AboutReading University Students\' Union (RUSU) is a student-led charity which exists to support students and enhance their University experience. We are a dynamic, forward thinking organisation; aiming to bring inclusive services and facilites to our members. Our members are the 18,000 students from over 150 countries who are registered and study at the University of Reading. RUSU is based on the beautiful Whiteknights Campus.
Love the feeling of making a sale and creating happy customers? If you've got big ideas about clothing and merch and love being responsible for delivering new initiatives and driving income, we've got the job for you! We're opening a brand new merch store and we'd love to find a brand new Retail Manager position to join us. From Freshers to Graduation, we want our merch to be a big part of the student journey for all our students and we'd love someone to join us to make this happen.
The key accountabilities of the post holder will be to:
Manage all SU Retail operations and staff, and generate income
Develop new initiatives for retail and merchandise activities to increase income
Manage budgets, KPI’s and stock of all retail operations, regularly reporting on performance
Ensure organisational environmental and sustainability goals are forefront in decision making and product development
The benefits of joining our fantastic and inclusive team are:
Time off over Christmas and Easter not out of your holiday allowance
35 days off a year, rising to 40 with length of service including bank holidays and closure days (pro rata’d for part time contracts)
A free TOTUM discount card
Access to lots of shop discounts through Perkbox and choose from a variety of free perks every month e.g. free coffees/food, cinema vouchers, store vouchers
Free access to an Employee Assistance Programme and online Wellbeing package
The opportunity to purchase an additional week of annual leave.
A week additional volunteering leave to engage with other charities or community projects
Onsite car parking and access to the University of Reading car share scheme
Onsite sporting facilities (classes, racket sports, gym) at a reduced rate for you and your family
Access to University of Reading library (as Academic Visitor status)
Free annual flu vaccination
Free tickets to our Summer Ball and funded Summer and Christmas socials.