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.
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:
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.