Social Enterprises Sales Manager
For over 25 years, Aunt Leah's Social Enterprises have been raising money to fund programs that help prevent youth in foster care from becoming homeless and mothers in need from losing custody of their children. Join one of Canada’s top 10 impact charities and gain valuable non-profit experience while supporting Aunt Leah’s mission of building brighter futures for foster kids.
Aunt Leah’s Social Enterprises comprise a Thrift Store, Online Store, Donation Centre, and seasonal Christmas Tree sales at pop-up lots around Greater Vancouver. The Donation Centre is our hub for selection and distribution of donated clothing, shoes, household items, and furniture that support our Thrift Store sales, online sales via Shopify, re-direction to other community organizations, and furnishing assisted living suites. Aunt Leah’s Christmas Tree sales operate from mid-November to Christmas Eve each year and are one of our significant annual fundraisers.
Under the direction and guidance of the Social Enterprise Manager, the Sales Manager will plan and execute all aspects of Aunt Leah’s Christmas Tree sales and will provide sales support to our Thrift Store, Online Store, and Donation Centre team.
Our ideal Social Enterprise Sales Manager is well-organized, is comfortable in a fast-paced environment, has small business management or supervisory experience, and is able to work with diverse groups of people such as volunteers or employment trainees.
Reports to: Social Enterprise Manager
Qualifications & Requirements
Skills, Knowledge & Attributes:
Key Duties and Responsibilities
Aunt Leah’s Christmas Tree Lot
Aunt Leah’s Thrift and Donation Centre
When not working on the planning and execution of Aunt Leah’s Christmas Tree sales, the Sales Manager will collaborate with peer managers to ensure smooth operation of the Retail Thrift and Donations Social Enterprise.
Hours of Work: This is a full-time temporary 18-month position (37.5 hrs/week) with the possibility of extension or becoming permanent depending on operational needs. Please note that this position may require flexibility to work some evenings and weekends. Work is performed at multiple locations throughout the lower mainland including the Donation Centre, Thrift Store, Vancouver office, and seasonal Christmas Tree Lots.
We encourage qualified people of all gender expressions and identities, sexual orientations, visible minorities, Indigenous persons, and persons with disabilities to apply if you are interested in supporting our mission and mandate and like what we have to offer.
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications
Benefits: Comprehensive benefits package including dental, extended health with vision care, group life insurance, etc. after 6 months of continuous employment. RRSP after one year of employment. Employee Discount at our Thrift Store as well.
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