Play it On Business Partner
Want to help more kids play sport? Do you have a passion for retail and the time to create a true partnership?
What you will do
What you will know
Play it On requires a a true collaborator and partner to help grow Play It On as a social enterprise. The Business Partner Sports Retail will be significant in the growth of a unique retail service and will provide an opportunity over time as it grows for this shift from a voluntary role into a paid role as business revenue grows. The Business Partner Sports Retail will set up and manage the store's day-to-day operations. Ideally with a background in sports retail, the Business Partner Sports Retail will also develop and maintain the systems and processes of the forthcoming store.
You will have extensive experience in a retail environment, preferably in sporting goods. You will ideally be a retired elite sports player or will have a strong demonstrated interest in sports at a high level. You will have the following skills and experience: -exceptional customer service and an understanding of how to embed customer service systems; -a knowledge of the inventory and market pricing; -experience in developing systems, policies and procedures in a retail environment with a focus on systems improvement; -experience managing a diverse team, ideally with experience managing at-risk young people; -developing reports for a variety of audiences including customers and executive.
What you are committing to
You will be committing to an ongoing role as the Play it On Business Partner. You will be a true collaborator in this emerging social enterprise and will share the joys and pains of trying to get something truely amazing off the ground. As this is a new social enterprise this is not a funded role; however, it is anticipated that this role will grow in to a salaried position over time. Hours Per Week: 10-20 hours. Salary: This is a volunteer role until funding for salaries is available, Equity: This role may negotiate equity in Play it On (to be negotiated with the successful candidate). Commitment: ongoing.
About the organisation
Play it On is a social enterprise that aims to address the barrier of lack of finances for families that inhibit children's opportunity to play sport. Play it On is based on the philosophy that 'consumerism for purpose' is a sustainable solution for meeting both customers' needs, environmental and social needs.
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