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Business Area: Retail
Work Hours: Full Time
Address: Durham
Salary: £25,000

Job Description

Job Description

Area Manager
Business Area:Retail
Work Hours:Full Time
Working area: At various locations in the area of County Durham and South of the Tyne


Join the Cooplands family:

We are the largest family owned bakery chain in the UK and though the size of the business has grown in recent years, Cooplands still maintain a family spirit and atmosphere. We have ambitious plans for expansion in the coming years, aiming to grow together to provide fresh, good value and quality food as well as excellent service to our customers.

People are the heart of everything we do here at Cooplands. We aim to provide a friendly and positive place to work where there are possibilities for progression. We are committed to training and helping our staff develop the skills they need to fulfil their potential.

Pay Rate
£25,000 pa


30% staff discount
Performance related bonus’s – earn more when your shop hits its sales target
30 days holiday (including bank holidays) to start, rising up to 33 days with long service
You will automatically join our pension scheme which is a great way to save for retirement and benefit from employer contributions and tax advantages.

Shift Pattern

Hours:Full time
Shift:5 days week Monday-Saturday between 7.30am - 5.30pm with occasional Sundays on a rota basis

About the role

We are looking for a highly motivated, target driven individual who will be responsible for the operation and development of a portfolio of shops in the County Durham and South Tyneside areas. Ideally you should have experience in retail and area management. You will have strong communication, interpersonal and organisational skills and the ability to control sales, merchandising, standards and staff development through coaching and training. You must also show a sound understanding of business and the drive to reach profit and sales targets. Own transport is essential.


  • Minimum 1 year experience in management role, ideally in retail or catering industry
  • Legal entitlement to work in the UK (e.g. Valid VISA or Work Permit for non EEC residents)

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: £25,000.00 /year

How to apply

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