Store Manager - 1 Full Time - Lewiston Thrift


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Position Description

As the Store Manager, you will manage the general operations for the specified IYR location. Including the ability to hire your own employees, you will also be supervising the merchandise donations, fellow co-workers, and customer relations. You will maintain the financial records, and be responsible for all day-to-day accounting procedures. By ensuring that the employee morale is high, and encouraging customer retention, you will guarantee the success of the IYR thrift store.

• Establishes and maintains a customer/donor-focused work environment with an emphasis on friendly and helpful customer service.
• Oversees the daily operations of store, including staff scheduling, volunteer management, work assignments, training, open/close activities, and personnel-related issues.
• Ensures the budgetary goals of store are met.
• Completes financial reports, including payroll processing. Ensures data is calculated and reported according to agency guidelines.
• Directs the development of and adherence to annual Business Plan.
• Ensures compliance with all safety guidelines including the proper handling of merchandise.
• Conducts weekly staff meetings.
• Provides & ensures compliance with agency standard in all personnel related activities such as hiring, training, corrective action, performance evaluations, terminations, etc.

Must Haves
• Bachelor’s degree in Business preferred or equivalent experience
• 2 - 4 years’ experience as a manager
• 2 - 4 years of proven retail leadership experience preferably in a Thrift Store environment
• Professional and effective written and verbal communication skills
• Ability to effectively organize; structure activities and manage staff
• Demonstrated work ethic, integrity and professional conduct
• Interest in and knowledge of the retail environment, including general knowledge of popular brands, product pricing and antiques
• Ability to work weekend hours regularly
• Must be available for on call work 24 hours/7 days a week
• Valid, state-issued driver’s license and reliable transportation

You’re a leader, who likes to lead by example. Satisfaction is your game, as you encourage others to always work at their best. You always have a positive attitude and you use it to influence fellow co-workers. You have a hard working mindset that allows others to maintain a high moral. You welcome diversity. You value employees and customers that you like to develop professional relationships with them.

You’ve got passion. You want to make a difference and have a soft spot for kids. You get excited about the possibility of having a real impact and working closely with a committed team to create something transformative. You see what’s possible and don’t let obstacles deter you. You like to get focused on a vision and work diligently to achieve it. Your passion is evident in your interactions. You like to have fun.

You like a challenge and enjoy a dynamic environment. You’re okay with being the go-to person for customer service problems, challenges and opportunities. You like to be the master of your environment and learn a system inside and out so you can make the most of your experience.
You’re a pro. You have a high personal standard of excellence, a strong work ethic and commitment to mission. You’re looking for a new opportunity to leverage and grow your skills, to make a unique contribution to a team effort – to stretch your knowledge, skills and character. You have an innate ability to recognize shifting priorities and adjust accordingly. You understand the power of relationships, the value of persistence, the reward of professionalism, the fun of discovery and the inevitability of change. You’re respected by your peers and can get results where others struggle. Integrity isn’t something you have, it’s who you are.

The Idaho Youth Ranch is one of the oldest non-profit agencies in the state of Idaho. We save, empower and prepare kids for promising futures.

The Idaho Youth Ranch has a competitive Total Compensation Package including: medical plan, dental, vision, retirement plan and other optional benefits. If you want to make a difference in a child’s life, apply today.

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