Thrift Shop Manager Empowering Women + Girls

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In Her Shoes Foundation

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In Her Shoes Foundation

Description of Position:

The Thrift Store Manager oversees the general operations of the thrift store and supervises the thrift store and other volunteers. This includes processing donations, sorting, pricing, tagging, selecting and shelving, operating the cash register and other responsibilities as assigned. The Thrift Store Manager is responsible for bank deposits and reporting as required by In Her Shoes Foundation and will be responsible to keep the thrift store organized and clean at all times.

Establish guidelines to prepare merchandise for sale by pricing and tagging items and clothes. Create an attractive shopping environment including neatly stacking, shelving, and hanging clothing garments and other donated goods. Enforce pricing policies (one price/no haggle) and recommended strategies for sales promotions to maximize sales. Establish a system for purging items from the store to ensure a constant flow of new inventory. Ensure the thrift store is always organized and clean, which includes sweeping, vacuuming, mopping floors, dusting shelves, cleaning bathrooms, washing windows, etc. Assist in the recruitment of volunteers and handling appropriate paperwork. Assist in the training and development of volunteers. Responsible for scheduling of store and warehouse volunteers to ensure each day is staffed with an appropriate amount of volunteers. Approve vacation requests and conduct annual performance reviews for store and warehouse volunteers. Utilize the internet and social media to advertise the store and promote the most expensive and highest demand items. Keep record of daily sales and monthly totals and meet with the Executive Director bi-weekly to report on these figures. Understand and comply with federal and state laws regarding the sale of used items including IRS tax regulations and Dept. of Labor bedding and upholstery restrictions.


Minimum Qualifications:
HS diploma or GED equivalent. College degree in Business, Sales, Marketing, or a related field strongly preferred. Prior successful work experience in a retail setting a plus. Ability to handle a cash register and teach others how to handle one, which includes void transactions, discounts, tax exempt sales, etc) Excellent math/accounting skills and familiarity working with cash receipts. Must keep information in a confidential and secure manner. Must be self-motivated who can work in a constantly changing environment. Must be able to adhere to project and work deadlines. Must have an understanding and appreciation of the Mission of In Her Shoes Foundation.

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505 N Northwest HwyBarrington, IL 60010



  • Business Development & Sales Management
  • Merchandising
  • Retail / Sales




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