Trading Manager

Closing date: Tuesday 13 September 2022
Location: Based Sedgley, travel throughout Beacon’s operating area required
Hours: 37.5
Salary: £30000 - £35000

Based Sedgley, travel throughout Beacon’s operating area required

We are delighted to share this exciting opportunity to join Beacon’s management team as Trading Manager. 

Beacon Vision is committed to making a visible difference for people with sight loss. This is an ever-greater challenge, with the predicted increase in those impacted by sight loss in the West Midlands set to rise to 350,000 by 2050.  In the role of Trading Manager, you will work alongside your colleagues in the Income Generation team, seeking to maximise opportunities to increase revenues and donations to support the organisation’s mission, vision and values and overall sustainability.

This role manages all commercial activities undertaken by the charity including our extensive charity retail division and food and drink offer. It will focus on empowering people to lead on development of these offers as well as driving income growth including identifying new commercial opportunities including developing e-commerce opportunities for the charity.

The successful candidate will be a commercially driven and motivated self-starter who identifies opportunities and understands the role of energy and initiative.  You will have a track rack record of working with senior management in a dynamic, fast paced, and challenging environment with ideally at least five years trading experience and strong financial management skills.

Above all, you will share our values and be people focused, developing your team, and supporting them to shine. You’ll have a flair for commercial marketing and enjoy building relationships to grow our profile within our operating areas and beyond.

In return we offer flexible working and competitive benefits including generous holiday allowance, Simply Health cash plan and pension, plus a fun environment led by an inspirational CEO.

To find out more and to apply for this role, please visit Beacon Vision website (opens new window)

Closing date: 13/09/2022

For further information about this vacancy and details of how to apply, please visit the Beacon website:

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