Charity Retail Regional Coordinator

Posted: September 20, 2021

Job Details

  • Cards for Good Causes
  • Regional Coordinator
  • Temporary
  • £24,600 FTE
  • Home based, ideally South of England
  • 15/10/2021

Job Description

Cards For Good Causes is the UK’s largest multi-charity retailer, selling cards and gifts on behalf of over 200 UK charities including national organisations such as Cancer Research UK, RNLI, Alzheimer’s Society, along with local charities such as Hospices, Air Ambulances and Wildlife Trusts. We have generated sales of over £50 million in the last 10 years alone

PURPOSE AND REMIT OF THE ROLE

• To support the Sales Manager and Head of Operations in the establishment of a network of temporary Christmas shops
• To support Shop Teams in a designated area in order to maximise sales and revenue for participating charities
• To liaise with shop hosts in agreement and signature of a trading contract
• To confirm arrangements for delivery of initial stock allocation and shop equipment including dates and capacity for storage
• To support the Sales Manager in in identifying recruitment needs, in terms of paid staff and volunteers for shops and liaising with the Head of Marketing and local networks in order to initiate appropriate recruitment campaigns
• To ensure that relevant information is centrally maintained to a timely and consistent standard
• Work closely with the central team to ensure effective ongoing customer relationship management

SKILLS AND BEHAVIOURS

• A self-starter who thrives on autonomy and also works well with and through others
• Able to demonstrate and understanding of the retail sector, ideally within a charity context
• Commercial
• Analytical and Numerate
• Excellent negotiation skills
• Ability to communicate with numerous stakeholder groups
• Can navigate through ambiguity and uncertainty
• Responds with agility to changing consumer and partner needs to maximise all opportunities
• Builds collaborative relationships with internal and external stakeholders built on trust and mutual respect
• Demonstrates a passion for CFGC’s vision, mission and values
• Thrives on challenge

EXPERIENCE

Essential:

• Experience across customer facing environments
• Experience of working with a variety of stakeholders at the same time
• Experience of working under own initiative within an established commercial framework

Preferred:

• Worked in high street retail
• Worked within the charity sector

Additional Information

How to apply:

Applicants can send a cover letter and CV to info@cfgc.org.uk

Position:
Charity Retail Regional Coordinator [Full Time 37.5 hours per week over 5 days – flexible working]

Location:
Home based – the candidate would need to be based in the South to be able to visit our charity retail shops (Midlands / Bristol / M25 South).

Basis:
3 Months Fixed Term (October – December)

Salary:
£24,600 FTE

Reporting to: Sales Manager