We are recruiting in Lewisham
- 2 full-time Sales Assistant vacancies
- Salary of £19,997 rising to £20,264 from April in alignment with the London Living Wage
TRAID is opening a new charity shop in the heart of Lewisham, and we are looking for two full-time sales assistants. You will be responsible for supporting the Shop Manager the day-to-day to running of a vibrant busy charity shop including delivering positive customer service, increasing sales, pricing product and reporting to the Shop Manager.
TRAID is a UK registered charity (297489) working to tackle and solve the environmental damage and social injustices caused by making, consuming and disposing our clothes. We are the only charity in the UK dedicated to the collection and reuse of unwanted clothes. The money we raise by reusing and reselling the clothes people no longer want, use or need, are committed to projects around the world stopping exploitation and environmental degradation in the supply chains making our clothes. We are a London Living Wage Employer.
- Have a strong interest in fashion, labels and brands.
- Assist processing the weekly delivery and keeping the shop stocked.
- Ensure the cash register balance at the end of the day.
- Be responsible for the store when the Shop Manager is absent.
- Observe TRAID’s policies and procedures, including health and safety policies.
- Ability to work as part of a team.
- Ensure customers feel welcomed in our charity stores.
- Ensure the overall cleanliness and tidiness of the shop.
- Be committed to TRAID’s charitable objectives across the environment, education and international development.
Skills and experience
- Good track record of reliability in previous posts.
- Willing to be flexible with hours and working days.
- Knowledge of clothing labels and brands.
- Ability to handle cash and change.
- Ability to work under pressure.
- Ability to work creatively using initiative.
- Strong communications skills.
- Customer service experience.
To apply, please email your CV to David Ruiz, Lewisham Shop Manager