One Stop - Community Advisor (South)

Hours: Monday to Friday - 37.5 hours per week

Salary: Competitive + Benefits

Location: South SG2 8EE

United Kingdom

Apply by: 26/10/2020


One Stop - Community Advisor (South)

South SG2 8EE

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About the role

At One Stop we aim to serve our local shoppers a little better every day, with a culture that is friendly, fun and where everyone is treated with respect, you have a really great place to work. As part of the team you can make a difference to our colleagues by:

  • Providing opportunities for everyone to grow, learn and develop
  • Making sure our colleagues feel engaged and are rewarded for their contribution
  • Create an inclusive culture so that our colleagues love to come to work

We want you to understand the business inside out, we need you to live and embed our values and build great relationships with the amazing people across our business.

You will be responsible for

You are responsible for delivering the One Stop Community Plan that is designed to :

•Empower all colleagues to be actively involved in their local community.

•Develop and maintain engaging and sustainable internal/external relationships between store teams and community groups.

•Manage and take the lead on National fundraising for our national charity partners.

Manage the businesses Community Budget:

•Administer, action and demonstrate due diligence in the distribution of several hundred thousands of pounds to hundreds of local community groups - working with finance, 3rd parties and community groups nationwide.

•Receive store requests for company funds to allow colleagues to fundraise, you are responsible for authorising, administrating and distributing these funds through  the Community Chest – ensuring a clear audit trail.

•You are responsible for accurate auditable payments to national charities.

•You are responsible for purchasing community tools for stores utilising and managing the budget effectively to achieve maximum returns for good causes.

Colleague and Community Engagement

•You are responsible for engaging approximately 450 one stop store teams and 15 area managers including franchise to be actively involved in their communities.

•You will achieve this engagement through a variety of methods including store visits, making videos or other communication tools, actively running What's App groups.

•Manage direct relationships with 3 National Charity partners involving contracts, product purchasing and fundraising campaigns  – aiming to raise 3 figure sums each year for each charity partner.

•Work with our charity partners to create national campaigns aimed at educating and raising awareness amongst all One Stop colleagues of social issues that impact our local communities.

•Pro-actively work with hundreds of Community Groups to develop relationships with our store teams.

•You are commercially aware of what the competitors are doing and always look at innovative ways One Stop can address the needs of the local community.

•Provide a regular supply of social media content for One Stop Marketing Team to use to promote our work in the Community nationwide.

You will need

•Community experience/awareness

•The ability to engage, communicate, influence and build effective working relationships with colleagues at all levels across all parts of the business

•Tenacity and determination to deliver with urgency with the ability to adapt and change with the needs of the business

•Great communication skills – good written and spoken English, numeracy and basic IT skills

•Green / Blue performer

What’s in it for you

At One Stop we value our colleagues just as much as our customers, and part of this is the benefits we offer:

  • 10% Discount in One Stop & Tesco stores
  • Discounted Tesco pharmacy services
  • Discounted shopping website
  • Free eye Test
  • A great holiday package
  • A commitment to your career development
  • Community involvement and charity work
  • Pensions Scheme

One Stop is a subsidiary of the Tesco Group but is operated as a separate business and as such benefits offered will differ between One Stop and Tesco.

Application process

Our office application process varies depending on the role and the level of experience needed.

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