Retail Manager

Job Title:Retail Manager
Reporting to:Head of Communications and Merchandise

Role Overview

This role will be responsible for all the retail outlets at Larkin ‘24

  • Identify and agree outlets for the Jamboree in conjunction with the Head of Communications and Merchandise
  • To ensure that stock and equipment is secure at all times.
  • Liaise regarding any unsold stock at the end of the jamboree.
  • Attend any team meetings, the build week before the event where possible and the event itself.
  • The recruitment of Team Leaders for each outlet and line management of the teams.
  • Work within agreed financial parameters
  • To support and plan the running of any team meetings and presentations where relevant.
  • Regular communication with the Head of Comms and Merchandise and providing updates to the Senior Leadership Team when needed.

Person Specification

  • Good decision-making skills, and the ability to problem solve when needed.
  • Outstanding communication and negotiation abilities.
  • Excellent organisational and planning skills.

Skills / Qualifications Required for role

  • Experience in developing and delivering a range of retail outlets for a large scale event
  • Experience in managing a team of volunteers


  • To hold a valid Scout Association DBS check
  • To undertake any relevant training you are requested to complete, including but not limited to Health & Safety and Safeguarding
  • To undertake any role / work which may be required by your department head
  • When requested, to assist in the smooth and safe running of the camp as a whole. This may include tasks not normally associated with your department
  • Able to work collaboratively with a team
  • Friendly and approachable

The ability to have fun!!