Shop Manager, Swords (Maternity Cover)

Full time
Type of work: 
Irish Cancer Society
Irish Cancer Society are seeking a Maternity Cover Shop Manager

Job Title: Shop Manager

Department: Fundraising

Reporting to: Regional Manager

Hours of Work: 35hours per week

Location: Irish Cancer Society Shop, Swords, Co. Dublin

Contract Type: Maternity Cover, Full-Time

Overall Responsibility:

To manage an Irish Cancer Society shop, in a manner, which reflects high street retail standards and maintains the professionalism and profile of the Society in all areas of operation.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • To achieve or exceed agreed sales targets.
  • To maintain operational standards that are consistent with or exceed industry norms.
  • To ensure that any interaction with customers is carried out in a manner that is courteous and professional.  
  • To maintain accurate records of all sales and payments and to ensure that agreed procedures regarding banking and cash-security are observed at all times.
  • To support and proactively manage all staff members including assistants, assistant managers and CE participants and to recruit, support and proactively manage a team of volunteers.
  • To maintain a safe environment for customers, volunteers and staff and where appropriate to immediately report to the general Manager Shops/Area Manager any hazard that puts the safety of customers, volunteers or staff at risk.
  • To ensure that agreed stock management procedures are observed and that merchandising and window display opportunities are maximised at all times.
  • To act as a contact point for existing and potential service users, to promote Society services and to support major Society fundraising initiatives.

Person Specification:

  • Good telephone manner
  • Good team player
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Can motivate self and colleagues and inspire the highest standards
Application details: 

HOW TO APPLY:  If you are interested in applying for this position, please send curriculum vitae and cover letter including current remuneration package to:  Katie Ní Dhonnacha, HR Assistant, Irish Cancer Society, 43/45 Northumberland Rd., Dublin 4 or email:

The closing date for applications is 26th January 2018.

The Irish Cancer Society is an equal opportunities employer. 

Co. Dublin
Closing date: 
26 Jan 2018