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Retail Shop Manager
Contract: Job share, 3 days per week Thurs/Fri/Saturday 9-6, plus occasional weekend and evening event cover. 
Locations: Marchmont Street, London.  
Shared responsibility of running the London Flagship store. This role is front facing and often the first point of contact with the customer. You should be professional and approachable and keen to interact. There are many different areas of the business which you will need to understand and articulate to the customer. 
We are looking for someone who is well organised and trustworthy with retail experience preferable from a gift, stationery or bookstore background. 
Previous retail assistant manager or manager experience
Computer literate
Organised, multi-tasker
Knowledge of Netsuite or similar accounting system
Available Thursday-Saturday, plus overtime to cover holidays and sickness.
Interest in customer service role and eager to take on responsibilities outside of retail operations.
Customer facing experience
Attention to detail
VM literate
Knowledge of Office software.

We are not recruiting at the moment (other than London faculty - see below), but are always on the lookout for exceptional people to join our London team to help with our mission of promoting emotional intelligence (via multiple channels).

If you’d like to send in your CV, please email it to: jobs@theschooloflife.com.

We particularly require:

  • People with a deep understanding of business processes (incl. analytical, numerical and managerial skills) allied with an interest in emotional intelligence.

Faculty Recruitment

We are looking for talented, personable course leaders to teach our curriculum in the Classroom - with a gift for public presentation, a warm manner and an understanding of The School of Life's outlook.

Please read the enclosed faculty job description.

Please apply by emailing your CV along with approximately 200 words on the following:

  • What does emotional intelligence mean to you?
  • What makes you a good facilitator of our classes? NB. Please look under the Classes on our website for our range and for an idea of our approach.

Please send your application to the Head of UK Programmes, at jobs@theschooloflife.com

This round of faculty recruitment will close on 31st July. We aim to interview successful applicants by 1st Sept. Unfortunately we are unable to contact unsuccessful applicants.


Contact us

The School of Life
70 Marchmont Street
T: +44 (0) 20 7833 1010

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