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Manager, Discovery Shop

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Upland, CA, USA


A strategic "quality resale" management position whose primary focus is income development through the acquisition and subsequent sale of donated apparel, furniture, jewelry, accessories, artwork, collectibles and other miscellaneous household goods.  Shop operations are supported through volunteer recruitment, training and development, retention and reward.

Areas of Responsibility: 
  • Consistently adhere to all Discovery Shop Standard Operating Procedures and meet all Net Income Goal Evaluation Levels.  Adhere to all required projects, events and due dates as listed in the Discovery Shop Business Plan, and as they arise throughout the year.
  • Consistently procure quality donations for a constant flow of merchandise to the sales floor.
  • Consistently recruit, train, develop and reward volunteer support for all operational, financial and administrative functions of the shop including a volunteer leadership structure.
  • Ongoing development of shop specific growth plans with the support of the Field Director (s).
  • Work in a collaborative manner with your local Community (unit) office on special projects.
Educational Background: 
High school graduate. Some college, including basic courses in business, mathematics and economics.
  • Retail, wholesale or resale experience in sales, product merchandising, and basic financial and operational functions.  Computer literacy and comfort with basic Microsoft Office functions.   
  • Demonstrates the following Discovery Shop competencies: Action-oriented, Being resilient, Collaborates, Customer focus, Builds effective teams, Drives results, Manages complexity, Persuades.

Other Skills:

  • Excellent communication and people management skills; multitasking capabilities; patience and consistency to mentor, train and develop volunteers; clear time management and prioritization skills to accomplish required tasks.

We are committed to providing staff with fulfilling opportunities to learn, grow and make an impact in their local communities. We offer staff a generous paid time off policy; medical, dental and retirement benefits, and professional development programs to enhance staff skills.

Organization Info

American Cancer Society

Atlanta, GA, United States
Annual Budget : 
More than $500M
About Us

Together with our millions of supporters, the American Cancer Society (ACS) saves lives and creates a world with less cancer and more birthdays by helping people stay well, helping people get well, by finding cures, and by fighting back.

The American Cancer Society is a nationwide, community-based voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem.

You can connect with us through LinkedIn groups: American Cancer Society Supporter, American Cancer Society Relay For Life, or American Cancer Society Making Strides Against Breast Cancer.

Listing Stats

Post Date: 
Jul 27 2019
Active Until: 
Aug 27 2019
Hiring Organization: 
American Cancer Society