Volunteer Retail Assistant – Online Marketplaces

Volunteer Retail Assistant – Online Marketplaces

Ongoing role
J93810
At a glance

Skills

  • Photography

Where

Abingdon, OX14 3YT
Mainly at the office

Time

Mostly during office hours Estimate of time needed:
3-7 hours / week
Either a Monday or Tuesday or both

Are you good at photography, reasonably tech-savvy and know your way around marketplaces like eBay and Depop? If so, Against Breast Cancer have a great volunteering opportunity for you!

 

What will you be doing?

We have a successful and growing online sales channel via eBay and DePop, where we sell a whole of range of items that are donated to Against Breast Cancer including new bras, clothes and gifts. These sales help us to raise valuable funds towards our cause. 

Due to a big increase in the number of donations, we now have an exciting opportunity for an additional listing assistant to join our team, on a voluntary basis. 

You will have some photography experience and understanding of lighting and optimising images. Training and ongoing support will be given, however familiarity with online selling channels would be an advantage.  You will work within a team responsible for retail and be encouraged to harness your skills and creativity to increase sales, streamline processes and discover new marketplace opportunities. 

Typical tasks include: - 

  • Making decisions based on best practice as to which platforms to list items on 

  • Taking detailed photos of items to sell on eBay and Depop 

  • Creating accurate descriptions and titles for items 

  • Staging products professionally for photographing 

  • Cropping photos 

  • Uploading Photos to our specialised listing programmes 

  • Creating listings for eBay and Depop 

  • Working as a valued member of the team 

 

Skills Required: 

  • Photography experience 

  • Photo editing software experience 

  • A keen eye for detail to enable continuous quality standards of items available for sale 

  • Good PC and Internet Skills 

  • Some experience of using eBay and/or DePop as a customer will be advantageous, and as a seller is desirable 

  • Flexible 

  • Ability to work in a team 

What are we looking for?

  • Photography experience 

  • Photo editing software experience 

  • A keen eye for detail to enable continuous quality standards of items available for sale 

  • Good PC and Internet Skills 

  • Some experience of using eBay and/or DePop as a customer will be advantageous, and as a seller is desirable 

  • Flexible 

  • Ability to work in a team 

What difference will you make?

Your help and expertise will enable the retail team to be able to get out more listings and generate more valuable funds for our research into breast cancer. 

Causes
  • Health and well being / research and care
  • Organisation type: 
    Charity

    The goodwill, generosity and tireless efforts of our volunteers, patrons, donors and supporters have enabled researchers at the University of Westminster and the University of Oxford to carry out...