Yetholm Community Shop Limited

• To maintain for the local community and summer visitors a comprehensive convenience store offering of day to day necessaries, local products and a number of more upmarket lines, as well as newspapers and off-licence alcoholic products; and also Post Office counter services, including basic banking and travel products.
• To serve as a social and resilience hub for the local community
• To support a sense of community through corporate participation in local events
• To provide warm and well-lit upstairs social space for meetings and activities of small groups
• To provide employment for a shop manager and 3 PT shop staff
• To maintain and expand the volunteer presence in the shop operations, at the counter and/or in the back office.

Current opportunity

Community-owned village store and post office in a rural setting. Customer base of local residents, many elderly, and seasonal visitors, especially walkers. A vital social hub and resilience centre. Attractive premises recently refurbished and extended. Staffed by part-time paid employees and volunteers. Role Description : Work at the shop counter, welcoming customers, and providing every assistance to sell them the goods and services they require, offering alternatives and upselling as appropriate. and/or Work on back-office tasks (stocking shelves, date-checking and rotating products on display, ordering stock, receiving deliveries, checking delivery notes and invoices, preparing customer credit account bills, cleaning).