Senior Sales Assistant

Company Name: New Life

Job Description:


Salary: £10.30 per hour

Seeking a really worthwhile role? How about joining an organisation where your work positively impacts disabled children’s lives and the planet?

Newlife provides access to the vital equipment disabled children and their families rely on, offering information and support through our team of dedicated healthcare professionals and sponsoring pioneering medical research into the causes of birth defects, we offer families a voice through our campaigns for change and, our recycling programme saves thousands of tonnes of waste from being sent to landfill or incinerated every year. Our mission, simply put, is to change lives and you could be a part of that change!

We are not like any other charity. All our online stock is new, donated by retailers, allowing us to create a heaven for online bargain hunters and savvy fashionista’s who want high street products at discount prices.   

Our mission, simply put, is to change lives and you could be a part of that change!

The Opportunity:

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Sales Manager / Team Leader looking for their next progression, to make a real difference.

We are not like any other charity. All stock in our stores is new and donated by retailers, allowing us to create a heaven for bargain hunters and savvy fashionista shoppers who want designer and high street products at discount prices.

The Sales Manager role in Newlife is unique, it allows you to create the extraordinary, by driving sales in your store to, in turn generate money to support Disabled Children and their families. No two days are the same and due to the nature of the business, the product type can quickly change so you have to be a fast thinker and swift on your feet to change the layout and merchandising to drive sales.

The organisation culture is based on a clear Mission, Vision and Values (MVV) which you will drive throughout your team, by role modelling the behaviours at all times. We expect the Sales Manager to take personal ownership for developing and supporting the culture in their store which is reflective of the MVV.

As an experienced retail manager, you will be motivated by results and have the drive for continuous improvement. In return, we can offer the environment for you to be your best and realise your potential.

What we are looking for:

You must be commercially minded; people orientated and deliver operational excellence, putting the customer at the centre of everything.

You will need to have previous retail management experience and be able to work alongside and operate effectively with the Store Manager and store team. You will maximise retail sales and profit through the effective day to day management of a sales team that will be made up of both paid employees and volunteers, live and breathe KPI’s, use your creative skills and imagination to merchandise the product to a high standard, ensuring the delivery of excellent customer service.

You will also need to be flexible in your approach to work to cover additional hours where required and be willing to cover at other Newlife stores on occasion to meet needs of the business.

The Benefits:

You will receive 28 days holiday, health cash plan membership, team member store discount and pension scheme membership…. and of course have the satisfaction of knowing that the worthwhile work you do is making a real difference!