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Retail Development Manager

  • Full time
  • £30,000
  • Hybrid role, requirement to travel throughout Scotland.
  • Closing 5th January 2024

  • Advertised from 4th December 2023
  • 32.5 hours per week. Permanent


Every day people with chest, heart and stroke conditions are leaving hospital scared and alone. You can be part of our mission to make sure that there is no life half lived in Scotland.

By joining Chest Heart and Stroke Scotland (CHSS) as a Retail Development Manager, you can be the difference between people just surviving and really living.

You will be part of Scotland’s leading charity providing support to people with chest, heart and stroke conditions to live life to the full again. Our Hospital to Home services form a nationwide network of local support groups, nurses, volunteers and one-to-one support teams helping families adjust to life with a heart or lung condition or after a stroke.

We are seeking an individual for a Retail Development role who embodies creativity, possesses a strong drive, and demonstrates initiative. This role requires someone who excels in working autonomously and takes ownership of their tasks. The ideal candidate will shoulder the responsibility of introducing innovative income-generating strategies while also spearheading the coordination of fresh retail training initiatives for our team.

The successful applicant should exhibit a flair for generating novel ideas within the retail sector and possess the ability to implement these ideas effectively. They will need to have a proactive approach, seizing opportunities to enhance revenue streams while enhancing the skill set of our retail team through well-structured training programs.

This position demands an individual with a keen eye for detail, strategic thinking, and a passion for achieving tangible results. Excellent communication skills and the capacity to collaborate effectively with various stakeholders are vital for success in this role. If you're someone with a knack for driving growth in the retail sector through innovative initiatives and fostering a culture of continuous improvement, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity.

CHSS employees enjoy a variety of organisational benefits including: Company pension scheme, generous holiday allowance, company sick pay, employee welfare support and life assurance.

CHSS also supports flexible recruitment through Working Families and we are “Happy to Talk Flexible Working”.

In line with our commitment to safeguarding, this role is subject to a Basic Disclosure check. CHSS is committed to equality of opportunity and to providing a service which is free from unfair and unlawful discrimination. We therefore aim to ensure that no applicant, volunteer or member of staff is unfairly treated on the grounds of offending background.

Application notes

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