Big Issue ‘outreach’ advertisement

Spot the charitable objectives in this job description!!!!!!

http://www.tbijobs.co.uk/Senior-Sales-and-Outreach-Worker-job-8613

Job Details Senior Sales and Outreach Worker Ref: BISW/SSOW The Big Issue Southampton N/A (Full-time – permanent) Closing: 27 May 2011 SENIOR SALES & OUTREACH WORKER SOUTHAMPTON Ref: BISW/SSOW 37.5 hours per week Salary on application We are seeking an adaptable and responsible individual to work in our Southampton office to provide an efficient and friendly distribution service and sales support to Big Issue vendors, enabling them to maximise their magazine sales and access required services. Reporting to the Team Leader & Area Manager, you will manage various aspects of the Southampton office operations. Your role will include implementing the business plan, setting sales targets, building working relationships with local authorities & agencies, and dealing with complaints. On a daily basis, you will manage the pitch system, seek new selling opportunities for vendors, provide outreach to homeless people encountered on the street and promote all services of The Big Issue. When in the office, you will oversee all sales-desk and cash-handling operations and procedures, the administration of vendor savings and report on performance as and when required. You must have experience in supervision, record keeping, cash handling & stock control; have great organisational & administrative skills; and be able to act with discretion when faced with sensitive issues. You also need to be flexible, have excellent communication skills, be proficient in Word & Excel & be willing to undertake a standard CRB disclosure. Experience of working within the homelessness sector would be an advantage and a commitment to the social objectives of The Big Issue is essential. Closing date: Friday 27th May 2011 To apply, please email your CV & covering letter to personnel@bigissue.com, quoting the job reference and telling us why you are the right person for this position. Alternatively please send your application to HR Department, 1-5 Wandsworth Road, London, SW8 2LN.

 

This one mentions outreach even less!!!!!

Sales and Outreach WorkerThe Big Issue Cymru
http://www.bigissuecymru.co.uk/
 Reference: CASW01
 Location: Cardiff
 Salary: £8.10 p/h – 35 hrs (incl. Sat)
 Contract Type: Permanent
 Closing Date: 8 Apr 2011
 Hours: Full-time
 
Summary
We have an exciting opportunity to work within one of the most innovative and successful self-help initiatives for homeless people.

Employer Profile
The Big Issue Ltd provides a business solution to a social crisis. People who are insecurely housed and are able to help themselves, and ultimately escape homelessness, by selling the quality arts and current affairs magazine, The Big Issue.

Job Role
We are seeking an adaptable & responsible individual to work full-time in our base in Cardiff to provide an efficient & friendly outreach & sales support to Big Issue vendors on the streets to help them maximise their magazine sales & access services.
On a daily basis you will actively recruiting new vendors, administering pitches & promoting good relations with the general public, including ensuring the vendor Code of Conduct is adhered to & responding to complaints. You will also liaise with other homeless agencies to develop services & selling opportunities whilst referring our vendors to appropriate in-house support services. When in the office, you will undertake all cashier work in an accurate and efficient manner, in-line with all cash and paper handling procedures.
You must have proven experience in administration, record keeping, cashiering & stock control and be proficient in Word & Excel. Experience of working in the homelessness sector would be an advantage and a commitment to the social objectives of The Big Issue is essential. You must also be willing to undertake a standard CRB disclosure. A clean driving license & access to your own vehicle would be an advantage.

Additional Information
The Big Issue is striving towards Equal Opportunities.

How To Apply
To apply, please email your CV and covering letter to michael.angill@bigissuecymru.co.uk quoting the job reference, and why you are the right person for this position.
Alternatively please post your application to:
The Big Issue Cymru, 55 Charles Street, Cardiff, CF10 2GD
The Big Issue thanks all applicants for their interest and will reply only to those invited for interview.

You can get in on the act helping the homeless through outreach all over the country by…err…making profit (or not if you inspect the Big Issue accounts) for John Bird and chums.

http://www.senscot.net/view_job.php?viewid=11013

Outreach Sales Worker
The Big Issue in Scotland Magazine
Closing Date: 2011-05-13
Reference No : BIS/OSW
Salary : Salary on application
Additional Info About Salary : 37.5 hours per week
Benefits :
Location : Edinburgh
Status(FT/PT) : FT
Closing Date : 2011/05/13

Job Role : Outreach Sales Worker

Full Time
Edinburgh, Scotland
37.5 hours per week
Ref: BIS/OSW
Salary on application

We have an exciting opportunity to work within one of the most innovative and successful self-help initiatives for homeless people.

You will be working in the distribution office on a rota basis and conducting outreach sales duties around Edinburgh. Outreach Sales Workers are the face of The Big Issue on the streets and work with vendors to maximise their sales.

On a daily basis, you will be actively recruiting new vendors, administering pitches & promoting good relations with the general public, ensuring the vendor Code of Conduct is adhered to and responding to complaints. The role will also involve supporting our vendors and helping them to maximise their personal sales, referring our vendors to appropriate in-house support services and liaising with other homeless agencies and partner organisations.

As a member of a small but very busy team, you will need to be resilient, have proven experience in administration, cashiering and stock-control and also be proficient in Word & Excel. You will need to be a team player, adaptable & be willing to undertake a standard CRB disclosure if you do not currently possess one. A commitment to the social objectives of The Big Issue is essential.

Organisation Profile : The Big Issue Scotland Ltd provides a business solution to a social crisis. People who are insecurely housed are able to help themselves, and ultimately escape homelessness, by selling the quality arts and current affairs magazine, The Big Issue.

Website : www.bigissuescotland.com

Application Notes : Closing date: Friday 13th May 2011

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter, quoting your current salary & outlining why you are suitable for this role to personnel@bigissue.com. Alternatively please send your application to: HR Department, The Big Issue, 1-5 Wandsworth Road, London, SW8 2LN.

Additional Info : The Big Issue is striving towards Equal Opportunities

Main Contact :
Email Address : personnel@bigissue.com

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