Buyer and Corporate Donations Manager

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Job Category
Retail | Management
£35,000 - £40,000
Closing date
Contract type
Total hours per week

Who are we?

Shaw Trust is a charity helping to transform the lives of young people and adults across the UK and internationally. Our specialist services help people gain an education, enter work, develop their career, improve their wellbeing or rebuild their lives. As a charity we add value to every service we deliver by investing back into the people and communities we support. Shaw Trust is one of the largest 25 charities in the UK. Comprising Shaw Trust, Prospects, Ixion and Shaw Education Trust, we use our 75 years’ combined experience to support people to develop their potential. By joining together we are working to reach one goal: to help transform the lives of one million young people and adults each year by 2022.

Working with us gives you far more benefits than a standard package; it gives you the chance to help turn someone’s life around.

What we need? 

A Buyer and Corporate Donations Manager to assist with the development and delivery of Shaw Trust retail offering. 

To ensure Shaw Trust product range is competitive and relevant to our target audiences as well as optimised to generate maximum surplus to be reinvested in charitable projects. 

To lead on sourcing and developing new product ranges that achieve sales and profit plans for all sales channels. To build assortments that meet Shaw Trust’s values and quality standard that differenciate Shaw Trust in the marketplace and meet needs of Shaw Trust clients. 

To play a major role in building long lasting relationships with Corporate partners to source goods for our retail sales channels – online and offline, costed and donated goods. 

Are you right for the job?

  • Do you have a strong background in sourcing, buying, evaluating product/stock ranges (fashion clothing and household or similar items)?
  • Do you have experience and evidence of working and contracting with range of suppliers
  • Do you thrive in an environment that encourages you to find new ways to help people?
  • Do you have a strong track record of achieving targets?
  • Do you motivate people, work well in a team and stay focused under pressure?
  • Do you have experience of working with corporate partners to generate donated goods or services?
  • Do you have experience of working with corporates in a fundraising environment?
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