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Job Title: Retail & Enterprise Manager

Location: Reigate

Salary: £20,000 to £25,000 per annum

Closing Date: 28/03/2019

Retail & Enterprise Manager

Active Prospects is expanding its social enterprises and is looking for a Manager to drive this aspect of the organisation to the next level.

The Retail and Enterprise Manager is a new role that will oversee our expanding social enterprises, increasing opportunities for skills training and work experience for people with learning disabilities, autism, physical and mental health needs.

The main focus of the role will be to manage a retail shop, focusing on the sale of pre-owned, higher-end/designer clothes. We are seeking a creative and experienced retail specialist who is commercially aware, has a flair for visual merchandising, excellent customer care skills and a confident, engaging approach. Is that you?

In addition, we are looking to set up a ‘pop-up’ social enterprise cafe that will be based in Redhill, initially running 1 day a week.

A strong commitment to supporting people with learning disabilities to gain skills for work is a must for this role. There will be a qualified Job Coach as part of the team, working directly with our supported volunteers, interns and employees.

The Community Retail Shop is based on Reigate High Street and the café project will run in Redhill. This role will suit some who has the experience to manage our current portfolio with the ambition to want develop it further in the future.

You will need to be a driver and car owner, be prepared to work at weekends and have a DBS check.

Active Prospects has been voted Surrey’s Care Provider of the Year 2018. We’ve also won awards for most innovative activity programme involving service users and employee engagement.

If you want to get involved with a highly worthwhile and successful charitable organisation (based in Reigate, Surrey), please send us your CV and a covering letter highlighting your suitability for this position.

Please note the closing date for this role is 28th March.

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