The Good Store Manager

Location: The Good Store – West End

Contract: Fixed Term 5 months

Salary: Circa £28,000

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Groundwork London is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all members of the community.

We are looking for an experienced and creative retail manager with a passion for promoting sustainable lifestyles and products. You will be a key part of the team opening a brand new high street concept store in the West End.

Our Reuse Retail Team is tasked with establishing our premium high street retail presence. Bringing together selected ranges of sustainable products all under one roof, carefully curated alongside sustainable living advice to our customers. Our aim is that the income from these new stores will sustain our volunteer-led community-based reuse hubs which collect, repair, and upcycle unwanted furniture, providing them to local residents who otherwise wouldn’t be able to afford essential items for their homes.

Reporting to our Head of Reuse Retail, The Good Store Manager is responsible for the day-to-day running of our first commercial retailing venture which will market & sell sustainably produced & upcycled goods from the Trust’s various reuse initiatives and from a wide range of partners and vendors.

Key requirements: Please contact us if you can

  • Play a key role in the launch of a brand new premium high street sustainable store
  • Lead staff and operational management in The Good Store on a day-to-day basis
  • Maximise sales and income in support of Groundwork’s charitable activities
  • Support the wider team in applying marketing and retail promotional practices to ensure the store delights, surprises and educates customers via its marketing, merchandising messaging and stock

About us:

Groundwork London works with communities across the capital to transform their lives and the places they live. We have been at the forefront of social and environmental regeneration in London for over 25 years, and today we have a simple mission: to create better places, improve people’s prospects, and promote greener living and working. We are passionate about creating a future where every neighbourhood is vibrant and green, every community is strong and able to shape its own destiny, and no one is held back by their background or circumstances.

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Download the Job Description, Person Specification, Application Form and Groundwork London Prospectus. Please send your application form, quoting reference ‘963/GSM to

Job description Person Specification

Application form

Groundwork London Career Prospectus

For further information and to discuss the role please contact Liam Nolan at

Closing date for applications: 22nd August 2022

Interview date: TBC

We strongly advise an early application as we will be considering applications on a rolling basis, in stages and inviting applicants to remote interviews.