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Trainee Assistant Manager (Muswell Hill)

Context:

This role requires a higher level of commitment and responsibility as you will be trained to management level. Ideally you will volunteer up to 3 days per week (this may include weekend days) for a minimum of 3 months.


Key responsibilities:

  • Operating the till and providing excellent customer service.
  • Maximizing the income from donations, New Products and Gift Aid.
  • Managing a Team and training new volunteers.
  • Assisting the manager in running the shop operations, managing donations and stock processing.
  • Ensuring the smooth running of the shop in the absence of the manager (when fully trained) & take actions to solve routine problems.
  • Completing daily and weekly reports as well as implementing Trading Division's accounting policies and banking procedures.

Skills and competencies:

  • Ability to maintain an environment that is safe from hazards and complies with health and safety legislation and Oxfam procedures.
  • Ability to work within the shop guideline and to manage a busy workload in partnership with the Shop Manager and shop Team.
  • Reliability and willingness to work as part of a Team as well as on your own initiative.
  • An interest in retail and fashion, honesty and integrity.
  • Good communication skills, some IT and supervisory skills.
  • Commitment, reliability, and willingness to learn in order to help the manager in the smooth running of the shop and  to maximise the shop potential.

What this role can offer the volunteer:

  • You will help Oxfam in this mission to build a just world without poverty.
  • The opportunity to gain or enhance your supervisory/managerial skills and hands on experience in a complex charity shop environment.
  • Gain experience of working in a retail environment being part of an international Team
  • Be trained in shop management to the level of deputy manager.
  • Lunch costs and reasonable travel expenses can be reimbursed in line with Oxfam policies.

Contact:

Mariella Rosato

Muswell Hill Shop Manage

233 Muswell Hill Broadway 

London 
N10 1DE 

oxfamshopf4695@oxfam.org.uk

Tel.:  020 8883 2532

Application process:

Download an  Internship Application Form to the address above.

Application deadline:

24 September 2016 although applications will be considered as they are received. 

Interview date:

To be confirmed.


Start date:

To be confirmed.


Regions:

  • London

Interests:

  • Shop

Work Days:

  • Weekdays
  • Weekends

Work Times:

  • Day Time