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Assistant Manager

Assistant Manager

Company: Mission Thrift Store Owen Sound
1698 - 18th Ave. E.
Owen Sound, Ontario , N4K 5N3

Position Description

BFM Foundation (Canada) is a national Christian organization with over 50 Mission Thrift Stores across Canada. The net revenue from all Mission Thrift Stores is devoted to Joint Ministry of BFM Foundation (Canada) and Bible League Canada. These funds are used to establish adult literacy programs, provide church planter training, children’s ministry programs, and distribute Bibles in many places around the world. The stores are operated primarily by dedicated volunteers.

Mission Thrift Store Owen Sound is currently seeking a full-time Assistant Manager who understands and supports the vision and purpose of BFM Foundation (Canada). The ideal candidate will have strong relational qualities, who can train and lead volunteers to effectively operate the store. The Assistant Manager needs to be vibrant, passionate and have an entrepreneurial spirit. The right candidate must understand the needs and wants of a thrift store customer and deliver exceptional customer service, understand inventory control, pricing, health and safety regulations, delegating, and motivating plus marketing and financial management.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

• Understand retail sales, leadership and management principles as they relate to non-profit/volunteer organizations;
• Understand all federal and provincial legislation applicable to volunteer organizations including,  employment standards, human rights, occupational health and safety, charities etc.;
• Basic knowledge of human resources management;
• Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint and email management.
• Effective verbal and written communication
• Be able to lead devotions

Experience: Management experience in a retail setting; experience with non-profit/ voluntary sector would be considered an asset.

Working Conditions:  The Assistant Manager will be working in a retail / office environment, and would be responsible for the thrift store operation, which includes assigning and monitoring a team of volunteers.  The Assistant Manager will be required to work days, Saturdays and some evenings, and will report to the Store Manager.

Salary Expectations:  Remuneration will be commensurate with experience.  You may include your salary expectations.  Only those considered for interviews will be contacted. 
If you feel you have the passion and skill set that would help to advance the purpose of Mission Thrift Store Owen Sound, we look forward to hearing from you!   Please submit your resume in person at the store or by email to   Closing Date May 25, 2018

*Full Job Description available upon request

BFM (Owen Sound) Enterprises Society welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Posted: May 9, 2018 | Expires: May 25, 2018
Posted Under: Management
Career ID: [ 5380 ]