Head of Retail & Trading I Applications for this role have now closed

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  •   West Sussex

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Head of Retail & Trading

Salary:  £50,000 to £55,000

Position:  12 month FTC or 6 month FTC consultancy (competitive daily rate)

Location: West Sussex


The position:

We are delighted to be partnering with a national charity in their search for an experienced Head of Retail & Trading to lead the development of  a new Enterprise strategy and operating model for the charity.

As an experienced retail/trading manager, you’ll line manage a team and they will maintain the online shop and deliver revenue targets through the charities’ portfolio of retail/trading consumer goods. A key focus of the role will be to maintain current product lines, channels and stock, manage current supplier relationships and to deliver current revenue targets.

To be considered for this role you must possess a solid understanding of the principles and practices of product development, trading and retail management. You will be creative, strategic and organised, with very strong relationship and communication skills, along with the ability to manage a diverse work-load with ease.



  • Experienced B2B retail, trading, or product development manager within a retail, consumer goods or trading environment.
  • Strategic thought leadership acumen along with proven commercial strategic planning skills
  • Excellent team management skills
  • Strong budget creation and management expertise
  • Experience of digital retail channels is desirable


*If this role isn’t quite right for you, we’d love you to consider recommending a colleague to us.  We offer a refer a friend scheme, giving you the opportunity to earn a £300 John Lewis voucher, or an equivalent donation to a charity of your choice.  Please contact us for more information about this scheme. T&Cs apply.

Job & Company Detail

Applications Accepted Until

01 February 2020

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