The Salvation Army - Central Territory

  • Thrift Store Assistant Manager

    Job Locations US-MI-Sault Ste Marie
    Job ID
    2018-6556
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Stores
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    Reporting to and under general supervision of the Thrift Store Manager, this role acts as a front-line resource with responsibility for the guiding activities at the Thrift Store which fulfill the mission of the Salvation Army, particularly in cooperation with, and in the absence of the Thrift Store Manager.

    Responsibilities

    Assist Store Manager in all Thrift Store operations which directly impact profitability and funding, including marketing, merchandising, donations, employee/volunteer scheduling and supervision.  Act as back-up and first in charge in absence of Store Manager.

    Qualifications

    High school or equivalent; related degree preferred (such as major in Accounting, Business, Marketing, or related area).

    Three years experience in retail sales which includes one year experience. Supervisor or team lead in a retail sales operation.  Thrift Store experience is a definite plus.

    Prior supervisory experience required.

    Life experience working with people from diverse populations. 

    Ability to meet physical requirements of the position; extensive standing, walking, reaching. Bending and lifting up to 40 pounds.

    Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.

    Knowledge of basic office equipment and use of computer.

    Figure and detail oriented. Knowledge of basic bookkeeping practices.

     

    An equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities (in the sole discretion of The Salvation Army) may be considered in lieu of the above.

     

    Mission Statement

    The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God. Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.

     

    WMNI Vision Statement

    We envision an army, united in its dedication to boldly follow where God leads, maximizing every opportunity to reach out in love with the life changing of the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

     

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