Houghton & Wyton Community Shop Manager, and Sub Postmaster/Postmistress vacancy

We are now pleased to be advertising for the post of Houghton & Wyton Community Shop Manager, and Sub Postmaster/postmistress for the Community Shop. 

Community Shop Manager Vacancy at Houghton & Wyton Community Shop
An amazing opportunity has arisen for an experienced Shop Manager and a Sub Postmaster/Postmistress to join our community-owned village shop which is at is at the heart of Houghton & Wyton village, 18 miles north of Cambridge and was recently voted one of the best places to live in the east of England by the Sunday Times.

The Shop Manager will be responsible for the day-to-day running of the shop as well as driving further growth and development of the business whilst keeping our customers and community at the heart of everything! We are looking for candidates who have excellent communication and customer liaison skills, a strong track record in managing staff and supervising volunteers and who have the desire to be a central part of the community.

Sub Postmaster Vacancy at Houghton & Wyton Community Shop
If you are interested in this vacancy we’d love to hear from you via letter or email detailing why you’re interested and your previous experience. 

Whilst Post Office Limited  (POL) will conduct the formal recruitment process we would be delighted to meet you, to answer any questions you may have and will recommend our preferred applicants to POL. 
This is an exciting opportunity for someone who would like to be part of this new community venture in Houghton and Wyton. The Sub Postmaster/Postmistress will provide Post Office services to both individuals and businesses in the community as well as work in the shop as and when necessary.

This would be an excellent opportunity for a couple looking to work together. There is also the possibility that accommodation could form part of the remuneration package. 

Total package for the Shop Manager position only is circa £28k including accommodation, NI pension. If accommodation not required salary package is reduced to circa £21k.

If this opportunity excites you, if you want to be part of a thriving village and you think you have the skills we need then please apply!

Please download the job specification for both roles here

To apply please send a CV and covering letter to jobs@saveourshop.co.uk.

The deadline for applications is 3rd February 2017