E-Commerce Assistant - 30 hours per week

Organisation: St Oswald's Hospice

Location: Newcastle Upon Tyne

Salary: £15,158 per annum actual salary

Job Type: 30 hours per week

Closing Date: 2023-02-12 23:59:59

Reference: E-Commerce Assistant - 30 hours per week

This role is based at our Warehouse in Kingston Park. 

We are seeking two E-Commerce Assistants to contribute to fundraising of St Oswald’s Hospice in order to achieve maximum profit and sales targets through our E-Commerce operations. You will contribute to the current growth of our eBay selling operations as well as working with management team to establish new selling platforms for both bought-in and donated goods.

You will work over Monday to Saturday although occasional Sundays may be required depending on business needs. We are recruiting two people for this post.

You will;

  • Have excellent customer service skills
  • Have strong IT and analytical skills
  • Be numerate, literate and articulate
  • Have experience of a retail environment
  • Have knowledge of on-line sales and using Microsoft packages

This role is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check (DBS).

If you would like to download a detailed job description, please click here.

As a responsible healthcare organisation we must do our utmost to ensure the wellbeing and safety of our patients, staff and volunteers. Therefore, in line with government guidance, we actively encourage vaccination as the most important defence against the virus.  Following interview, successful candidates will be asked to declare their Covid-19 vaccination status.

Want to find out more about why working in a Hospice could be the best job you’ve ever had?

Hospice UK have put together this short video which highlights many benefits of working in a Hospice by sharing the views of hospice professionals and what working in a hospice means to them. This video has been filmed with clinical care team members but we think it gives you a great idea what it’s like to work in a hospice in a non-clinical role too!

You must have existing right to work in the UK for this role.

Closing Date: Sunday 12th February 2023

Interview date: Friday 17th February 2023

Please note we reserve the right to close this vacancy at any time if we receive a high volume of applications.


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St Oswald’s is committed to equality and diversity and is an inclusive employer. We welcome applications from people of all ages, disability/non-disability, ethnicities, genders, religions, sexualities, transgender status, and cultural backgrounds.

We are a Disability Confident Committed Employer and will offer interviews to candidates who request to be considered under the disability confident scheme and meet the minimum requirements of the person specification.

Please note in situations where we experience high-volume, seasonal and high-peak times, we will endeavour to meet this commitment but may have to limit the overall number of interviews offered to both disabled people and non-disabled people. For more details please go to the Disability Confident website.

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