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Merchandise Coordinator - Burton-on-Trent

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Guide Dogs

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As a key member of the local fundraising group you will be responsible for ordering and looking after Guide Dogs merchandise.

What does the role involve?

  • Organising merchandising stalls in your community selling Guide Dogs branded merchandise - from cuddly toys to our popular Christmas card range.
  • Ordering merchandising stock from the warehouse web portal (Guide Dogs external warehouse supplier). A password protected log in will be created for you using your email address to enable you to order stock.
  • Receive, check and price goods
  • Storage of merchandising items, this may include storing at your home or other members of the fundraising groups homes.
  • Maintaining appropriate stock levels and completing the end of year stock take every January
  • Working with your Treasurer, banking money raised through the sale of trading items
  • Where required keep local shops supplied with goods

Location: At home and in your community

What skills or experience are required?

  • Good communication skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • E-mail use and access desirable

What will I get out of it?

  • A chance to chat with members of the public about Guide Dogs
  • Working with a group of committed and passionate people
  • Support Guide Dogs to provide guide dogs and other mobility services that enable blind and partially-sighted people to enjoy the same freedom of movement as everyone else
  • An opportunity to build experience for your CV

What support / training will I get?

  • An induction to Guide Dogs and to the role
  • Regular and ongoing support from Guide Dogs
  • Payment of agreed out of pocket expenses in line with our volunteer expenses policy

Will I need to do a Disclosure check? No


Minimum Age: 18

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About Guide Dogs

Location:

New Zealand House, 160-162 Abbey Foregate, Shrewsbury, Shropshire SY2 6AL, GB

Mission Statement

We are Guide Dogs. And we’re here to help people with sight loss live the life they choose. Children and adults. Friends and family. Whoever you are, our expert staff, volunteers and life-changing dogs are here for you. To help you live actively, live independently and live well. Together, we can help people affected by sight loss live their lives to the full.

Description

Every six minutes in the UK one more person loses their sight.
Every day, 250 more people join the 2 million already living with sight loss.
And this number is set to double.
We are Guide Dogs and we are here to help those affected by sight loss live the life they choose.

Since 1931, Guide Dogs has been supporting people with sight loss, helping them to lead confident and independent lives. But we know we must do more to help the increasing number of people living with sight loss, and those who love and care for them. In recent years, Guide Dogs has expanded our services beyond our dogs to help thousands more people with different needs lead confident, independent and fulfilling lives.

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WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Burton-on-TrentBurton-on-Trent, United Kingdom

(52.81403,-1.63714)
 

SKILLS

  • Basic Computer Skills

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • Variable depending on the number of events local groups held

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