About the role
You will be responsible for managing our three Amnesty bookshops in York, Newcastle and Edinburgh, with the support of one paid member of staff (based in Edinburgh) and, hundreds of dedicated volunteers. You will use your proven retail experience, together with your knowledge of the book trade, to drive physical and online sales and meet our income targets.
You will have proven experience of managing at least one (and ideally multi-site) retail unit to deliver results, ideally within the charity sector. Required to operate within budgetary constraints, you will be highly resourceful, able to make effective use of the stock and space available, and, of the time contributed by volunteers. Managing a team of over a hundred volunteers you will have a passion for people management, and able to inspire those that work with you. You will be organised, highly efficient and a problem solver with a good understanding of all aspects of managing a successful bookshop.
Our aim is simple: an end to human rights abuses. Independent, international and influential, we campaign for justice, fairness, freedom and truth wherever they are denied. Already our network of over seven million people is making a difference in almost every country in the world. Whether we are applying pressure through powerful research or direct lobbying, mass demonstrations or online campaigning, we are all inspired by hope for a better world. One where human rights are enjoyed by all.
Apply for this role
For further details about the role please see the attached job description and person specification.
To apply, please complete an application form and email to firstname.lastname@example.org before midday on Monday 27th March 2017.
This is a fixed term contract until 30 April 2018, with an ideal start date for the successful candidate of early May 2017.
The shops are all open six days a week and some weekend working will be required. The hours for this position will be scheduled in advance.
Amnesty International values diversity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. Please note that to be considered for this role, candidates must be able to provide proof of their eligibility to work in the UK.
Hours per week: 35 hours per week.
Fixed term contract until 30 April 2018
Interview date in York: Wednesday 5th or Thursday 6th April 2017
For further details please visit: Amnesty Jobs