Sales Associate – Charity Shop
(35 hours per week fixed term for 1 year to cover maternity leave days will include weekends and bank holidays when required)
Barnardo’s store, 160 Cowley Rd, Oxford, OX4 1UE
At Barnardo’s, we believe in children. Our purpose is to transform the lives of the UK’s most vulnerable children and our vision is to realise Thomas Barnardo’s dream of a world where no child is turned away from the help that they need. Our stores are key to generating the funds we need to make that vision a reality.
Now is your chance to play your part in this vital work. As well as maximising sales and profit in this busy store, you’ll ensure that we achieve the very highest standards of presentation and customer service. Your aim will be to make your store a ‘must visit’ in your local area as you create a welcoming and enjoyable atmosphere for customers, staff and volunteers alike.
As a Sales Associate you will help the manager with all aspects of running a busy shop. Duties will include stock sorting and preparation, till work, customer service, key holder responsibility and working closely with volunteers. A flexible approach to hours worked is essential as times may vary from week to week. Retail experience is a must with a good understanding of fashion trends, you’ve the creativity and resourcefulness to generate customer and donor loyalty. You should also be well-organised and self-motivated with outstanding communication and administrative skills along with energy and enthusiasm for a varied and fast environment.
In return you will work for one of the UK’s largest charity retailers with benefits including full training and development package, promotion prospects, pensions and benefits.
Generating the money we need to make children’s lives better is a truly fulfilling role. So if you’d like to use your talent and retail knowledge to make a positive difference, we’d like to hear from you.
For further information and to apply, please click on the apply button to be redirected to our website.
Closing date: 5pm 6th December 2016.
Interviews: Week commencing 12th December 2016.
Barnardo’s Registered Charity Nos 216250 and SC037605.