Director needed to help oversee the continuing growth and development of dedicated fairtrade shop. Are you up for the challenge?

What is the role: Director        

Who for:  Fairtrade at St Michaels

When: Meetings take place in the evening, once a month. There are other occasional activities.  

Where:  Meetings are held at the premises in Cornmarket Street, Oxford.

What is involved: As Director you will be part of the team involved with the strategic development of the fairtrade shop. The team provides financial, marketing and personnel support to a team of paid managers.

Why you should sign up: You would be part of a really good and successful enterprise which is directly improving the lives of people in other countries. We are a cooperative and the team is very supportive and positive, and the shop atmosphere really delightful. You would be gaining experience in all sorts of areas of retail, and making excellent use of your own experience.

Skills required: An enthusiasm for and commitment to fairtrade is the most important. Professional experience in marketing, HR or retail would be an advantage, as would a willingness to help contribute to the day-to-day running of the shop from time to time.

Support available:

  • If expenses are required, this can be discussed with the organisation
  • Experiences and training are available to help increase your knowledge about fairtrade and the running of the shop

References are required for this role. Given the role is as Director, we would like a commitment of one year as a minimum.

How to get involved:  Contact the shop on info@fairtradeatstmichaels.co.uk to enquire.