Job Reference: ORS-2017
Salary: £19,032 per annum
Location: Hackney and Islington, London
Hours: 37.5 hours per week (Full Time)
Contract type: Permanent
DBS Check: Yes
We are looking for an experienced, enthusiastic individual to provide excellent customer service at PBHA’s independent shop Outpost, which also serves as a gallery, and flagship social enterprise on Holloway Road.
Key areas in which the successful candidate will be involved in are; the running of Outpost as a retail business, training shop, gallery and community hub alongside the Outpost Coordinator. Also, working with the Retail Trainer to ensure the delivery of high quality retail training programmes for PBHA tenants and participants relevant to industry needs. leading on the volunteer programme at Outpost, providing leadership and support for Outpost’s team of volunteers and taking an active role in the Outpost marketing and communication, promoting the business and PBHA’s work and core values through a range of media platforms. The effective delivery of all operations is for the purpose of ensuring that Outpost is successful and enabling it to flourish and become a self-sustaining social enterprise.
Outpost stocks carefully curated and ethically sourced homewares, gifts and accessories as well as providing a platform for PBHA artists and makers to exhibit and sell their work. Alongside this, Outpost is a training facility providing opportunities for PBHA tenants and participants to gain valuable work experience and retail qualifications in a real work environment. In the gallery space, Outpost also hosts a programme of exhibitions, workshops and events for the local community.
Please note: to apply for this role the attached application must be completed and emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing date for applications: Sunday 3rd September 2017.
Interviews will be held week commencing 11th September 2017.
Please note that due to the volume of applications we are unable to acknowledge receipt of application forms or write formally to those not shortlisted for an interview. CV’s will not be accepted.
If you have not heard from us within 4 weeks after the short-listing, you should assume that you have not been shortlisted.
Note for applicants with a disability:
We welcome applications from disabled people. If you wish to be considered under our guaranteed interview scheme, please complete the above form. If you wish to discuss any concerns about the job in relation to your disability, completing the application form or the guaranteed interview scheme, please contact us. You will be asked at a later stage about any special requirements in relation to an interview if appropriate.
If you have any questions please contact Human Resources at the above email address.
Peter Bedford Housing Association is committed to equality and diversity and want our Board and staff to reflect the diverse community we work in. We particularly welcome applications from young people.