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Employment - Global Gifts

Please see below for information about open positions.

 

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EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Join the Fair Trade movement! We are seeking an innovative and socially conscious person to be our next Executive Director.

The Executive Director manages a remote-based operations team and has a presence in the five retail locations, providing direct oversight to a team including four store managers, marketing manager, bookkeeper, and over 100 volunteers.  Job responsibilities include:

  • Tapping into the unique talents, skills, and interests of our staff, board members, and volunteers to the benefit of the organization.
  • Working with store managers to ensure ongoing excellence in inventory management, customer service, and merchandising.
  • Overseeing and actively participating in marketing campaigns, events, and community outreach.
  • Demonstrating sound financial judgement in the creation and management of the organization’s annual budget and fiduciary commitments.
  • Developing and implementing new opportunities and programs in support of our mission.

 

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STORE MANAGER - NORA PLAZA, INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA

 

Join the Fair Trade movement!  Global Gifts seeks a full-time manager to operate a Fair Trade retail store located on the north side of Indianapolis.  An ideal candidate will have at least 3 years retail management experience, will have the skills and passion to develop a team dedicated to customer service, will be goal oriented, and will be ready to take on new challenges.

In addition, the ideal candidate will: 

  • Be able to demonstrate past success in their work.
  • Have excellent communication and people skills and enjoy working with a diverse group of paid staff, volunteers, and students.
  • Be oriented toward meeting sales goals and able to create and follow a work plan.
  • Be able to work creatively with limited resources.
  • Be able to work weekends and evenings.
  • Be able to promote Global Gifts in the community through speaking engagements, in-store events, and social media.
  • Provide great customer service and model professionalism for staff and volunteers.

 

CLICK HERE TO SEE FULL JOB DESCRIPTION AND APPLY.

 

 

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ASSISTANT STORE MANAGER - SHORT NORTH, COLUMBUS, OHIO

 

Join the Fair Trade movement!  Global Gifts seeks a part-time assistant store manager to operate a Fair Trade retail store located in the Short North district of Columbus. An ideal candidate for this position must have outstanding sales and customer service skills, see themselves as a team member, and will provide support to the Store Manager with hands on operations and leadership.

 

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PART TIME SALES ASSOCIATE - SHORT NORTH, COLUMBUS, OHIO

 

Join the Fair Trade movement!  Global Gifts seeks a part-time sales associate to operate a Fair Trade retail store located in the Short North district of Columbus. An ideal candidate for this position must have outstanding sales and customer service skills, see themselves as a team member, and will provide support to the Store Manager with hands on operations and leadership.

 

CLICK HERE TO SEE FULL JOB DESCRIPTION AND APPLY.

 

 

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About Global Gifts:

Incorporated in Indiana since 1988, Global Gifts is a nonprofit business committed to creating sustainable economic opportunities and safe and equitable working conditions for disadvantaged artisans and farmers around the world by:

  • Providing vital fair income and employment for people of limited opportunity;
  • Marketing ethically produced and ethically obtained handmade products;
  • Respecting cultural identity and educating the public about the cultures and traditions associated with items we sell; and
  • Helping consumers spend their shopping dollars in ways that support marginalized communities and environmental sustainability through the principles of fair trade.

We are committed to growing into a more inclusive and diverse community. BIPOC and LGBTQ+ people are greatly encouraged to apply. Read more about our Diversity and Inclusion goals here.

 

What is fair trade?

Fair trade is a movement to reduce poverty, create safe and equitable working conditions, and provide fair wages to disadvantaged producers around the world. Unlike traditional production and labor models, fair trade is based on dialogue, transparency, and respect between the people who create products and those who purchase and distribute them.