Charity registered in Scotland SC003072
An exciting new opportunity to take fair trade and sustainable shopping to the next level.
We're looking for an engaging and energetic new manager to join our small team and help us create a visually fresh and inviting space at our upgraded premises in the heart of Edinburgh's west end. Someone who is passionate about fair trade, sustainability and planet friendly practices, they will deliver excellent customer service and maximise the sales and profitability of the shop.
Retail management experience essential and excellent selling skills and a flair for display, presentation and shop layout required.
The One World Shop was established over 30 years ago and has played a lead role in the Fair Trade movement in Scotland, including helping Edinburgh and Glasgow become Fair Trade cities. As well as running a thriving city centre shop, we support schools, community groups and businesses to learn about fair trade and we nurture volunteers to become advocates. We currently employ 6 paid staff and over 20 volunteers. Our aim is to reduce poverty in poor areas of the world through trading fairly.
We are seeking to appoint a number of new voluntary Management Committee members, we are particularly looking at people with skills and experience in any of the following:
- Retail sales and management
- Business management
- Finance, funding, ethical investment
- Property, lease and surveying
Board meetings are held every two months in the evening in central Edinburgh.