Area Manager

  • Job Reference: 100873
  • Date Posted: 13 July 2021
  • Recruiter: Hireful
  • Website:
  • Location: Manchester
  • Salary: £32,000 to £36,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Flexible Benefits
  • Sector: Retail & Consumer Products, Sales
  • Job Type: Full Time Flex
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Area Manager

Full time
South Yorkshire, North West, North Midlands

A bit about us:

We save lives, be it the Emergency or Children’s Air Ambulance our Helicopters and our operations teams ensure we are with people in their upmost time of need. To keep our helicopters flying; our retail shops, fundraising teams and volunteers raise the much-needed funds required.

From humble beginnings opening our first retail outlet in Rugby 10 years ago we now have over 56 retail outlets across the country stretching from North London to Doncaster. These comprise of Boutique, Home-ware and we are about to open our 3rd Superstore!

About the role:

We have huge growth plans as we develop our retail offering with new stores already being planned for the remainder of 2021 and into 2022. This projected growth means that we are in the position to recruit a new Area Manager to help manager the stores that will form part of this growth. In terms of logistics, you can expect some travel across Midlands, South Yorkshire and North West but there will be some flexibility needed.

With regards to the role, you can expect to lead a number of Stores/Superstores comprised of paid staff and our amazing volunteers to deliver against targets and maximise revenue. We operate commercially so you will have a good understanding of what it takes to drive performance and inspire your teams to achieve great things. There will be an opportunity to have hands-on involvement in new store openings and key projects that will drive change throughout retail. You can expect to have plenty involvement with other functions to achieve your goal such as Central retail functions, HR, Marketing and fundraising as continue to build a truly collaborative workforce.

About you:

We are open to applications from retailers who have worked in either commercial or charity background however we do need someone who has multi-site management experience preferably in larger format stores. As a leader you will drive performance by building a culture of trust, coaching, and inspiring your people. Sometimes things don’t always go smoothly and you will like to tackle and manage challenges that arrive head on and resolve as quickly as possible. As a Charity we are reliant on donations so any experience developing external relationships will be useful.

Our environment

The Air Ambulance Service is an inclusive organisation where people's differences are recognised and valued. Our aim is to create an environment of inclusion and diversity for staff, volunteers and supporters where people, their cultures, traditions, beliefs and lifestyles are respected.

You may have experience of the following: Regional Manager, Regional Sales Manager, Regional Retail Manager, Area Manager, Area Sales Manager, Area Retail Manager, Retail Manager, Area Store Manager, Regional Store Manager, Divisional Manager, District Manager, Regional Manager, Territory Manager, etc.

Ref: 100 873