Gift Buyer - Home Based, Midlands, South England or Wales

Royal Voluntary Service
17 May 2017
16 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Royal Voluntary Service has over 200 hospital shops and cafes and is currently expanding and developing the retail team to support the implementation of a new retail strategy.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Gift Buyer with established supplier relationships in the Gift sector. This is a varied role with responsibility for developing private label and branded giftware ranges. You will be driven and enthusiastic with a strong trading mentality. You have effective problem-solving skills, the ability to work under pressure within tight deadlines and all the key attributes of a good project manager. A minimum of two years previous buying experience is essential

This is a busy and demanding role and we are looking for an individual who can adapt easily to the changing demands of our retail estate and take on a varied workload.

This is a permanent position, working 35 hours per week, Monday to Friday

You will be mainly home-based, with a requirement to work at our Cardiff Gate Head Office one day a week. The successful candidate must have a valid driving licence, as this role will involve regular travel.

We are the largest voluntary service delivering practical help in communities across Britain. Our aim is to provide support that enables older people to live independent and fulfilled lives we want everybody to matter, regardless how old they are.

Applicants should be aware that the post will only be offered to successful candidates subject to pre-employment checks. This role is not one which is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975. Please complete section 2 of the application form regarding non DBS roles.