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Charity Shop Manager Wicklow

Reference No: SMSPER0217
Location: Wicklow, East Region
Duration: Specific Purpose, Full Time
Hours: 37.5 hours per week

The purpose of the Shop Manager role is to maximize sales, productivity, revenue opportunities and customer satisfaction levels through the efficient management of the Wicklow Vincent de Paul Charity shop by ensuring compliance with the Society’s retail standards, current relevant legislation and SVP policy and ethos. Line management of a motivated team comprising shop volunteers, CE staff and paid employee is also required. This role will be a specific purpose role of which the duration is unknown.

The ideal candidate will possess the following;

  • Education in a business related field would be desirable.
  • At least 3 years retail experience ideally some of which will have been gained in the community / voluntary sector.
  • Experience of managing a diverse team of people
  • Experience of working with sales and profit targets
  • Have excellent communication skills in order to manage and develop people to the highest standard
  • An ability to establish and foster excellent working relationships with many different people across different functions and locations.
  • A keen eye for visual merchandising and display
  • Experience working with vulnerable adults is desirable

If you have the desire to join one of Ireland’s best known, trusted and respected not-for-profit organisations, please go to for details on how to apply, including full job description and application form. 

You can apply online directly or post your completed application form to Human Resources, SVP House, 91-92 Sean McDermott Street, Dublin 1.

Appointment is subject to satisfactory references and Garda Vetting. Canvassing will not be accepted and may lead to disqualification. Due to the large volume of applications we are not in the position to provide individual feedback to candidates who are not shortlisted for interview.

The closing date for receipt of applications is:

4pm Thursday 9th March 2017

SVP is an Equal Opportunities Employer


Community Employment Vacancies

Community Employment gives you the opportunity to develop new skills get work experience and receive accredited training.

NCBI Retail: The National Council for the Blind Ireland has a number of vacancies for Retail Sales Assistants.

Retail Assistant
NCBI Shop Dun Laoghaire
Ref CES 202-9389

Retail Assistant
NCBI Shop Thomas Street

Ref CES 201 4691

Retail Assistant
NCBI Shop Tallaght High Street

Ref CES 202 4050

The role involves preparing and receiving stock, tagging and pricing of second hand goods and clothing, cash register sales, merchandising and general customer service. Retail sales support people with sight loss through NCBI.


Hours of Work 19.5 hrs per week

Rate of Pay: Community Employment Rates

Please contact your local Intreo or Obair Centre to check your eligibility to apply for CE.

Further Details are available from Pat Brennan CE Supervisor

Tel 01 882 1946

These positions are also advertised on


Community Employment Vacancies

Community Employment is a great opportunity to learn new skills or develop existing skills. Accredited training will be provided to support you career.

All posts are 19.5 hours per week, and are subject to DSP eligibility requirements.

We have a number of community employment vacancies within the Barnardos retail CE scheme.

  • Warehouse assistant – assist in the day to day running of the warehouse
  • Social media assistant – running the Facebook and bridal pages for Barnardos.
  • Van driver’s assistant – assisting the van driver in deliveries and collections.

These posts are located in our office / warehouse in Ballycoolin, Dublin 15. 

Please note our office / warehouse is not on a bus route, and transport would be needed to get to the location.

If you think you could be eligible or would like more information about any of these vacancies please contact the CE supervisor Marie Corcoran at

01 861 2069 or email  

We have several community employment vacancies within the Barnardos retail CE scheme in Clondalkin, Dun Laoghaire, Carlow and Wexford.

  • Sales assistant – duties to assist in the day to day running of the shop including stocking shelves, sorting stock, pricing stock, stock rotation and cash register duties, ensure window displays are attractive and any other reasonable duties requested by the shop management. 

One vacancy in Clondalkin, Dublin 22
One vacancy in Carlow

Two vacancies in Wexford
Two vacancies in Dun Laoghaire

If you think you could be eligible or would like more information about any of these vacancies please contact the CE supervisor Marie Corcoran at

01 861 2069 or email