Mary Bradshaw
Mary Bradshaw
Store Manager
Heart of England Co-operative - Market Bosworth

My Name is Mary Jane Bradshaw, I am 28 years old from Ellistown, Leicestershire and I am a Retail Store Manager at Market Bosworth Heart of England Co-operative Society. I have worked for the Company for the past nine years.

Starting out as a Customer Service Assistant, promoted to Store Supervisor in my first year working my way up to Trainee Deputy Manager to Store Manager.During my time as a Trainee Deputy Manager, I worked alongside an apprenticeship course at North Warwickshire and South Leicestershire College.

During this time, I achieved a PASS in functional skills Maths at Level 2 and a NVQ Level 3 in Retail team leader. I went through almost two years of study, working my way through a series of Modules, Coursework, written tests, Business projects, Discussions and presentations. In 2020, I was awarded by the colleges Apprentice of the year and I have since been shortlisted as a finalist for the 2022 Convivence rising star of the year.

I feel a great pride in my career achievements. I have reached my first goal of becoming a Store Manager and I would now like to set my goals even further. I have an excellent work ethic and highly respected among my colleagues. I have great passion for the Society, colleagues, members and customers and now want to continue extending my knowledge and experience by learning more about the Business.