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Merchandise Volunteer

Free Tibet is looking for a volunteer to help oversee our in-house merchandise operation over the Christmas period.

The Free Tibet shop is a fundraising initiative that brings in vital funds for our campaign work. This is a great opportunity to gain experience of working within in a small fundraising team and will provide a valuable insight into the running of a small not-for-profit organisation.

We are looking for someone who is available over the Christmas period (from September to December) and possibly into the New Year.

Main tasks to include:

  • Downloading new orders and maintaining financial records of all online purchases
  • Dispatching orders in a timely fashion (including packaging and posting items)
  • Responding to customer queries
  • Updating the online shop
  • Monitoring stock levels
  • General maintenance; keeping items in an orderly fashion

Other duties may include:

  • Researching new advertising opportunities
  • Photographing stock
  • Assisting with the general admin of the fundraising team

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Initiative, flexibility and a professional approach
  • Fluency in written and spoken English
  • Attention to detail
  • Competent use of Microsoft Office applications including Word and Excel
  • Good time keeping
  • Methodical work style
  • Customer Service

Responsible to: Fundraising Officer
Location: Old Street, N1, London
Stipend: £8.50 per day
Duration: September-December 2014
Hours: Three days a week (11am-5.30pm)

Apply with CV and cover letter to fundraising@freetibet.org