Sales Manager & Volunteer Co-ordinator

We're a small team looking for a big personality to join us in taking fair trade and sustainable shopping to the next level. You will create a visually fresh and inviting space, deliver excellent customer service and maximise the sales and profitability of our shop.

What you offer us

  • Retail management experience
  • Excellent selling and people skills
  • A flair for display, presentation and shop layout
  • Ability to manage, motivate and train volunteers and staff
  • Strong numeracy and organisational skills
  • Experience in stock management and range planning
  • Passionate about and committed to promoting fair trade
  • Ability to work well in a team and under pressure



What we can offer you

  • A welcoming and inclusive working environment
  • Training and development to support you in your new role
  • A generous holiday entitlement 
  • An employer pension contribution of 7%
  • Salary of £21,000 pro rata

How to apply

Please send your CV and cover letter to Lorna@oneworldshop.co.uk

Closing date Friday 14th February 2020

Management Committee Members

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.

Board meetings are held every two months in the evening in central Edinburgh.

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

How to apply

If you are interested in joining us as a Management Committee member, please email a CV and covering letter outlining what skills you could bring and your motivation to Rachel Farey (Business Manager) or call on 0131 229 4541.