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Girl Scout Shop Manager
We are looking for an individual to join us as a Girl Scout Shop Manager on a full-time basis. The Girl Scout Shop Manager manages the operation and staff of the Girl Scout retail shop to maximize shop revenue and provide retail services to members through the use of sound buying, merchandising, marketing, promotion and sales practices.
Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:
• Serves as the Council resource and coordinator in designing and managing the distribution of girl and adult merchandise for both resale and no cost distribution. Advises all departments on merchandise purchases and meeting GSUSA and Council standards.
• Markets merchandise in support of the image of the organization by maintaining an attractive, well-organized shop and creating appealing in-shop displays.
• Selects and orders the appropriate assortment and quantity of merchandise necessary to assure that adequate on-going seasonal and special demands are met. Identifies contemporary retail opportunities that will boost sales for all items.
• Conducts and maintains accurate inventory in accordance with standard inventory & audit procedures; performs end-of-year inventory. Maintains daily sales and receipt records for cash, checks and credit card sales; retains monthly and annual sales summaries.
• Achieves financial objectives by preparing an annual budget; scheduling expenditures; analyzing variances; and initiating corrective actions.
• Supervises and trains Shop Assistant Manager, assigned employees and volunteers to support and assist shop’s customer base with all merchandising needs, and acts as resource for questions related to the Girl Scout Leadership Experience.
• Ensures that all Girl Scout Shop customers experience a high level of satisfaction; delivers first class customer care.
• Develops and maintains an ongoing positive relationship with GSUSA sales representatives, merchandise consultants and other vendors to ensure best pricing and quality of merchandise.
• Recommends and implements policies and procedures to ensure smooth operation of the Council Shop.
• Maintains and updates the merchandise E-commerce website to maximize profit and offer convenience to customers.
• Provides Girl Scout Shop services to out-based events, programs and meetings and assists Program Department with buying for resident camp trading post.
• Work cooperatively with staff and volunteers to meet the objectives of the Council.
• Some evening and weekend work required
• Perform other duties as assigned
• College degree and/or minimum of 3 years successful experience in retail, purchasing/store management, inventory control, and acquisition/purchasing.
• Excellent written and verbal communication and human relations skills
• Computer proficiency, especially Microsoft Retail Management System or other POS and inventory control system. Literacy in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook, and familiarity with current social media tools, including Facebook and Twitter. Experience running an E-commerce website a plus
• Accurate record keeping and inventory skills that result in successful maintenance of internal and financial control procedures
• Good managerial and supervisory skills
• Excellent organizational skills; ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously.
• Availability to work a flexible schedule that includes evening and weekends
• Must be bondable
• Ability as needed to lift and carry up to 25 lbs., walk moderate distances and/or stand for long periods of time
• Willingness to purchase, maintain and wear components of the adult Girl Scout uniform as appropriate
• Knowledge and understanding of Girl Scouting a plus
• Ability to work with diverse groups of individuals
• Valid driver’s license and access to a car for travel to off site locations as necessary
Girl Scouts of Nassau County is committed to diversity. EOE.
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About Girl Scouts of Nassau County (GSNC)
Girl Scouts of Nassau County provides a great work environment! We invite you to view our Core Values.
In 2010 GSNC was named one of the 50 best non-profits to work for in the United States, by the Non-Profit Times, the national publication of the non-profit industry. Of the thousands of applicant organizations considered of medium size, Girl Scouts of Nassau County was ranked 15th! GSNC’s core values and competitive benefits, staff empowerment and open-book management, all contribute to the atmosphere of respect, teamwork, and a work culture that attracts and retains the best employees.
GSNC is honored to be named by AARP as one of 50 companies nationwide as a 'Best Employer for Workers Over 50' for 2007. According to AARP, this award is given to "employers that take a world class approach in their policies toward 50 and over workers, and understand that the result is more productive employees." Because GSNC understands the importance of balancing the work/family needs of its employees, its benefits and work environment make it a great place to work for people of all ages.
In late 2007, Girl Scouts of Nassau County was honored to receive the Alfred P. Sloan Award for Business Excellence in Workplace Flexibility. We were one of only three companies on Long Island (along with CMP and KPMG) to be chosen for this award from the Families and Work Institute in partnership with The Center for Workforce Preparation (an affiliate of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce), and the Twiga Foundation.