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Volunteer Shop Stock Co-ordinator and Visual Merchandiser - Barry Island - EXPIRED

Job Title Volunteer Shop Stock Co-ordinator and Visual Merchandiser - Barry Island - EXPIRED
Contract Type Temporary / Interim
Location Barry
Salary Unpaid
Job Published 09 Sep 2015
Contact Name Volunteers Team
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Job Description - EXPIRED

The RNLI shops started life as simple cake stalls, run by volunteers and their supporters to raise money for the local Lifeboats and stations.  These stalls started selling commemorative RNLI products in around 1920 and quickly moved on to selling souvenirs and Christmas cards.  The first shop to be run as part of an actual station opened in 1990. 

Today we operate 160 RNLI shops and this number is growing, based inland and on the coast across the UK and Ireland, attracting almost 1 million visitors every year selling an excellent range of unique and competitively priced products ranging from jam to clothing, and key rings to model boats, all to raise vital funds for our volunteer crew members and lifeguards.

Do you have some spare time each week that you could donate to the RNLI to help the RNLI shop to maintain stock levels of the right sales items, and develop an attractive display of RNLI merchandise?  If you enjoy organising things and being part of a friendly team, this might be the role for you. A background in retail is not essential, just the ability to understand the pattern of sales, order stock accordingly and display it in an attractive way. You will also be involved in the annual stock take and ensuring that the stock levels are maintained. You will receive relevant training for this and be welcomed into a friendly local team. Could you help the shop team to make our customers’ experience an inspiring

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Ref: EXPIRED - LF275 | Published: 09th Sep 2015