Thrift Store Manager Claresholm Thrift Store - Foothills Church & Community Ministries

Posted on June 26, 2017. Region: Okotoks, AB

Job Objective
The Store Manager ensures consistent profitability of the store by implementing standards in sales, customer service, merchandising, marketing, store staff training, reclamation and product donation flow, and processing of distribution of goods.

• Directs all operations of the store to meet sales targets and control expenses while maintaining customer service standards
• Hires, orientates, trains, evaluates, recognizes, disciplines and terminates employees in consultation with Community Ministries Officer
• Manages health & safety, labour/employee relations and other related issues at a store level
• Plans store layout to attract customers including window displays and merchandise displays, decides on in-store promotions and auctions; ensures attractiveness of the store through “Tidy Maintenance”
• Determines and maintains appropriate inventory levels based on spot checks of the store and reviewing weekly sales records and maintains control of inventory by ensuring store donations are retrieved, sorted, and priced appropriately;
• Ensures in-store safety for staff and customers (e.g. snow removal, clear fire exits, no obstacles inside/outside store, cleans spillage and maintains store cleanliness dealing with volatile situations); ensures that the property (store) is secured at all times
• Establishes and manages in-store budget within guidelines; executes budgetary objectives by attaining sales margins, maintaining staffing cost ratios, and profit objectives as established by the region; ensures nightly sales are deposited into the appropriate financial institution
• Analyzes store financial statements and strategizes appropriate action to attain financial goals, monitoring the cost of goods (i.e., tracking costs associated with product, etc.)
• Prepares financial and other requested reports (e.g. sales reports, staffing costs, and payroll data)
• Prepares staffing schedules on a monthly basis
• Distribute, collect and process employee time sheets bi-weekly and submit appropriate paperwork to payroll for processing
• Responsible for accurately completing the Daily Sales Report and completing daily bank deposit
• Performs other duties as assigned

• Completed High School, with a minimum of one (1) year of prior related experience including retail, marketing and store management experience.
• Able to obtain clearance from Criminal Police Investigation (CPIC) and the Salvation Army’s Child Abuse Registry
• Possess a valid Driver’s License, current driver’s abstract required
• Good oral and written communication skills, problem solving and conflict management skills
• Excellent team and interpersonal skills
• Computer skills in word processing and spread sheets
• Able to handle physical demands, which include lifting/carrying of items up to 30lbs
• Good health and stamina are necessary to perform duties which could involve standing for long periods of time
• Demonstrates understanding and alignment of the Salvation Army Doctrines and Mission Statement

Interested applicants must apply by emailing current resume
by the deadline of July 31st, 2017. Resumes will not be accepted in store.


4813 2nd St W
Claresholm, AB

Job type: Full-time