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The Salvation Army
  • Work TypesFull Time
  • CategoriesManagement, Retail and Hospitality
  • SectorsNot For Profit (NFP)
  • LocationsMelbourne
  • Creation date
    Job posted on: 04 Dec 2019
  • Application deadline
    Applications close: 17 Dec 2019
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Store Manager

The Salvation Army
The Salvation Army
  • Work TypesFull Time
  • CategoriesManagement, Retail and Hospitality
  • SectorsNot For Profit (NFP)
  • LocationsMelbourne
  • Creation date
    Job posted on: 04 Dec 2019
  • Application deadline
    Applications close: 17 Dec 2019

Start your career with The Salvation Army today!

We are looking for compassionate people who share our mission and values, if you have the passion and drive to commit yourself to a challenging and rewarding role; we invite you to review our current vacancies.

About us

The Salvation Army is one of Australia’s largest and most-loved charities, helping thousands of Australians every year find hope in the midst of all kinds of personal hardship. The Salvation Army offers the opportunity to use your professional skills and expertise to make a real difference in the lives of people who need help most.

Do you want to make a difference? Want to feel you are working for something bigger than the bottom line? Then this could be the job for you. Salvos Stores is the retail arm of The Salvation Army Australia and operates over 330 retail stores nationally. Salvos Stores operates as a fully functioning retail business, recycling preloved goods and relying heavily on the generosity of the public.

Salvos Stores maintains a professional retail network and dedicated store staff, professional Support Office and a great team of retail managers. All profit from the sale of goods at Salvos Stores contributes to invaluable community programs operated by The Salvation Army. Salvos Stores has a vacancy for a suitably qualified person for the position of Store Manager located at the Preston Salvos Stores, reporting directly to the local Area Manager. The role Your role as Store Manager is one of the most important within the company.

You will be responsible for the following store functions:

  • Effective leadership of a team of dedicated staff and volunteers
  • Delivery of Extraordinary Customer Service
  • Meeting budget targets
  • Ensuring company policies are adhered to
  • Merchandising and store presentation
  • Collection, sorting and pricing of donations in store You To be successful in this role you must possess the following attributes;
  • Excellent management and leadership abilities
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
  • Highly motivated and energetic team player with the ability to work unsupervised and be available to work on a rotating roster as required.
  • Extensive retail experience and a proven track record of providing extraordinary customer service
  • Intermediate computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office

As someone known for your integrity, you will relate to The Salvation Army Mission and Values. Working for Salvos Stores is a rewarding experience, which goes beyond a normal job and allows you to give something back to the community, whilst experiencing working with an employer of choice.

Applicants will be required to consent to a Police Check and medical check.

The Salvation Army is an Equal Opportunity Employer who provides an inclusive work environment and embraces the diverse talent of its people.

The Salvation Army is a child safe organisation that is committed to ensuring the wellbeing of children and young people, and protecting them from harm. All child facing roles will require the successful completion of a Working with Children Check. Applicants for all other roles require a mandatory National Police Check.

We value Integrity, Compassion, Respect, Diversity, and Collaboration.

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