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ReStore Operations & Marketing Manager

Habitat for Humanity of South Central Minnesota is currently seeking applications for the ReStore Director position, a newly created role within our affiliate. The ReStore Director responsibilities include but are not limited to; overseeing day-to-day operations of the Restore, management of all ReStore employees and volunteers, developing and executing a business and marketing plan, provide superior customer service, and continuing the mission of Habitat for Humanity and it’s ReStore.

 

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

 

Manage ReStore operations and staff

Develop and implement a business plan

Develop and implement a marketing plan

Manage Public Relations activities

 

Manage ReStore Operations and Staff

 

Continually monitor operations to maximize sales and minimize expenses

Monitor the flow of store stock and maintain a balance of merchandise on the floor

Ensure proper handling of all cash and other assets

Work with ReStore team and volunteer coordinator to plan at least one training and one appreciation event

Update volunteer procedures and job descriptions as necessary

Work with Volunteer Coordinator to increase recruitment and retention of restore volunteers

Supervise store staff to assure all policies/procedures are properly followed

Develop and implement a Business Plan

 

Work closely with Executive Director to develop goals for the ReStore as well as an action plan detailing how these goals will be met

Prepare an annual ReStore budget

Evaluate sales to ensure goals are being met

Generate financial reports to present at ReStore Advisory Committee meetings

 

Develop and implement a Marketing Plan

Develop and implement new sources of donation opportunities in order to cultivate resources and ensure product procurement

Attend networking events to develop partnerships with community leaders, businesses, and educational institutions to improve relations and to develop new contacts with regards to increased donations and increased sales

Utilize electronic sign to promote weekly sales

Conduct store promotions and feature DIY Projects to attract new customers and encourage repeat customers

Schedule dumpster diversions projects with local colleges and communities

 

Public Relations

Update website, Facebook, Twitter and other media outlets on a regular basis to keep the community up to date and excited about the ReStore

Create and send Monthly-newsletter via constant contact

Carryout monthly Marketing Calendar???

Work with ReStore staff to organize special events

Follow up with past donors to show appreciation and ensure retention

Send thank you notes to donors and investors

Hear, investigate, and determine best course of action for all customer complaints with appropriate follow-up action

 

Minimum Qualifications:

 

Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Business Management, non-profit leadership or related field

Experience in a retail sales, customer service, and public relations

Experience in business operations

Experience in Retail Marketing

Experience in managing employees or volunteers

 

Preferred Qualifications:

Master’s Degree in Marketing, Business Management, or related field

3+ years’ experience in Management setting

2+ years’ experience in Marketing or Business Management

Experience working for a non-profit organization

 

 

Email Cover Letter and Resume to: habitathelp@hickorytech.net

 

 

 

Assistant ReStore Manager

 

Habitat for Humanity of South Central Minnesota is currently taking applications for the ReStore Assistant Manager position. The ReStore Assistant Manager responsibilities include but are not limited to; assist day-to-day operations of the Restore, assist managing all ReStore employees and volunteers, provide superior customer service, and continuing the mission of Habitat for Humanity and the ReStore.

 Reports directing to: ReStore Manager

 

Responsibilities Include:

 

ReStore Operations

  • Direct staff in all phases of day-to-day ReStore operations, including customer relations, donation acceptance, pricing & displaying merchandise, routine maintenance, and register functions.
  • Assists in managing the daily operations of the store
  • Assists with donations screening and pick-ups
  • Open/close the ReStore as needed.
  • Supervise staff and volunteers as needed

 

Policy and Planning

  • Participate in the development and implementation of short- and long-term strategies, goals, and objectives.
  • Monitor competitive merchandise market environment (pricing and practices).
  • Advise on policy for sales, salvage, material acquisition, and staffing.

 

Volunteers

  • Work with other staff in recruiting and retaining volunteers.
  • Coordinate the training, scheduling, and supervision of volunteers.
  • Understand and communicate effectively ReStore policies and procedures.
  • Facilitate a positive team-oriented environment in which all staff and volunteers are given the opportunity to achieve their full potential.

 

 

Reporting and Communications

  • Ensure that ReStore Manager is informed on a regular basis of progress with projects & concerns.
  • Attend appropriate meetings.
  • Ensure that safety and accident incident reports are prepared on a timely basis.
  • Regular reporting of donation activities and partnerships.

 

Product Acquisition- after 6 months of on the job training the assistant Manager can assist the Restore Manager part time in fostering and developing relationships with donors and participate in product procurement activities.

 

Minimum qualifications:

  • Experience in a professional leadership position
  • Experience preferred in sales and customer relations.
  • Knowledge of and experience in inventory control systems, sales, merchandising, material salvage, and warehouse management.
  • Must have solid working experience in computer operations including MS Word and Excel
  • Strong communication skills, written and oral.
  • Ability to provide direction in a positive and affirming manner.
  • Ability to supervise volunteers with a wide range of skills and abilities.
  • Ability to organize time, thoughts and energy on the job.
  • Must be able to drive company vehicles

 

Preferred Skills/Experience

  • Knowledge of nonprofit organization, experience working with nonprofits preferred
  • Experience in warehouse management and inventory control
  • Experience training/ managing volunteers or temp labor in a professional setting

 

 

Physical Demands

This position requires the ability to do one or more of the following throughout the day: stand, walk, sit, bend and reach above and below shoulder level.

 

Must be able to lift 50 pounds repeatedly.

 

Criminal and Driving Checks

The person selected for this position is subject to criminal background and driving history checks.

 

Email Cover Letter and Resume to: habitathelp@hickorytech.net

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