Assistant Manager - BFM (London) Enterprises Society

Job Details

Position Type

Full Time

Job Categories

Management / Executive


5 years if possiblre


Have retail experience


Commensurate with Experience

Date Posted


Application Deadline: 

Friday, July 13, 2018

Position Description

Job Posting

Full Time Assistant Manager at  Mission Thrift Store in London

 BFM Foundation (Canada) is a national Christian organization with over 50 Mission Thrift Stores across Canada. The net revenue from all Mission Thrift Stores is devoted to Joint Ministry of BFM Foundation (Canada) and Bible League Canada. These funds are used to establish adult literacy programs, provide church planter training, children’s ministry programs, and distribute Bibles in many places around the world. The stores are operated primarily by dedicated volunteers.

 BFM (London) Enterprises Society (Mission Thrift Store in London) is currently seeking a full-time Assistant Manager who understands and supports the vision and purpose of BFM Foundation (Canada). The ideal candidate will have strong relational qualities, who can train and lead volunteers to effectively operate the store. The Assistant Manager needs to be vibrant, passionate and have an entrepreneurial spirit. The right candidate must understand the needs and wants of a thrift store customer and deliver exceptional customer service, function within a team environment, understand inventory control, pricing, health and safety regulations, delegating, and motivating plus marketing and financial management.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Understand retail sales, leadership and management principles as they relate to non-profit/volunteer organizations;
  • Understand all federal and provincial legislation applicable to volunteer organizations including, employment standards, human rights, occupational health and safety, charities etc.;
  • Basic knowledge of human resources management;
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Word, Web media (e.g.Facebook,Kijiji) Excel and PowerPoint and email management would be an asset.
  • Effective verbal and written communication

 Experience: Management experience in a retail setting; experience with non-profit/ voluntary sector would be considered an asset.

 Working Conditions:  The Assistant Manager will be working in a retail / office environment, and would be responsible for the thrift store operations, in the absence of the store manager which includes assigning and monitoring a team of volunteers.  The Assistant Manager will be required to work days, some evenings and weekends, and will report to the Store Manager.

 Salary Expectations:  Remuneration will be commensurate with experience.  You may include your salary expectations.  Only those considered for interviews will be contacted.  

 If you feel you have the passion and skill set that would help to advance the purpose of the Mission Thrift Store in London, we look forward to hearing from you!   Please submit your resume by email to:

 or regular mail to:

BFM (London) Enterprises Society

2020 Hyde Park Road, Unit 7

London, Ontario

N6H 5L9

Attention:  Store Manager

 *Full Job Description available upon request.  BFM (London) Enterprises Society welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.


How to Apply

Contact Name: 

Machiel Talsma


519 520 3634

How to Apply: 

  • cover letter
  • resume

Application Deadline: 

Friday, July 13, 2018
2020 Hyde Park Road
London N6H 5L9
519 473 8025

Contact Phone

519 520 3634

Contact Name

Machiel Talsma


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