Community Shop Manager

  • Full time
  • £22,000
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 20th December 2018

  • Advertised from 7th December 2018
  • Fixed Term until 31 March 2019, may be extended if funding secured
  • 5% pension contribution


The purpose of this job is to provide local fresh produce to the community by way of a community shop.

You will work as part of a small team where you will be expected to support your colleagues and the organisation as a whole.

Your role is to ensure the smooth daily running of the shop and drive the growth of this community owned business. You will work alongside Cranhill Development Trusts Volunteer Co-ordinator to recruit, train and inspire a team of volunteers to provide a high quality customer experience. You will have an important role in helping achieve our sales targets and ensure our shop is a successful long-term business.

You will have experience of working in a similar environment that could be a social enterprise or community based project. You will have excellent communication and customer service skills, and be enthusiastic about sourcing and presenting produce to our customers.

You will manage a number of volunteers who work shifts in the shop. Your focus will be the shop finances and stock control and overall line management responsibilities. You will report directly to and be supported by CDT CEO. You will be committed to promoting the shop, bringing new and exciting ideas to this developing community business. This is a demanding and challenging role that requires the ability to manage a diverse range of responsibilities.

Application notes

An Application Pack is available for download below.

Completed applications to be returned to:

Closing date: 20/12/2018

Interview date: 09/01/2019