Retail Charity Shop Part Time Assistant

  • £8.72 per hour
  • Paddock Wood, Kent
  • Kent Wildlife Trust

JOB OPPORTUNITY – Retail Charity Shop Part Time Assistant

Permanent, part time post based at Kent Wildlife Charity Shop at Paddock Wood. Occasional travel to other Kent Wildlife Trust retail units may be required.

Closing Date: 09 March 2020 at midday

Interview Date: 16 March 2020

Salary: £8.72 per hour

Kent Wildlife Trust is the leading wildlife charity for Kent and Medway, supported by its members and staffed by committed professionals. Nature is in trouble and it needs our help. Kent Wildlife Trust has a plan to aid nature’s recovery and we encourage people to join us to make a difference.

Kent Wildlife Enterprise is the Trading Company of Kent Wildlife Trust. Over the course of the current strategic plan the ambition is for Kent Wildlife Enterprises to generate significantly more commercial income to support our conservation plans. We have ambitious plans over the next five years to build a portfolio of Charity Shops across Kent. The Trust is planning on opening at least two charity shops over the next 12 months.

This is a great opportunity to help the Trading Company deliver one element of the Commercial Strategic plan, Kent’s first Wildlife Charity Shop operation.

Main Responsibilities:

• Charity Retail Customer Service - Deliver outstanding levels of customer service at the Trust’s Charity Shops ensuring that sales opportunities are maximized and that Kent Wildlife Trust becomes a Centre for Excellence for charity retailing in Kent.

• Charity Retail Operations - Whilst acting as the keyholder for the shop takes responsibility for the day to day operation, including opening and closing the shop, volunteer management, Health and Safety and cashing up operations.

• The Work of Kent Wildlife Trust - Act as an ambassador for the conservation work of the Trust, especially focused on the work within the area of Paddock Wood and West Kent. Be knowledgeable and eager to engage with customer about the importance on the Trust’s mission and values and how we need support to help us create a Wilder Kent.

Contact details:

For an informal discussion about the post please contact Joe Gluck, Head of Commercial Services via email, [email protected] or by phone 01622 662012.

To apply:

To download the application pack and apply please visit our website: www.kentwildlifetrust.org.uk . You will need to complete an Applicant Information Form along with a covering letter and CV.

Kent Wildlife Trust has a positive approach to equality and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community.

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