Job vacancy details

Online Retail Manager

Permanent - Full Time
36 hours per week
Closing date:
5 July 2022

About us

St Christopher’s Hospice was founded in 1967 by Dame Cicely Saunders and formed part of the modern hospice movement. Proudly celebrating over 50 years and with a turnover of over £20 million, we provide invaluable care and support to over 6,000 people across the five London Boroughs of Bromley, Croydon, Lambeth, Lewisham and Southwark.

We are a charity, led by a Board of Trustees and we raise significant funds each year through the generosity and commitment of our local communities. In addition, we raise funds through commercial activities, including charity shops. Our Charity shops raise over one million pounds per year to support the Hospice and we trade across the Bromley and South East London area and are open 7 days a week.

Your new role

We have an exciting opportunity for the role of “Online Retail Manager” who will be responsible for driving online trading performance to meet targets. The person in this role will follow and assist the line manager in the developing and executing of the commercial trading strategy, manage the online team, online shops and the lifecycle of products, drive improvements through analysis, planning and execution, following the department’s agreed strategy.

To succeed in this role

You will have excellent industry knowledge together with a strong awareness of market trends and dynamics along with business sense and B2C sales skills. You will be analytical, computer literate and numerate with advanced digital skills and a strong background in retail, team management and budgeting. The successful candidate will be able to manage and perform strategic and profitable online activities, liaising with all stakeholders. It is also incredibly essential that the candidate for this role holds experience in managing online sales and using online and social media platforms.

You will be solutions focussed and a great team player. Additionally, it is just as important to us that you have the following skills;

  • Confident, influential and with excellent customer service skills;
  • Have the ability to use own initiative and to resolve problems;
  • A passion for retail and a creative flair.
  • A passion for online sales

Please note to be considered for this role; you must have the flexibility to work over 7 days and occasionally cover different locations as needed.

What you will get in return is a stimulating and rewarding career with an opportunity to influence and make a real difference in the community. In addition, you will benefit from access to excellent training and development opportunities, a number of health and wellbeing schemes, a competitive contributory pension scheme and life assurance scheme with generous beneficiary plan.

Please have a look at our website for further information on all aspects of St Christopher’s at and to apply for this position, please click the ‘Apply Online’ button below.

Closing Date:  5th July 2022

In the event we receive a high amount of applications, we reserve the right to close the job earlier than the initial closing date.

Apply online
For any queries, please contact our recruitment line on 0208 768 4680

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  • Ensure our recruitment process is inclusive and accessible
  • Communicate and promote vacancies
  • Offer an interview to disabled people
  • Anticipate and provide reasonable adjustments as required
  • Support any existing employee who acquires a disability or long term health condition, enabling them to stay in work
  • At least one activity that will make a difference for disabled people

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