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Head of Retail

Join Social Bite on our mission to eradicate homelessness in Scotland.

We use our pioneering social enterprises to enable people affected by homelessness to transform their own lives. We lead a movement to end homelessness by generating funds, awareness and action across all sections of society.

About the Role

We’re looking for a dynamic leader with strong people management skills and high levels of drive and creativity to lead the commercial development of Social Bite Limited under the guidance of the CEO Scotland.  You should have a passion for food and retail and a commitment to balancing commercial success with making a real social impact.

You will need to bring strategic thought, problem solving and practical action to this role.

Location:                 Social Bite Head Office, 1 St. Colme Street, Edinburgh, EH3 6AA with regular travel to other Social Bite locations in Glasgow, Aberdeen and Livingston

Salary:                      £40,000-45,000 p.a.

Hours:                      40 hours per week

Annual Leave:       28 days

Reports to:             CEO Scotland, Jane Bruce

Please download the full Job Description and Person Specification.

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To Apply

Please send your CV and a cover letter addressing the below questions and detailing how you are a good fit for the role to Abby Crichton at jobs@social-bite.co.uk by 5pm on Monday the 5th of August.

Please tell us in your cover letter:

Why you would like to work at Social Bite

What challenges you anticipate encountering in the role

Where do you think you would make the most impact?

Please also indicate in your application what date you can be available to start.

Details of what data we hold about you during the application process are in the accompanying data protection policy. Please indicate in your application that you have read and agree to this.

If you have any questions about the role or the application process please call us on 0131 220 8206 (Monday-Friday 9am-5pm) and speak to Abby or Charlotte.

Social Bite is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from anyone who believes they can carry out the requirements of the job. We are happy to discuss flexible working arrangements and job sharing. If you need any reasonable adjustments for any part of the recruitment process, please let us know and we will do our best to accommodate you.

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