Retail Assistant Manager - Ringwood
Our vibrant Vinnies Ringwood store is seeking a motivated and strong retail team leader who enjoys keeping busy and loves building relationships. A hive of activity, this shop is offering an unique and truly fabulous opportunity for a retail superstar to take on their next leadership opportunity.
You will be surrounded by an eclectic mix of fashion and homewares and a vibrant, hardworking team. You will be challenged, motivated and driven to use your extensive leadership and merchandising skills to continue developing trade and creating a positive customer experience. Vinnies is a special place and encourages all employees and volunteers to grow with us, add value and truly make a difference to the lives of others.
On the frontline and face-to-face, the St Vincent de Paul Society Victoria and its wide network of over 12,000 volunteers provide practical welfare support, advocacy and friendship for the most vulnerable members of our community. Key services include Vinnies Shops; Vinnies Soup Vans; support programs for people experiencing mental illness; home visitation; youth programs; assistance for asylum seekers and refugees; education and tutoring; and a range of other volunteer-run initiatives that assist people in need.
Through these programs, we offer 'a hand up' to people in need by respecting their dignity, sharing our hope and encouraging them to take control of their destiny. Driven by this mission, the Society is one of the most recognised and highly regarded charitable organisations that has been providing support to Victorians for 160 years.
You are a truly inspirational leader who is known for their communication skills and their ability to coach and mentor their team. Retail to you is second nature and if you can channel your extensive experience into directly contributing to the community then it is a win win for you! Great at visual merchandising? Love achieving results? Want to make your Shop an amazing place for our dedicated volunteers? If you have answered yes, this could be a truly great opportunity for you to make a significant impact immediately.
More specifically you will have:
A real passion for delivering incredible customer service
Proven retail sales experience with a drive to beat sales targets
Retail leadership experience with a real focus on people
Excellent communication skills
A capacity and passion for self-development
A “Can do” proactive attitude and positive team spirit
In return we offer:
Tax reducing salary packaging + loading on Retail Award Level 6
Knowledge that you will be part of a team helping to make a difference to your community
We have some great talent who are happy to share their experience and skills to help you on your way
A supportive and collaborative work environment - we value our employees and the excellent work that they do
We are growing and there are lots of opportunities available
Grow with Vinnies
If making a difference in your local community is important to you and you meet our essential requirements we can’t wait to hear from you. Please send us your updated CV and a cover letter that tells us a little more about you and why you would be perfect for the role.