Store Coordinator

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The store coordinator oversees the day-to-day operations of the Free Geek thrift store, including both front-end and administrative tasks. This position is part of a worker collective in a consensus-based organization.

Responsibilities

  • Recruit, train, and supervise store volunteers.
  • Provide customer assistance, such as answering questions, finding items, and testing.
  • Research and price merchandise, as well as set general pricing policy.
  • Run the cash register and perform end of day cash count.
  • Write and advertise store policy.
  • Coordinate with other staff members to maintain stock.
  • Coordinate with staff and volunteers to fill requests.
  • Collect data on sales, and provide regular reports.
  • Improve documentation and infrastructure related to the store.
  • Maintain the cleanliness and layout of store.
  • Keep the store-related areas of the Wiki up to date.
  • Advertise the store and our products online.
  • Design and promote sale events through social media and the announcement list.
  • Attend meetings to discuss topics of interest, and collaborate on solutions.
  • Attend community outreach events to promote our work.
  • File incident reports about theft and other store incidents.

Required Skills

  • Good interpersonal skills
  • High level of computer hardware knowledge
  • Attentive to detail
  • Basic math skills
  • Able to work in a fast paced environment
  • Well organized

Bonus Points

  • Volunteer experience at Free Geek
  • Familiarity with free and open source software, including Ubuntu
  • Current first aid certification
  • Previous retail or sales experience
  • Knowledge of environmental issues related to e-waste
  • Experience in a non-hierarchical organization
  • Experience with consensus