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Requisition Number 17-0088
Post Date 7/10/2017
Title Thrift Store Manager Trainee
Location Thrift Store #4 (Summerfield)
City Ocala
State FL
Position Type Full-Time (40 hours)
Work Hours M-F 8am-5pm; Occasional weekend day may be required.
Include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
• Establishes operational procedures for activities such as verification of incoming and outgoing shipments, handling and disposition of materials, and keeping thrift shop inventory current.
• Greets and assists customers. Maintains excellent customer relations.
• Inspects physical condition of donations and equipment.
• Assures all merchandise bears price tags.
• Selects high-value merchandise to place in display cases.
• Selects hi-quality, colorful clothing for display on mannequins.
• Operates cash register in a responsible and willing manner.
• Processes keyed voids on the cash register to reverse incorrectly keyed sales transactions. Documents all voids or added sales required to balance cash register transactions in the notes section of the Daily Summary with a detailed explanation. The explanation includes all associated register tape transaction numbers and/or credit card terminal invoice numbers, and dollar amounts required to balance.
• Reviews register summary tape and credit card machine tapes, balances drawer, prepares Daily Summary sheet and prepares deposit slip accurately. Sends Daily Summary sheet as an e-mail attachment to the Merchandising Manager. Sends register summary tape and credit card machine tape and deposit slip copy daily to the Merchandising Manager. Sends all register receipts associated with voids or added sales to the Merchandising Manager to provide documentation tied to the notes section of the Daily Summary.
• Adjusts total sales for the day by processing voids or adding sales to maintain daily over/short not to exceed $2.50.
• Takes daily bank deposit to local bank location. Sends all completed bank deposit tickets to the Merchandising Manager.
• Confers with department heads to ensure coordination of thrift shop activities with activities of other functions such as sales, records control, donations and purchasing.
• Directs salvage of damaged or used material.
• Participates in planning personnel safety.
• Maintains the store in a clean, neat, and orderly manner at all times.
• Coordinates volunteers that assist in the daily operation of the store.
• Assists in establishing policy and procedures for store.
• Completes paperwork accurately and submits on a timely basis.
• Uses the Internet to post to the Facebook page for the Hospice of Marion County Thrift Stores at a minimum two times per week. All postings must include a photograph of a daily special sign or a featured item, along with the store location and the telephone number.
• Uses the Volunteer Department’s current database software. Uses the software to send an e-mail to a store location’s volunteer roster a minimum of one time per month. The e-mail may include updates on new volunteers, volunteer birthdays, information on store promotions, information on special events (such as after-hours sales events, fashion shows, jewelry and accessories sales) and general sales performance.
• Utilizes appropriate tagging for all furniture available for sale. The first tag is the designated furniture tag, with a description and a date. The date sequence is the two digit calendar year, followed by the two digit month code, followed by the two digit day of the month (January 31, 2017 is shown as 170131). Each successive markdown of a furniture item requires a red “sale” tag with the new price shown. All red sale tags are stapled to the original price tag so customers and other managers can see the progression of price reductions.
• Utilizes the store computer system to create printed signs for specialty items, such as china, discount clothing racks, close-out tables, etc. Uses plastic sign holders, or metal sign holders, or easels, or plastic sleeves for signs. Does not use handwritten signs.
• Keeps store-assigned cellular telephone charged and available for use at all times. Promptly answers all telephone calls or texts from the merchandising manager or donation courier team.
Requirements • High School Diploma or G.E.D. required.
• Two (2) years experience in retail sales/merchandising.
• Must be trained and proficient using the Internet, Facebook, and e-mail.
• Must be trained and proficient using the Volunteer Department’s current database software.
• Must have a valid Florida Driver's License, maintain current auto insurance coverage and have access to a reliable automobile.
• Ability to work unsupervised in the field, exercising discretion and independent judgment.
• Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures and governmental regulations, as well as documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
• Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
• Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
• Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
• Ability to operate a facsimile, copy machines, computers and other common office machines, with working knowledge of MS Word, Outlook, Excel and other software appropriate to positions.
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